There is already a buzz amongst L.A.'s ultra-hip alt-Latino, electronica, lo-fi, Regional Mexican, 90's hip hop, 70's soul and 50's rockabilly music lovers. They are all talking about Tropicália Music and Taco Festival, one of the most anticipated musical festivals of the year.
Once again The Observatory Group breathes new life into the stale festival landscape with yet another historically eclectic line-up certain to resonate with fans of any given genre. And yes the rumors are true; all you can eat tacos until 4 p.m. Free tacos and a lineup like none we've ever seen, Saturday, November 11 at Queen Mary Park in Long Beach; Tropicália Music and Taco Festival.
This lineup is full with different genres including cumbia from Sonora Dinamita, a mixture of 50's rock sound from The Buttertones and even reggaeton from Ivy Queen. L.A.'s favorite psychedelic funk rockers Chicano Batman and the fashion designer turned indiepop/electronica Columbian-American songstress Kali Uchis prepare the crowd for a night of dancing with their dreamy grooves and body shaking beats. Norteño music icons Los Tigres del Norte close out Tropicália, whipping the crowd into a frenzy of Norteño dance twists, twirls and caballito kicks.
The often mentioned eclectic line-up ensures that there is an artist or group representing any given dance genre. Tropicália keeps the crowd moving by mixing soul music legends Brenton Wood and The Delfonics with the queen of rockabilly Wanda Jackson.
There will be throwback performances from 90's RnB star Ginuwine and futuristic sets from the modish lo-fi singer/songwriter/rapper King Krule. Of course representing Los Angeles sweethearts Very Be Careful, Las Cafeteras, Buyepongo, La Banda Skalavera, Thee Commons, Cuco plus plenty of DJ sets & ambiance.
Tropicalia is no ordinary festival. With how we seems to have a very divided world, this festival seems to bring everyone from all races together to celebrate music and culture for what it is. In times like these Tropicalia is giving the community a great example to fans to come together tobe united through the power of music. Not only is there going to be amazing music, but there'salso going to be delicious all you can eat tacos till 4pm from Caritas El Moko, Dia de Los Puercos, Mariscos Jalisco, Burritos La Palma and many more.
We hope to see you at Tropicalia in this festival too good to miss. It’s not too late to be a part of this event. Get your tickets here.