03/26 | Natalia Lafourcade (Mexican pop-rock)


Mexican pop-rock singer and songwriter Natalia Lafourcade is one of the greatest musical performers Mexico has to offer. Her infectious mix of pop, rock, folk and bossa nova has earned her multiple chart-topping albums and Grammy award nominations. The daughter of French-Chilean musician Gastón Lafourcade, the Coatepec native began making music as a child. At the age of nineteen, she released her acclaimed self-titled debut which went to #1 on the Mexican charts and earned her first Latin Grammy nomination. Her latest LP Hasta La Raíz, hailed “her most profound and enduring statement” by the Village Voice, also reached #1, thanks to what AllMusic calls “extremely well-written songs in the grand romantic Latin American tradition…but with a contemporary perspective.” The title track won three Latin Grammys for Record, Song and Alternative Song of the Year, and the album is currently nominated for a 2016 Grammy for Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album.

Sponsored by arteyvidachicago.com and chicagomusic.org

6.30pm Portage Theater, 4050 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago

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