Betto Arcos appears in the following:
Thursday, September 15, 2022
The L.A.-based artist will embark on a big tour of Europe. She'll be doing 28 shows in six weeks, covering 11 countries, including Germany, The Netherlands, Spain and Ireland.
Sunday, August 07, 2022
The guitar duet has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry, including Natalia Lafourcade, Chavela Vargas and Liza Minelli.
Friday, July 08, 2022
Tocada en tres instrumentos de cuerda, esta música fue la banda sonora del país desde principios del siglo XX hasta la década de 1940.
Wednesday, July 06, 2022
Played on three string instruments, this music was the country's soundtrack from the turn of the 20th century to the 1940s.
Saturday, June 04, 2022
In 2019, an amateur video of two kids singing a Cuban bolero went viral on the internet. Three years later, the video of the song Veinte Años has been watched by millions on social media.
Saturday, January 22, 2022
From their unlikely start as rival contestants in a music competition, the Venezuelan cuatro players of C4 Trio have become a big concert draw. They're releasing a series of EPs ahead of a new album.
Monday, December 13, 2021
Vincente Fernández was largely considered the last living legend of the Mexican ranchera, the style of song deeply rooted in the values and traditions of rural Mexico.
Sunday, November 14, 2021
Colombian singer-songwriter Victoria Sur has pursued a successful career for more than 20 years. Now, she's nominated for a Latin Grammy for her first children's music album, "Nanas Consentidoras."
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Known as "The Voice of Iran," Googoosh was silenced by the Islamic Revolution in 1979. Active again since 2000, she uses music to keep Iranians forced to leave the country in touch with their culture.
Friday, December 25, 2020
Rompan Todo is a new Netflix six-part documentary series that explores the socio-political history of rock music in Latin America from its genesis in the 1960s to the present.
Tuesday, October 06, 2020
One of Cuba's best-known singers and songwriters, Rodríguez says this pandemic-era album — whose title translates to "For the Wait" — is all about dealing with uncertainty.
Friday, June 05, 2020
Candelas Guitars has been open in East LA for nearly 75 years. It's run by a third-generation Mexican American luthier who is struggling to keep the business going during the shutdown.
Saturday, March 14, 2020
Ballaké Sissoko made headlines last month after his instrument was irreparably damaged in airline transit. The music that his band, 3MA, makes has a larger impact beyond just a tiff with the TSA.
Saturday, January 04, 2020
As a composer, Guinga's written hits for Brazilian superstars like Elis Regina. As a musician he's set the bar for classical guitarists far beyond his native country.
Saturday, September 28, 2019
Nella's debut album, Voy, is a meditation on the land she's left behind. The work earned her a 2019 Latin Grammy nomination in the category of Best New Artist.
Monday, June 25, 2018
The romantic Latin music style was born in Cuba and migrated around the world in the 1950s. Now, it's enjoying a resurgence with a new generation.
Monday, April 09, 2018
Carlos do Carmo helped popularize fado, Portugal's national music, and gave it a political edge when Portugal's dictatorship fell in 1974. This past weekend, he brought fado to New York.
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Norwegian pianist and composer Jon Balke's latest album takes listeners back to a time when the Muslims, Jews and Christians of Al-Andalus lived side by side in art and culture.
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Pascoal, 81, occupies a special place in Brazilian music. Though he began to make his name in post-bossa nova Rio de Janiero, Pascoal's taken his music way past that — deep into the Amazon and beyond.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
The guitarist died over three years ago and left a void in the world of flamenco music. His last touring band is now back on the road, remembering and honoring his legacy.