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Hotel Mama

Hotel Mama, Bogotan group formed since 2006, is becoming one of the best at the time of proposing and risking with musical genders from within the country through rock and funk, actually breaking some aesthetic conventions of fusion music and the new rock in Colombia. Their proposal calls for a progressive and urban experience of new music. The band has received excellent reviews from the public (Colombia / Venezuela / Mexico / Ecuador / USA / Spain / Italy) and form experienced and demanded critical of the country music scene. Major magazines such as Rolling Stone (Latin America), SPIN (USA), CMJ Marathon NY (USA), Shock (Colombia), Semana (Colombia / International), Bacanika (Colombia), Wave (Ecuador), have highlighted the music made by these five young people who are full of energy at live, musical acuity, complicity on stage and refreshing fusion. In 2008 the magazine Semana reviewed the album of the band as one of the top 10 of Colombia and during this year the Rolling Stone LA, chose the song "Arena Blanca" as one of the five top singles of the year. During July 2009 the CMJ festival in New York and Sonicbids chose the band as Spotlight at their portals, with another indie groups of the world. During the same year they received attention from various countries such as USA, France and Spain at the first Round of Cultural Businesses in the CCB and were ready in 2010 to sign with their first U.S. record label. These important awards have earned them invitations to play on stage at massive outdoor festivals like Rock al parque (one of the most important in Latin America) and Quitu Raymi in Ecuador, but also at exigent and specialized scenarios such as the National Museum of Colombia and the Leon de Greiff auditorium (the largest in the country) and in different national TV channels where they have made some unplugged concerts, interviews and tributes to other artists. In 2010 the group recorded a 3 tracks EP called "El grande", which means "The big one", releasing their first single "La corriente" in early November. With this new work the band shows a sound, image and staging much stronger with songs like "La ausencia" and "Dígame Usted".

My Artists Sessions

Thursday, March 17

8:00pm CDT

Saturday, March 19

9:00pm CDT