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Money Chicha

Mar 13, 2024

8:40pm – 9:10pm CT

Hotel Vegas Patio

Money Chicha is an Austin, Texas group featuring members of the Grammy-winning Latin orchestra Grupo Fantasma and Brownout which performs a fuzzed-out, reverb-drenched and percussion-heavy style of music inspired by the sounds of Peru and Colombia in the 60’s and 70’s. This style of music, sometimes called “Chicha” music, is known for its infectious Latin beat, psychedelic, surf guitar pyrotechnics and melodies influenced by the indigenous culture of the Andes mountains.
The group’s sound is derived from the exhilarating syncopations of congas, cowbell and timbales, the gritty tones of combo organs and vintage synthesizers, effects-laden guitar melodies, insistent basslines and a healthy dose of trippy, psychedelic effects. Money Chicha is a modern translation of this South American musical style interpreted by highly skilled veterans of America’s most vibrant music town. In their capable hands the “Chicha” genre takes on a new and unique character, guaranteed to move one to both dance and listen, entranced by the undeniable rhythms and virtuosic displays of musicality.
Money Chicha’s debut album “Echo en Mexico” was released in 2016 and "Chicha Summit" in 2021.

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Austin, TX, United States
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