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Kinky with iZCALLi

Friday, July 26, 2019, 6:00 PM


LEVITT PAVILION DENVER FREE CONCERT SERIES Kinky with iZCALLi VIP Upgrades Available Your $30 donation gets you: Access to our seated VIP Patio 2 complimentary drinks Early entry at 5:30pm Premium stage viewing All Ages | General Admission Lawn Doors at 6:00 PM | Show at 7:00 PM This event is Rain or Shine For more information about the artist, please visit: https://www.kinkymusic.com, http://izcallirock.com Kinky With over 16 years of career, Kinky has performed in Mexico, the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Australia. His albums have been released in Mexico, the United States, Colombia, Venezuela, Chile, Argentina and Spain. In 2014 they presented their MTV Unplugged and in 2017 they released their album Nada Vale Más que tú. He has participated in festivals such as Coachella, Bumbershoot, Austin City Limits, Central Park Summerstage, Outside Lands, Bang! Music Festival, Voodoo Festival, KCRW Fest, Rock Park, Personal Fest, Pa'l Norte and Corona Music Fest. He has been present on 6 occasions in the prestigious Vive Latino Festival. Kinky has been a special guest of international artists such as The Flaming Lips, Cake, Modest Mouse, De La Soul, Shakira, The Lonely Boys, Beck, Norah Jones and Vasco Rossi. He has also performed on legendary American television shows such as David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel, Craig Ferguson Show and MTV VMAs. Among the many awards and nominations he has received in his career we can mention: Grammy © winner in the Musical Engineering category, 1 Grammy nomination © as Best Latin Rock Group, 10 Latin Grammy nominations, 6 MTV nominations Video Music Awards, 2 nominations to the Millennial Awards (MTVLA), 1 nomination to the MTV EMA. iZCALLi It used to be Spanish Rock in the US equaled covering “Rock en Español” bands. That’s how it was when Miguel and Brenda Avina moved to Denver in the early 2000’s, and that’s what many people thought “Rock En Tu Idioma” meant: you played your favorite Maná and Caifanes covers. Miguel didn’t want to do that when he started iZCALLi in 2005 with an acoustic guitar and dual hand-percussionists Luis Galaviz and Raul Chavelas. He re-envision the Rock En Tu Idioma movement of the late 80’s and 90’s, he wanted to do original rock in Spanish — or in English, too, if he felt like it — and he had a vision: that there was a need for the kind of music he wanted to make, with a swath of influences ranging from cumbias to Zeppelin, and a community of musicians just waiting to unite. The idea caught hold and scored the young band an opening gig with Spanish act BEBE; playing at The Gothic Theatre before that sold-out crowd, Miguel had another vision: “Hay que rockear harder”. A Les Paul replaced the acoustic, Galaviz switched from djembe to the drum kit, and Miguel recruited his sister Brenda on bass. iZCALLi rounded up nine other bands and released a compilation — Rock en las Rocas Vol. 1, featuring early iZCALLi tunes “Me Siento Solo” and “Que Debe Fallar (Marybel) — the band’s first official release. A proper LP followed in Pintas en Pasteles, which replaced Galaviz with Madafra’s Mario Gonzalez on drums. The band went on tour not long after with Hombres G, and has over the years gigged with a slew of nationally renowned artists, such as Jaguares, Molotov, Los Enanitos Verdes and Julieta Venegas, to name a few. iZCALLi’s sound drilled through the folk-based rock of Pintas and into deeper beds of alt-rock, indie, Latin sounds and ska for Despiertame, the band’s second LP. The same year, iZCALLi launched Rock de Mayo, a sonic Cinco de Mayo celebration that RETI=Rock En Tu Idioma (iZCALLi’s Flagship Promotion) has curated ever since, bringing Anglo acts like Eldren and Bandits to a crossover crowd — the same crossover iZCALLi has been reaching at coveted spots in festivals like Westword Music Showcase and the Underground Music Showcase several years running. iZCALLi continues to grow, and they find themselves continuing to tour, bringing in Luiggy Ramirez on drums,

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