17 May 2008

FestivAlterNativo 2008 announcement

From their press release:

Thanks to the invaluable support of the Instituto Queretano para la Cultura y las Artes (Culture and Arts Institute of Queretaro), the Universidad Autonoma de Queretaro "through the faculties of Political Sciences and Psychology- the municipality of Queretaro, The Municipality of San Juan del Rio, Luna Negra, S.C. and other private institutions, we have set the 2005, 2006 and 2007 editions of the cultural event FestivAlterNativo.

This event has been the stage for nine bands, national and international, representing a diversity of musical styles which have found a niche in the new music/ alternative scene: MARIONETA (Queretaro), MUSTANG (Queretaro), MANTIS ATEA (Morelia-Mexicali-Queretaro), SAENA featuring Jose Luis Fernandez Ledesma & Margarita Botello-(Mexico City), CABEZAS DE CERA (Mexico City), BANDA ELASTICA (Mexico City), COLECTIVO KAOSS (Queretaro), AMAROK (Barcelona) and JORGE CAMPOS KUARTETO (Santiago de Chile- Toronto).

With a firm intention of continuing supporting the contemporary musical scene, both local and international, Luna Negra, S.C. have thought of the Fourth Edition of the FestivAlterNativo, scheduled for June 14th and 15th, 2008.

This year we will have to opportunity to enjoy the following roster of bands:

Saturday, June 14th:
SANTOSOTELOS Stick Duo (Mexico)
feat. Mauricio Sotelo of Cabezas de Cera and Hugo Santos of Saena-1870 (Mexico)

Sunday, June 15th:
SAENA (Mexico) -feat. Jose Luis Fernandez Ledesma & Margarita Botelo
CAST (Mexico)
AMAROK (Calalonia, Spain)

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