Making Movies

Afrotaino Presents

Making Movies

Compas 48

Wed, July 10, 2019

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$10 Advance / $13 Day of Show

This event is 21 and over

Making Movies
Making Movies
Energy, mysticism, roots– it's hard to describe the music of Making Movies, a band that Rolling Stone says is "breaking down walls in the United States," with a mix of afro-latino
rhythms and psychedelic rock'n'roll that makes the group's sound something unique. The connection between the Chi brothers (hailing from Santiago, Panama)– together with their Mexican bandmates, the Chaurand brothers– results in an overwhelming musical presence that takes you through landscapes festive, furious, refreshing, and dark.

At times the falsetto of Diego Chi (bassist) takes you to the underworld, while the fuzz of Enrique Chi's guitar anchors his spirited voice in the midst of the Chaurand brothers’ primal and folkloric percussion. An explosion of energy on the stage––does the soundtrack make the movie, or does the movie make for the soundtrack?

Salsa icon Rubén Blades has joined forces with the Latinx psych-rockers/ activists to launch "No Te Calles," a song and a movement that invites artists and fans to participate on the website NoTeCalles.World. No Te Calles was the first single from the band’s new album ameri’kana (out May 24) which also features Flor De Toloache, David Hidalgo (of Los Lobos), Flor de Toloache, Las Cafeteras, and Asdru Sierra (Ozomatli). The band has toured extensively, appearing with the likes of Arcade Fire, Los Lobos, Hurray For the Riff Raff, Bomba Estereo, Galactic, Jesse & Joy, Flor De Toloache, and Thievery Corporation.
Compas 48
Compas 48
A Philly-based band that spreads rebellious joy to our communities through a fusion of Son Jarocho, Klezmer and Cumbia. ¡Vengan a bailar con nosotrxs, compas!
Venue Information:
MilkBoy
1100 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19107