Tag: Local

An Atmosphere of Welcome: Meet the Pilots of Venus

In a quaint and calm simple little house in the lower valley of El Paso, you will find a group of eclectic rockers hanging out; lead vocalist Joel Chavez will be playing with his dog and the Pilots of Venus’ unofficial mascot, Buzz Aldrin. The setting for their lives plays so perfectly into the creation of their music as it gives you a sense of nostalgia, makes you want to dance, makes you feel reflective if not hopeful and happy.

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Frontera Bugalú; Cumbia, the borderland and celebrating who you are

Talking about empowering oneself, fighting for one’s rights and defending one’s community, Frontera Bugalú’s songs bring a commentary of how it actually is to live in the U.S.-Mexican border. The band brings an upbeat sound reflective of the El Paso and Juárez scene, along with lyrics that speak to the listener about their roots and the base of their culture.

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