Quetzal will release the bilingual Imaginaries on February 28, 2012, its first with Smithsonian Folkways and fifth since its creation in the mid-90s. Quetzal rose from the ashes of the 1992 Los Angeles uprisings as a vehicle for social commentary and activism. Their unique blend of traditional son jarocho from Veracruz (Mexico) and urban rock and R&B has garnered praise from music critics.
Quetzal will tour extensively in 2012, with an album release party on March 2nd at Fais Do Do. They will be performing at the Society for the Performing Arts in Houston, Texas, on May 4th. Dates in San Francisco, San Diego, Portland, Seattle, Spokane, Chicago, New York, Washington DC, and Austin will be announced.
Todo Lo Que Tengo
Live performance of “Tragafuegos”