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      September 12, 2019

      Thursday   9:30 PM

      217 East Houston Street
      New York, New York 10002

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      El Vez

      with Corn Mo
      El Vez is the Latin sensation that is sweeping the Nation and the world, followingsuccessful tours in Australia, Germany, Spain, Norway, Holland, Austria, England, France,Belgium, Canada and more.A modern multicultural hybrid of Americana and Mexicano, he is more than entertainment,he is a thinking mans Elvis, a post-modern King with a Latin twist, the Chicano experiencepresented and told through the songs of Elvis.Imagine Ceasar Chavez fronting a Punk Rock band, Liberace teaching Chicano Studies, TomJones singing about the Virgin de Guadalupe, throw in multiple costumes changes, dancingback up singers and a rocking band and you have imagined El Vez!El Vez is like a Jukebox exploded and put back together again. The Music mixes and remixeslast centuries music, matching and contrasting various genre and styles, 5 different tunes mayfind their way into one Elvis song, becoming an EL VEZ song. The subject matter is Elvisthrough a latino looking glass. "In the Ghetto" becomes "En El Barrio", "Suspicious Minds"become "Immigration Time". Elvis' logo's like TCB...become "Taking Care of Business" anode to the undocumented workers of America. Mixed in with El Vez originals (i.e.; thezapatistas in chiapas, safe sex) it becomes a musicophiles history dream.El Vez has appeared on The Tonight Show, Oprah, MTV, HBO, CNN, Live with Regis &Kathy Lee, he has even been a question on Jeopardy & "mucho mas"As raved about inNewsweek, People, Rolling Stone, The Wall Street Journal, Vogue, TV Guide, The New Yorker,Los Angeles & London Times and many others. HEl Vez brings a social-political-La Vegas-via-Memphis by way of Mexico-Rock and Rollrevue featuring his top notch band the Memphis Mariachis and the world famous LovelyElvettes (Lisa Maria and Priscillita). El Vez has R-O-C-Ked across U-S-A and Europe,headlining festivals and opening for such greats as David Bowie, Carlos Santana, LindaRonstadt, and the B-52s. His Gold lam Mariachi Suit has been placed on display at theSmithsonian Institute in a show tiles AMERICAN SABOR. Showing the history of Latinos inAmerican Music, his suit placed among items from his idols Ritchie Valens, Celia Cruz,Carlos Santana, Tito Puente and more!With over a dozen CDs under his Elvis belt, merchandise that includes T-shirts, videos andlocks of hair. El Vez is a cross-cultural caped crusader singing for truth, justice and theMexican/American way. Youll leave an El Vez concert feeling proud to be Mexican, nomatter what nationality you are.

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