Los Jaivas, considered one of South America’s most important and influential bands, come to Santiago’s Club Amanda next Friday night.
Legendary Chilean rock group Los Jaivas will be performing at Club Amanda on Friday, May 24 in a show to mark the band’s 50th anniversary.
Formed in 1963 in Viña del Mar, the band has a distinct musical style of progressive rock combined with Latin American rhythms and instruments. Throughout the years they have explored many genres, ranging from Colombian cumbia to improvisatory jazz.
Chileans have emerged as some of the most creative and innovative artists in a constantly evolving scene.
Although all have tangible links to Chile, a kind of Andean heartbeat that pervades both their identities and music, it is Berlin that has become a hub of creative output for a group of Chilean artists, led by the totemic presence of minimal techno pioneer Ricardo Villalobos.
Gospel band Alabama Shakes talks about touring Chile and their White House concert.
“A big ‘ole ‘hola’ to ya’ll in the back,” Alabama Shakes lead singer Brittany Howard said, with soulful electricity. Lollapalooza Chile’s Spanish-speaking crowd took a moment to translate the singer’s address. After the moment passed, an emphatic cheer answered Howard, her unkempt hair moving wildly with her head as she started in on the next song.
English-speaking bands work their enthusiastic (and sober) Chilean audiences.
Nearly 140,000 fans flooded Parque O’Higgins for the two-day Lollapalooza festival over the weekend. Despite long lines, massive sweaty crowds and expensive meal options, festival-goers enjoyed both local and international acts on the festival’s six stages.
Extra public transport planned to accommodate up to 40,000 festival-goers.
About five thousand miles southeast of Lollapalooza’s home city, Chicago, Chile will host its third annual Lollapalooza festival this weekend at Parque O’Higgins in Santiago. The two-day musical festival will feature both Chilean and international artists, with U.S. bands The Black Keys and Pearl Jam headlining.
The Grammy Award winning rock duo tells what they’re looking forward to at Chile’s Lollapalooza festival, and about the Chilean psychedelic rock band that influenced them.
Ahead of this weekend’s Lollapalooza music festival, set to take over Parque O’Higgins in Santiago on Saturday and Sunday, The Black Keys shared their excitement and expectations with The Santiago Times.