The Latin Grammysbolted, and the Source Hip-hop Music Awards won't be back. Who needs 'em? This weekend on the Latin tip, AMOR (WAMR-FM 107.5) is bringing us all the love we need. Colombian cuties Los Tri-O supply the retro romance while Willy Chirino promises an Afro-disiac.Pablo Montero croons Mexican-style, as merenguera Gisselle shows her softer side. Former model Shalim looks and sounds pretty, while Joe Carollo's special friend Lucía Méndez does whatever it is that she does best.
6:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 9. Tickets range from $16 to $48. Call 305-358-5885. Buddha Fest begins at 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 8, at Tobacco Road, 626 S Miami Ave. Tickets are $8. Call 305-374-1198.
If you're looking for big beats to get your backside shaking, check out Buddha Fest, a fifteen-band extravaganza featuring J.J. Burt, Oksi Foundation, Raw B. Jae, Brooklyn Red, and Dyslexic Postcards, all gathered together to celebrate the long-awaited debut of local funksters Buddha Gonzalez and the Headless Chihuahuas: The Big Bootie Show. Now, promises Homestead's own Chunky-but-Funky: "You can finally take the music back home."
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