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LAMC Hits LA in August

Music, panels, parties and pleny of Latin rock & hip-hop

Published on LatinoLA: April 5, 2003


LAMC Hits LA in August


The biggest event in the world for Latin Rock & Hip Hop will be held in Los Angeles, August 14th -16th. Highlights of the Los Angeles concert events include two nights of free concerts at Grand Performances at The California Plaza, the La Banda Elastica Awards ceremony at the Universal Amphitheatre, an LAMC Indie Night Show-Down at the Knitting Factory, Acoustic Writers Showcase at The Highlands, LAMC Showcase at The Palace, and a Closing Night Party.

Featuring the hottest bands in the genre as well as many of the music industry's leading decision-makers, LAMC daytime panels and exhibition hall are held at the Merv Griffin Beverly Hilton Hotel, with topics and panelists being announced very soon.

We will be giving our New York family plenty of LAMC love this summer by continuing to offer great concerts at staple LAMC events, such as the Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival at Prospect Park on August 9th. Love will be spread to other cities as well. That info to be annouced shortly.

REMINDER - The last day for the special "Early Bird" registration rate of $199 is April 29th. You can register online at http://www.LatinAlternative.com or
by calling 818.763.1397

LAMC 2003 CONCERT & EVENTS SCHEDULE

SATURDAY, AUGUST 9, 2003

LAMC/Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival @ Prospect Park (NEW YORK) For the third year in a row, LAMC will be bringing amazing talent to the Celebrate Brooklyn Festival stage in Brooklyn's famed Prospect Park. Past performers for this event include Los Amigos Invisibles, Jumbo, Ely Guerra, Si*Se and Julieta Venegas. This event is free and open to the public.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2003

LAMC Indie Show-Down @ The Knitting Factory - The Indie Show-Down will present the best up and coming artists from the US and beyond. This event is a semi-private event, open to LAMC participants and the general public.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 14, 2003

La Banda Elastica Awards Ceremony @ Universal Amphitheatre - As part of the LAMC, La Banda Elastica (LBE) hosts its annual awards ceremony honoring artist contributions to the Latin Alternative genre. Past performers include Aterciopelados, El Gran Silencio, Los Pericos, Titan and others. This is a semi-private event, open to LAMC participants and the general public.

FRIDAY AUGUST 15, 2003

Acoustic Writers Showcase @ The Highlands - One of the most magical events of the conference, the Acoustic Writers Showcase features unplugged sets by some of the biggest names in Latin music, performed for an intimate crowd of about 500+ conference participants and special invited guests. Past performers include La Ley, Enrique Bunbury, Aterciopelados, Jorge Drexler, Nicole, Circo, Jorge Moreno and many, many others.

LAMC/Grand Performances @ The California Plaza- LAMC presents the first of two evenings of open-air concerts in Conjunction with Grand Performances at the California Plaza Water Court in Downtown Los Angeles. This will be an enchanting summer evening outside, near the water, under the stars - with performances by some of the genre's leading acts. This event is free and open to the public.

LAMC Showcase @ The Palace - The LAMC Showcase features performances by established Latin artists, as well as up and coming talent from the US, Mexico, and Latin America. Past performers include Molotov, Estopa, Rabanes, Fangoria, Fermin IV, Ely Guerra, Illya Kuryaki and others. This is a private event, open to LAMC
participants only.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 16, 2003

LAMC/Grand Performances @ The California Plaza - LAMC presents the second
evening of concerts with Grand Performances at The California Plaza Water
Court in Downtown Los Angeles. This will be an enchanting summer evening
outside, near the water, under the stars - with performances by some of the
genre?s leading acts. This event is free and open to the public.

Closing Night Party - We've saved the best for last so LAMC attendees can really let loose. The closing night party will feature DJs, dancing, cocktails, an art gallery
showcasing Latino artists, and plenty of fun. This is a private event open to LAMC participants, as well as special invited guests from the industry and entertainment community. Past performers at this event include Los Amigos Invisibles, Yerba Buena, Mastretta, Delinquent Habits, Ivy Queen, Si*Se, Nortec Collective and others.

ONLINE REGISTRATION & INFO:
http://www.LatinAlternative.com

LAMC CONTACTS
Sponsorship & Registration: 818.763.1397
info@latinalternative.com

Press & Media Relations: 323.933.2069
jnorek@latinalternative.com






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