Los Amigos Invisibles join forces with La Vida Boheme for a Knockout, High-Energy Concert at The Conga Roomby laliveinsider on Tue., Jan 17 at 09:15 AM
A KCRW Presents Event
A night with GRAMMY® Award Nominees!
Saturday February 11, 2012
LOS ANGELES, CA (January 17, 2012) - A KCRW Presents night with Latin Funk GRAMMY® award nominees direct from Venezuela, Los Amigos Invisibles join forces with compatriots La Vida Boheme for what promises to be a knockout, high-energy show at The Conga Room on Saturday February 11, 2012
Los Amigos Invisibles, the New York City-based sextet will be joined by La Vida Boheme, the fast-rising alternative/punk rock band, who kicked off their already impressive career with a GRAMMY nomination from their debut album "Nuestra" in the category of 'Best Latin Pop, Rock, Or Urban Album'.
A night which cannot be missed, tickets are already on sale at www.congaroom.com. The Conga Room is located at 800 West Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, 90015.
Los Amigos Invisibles are currently nominated for a GRAMMY for 'Best Latin Pop, Rock, Or Urban Album' for their Nacional Records release "Not So Commercial" on Nacional Records.
Los Amigos Invisibles were originally discovered by David Byrne in a Manhattan record shop. The multi-dimensional disco funk stars signed with Luaka Bop moved to New York City from their native Venezuela and soon established themselves in the dance music scene with their elevated grooves.Â Los Amigos have appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live and played major festivals including Coachella, Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza.Â The band won their first career Latin GRAMMY in 2009 with an acclaimed studio album, "Commercial" (Nacional Records).
Exploding from the thriving underbelly of the underground alternative music scene of Venezuela, La Vida Boheme is making their mark in the United States. The rock band's debut album, "Nuestra", is a pulsating release that offers eleven of the most amped up, dance inducing tracks to come out of South America. With influences, like The Ramones and LCD Soundsystem, combined with a love for punk and dance music, La Vida BohemeÂ is addictive and fun, yet socially conscious, with its many references to the realities of life in the urban landscape of their native Caracas.
La Vida Boheme, formed by Rafael Perez, Daniel De Sousa, Sebastian Ayala, and Henry D'Arthenay in late 2006 and mid 2007. The band takes influence from late '80s punk, disco, funk, electronic music, jazz, salsa, reggae and dance music. La Vida BohÃ©me is Henry D'Arthenay (guitar and lead singer), Rafael PÃ©rez (bass guitar and vocals), and Daniel de Sousa (guitar and vocals) SebastiÃ¡n Ayala (drummer and vocals). The name comes from ' La Boheme' an opera by Giacomo Puccini.
To learn more about both of these incredible artists who have developed into global touring machines, each with a high level of swagger and visibility, visit their official websites at http://beta.amigosinvisibles.com/ &http://www.lavidaboheme.com/
About The Conga Room
The world famous Conga Room is a nightclub and concert venue located at L.A. LIVE, the downtown entertainment district across the Staples Center and the Nokia Theatre, featuring authentic Latin-style tapas cuisine, a broadcast control room and 1,000-person capacity. Performances have included the Gypsy Kings, Alejandro Fernandez, Black Eyed Peas, Prince and a weekly R&B night with GRAMMY winner Jamie Foxx called Foxxhole Live. Founded by real estate entrepreneur Brad Gluckstein, The World Famous Conga Room is co-owned by will I am, Jimmy Smits, Jennifer Lopez, Paul Rodriguez, Amaury Nolasco, Sheila E., and NBA stars Baron Davis and Trevor Ariza.
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