July 12, 2012
Emerson Brown, NPR
CONCERT TOMORROW FROM LAMC SHOWCASE AT CELEBRATE BROOKLYN!
LISTEN AT NPR.ORG/MUSIC, JULY 13, 8PM (ET)
"I can't think of two more relevant artists to Latin Alternative music than Tijoux and Calle 13," says Garsd. "They've both reached a point of artistic maturity that defies categorization."
The broadcast is part of a partnership between BRIC Arts | Media | Bklyn and NPR Music to bring Celebrate Brooklyn! concerts from New York City's Prospect Park to everyone, everywhere. Additionally, the set from the opening act Ritmo Machine will also be recorded and made available for later listening - as will all of the shows in the series - at NPR Music.
Alt.Latino is NPR Music's web-based program dedicated to Latin Alternative music and rock in Spanish. Through the show's blog and weekly podcasts, hosts Jasmine Garsd and Felix Contreras explore the ever-evolving world of Latin Alternative music, examine the genre's role in American and Latin culture and connect listeners with influential Latin singers, athletes, actors and more. NPR Music celebrates great music in every genre and is an industry leader in music discovery. The Emmy Award-winning free, multimedia website at www.npr.org/music offers new features daily and an extensive archive, in collaboration with NPR's newsmagazines, public radio Member stations and the passionate NPR community.