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Los Ciegos Del Barrio / Bio

Hello, we are "Los Ciegos Del Barrio", a multigenre Latin music group from New York City. We play Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Cumbia, Bolero, Reggaeton and Rock in English and Spanish. Our name translates to "The Blind Boys From The Hood."
We play all types of events from private parties to major concerts...we've done it all. We've played around the NorthEast United States, Texas, Wisconsin, as well as abroad in Russia, Dominican Republic and Cuba.
We've been active since 1997 and have released a demo, 2 singles, 3 studio albums and 1 live album.
We are proud to announce the release of our latest single "Mama Used To Say" in May 2015.
We thank you for your support and welcome to our party.

Accomplishments:

* 3 #1 hits on the former MP3.com.
* Top 15 song on GarageBand.com.
* Hit #1 in the ReverbNation Latin charts for NYC.
*#6 on g2.fm out of 5000 artists.
*The first American band to ever play at the Havana Cuba International Book fair.
*Finalist for the 2012 Univision On Line Band Search Competition.

Members:
Alvin Suarez - Director, percussion, drums, guitar, vocal.
Derek Suarez - Keyboard, bass, vocal.
Machete- Keyboard, accordion, harmonica, penny whistle, vocal.
Jimmy Fontanez - Drums, percussion, vocal.
Jaime Diaz - Bass, guitar, vocal.
Other musicians:
Tony Jimenez/Domingo Pascual/Angel Dueño.

General Info

Artist Name
Los Ciegos Del Barrio
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/losciegosdelbarrio
Active Since
08/97
Genres
Latin / Bachata/Merengue/Salsa/Cumbia / Experimental/Reggaeton/Bilingual Rock

Contact Info

Location
New York, NY

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