De La Buena: Employing jazz harmonic sensibility and a deep-seated love of diverse cultures, De La Buena explores the textures and rhythms of Latin musics of the Americas with roots planted firmly in African Diasporic traditions.Growing from a trio into a powerful 10-piece over the last six years, De La Buena has been electrifying audiences with their own brand of Afro-Cuban and Latin Jazz. De La Buena, ever conscious of the influence and necessary respect for tradition… yet, a band willing to inject sophisticated, psychedelic sensibilities into an aggressive, expansive framework.
The Braided Janes: The Braided Janes is a Latin Alternative band from Chicago, IL. The award winning trio was founded in 2012 by family members Jessica Rodriguez (vocals, keys, guitar), wife Juny Alvarez (drums, percussion) and brother in law Andrew Doyle (bass guitar). Bilingual and multicultural, their music blends Latin-influenced rhythms with intricate bass lines and thought provoking vocals transcending through language and genre barriers to create a unique and refined sound of their own.
Tlalok: Tlalok is a bilingual singer/ songwriter and multi-instrumentalist based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Originally a Chicago native, he comes from a long line of musicians dating back to his great-grandfather who was a composer from Vicente Guerreo, Mexico. A century later he keeps the family tradition alive through boleros, bossa novas, and vibrant performances channeling the passion of his ancestors.
Los Mitoteros: Los Mitoteros in full form are a 9 piece latin ensemble complete with sax, trumpet, trombone, timbales, drums, congas, guitar, bass, & piano. We play a wide variety of latin genres including Merengue, Boleros, Bossa Nova, and Regional Mexican. We like to keep our sets upbeat and high energy so you can count on us to bring the party to you!
MKE Music Night: MKE Music Night is a show series dedicated to supporting our local musician and artist community! We host monthly events showcasing some of the incredible talent our city has at numerous venues throughout Milwaukee!!