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Return of the B-Side Players

Afro-Mexican funkmasters invade LA

By Jennifer Cuevas
Published on LatinoLA: January 6, 2004


Return of the B-Side Players


B-Side Players, one of California?s finest world fusion bands, proudly announce their month-long residency at Echo in Los Angeles, every Thursday night, beginning January 8th and concluding on January 29th. The Echo is located at 1822 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA. (in the Echo Park-Silverlake Districts). Entrance is FREE before 10pm or $5 afterwards, 18 and over.

Hosted by Mark Torres, Producer of KPFK?s ?Travel Tips For Aztlan?, the event will also feature high-energy acts, such as: DJ Sloepoke of La Paz (all four weeks), Burning Star (January 8th), Quinto Sol (January 15th), BOMBAchante (January 22nd w/members of Quetzal, Domingo Siete and Ozomatli), plus more to be announced!

Attend weekly for chances to win FREE CD?s and t-shirts at every show! Also just confirmed-- watch B-Side Players LIVE, Wednesday, January 7, 2003, on LATV! Visit http://www.latv.com to be a part of the studio audience and for further details.

For nearly a decade, B-Side Players have demonstrated their leadership in the World, Fusion and Chicano Alternative music scenes, having performed for sold-out venues nationwide, including WATCHA Tour and WARPED Tour; and performed with artists such as WAR, Ben Harper, Brian Setzer, Ozomatli, and Toots and the Maytals.

The band recently released Maiz (West Up! Records), touring in cities through California, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Montana and other states. Look out for 2004 tour dates to be announced in the following weeks.

B-Side Players? residency at Echo, is proudly brought to you with the support of LATV, La Banda El?stica Magazine and Urban Latino TV.

For further info, visit www.BSIDEPLAYERS.com.

January 8, 2003
Echo Lounge, 1822 Sunset Blvd.
Support by: DJ Sloepoke of La Paz and Burning Star

January 15, 2003
Echo Lounge, 1822 Sunset Blvd.
Support by: DJ Sloepoke of La Paz and Quinto Sol

January 22, 2003
Echo Lounge, 1822 Sunset Blvd.
Support by: DJ Sloepoke of La Paz and BOMBAchante (members of QZ, D7 & OZO)


January 29, 2003
Echo Lounge, 1822 Sunset Blvd.
Support by: DJ Sloepoke of La Paz, plus others TBA!





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