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Milonga has performed every Cinco de Mayoat Spokane's tip-top Family Mexican Restaurantand Cantina's yearly parking lot party, the largestCinco event in Eastern Washington.
The cajon (wooden box) is a traditional Latin instrument, with roots in Spanish, Peruvian, and Cuban music, but isgrowing in popularity with many acoustic rock, pop, folk& jazz ensembles. Milonga frontman, Nic Vigil, buildsand sells his own line of custom cajons.
Milonga drummer Chris Newbury is aYamaha, Remo, and Vic Firth sponsored artist. Check out his personal website and gear configurations.
Milonga bassist, Eddie Ramirez' personal site.Check out some of the many artists he has produced, recorded and performed with.
In November of 2007, Milonga was blessed to havelegendary Latin Jazz conguero, Poncho Sanchez and his bandmates David Torres (piano), Ron Blake (trumpet) and George Ortiz (timbales) join us for a descarga, onstage at the Zombie Room in Spokane.
A notorious urban-Latino-and-beyond collision of hip hop and salsa, dancehall and cumbia, samba and funk, merengue and comparsa, East LA R&B and New Orleans second line, Jamaican ragga and Indian raga— has long followed a key mantra: it will take you around the world by taking you around L.A.
In early 2011, Milonga was yet again blessed toshare the stage with "Another band from East LA".Latin Rock legends, Los Lobos have been a hugeinspiration to Milonga from the get-go.
In 2002, Milonga was priveledged to open forthis amazing band from East LA.Their latest album "Imaginaries" just won a Grammy for Best Latin Rock / Urban / Alternative!!!
Driven by the guitar and vocal stylings ofMarcelo Quinones, Cuchata is a band with a sound all its own. Milonga frontman, Nic Vigil, makes a guest accordion appearance on "No Me Dejas Solo"from Cuchata's latest album "Amor, Cambio yLa Verdad".
Milonga keyboardist, Greg Brandt, isan owner and brewmaster at Iron Goatof Spokane, WA.
CASA de ORO
CHRIS NEWBURY / YAMAHA DRUMS
IRON GOAT BREWING CO.
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Our Booking Process: If you're interested in booking Milonga for your event, please provide as much info as possible, such as date, location, time, duration, and any logistical specifics like load-in, technical and venue info. We can provide a more accurate price quote, the more we know about the gig! Milonga is available for almost any engagement. Since 2001, Milonga has performed at Concert Halls, Nightclubs, Cultural Festivals, Weddings, Private Parties, Quinceanieras, Corporate Events and Fundraisers.Please feel free to contact us with any questions / suggestions via email.
http://www.casadeorospokane.com/ http://www.chrisnewbury.com http://www.zerimarmusic.com http://www.ponchosanchez.com/unflashed.html http://www.ozomatli.com http://www.loslobos.org http://quetzaleastla.com/ http://cuchata.bandcamp.com/ http://www.irongoatbrewing.com/ www.bigcajones.com
The Inland NW's Premier Latin Band