KCRW Hits NYC Next Week! DJ Raul Campos Hosts LAMC

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KCRW’s Raul Campos is hitting the East Coast next week to host the Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC). KCRW is the radio sponsor for the event and Raul will be hosting the festivities — including a bunch of free shows – as well broadcasting from New York City with special guests on July 8 and 9.

LAMC includes showcases, panels and a BUNCH of free shows: LAMC’s Central Park SummerStage and Celebrate Brooklyn showcases are FREE and open to the public. Artists range from Chilean hip hop artist Ana Tijoux and Tijuana’s electronica icons Nortec Collective Presents Bostich + Fussible to Argentine reggae master icon Fidel Nadal and Barcelona experimentalists El Guincho.

See the full line up of shows below and tune in July 8 and 9 for special programming from Raul, who will host special guests on his nightly radio show from 10pm to midnight PST.

If you live in NYC, make sure to check out one of these events and. If you don’t, forward this on to your friends. Everyone knows somebody who loves music in New York!



FREE LAMC/Central Park SummerStage Show
Rumsey Playfield

An evening in the park with performances by Tijuana’s electronica stars Nortec Collective Presents: Bostich+Fussible, Barcelona experimentalist El Guincho and Chilean hip hop reina Ana Tijoux.

LAMC Indie Showcase
The Mercury Lounge

Catch a night of up and coming buzz acts with performances by Spanish indie rockers Los Punsetes, Los Angeles’ genre-blenders Maleco Collective, New York’s psychedelic afrobeat group Chico Mann, Mexico City’s pop-folk band Furland and Mexican experimental 5-piece San Pascualito Rey.


LAMC Acoustic Showcase
Le Poisson Rouge

Enjoy the sounds of an intimate evening of acoustic performances by Los Punsetes, Sol Okarina, Alex Cuba, La Bien Querida, San Pascualito Rey, The Pinker Tones, Furland, Locos Por Juana, Jumbo and Los Tres.

FREE LAMC Showcase

El Museo del Barrio

Celebrate two of New York City’s own – electro-acoustic groove collective Pacha Massive and ska rockers King Chango at the premiere cultural institution El Museo del Barrio.

LAMC Showcase
Bowery Ballroom

Performances by Mexico’s glam rockers Moderatto, Panamanian by way of Oakland hip-hop/reggae group Los Rakas, Spanish indie pop sensation La Bien Querida, Chilean rock icons Los Tres, Mexico’s electronica innovator Mexican Institute of Sound, Orishas rapper Yotuel and Colombia via London beatmaker Isa GT.


FREE LAMC/Celebrate Brooklyn Show
Prospect Park Bandshell

Enjoy the outdoors under the stars in Brooklyn with LAMC and Celebrate Brooklyn featuring performances by Los Angeles’ culture mashers Ozomatli, Argentine reggae icon Fidel Nadal and Monterrey’s extraordinaire DJ/producer Toy Selectah.


FREE LAMC/Central Park SummerStage Show

Rumsey Playfield

An afternoon of sunshine and música in the park by Barcelona’s electro indie pop sensations The Pinker Tones, Austin’s psychedelic groovesters Ocote Soul Sounds, and Mexican rock pioneers Maldita Vecindad.