Presented by Levitation / The Reverberation Appreciation Society


Mar 17, 2017

12:00am – 12:30am CT

Hotel Vegas at Volstead

This performance is part of the showcase that starts on Thursday, March 16at Hotel Vegas at Volstead


CARDIEL is a rock band formed in Mexico City in 2010 with influences of Dub and


Its members: Samantha Ambrosio (drums/vocals) and Miguel Fraino (guitar/vocals). Both

natives of Valencia, Venezuela.

The band was born with the idea of making music for skateboarding videos.

Its first full-length album titled “Local Solo” (2014) was recorded and released completely

independent. As well, the band has been part of important compilation albums like

Doomed & Stoned in Mexico, Prueba Esto Vol. 3, Light & Noise Fall/Winter 2013 and V34

Vol.1. Its latest release is “En Vivo en Canal Once” (2016), live session recorded for the

TV show “Especiales Musicales de Central Once”.

CARDIEL has participated in various festivals such as Ruido Fest Chicago, 4 Extraños

Fest Colombia, SXSW Austin TX, Festival Internacional Palafoxiano Puebla, Monterreal

Internacional Longboard Fest, 30th Anniversary of Thrasher Magazine, 50 Years of Vans

“Van Doren In The Park”, Lxs Grises Fest, among others.

They have shared stage with Trash Talk, Bad Shit, Arctic, Radio Moscow, Torche,

Pennywise, The Casualties, Anti Flag, Green Jelly, Teenage Bottlerocket and Valient Thorr.

Up to this moment, the band has done six international tours, three in the United States:

Vato Loco Tour 2010, Alligator Tour 2012 and Local Solo Tour 2014. Venezuela 2013, Pura

Vida Tour Costa Rica / Panamá 2013 and Tourpedo Colombia / Argentina 2015. In México,

they did the Puro Gallo Pacífico Tour 2015 and 2016. Cardiel’s last and most recent tour

was Thrasher Magazine Skate Rock México 2017.

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Primary Access
Music Badge
Platinum Badge
Secondary Access
Music Festival Wristband
Artist Wristband
Film Badge
Interactive Badge
Mexico City, MEXICO