FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Seth McNew, Director of Public and Community Relations
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Grammy Award winning band Ozomatli will be the featured opening talent before DeVotchKa and the Colorado Symphony return to the Red Rocks Amphitheatre stage on June 16 for the two bands’ annual collaboration. Tickets are on sale now at
Defined as world music, jazz, urban, hip hop, rock and Latin, Ozomatli breaks all boundaries and appeals to the widest range of music fans. Ozomatli’s performance at Red Rocks is part of the band’s 2016 tour. For this tour, the band creates involuntarily dancing with their infectiously joyful live show. Expect to dance and celebrate as they perform crowd favorites, including “Cumbia De Los Muertos,” “Saturday Night,” and “Elysian Persuasion.”
Ozomatli will also be debuting songs from their forthcoming album “Ozofied Volume 1 – A Century of Mexican Classics” which is a collection of a songs that were huge in the Latin culture, including crossovers that hit domestically and internationally, such as “La Bamba”, “Besame Mucho”, “Land of 1000 Dances”. Produced by legendary Reggae producers, Sly and Robbie, it grooves.
For more information on the band visit: ozomatli.com
DeVotchKa with the Colorado Symphony Featuring Ozomatli
Christopher Dragon, conductor
Red Rocks Amphitheatre
June 16, 2016 – 7:30pm
This joint concert between DeVotchKa, the Colorado Symphony, and unique guest artists such as Ozomatli and comedian Josh Blue has become a Colorado summer tradition. Now in its fifth year and with new music – this concert is set to be even more spectacular than in years past.
DeVotchKa’s lush instrumentation combined with the full orchestral power of the Colorado Symphony sets the stage for an unforgettable evening. This concert will follow DeVotchKa’s unique partnership with the Denver Center for the Performing Arts for the musical Sweeney Todd where they will be performing a reinvention of Sondheim’s magnificent musical thriller.
This concert is presented by Arrow Electronics, and supported by KBCO and Westword.