The first Coachella weekend is upon us and if you're still deciding on which acts to catch, there are a couple of Latin bands you should totally check out.
Sure you're going to want to catch the big names like Lorde, Radiohead, Lady Gaga and Kendrick Lamar at the desert music fest, but it'll be worth making your way through the crowd to watch these artists onstage. From Colombian rock band Diamante Eléctrico to indie Spanish band Hinds, these are the Latin artists to see at Coachella:
If you're looking to rock and roll at the fest, Diamante Eléctrico's set is your type of scene. The Colombian trio will make you jump, sweat and dance with their blues-infused rock tunes.
The Martinez Brothers
After performing at the hottest clubs around the globe and DC10 Ibiza, Bronx native DJs Chris and Steve Martinez are no strangers to international festival stages. Their beats are staples in the house and techno worlds.
If you're a fan of the Ramones, then you'll want to check out Argentine-born indie artist Tall Juan, who's credited the punk rock band for inspiring his style of music.
The East L.A. band will is bring soul to Coachella. Chicano Batman's groovy, funky tracks are perfect for that desert vibe trip.
Las Ligas Menores
Think rock-infused Mazzy Star, en español. The Argentine band will bring their punk rock-charged set to the desert.
Looking for some dance music, but not the EDM kind? This California-based afro-Latin band fuses tropical beats with psychedelic sounds from the '60s and '70s.
You can count on the New York-based DJ to fuse jazz, hip-hop and deep house in his set, while melancholy lyrics in Spanish and English complement his productions.
Spanish band Hinds will bring the girl power to Coachella. The indie rock band from Madrid will take you on a trip with their psychdelic, jangly songs.
The pop-influenced tropi-punk quartet from Mexico will bring their guitar-driven funky beats to the desert.
If you're looking for a chill scene, this Venezuelan singer/songwriter will lure you in and allow you to drift away with his deep and soulful ballads.