The Lincoln Theatre and the Rick Epting Foundation are very excited to present (not) "just another band from East L.A.",
for one-show-only on Wednesday, March 18th at 7:30pm.
Los Lobos were already East L.A. neighborhood legends, Sunset Strip regulars and a Grammy Award winning band (Best Mexican-American/Tejano Music Performance) by the time they recorded their major label debut How Will The Wolf Survive? in 1984.
Although the album's name and title song were inspired by a National Geographic article about real life wolves in the wild, the band—David Hidalgo, Louie Perez, Cesar Rosas, Conrad Lozano and Steve Berlin—saw parallels with their struggle to gain mainstream rock success while maintaining their Mexican roots. Perez, the band's drummer, once called their powerhouse mix of rock, Tex-Mex, country, folk, R&B, blues and traditional Spanish and Mexican music "the soundtrack of the barrio."
Three decades, two more Grammys, a worldwide smash single ("La Bamba") and thousands of rollicking performances across the globe later, Los Lobos is surviving quite well -- and still jamming with the same raw intensity as they had when they began in that garage in 1973.
Tickets go on sale to Lincoln and Rick Epting Foundation members on Thursday, January 29th at noon and then to the general public on Thursday, February 5th at noon.
Reserved seating tickets: $49.50 1st & 2nd sections, $39.50 3rd section, & $29.50 4th section, with $2.00 off for Lincoln Theatre members.