Territorio Liberado!

Roka’s second annual festival in solidarity with the immigrant rights struggle.

10 bad ass bands, $10 bucks, all proceeds go to Metro Denver Sanctuary Coalition and Casa de Paz. See you there!

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Damn, it’s been a while…

Life’s just been throwing some punches, curve balls, whatever you wanna call it… I haven’t been in a ‘sharing’ places for a while… But I think life is starting to sort itself out a little bit… or a least: I’m learning to roll with the punches. …and despite all the punches, music keeps my shit sane.

I guess the most recent sweet things have been Roka’s performance at the Levitt Pavillion (below)…

 

A tour with Pink Hawks (which also played at the Levitt)…

 

Roots, Rice & Beans album release…

So, yeah! Shit’s been busy as well…

Up next:

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Pink Hawks, Roka Hueka, Mocochetes!!!

Okay…

This one’s gonna be particular fire.

The membership of these three bands overlaps.  Horns overlap, guitars overlap, bass overlaps…  And that’s precisely what I love about it.  If feels like: yeah, we all have our own individual projects that we’re committed to but ultimately: we’re community…  we’re fam.  …and we’re all bad-ass musicians.

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All three bands fuse all types of stuff…  So you’ll hear dozens of different styles throughout the course of the night…  So to keep it simple and tidy:

Pink Hawks: afrobeat/funk
Roka Hueka: Latin ska
Mocochetes: Latin fusion

More bragging: all three bands were nominated for ‘Best Latin Act’ by the Westword.

More hype: all three bands will merge together like Voltron to drop a cumbia on everyone so get ready to rock your most comfortable dancing shoes that night!

There’s gonna be sweatin’…  and I love sweatin’…  I really do love sweatin’…

Here’s the Facebook event.  Try not to sweat on it, please, thanks!

See you there!