Today marks the launch of the inaugural Oye Fest, a festival that will not only be filled diverse eclectic Latinx beats but panel discussions, art on exhibit, and donations to fight for inclusivity. Oye Fest is a promotional company and music festival created by Monica Campana, Margarita Rios, and Randall Ruiz: three Latinxs entrenched in a love of music, activism, and tolerance.
A new band is rising on the border with their soft reggae sounds that turn into danceable cumbias. Dulce Mal is a band that brings what it means to be a band along the U.S.-Mexico border, sharing both cultures.
Burger Records is the independent record label that has prided itself on helping new and lesser-known bands get their foot in the door of the music industry. Founded by two musicians themselves, Sean Bohrman and Lee Rickard formerly of the band Thee Makeout Party, both Bohrman and Rickard brought the perspective and insight from one aisle of the industry and record labels to other side; they went from creating the albums to helping others do the same.
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