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Listen Now: Federico Aubele In Concert

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Federico Aubele On Mountain Stage

Federico Aubele On Mountain Stage

Listen Now: Federico Aubele In Concert

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Federico Aubele.

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Set List

  • "Luna y Sol"
  • "Del Ayer"
  • "Esta Noche"
  • "La Esquina"
  • "Suena Mi Guitarra"

Inspired by the tangos and boleros played by his musical parents, Federico Aubele performs material from his album Amatoria. The Argentine singer-songwriter's songs have hints of reggae, salsa and what he calls "old-school, down-and-dirty tango."

Aubele's initial exposure to music was traditional for his homeland, but he eventually drew inspiration from American country music and The Beatles, who took his hometown of Buenos Aires by storm in the '60s.

Watch Mountain Stage host Larry Groce talk with Federico Aubele, Backstage at Mountain Stage.

This feature originally ran Dec. 11, 2009.