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LATV “En Concierto” displays artist diversity

Posted by Elena del Valle on April 25, 2006


Orishas to perform on LATV

Photo: LATV

In April, LATV “En Concierto” has brought viewers and the in-studio audience live performances by Latin and non-Latin artists with a mix of English and Spanish language music. Offerings have included a variety of music genres such as hip hop, indie rock, and electronic music.

LATV “En Concierto” airs in LATV Studios in Los Angeles every Monday and Wednesday evenings at 9. The program also dedicates nights to specific genres or styles and has events like Ladies Night, A Night of Hip Hop, and Puerto Rican Rock Night.

The program has had Hip-Hop with artists Ana Alicia, Rican, and Generalz; Rock with The Redwalls, The 88, OK Go, and Puerto Ricans Bletzung & Ardnaxela; and Electronic with Belanova & Cubiky. Other popular artists that have performed include Julieta Venegas, Natalie y La Forquetina, Ill Nino, Gian Marco, Obie Bermudez and Jorge Drexler.

Artists that will perform in the last week of April include Orishas, Glory, Juan Gotti, and Bimbo, as well as Calle 13, Voltio, Yaga, Mackie. LATV Network targets bilingual Latino youth and is predominantly in English. LATV is one of the only networks in Los Angeles that reaches the bilingual demographic. Sergio Carmona