Los Lobos Bring their Latin Rock to Dayton Nov 19

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Los Lobos

Los Lobos
Thursday, November 19th @ 8:00 PM
Victoria Theatre
138 North Main Street, Dayton
Tickets: $25.00-$42.00
For more information please contact 937-228-3630 or visit www.cityfolk.org

Celebrating 36 years together, the East L.A. vets Los Lobos are marking a new milestone with the commencement work on their 18th record, the highly anticipated debut on Shout! Factory and follow-up to the lauded 2006 release The Town and The City, which drew four-star reviews from Rolling Stone, Mojo, The Independent, and many others.

Not one to repeat the same formula twice, what kind of record Los Lobos will make next is anyone’s guess. “We never really plan any album,” says Los Lobos’ saxophonist/keyboardist/percussionist and producer Steve Berlin. “Like with KikoColossal Head (the quintet’s 1992 and 1996 heady opuses that broke artistic ground both times), we just played the songs that showed up, naturally. With each project, we try to make our songwriting an artistic statement, where the stories we’re telling and the arrangements we’re composing get our point across. But to a certain extent, we make our songs opaque, mysterious. We leave it up to the listener to interpret… That’s the highest purpose of artists, we think – not to rob the spirit out of the work.”

Confirmed tourdates include:

October 14 The Big Fresno Fair Fresno CA
October 16 House of Blues Anaheim CA
October 17 Smokin’ in the Park BBQ Festival Alpine CA
October 28 Sooner Theatre Norman OK
October 29 The Flytrap Music Hall Tulsa OK
October 30 Lied Center Lincoln NE
October 31 Northern Lights Theater Milwaukee WI
November 1 Symphony Center Chicago IL
November 6-8 Walt Disney World Resort Orlando FL
November 13 Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center Westhampton Beach NY
November 14 Harrah’s Chester Chester PA
November 15 Birchmere Alexandria VA
November 16-17 Ram’s Head On Stage Annapolis MD
November 19 Victoria Theatre Dayton OH
November 21 Goshen College Music Center Goshen IN
November 28 Cache Creek Casino – Club 88 Brooks CA
November 29 Van Duzer Theater – Humboldt State University Arcata CA
December 5 International Book Fair Guadalajara, Jalisco MEXICO
December 10 Cascade Theatre Redding CA

More dates to be announced. Stay tuned to www.loslobos.org for up-to-date information.

Los Lobos Are

David Hidalgo: Vocals, Guitar, Accordion, Fiddle, Requinto jarocho
Louie Perez: Vocals, Guitar, Drums, Jarana huasteca
Cesar Rosas: Vocals, Guitar, Bajo Sexto
Conrad Lozano: Vocals, Bass, Guitarron
Steve Berlin: Vocals, Sax, Keyboards, Percussion

About Los Lobos

Many musical acts are eclectic, but few are as unpredictable, noted, and respected. The multi-platinum Los Lobos has enjoyed a 36-year ride with the same line-up intact. The band has notched a number one single with its rendition of “La Bamba,” the 1987 Billboard smash that practically turned the group into a household name overnight, has won three Grammys, and has sold countless records. It has shared the stage with acts as varied as Dylan, The Clash, and U2 and has received tremendous critical acclaim–from a major label debut, How Will the Wolf Survive? (which made Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time) to the quintet’s most recent work, 2006’s The Town and The City.