TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27
ONDALIVE! KICK OFF
Catch the Producers kick-off party complete with music, comedy, and special guest video call ins. It’s an Onda pre-game setting the tone for 3-days of firme Chicano programming!
FRAGILE LIKE A BOMB
A kaleidoscope of fierce and prolific women creatives add dimension to OndaLive! Exuberant texchanges and performances in music, spoken word, and success. Unapologetic. Illuminating. Celebratory. GRAMMY Award- Winning Marisoul of La Santa Cecilia and Mariachi Divas de Cindy Shea perform. Quote Frida Kahlo. "Not fragile like a flower, fragile like a bomb."
TEJANO AMERICA: BEST OF SEASON ONE
Memorable moments and unforgettable performances from your favorite Tejano and Conjunto artists make season one of TEJANO AMERICA variety series a must watch show for all Tex-Mex music fans!
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28
LOUD MOUTH COMEDY ROADSHOW
Host Emilio Rivera aka El Padrino and a group of comedians take you on frickin’ funny cyber cruise of cool lowrider cars and great comida from across America! The Loud Mouth Comedy Roadshow features comedians Willie Barcena, Frankie Quiñones aka Creeper, and Nick Guerra.
FANTASMA MUERTOS NIGHT PARADE
The Mexican holiday, Dia De Los Muertos, comes alive with a vivid procession of colossal papier-mâché catrina creations by LA-based artist Ricardo Soltero. The spectacle continues with an exclusive “the ultimate mariachi rock experience,” performance by Charros of Rock and the GRAMMY Award-Winning Mariachi Divas de Cindy Shea. Hand crafted designs, ofrenda altar-creating and the holiday history for an entertaining and sublime show!!
A 25TH ANNIVERSARY PACHANGA!
America’s cultural ambassadors are celebrating 25 years and you are invited to the official Ozo Pachanga! It’s an epic celebration of the GRAMMY Award-winning group. Ozomatli continues to harness their musical instincts by conceiving new concepts and forging new sounds while giving a voice to Latino culture, social justice issues, global unity and peace among people and nations.
“Everybody Celebrate with Tierra!” It’s an all-star tribute to the band that has become a cornerstone in the East Los Angles musical movement for more than 48 years! True Chicano music pioneers, Tierra was the first Latino band to have four songs on the Billboard charts. Enjoy exclusive performances, special guests and behind the scenes stories make this show a Chicano soul celebration!
Take a music ride with the classic Chicano rock ‘n’ roll band Los Lobos! For nearly 50 years the GRAMMY Award-winning band has entertained fans across the world and selling millions of records. OndaLive! presents Los Lobos with special quarantine performances, as well as some past live collaborations. Add in some special guests and get ready for a rock, Tejano, oldies music special!
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29
SESSION & SCREENING
SONG FOR CESAR,
THE MOVEMENT AND THE MUSIC
Session and screening of the anticipated 2021 documentary, “Song for Cesar” dedicated to the life and legacy of Cesar Chavez and the farmworker movement. The audience session unites film creators, Chavez family and farmworker leadership to discuss the project. The session closes with a 15-minute sneak peek of the documentary, including music and interviews of Joan Baez, Maya Angelou, Carlos Santana, and more.
CHICANO MUSIC MASHUPS
Danny Trejo hosts this rad music session with funky performances and one-of-a-kind, virtual jam sessions across music genres and age groups. Confirmed mash up performances include: Cheech Marin & Tristan Ramos; Baby Bash & Frankie J; Little Willie G. & Jay Perez; The Texicana Mamas (Tish Hinojosa, Stephanie Urbina & Patricia Vonn) and Los Texmaniacs, Ring Garza of Los Lonely Boys & La Marisoul of La Santa Cecilia.
EMILIO NAVAIRA: STANDING OVATION
A retrospective of the music and artist, Tejano superstar Emilio Navaira. A nostalgic musical journey of Emilio’s rise to the top of the Tejano industry and move into country music. This heartfelt tribute features Emilio’s two sons Diego and Emilio IV Navaira together, and as band members of The Last Bandoleros.
LITTLE JOE 80TH BIRTHDAY BASH
hosted by PAUL RODRIGUEZ
The King of the Brown Sound, Tex-Mex music legend Little Joe is celebrating 80 years and you are cordially invited to the party! Hosted by the incomparable Paul Rodriguez, the party debuts an exclusive Little Joe live performance with artist and industry testimonials and all-star tribute performance to the Chicano legend!