Nobody ever prepares to finish the Vive Latino, so going to the festival on the second day starts as a bitter pill to see the closing, followed by a year-long wait to return, but with the passing of the bands, the agony it becomes adrenaline and musical passion.
Technicolor Fabrics began operations on Sunday, March 20, 2022 at the Hermanos Rodríguez Autodrome. The set of the Mexicans was full of music to move the boat and the feet, seasoned, in addition, with exciting guests such as Adanowsky, Elsa and Elmar or Este Man. A round presentation in which their musical execution stood out at the level of the stage that the required, and they, of course, happy and passionate to be there.
Brussels It was a special case and very incredible. Her career was greatly promoted by Tik Tok, where she uploaded her songs and some covers, which soon catapulted her to heaven, giving her the opportunity to develop as an independent artist, sign with a transnational company and finally play at Vive Latino, all in the period that the Covid-19 pandemic has lasted.
Although the stage was not full, it was seen a lot of young tik tokers who attended to listen to the electronic pop, with punk and emo overtones of Bruses, who did it wonderfully despite adversity.
Ramonafrom Tijuana, Mexico, said in an interview with Infobae that his greatest childhood dream was to play around the Republic and the world, but in a very specific way, to have the opportunity to show what they are capable of on the stages of Vive Latino. They were fulfilled: Carpa VL had a great call to listen to one or another of those romantic pieces that Ramona knows.
Son Rompe Pera, on the main stage, showed off its own motto: “Cumbia is the New Punk”. Together with their Maldita Marimba, they blew the speakers with several top-level cumbias, and even a bit of punk accompanied, for example, by Ale de la Portales and Israel Ramírez de Belafonte Sensationalas well as Alberto Pedraza and accordionist Grissy Pedraza. The public moved their hips to the rhythm of the band from Naucalpan, in the State of Mexico, making them winners in the most impressive festival in Mexico and Central America.
Vanesa Zamora, although with a slight delay in the schedule, was able to keep waiting to his fans, and prevent them from leaving with the only promise of living an incredible show that, once on stage, really showed. The pop that emanates from his sweet guitar was elevated with electronic beats and powerful drums. Funny, powerful and very passionate.
Rap was present at the festival in many ways, including the rabid, incendiary and very energetic show by the Argentine WOS on the Claro Música stage. People couldn’t stop jumping, or marveling at the incredible acting ability of the rapper who rose to fame with the Red Bull Battles of Roosters, but he showed that within the Latin American rap scene, he has a well-deserved place.
Love of Lesbian left Mexico a few years ago with the promise of returning in a couple of months, for a total of 12, but things were very different. Due to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, they were outside our borders, in their native Barcelona, for much more than a year.
For them, there was only one way to reward us for it: offering the most emotional of the concerts that could be witnessed on the second day of activities of Vive Latino 2022. Songs like “John Boy Fan Club”, “When you don’t see me”, “There where we used to shout” or “1999″ brought a few tears to Mexicans.
One of the stellar moments arrived, the most anticipated show by many of those attending Vive Latino. C Tangana, in his well-placed role as Madrileño, took over with an impressive scenography of the Indian Scene, in the middle of the Palillo Martínez Stadium.
The images of the people are impressive. There is no stage big enough for Puchothere will always be those who stay out or far away, because its popularity today is unprecedented within the trap, pop, rock or flamenco industry, or bolero, or wherever you want to put its incredible versatility.
Giving a tour of his most recent album, The Madrilenianamazed all the attendees, together with an excellent interpretation of the musicians who accompanied him on the percussions, on the guitars, on the winds, and the keyboard.
The party even went on for several minutes, originally planned for just under an hour. And even so, there were several pending issues, we will never have enough of C Tanganawho left with applause, shouts, tears and lots of love. “Pucho, brother, you’re already Mexican,” exclaimed the public.
For his part, Residente stood on the main stage to leave everyone a message of Latin American pride, and of peace, unity and the promotion of art, in what he considered a very violent time of much war, where unity between The humanity. It was an unprecedented concert, René’s first after a long wait due to COVID-19, and the one that marks his exciting return to the stage adventure. Among the highlights were his renditions of Calle 13, his new song, the first time played live, This Is Not America, and the tiradera to J Balvin.
To close with a flourish the Latin American participations of Vive Latino, the legendary Fabulous Cadillacs arrived to the platforms of the Foro Solaccompanied as for several years by Mark, Vicentico’s son on guitar and Astor, Flavio’s son on second drums, as well as the return to their ranks of the impressive Sergio Rotman, saxophonist.
With all the parts well placed and oiled, the Cadillacs jumped onto a main stage jammed with people who missed them not only within the Festival, but in Mexico, where they had not come for several years, and where a pending concert was left ruined by the pandemic.
From the Genius of Dub to I wouldn’t sit at the table, the Argentines had a wonderful selection of greatest hits that throughout their 38-year career they have accumulated on records or singles. An extraordinary demonstration of Ska, reggae, Two Tone ska and even salsa. Vicentico, a majestic but generous king, and Flavio Cianciarulo, an oak impossible to knock down.
This is how another day of Vive Latino 2022 passed us by, between concerts of great importance within the music industry, many new sound experiences, and, of course, the teaching that there is no better investment than art and culture.