Friday, October 27, 2006

Spotlight on Los Lobos - Hot Spot is Nightmare On Congress Street


This weeks Hotspot is downtown featuring the music festival Nightmare on Congress Street, Friday and Saturday nights.
-Friday is a great lineup with Gomez and Matt Pond PA at the Rialto Theatre. The Twilight Singers will be at Club Congress along with openers Stars of Track and Field. The Twilight Singers features front man Greg Dulli, of the Afgan Wigs, Mark Lanegan, of Screaming Trees, and Jeff Klein.
-Saturday features new wave ska greats The English Beat and the Zsa Zsas at Club Congress while the Gin Blossoms and Shawn Mullins take the Rialto stage.

Also happening downtown Saturday - Fools’ Hollow Halloween Fest - Noon to 10pm at the Main Library.
A classic Halloween celebration for kids and families during the day, beer garden and ghoulish bands for the big kids later in the evening. Fire troupe Flam Chen performs at 9pm.

**Spotlight on the new album from Los Lobos – The Town And The City

This new album of mostly subdued grooves creates a real sense of place. It could be South Tucson or East L.A., but themes of family, work, home, immigration, social strength and urban decay percolate throughout. You could call it East L.A. blues, not a blues in standard form but one in substance and feel. This is another chapter in the long life of Los Lobos, the greatest living, working and creating rock and roll band.

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