Piñata Protest (record release show), La Resistencia, The Do-Its

Piñata Protest

What do you get when you meld "fast/loud rules" with the Tex-Mex accordion? Piñata Protest and their invigorating and pointed "punk rock-y-roll." The band "forcefully take the raw essence of conjunto into warp-speed tempos and punky aggression," raves the San Antonio Current, which rates them as "one of the most original forces on the local music scene." And now with their national debut album on Saustex Records, Plethora, Piñata Protest take their infectious and bracing South Texas slamdance to the rest of America and the planet at large.

The band bristles with a sound that has been dubbed "amphetamine norteño," "ranchero punk" and "puro pedo [no bullshit] punk rock" while also targeting the adversities and emptiness of modern life with dead-eyed aim. As the San Antonio Current observes, "Piñata Protest's Álvaro Del Norte is doing for the accordion what the Dropkick Murphys do for the bagpipes, playing what's often considered an embarrassing grandpa-music relic with youthful angst and energy, expanding the punk-rock template beyond London and NYC."

La Resistencia

La Resistencia is a Ska band from South Gate / Los Angeles, California.

The Do- Its

Working Los Angeles by day, and fighting evil by night, The Do-Its are an unstoppable super hero super group that is taking cities by storm. With ten legs, and one voice, The Do-Its have been sweeping the streets of crime, corruption, and cleaning up the corporate musical clatter with their sweet soul sounds, and their unstoppable rock…and their roll. They don’t take no for an answer. They only sing yes. Guess what you’re in for when you see The Do-Its play. Yeah, that’s right: an unforgettable day.



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