Fernando y Los Cochinos will be celebrating the release of "Pacoima Radio Sessions"and Pacoima's 20 Year Anniversary by performing their Rock En Español lo-fi masterpiece in sequence on Cinco de Mayo (5/5) at The Star Theater. Fernando and Luther Russell's 1998 love letter to the SoCal neighborhood were Fernando and Ritchie Valens grew up was highly praised by local and national press for it's raw honesty and it's seamless blend of Tex-Mex, Garage and Barrio Rock. The Willamette Week in 1998 went as far as calling it "The First Significant Rock en Español record ever released in Oregon". Fernando's ninth and most recent full lenth LP "Pacoima Radio Sessions"(Secret Sound Recording) is the band's very first live album and it's being released in stores on Record Store Day (April 21st) . Pacoima Radio Sessions is a 1998 live recording of Fernando y Los Cochinos performing live on Marc Baker's radio program "The Church of the NorthWest and it features Los Cochinos performing a blistering set at the height of their powers. All profits from the sale of the Pacoima Radio Sessions is going to the Oregon Music Hall of Fame Scholarship Fund which provides music scholarships to local area high school students. CD and Vinyl versions of the Pacoima Radio Sessions which features amazing artwork by legendary artist Gary Houston will be on sale at the show. Fernando y Los Cochinos are honored to be joined on this very special evening by one of Portland's top new bands SÁVILA which blends cumbia, latin, world and r&b to make something completely original and their own and opening the night will be our great friends Trujillo which can easily make you dance and cry within the blink of an eye. Advance tickets will be $15 in advance and $20 the day of the show.
Star Theater Presents
Fernando y Los Cochinos w/ Sávila and Trujillo
Sat May 5, 2018 8:30 pm PDT (Doors: 8:00 pm )