Manu Chao

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2011

    Sweat Records' Lauren Reskin's Top Cultural Events of 2011

    ​As 2011 comes to an end, we're getting all nostalgic about the great moments in Miami culture that took place over the past year. And we know we're not alone. So we've asked some of Miami's top artists, writers, film producers and other cultural geniuses about their favorite 2011 memories. La ... More >>

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    September 14, 2011

    Manu Chao Performs "Clandestino" en Miami (Live Audio)

    Photo by Sayre Berman​As the show review and slideshow clearly demonstrate, Manu Chao brought that fire to Klipsch Amphitheater on Saturday night. But while the Rhythm Foundation was busy doling out free box seats to official reviewer personnel, we were livin' clandestino and (not) sneaking into ... More >>

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    September 10, 2011

    Manu Chao and La Ventura Electrify Bayfront Park, September 9

    Photo by Sayre Berman​See the full 18-photo Manu Chao at Klipsch Amphitheater slideshow. Manu Chao  La Ventura Tour Hosted by Rhythm Foundation Klipsch Ampitheatre at Bayfront Park September 9, 2011 Onstage, Manu Chao is the gift that keeps on giving. With four encores and boundless energy, ... More >>

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    September 8, 2011
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    September 8, 2011

    Last-Minute Manu Chao Lawn Tickets Released for Tomorrow's Show at Bayfront Park

    Muir Vidler​It's a Manu-mental week here in Miami. Yes, the corny joke sucks. But honestly, this town is intensely anticipating the arrival of the multilingual, genuinely cool, hyper-political artist. Besides the chatter, O Cinema even screened his tour documentary Babylon Fever earlier this wee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2011

    Xperimento Talks Prince, the '90s, and Dancing

    ​Xperimento, named New Times' Best Fusion Band this year, blends the band members' Latin roots with the American culture that they all grew up with into a style they've dubbed, "Latin reggae urban soul."Crossfade recently got a chance to talk to the band, who will be playing at Jazid on July 9, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2010

    Manicato at Transit Lounge Tonight

    ​If you're thinking this means Transit Lounge's little eats spot next door is now serving pasta, you're wrong. Or you could be right. Frankly, I've never really looked at the menu. It's my understanding the offer late-night pizza and chicken fingers to soak the booze in your belly, but that's not ... More >>

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    December 31, 2009
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    May 14, 2009

    Kayakman Takes Residency at Churchill’s

    Alfresco gigs are just part of this band's plans for local domination.

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    April 20, 2009

    Friday Night: Aterciopelados and Curumin at North Beach Bandshell

    Ben ThackerAterciopelados performing at the North Beach Bandshell as part of the TransAtlantic Festival. Click here to view the full slide show.Heineken TransAtlantic Festival with Aterciopelados and CuruminFriday, April 16, 2009North Beach Bandshell, Miami BeachBetter than: Cafeteria breakfast.The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2008

    Throwback Tuesdays: Manu Chao "Desaparecido"

    When Manu Chao released his landmark album, Clandestino, in 1998, it was regarded as an instant classic by most people who heard it. The 16-track disc was a funky underground pop album aimed right at the cultural left (and bourgeois right) of Spain, France, South America and Mexico all at once. Betw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2008

    Throwing it Back--"A Lo Cubano"

    Here's an old school jem from way back in the day. I remember the first time I heard the track, "A Lo Cubano" while I was on holiday in Managua and it blew my mind. The groove is all hip-hop and African via Cuba and Colombia with just the right amount of vocal flavor to make it stick inside of your ... More >>

  • Music

    October 25, 2007

    Bubbling Over

    Macacos world music cauldron

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    September 13, 2007

    Manu Chao

    La Radiolina (Nacional Records)

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    September 3, 2007

    Concert Review: Fidel Nadal at Templo

    Fidel Nadal Templo August 29, 2007 Better Than: Standing around under the hot, backing sun of Bicentennial Park’s Memorial Fest reggae festival. Fidel Nadal is an internationally acclaimed Argentine reggae superstar. His songs focus on the plight and social issues of the underprivilege ... More >>

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    June 8, 2006
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    October 6, 2005

    Various Artists

    Sounds Eclctico (Nacional Records)

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    February 24, 2005

    Guerrillas of Peace

    Colombia ska upstarts Skampida hit Miami in search of social justice and a record deal

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    December 23, 2004

    Revolution Soul

    Next stop for Miami's Latin underground: Hope

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    April 22, 2004

    Word Fever

    Urban poets capture city life

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    January 22, 2004

    Smoke for Life

    The sixth annual Medical Marijuana Benefit Concert raises funds for patients' rights

  • Music

    January 16, 2003

    Aleks Syntek

    De Noche en la Ciudad "EMI Latin"

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    September 26, 2002

    He's Got the World Beat

    It takes a global village to make Manu Chao music

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    July 4, 2002

    Electropic Trouble

    P18 finds it hard to mind its Ps and Cubans

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    March 14, 2002

    Fermin Muguruza

    Brigadistak Sound System Piranha

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    March 15, 2001


    Shooting for 10,000

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    November 23, 2000

    Headbang in Bogotá

    The other Plan Colombia

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    December 31, 1998