Sat. 14 June, 3pm : Music and interview with "La Marisoul" o Marisol Hernández, lead singer of La Santa Cecilia, and José "Pepe" Carlos (accordion and requinto). Both have lots of stories to share: La Marisoul, a daughter of immigrants, lead a new generation of Latinos through social commentary with the Los Angeles based band. Pepe is a "Dreamer" and a member of this Grammy winning band (Best Latin Rock Album 2014) for their album Treinta Días.
The band has become the voice of many immigrants and others seeking Immigration Reform and better treatment by the Border Patrol and Immigration & Customs Enforcement with their song ICE-EL HIELO a deportation protest song that portrays the everyday life of immigrants without US residence documents.
The members of the band include: Marisol "La Marisoul" Hernández (lead singer), José "Pepe" Carlos (accordionist and requinto), Miguel "Oso" Ramírez, (percussionist), Alex Bendana (bassist), Antony Reyes (drummer), Marco Sandoval (guitarist).
LA SANTA CECILIA performances in NEW MEXICO will be:
JUNE 19, 7:00 pm, at El Morro Theatre, 11o W. Aztec Ave. GALLUP
JUNE 20, 7:30 pm, at Old James Stadium, 1000 West College Street, SILVER CITY
JUNE 21, 7:30 pm, at San Juan College, 4601 College Blvd. FARMINGTON
JUNE 22, 7:00 pm, at National Hispanic Cultural Center, 1701 4th St. SW, ALBUQUERQUE