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Elena & Los Fulanos is a bilingual folk rock band based in Washington, DC. Since 2011, they have been creating music that ranges from twangy, heartbreak-themed folk Americana, to soothing, introspective, violin-infused Latin rock. Influenced by front-woman Elena Lacayo’s experience growing up in two cultures (Nicaraguan and American), Elena & Los Fulanos creates a world where language and tradition meld with catchy melodies and inventive chords to enhance appreciation for diversity in an increasingly multi-cultural world.

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Elena & Los Fulanos es un grupo de rock folklórico bilingüe basado en Washington, DC. Desde 2011 han creado música que exhibe calidades tomadas de música “folk” norteamericana hasta rock en español.  Reflejando la experiencia de su cantautora, Elena Lacayo, quien creció entre los Estados Unidos y Nicaragua, Elena & Los Fulanos crea música que mezcla el idioma y la cultura para ayudar a apreciar un mundo cada vez más multicultural.

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Ahead of Mother’s Day, New Music Video from Elena & Los Fulanos Highlights the Struggle of Families Separated by Broken Immigration System  

 

AMOR MIGRANTE (Official Video) - Elena & Los Fulanos

 


 

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Washington, DC—As families around the country prepare to celebrate Mother’s Day this weekend, a new music video from the bilingual folk-rock group Elena & Los Fulanos reminds us that many immigrant mothers will be spending this holiday apart from their loved ones.  The video for the group’s song “Amor Migrante,” features Maryland resident and CASA de Maryland member Rosario Reyes, an undocumented…

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Grupo musical bilingüe “Elena & Los Fulanos” de gira por Nicaragua con destinos en Granada, Managua, y San Juan del Sur  

(Managua, Nicaragua) – Elena & Los Fulanos, un grupo musical bilingüe basado en Washington, DC, estará de regreso por Nicaragua con una gira promoviendo su disco Miel Venenosa a finales de febrero con destinos en 3 ciudades de Nicaragua. 

Como parte de esta gira Elena & Los Fulano se presentarán en los siguientes locales: 

Viernes, 26 de febrero a las 9:00 pm en El Tercer Ojo, Granada 
Sábado, 27 de febrero a las 9:00 pm en RE Bar, Managua 
Domingo, 28 de febrero a las 8:00 pm en la Cervecería, San Juan del…

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Grupo bilingüe “Elena & Los Fulanos” de gira musical en Nicaragua con presentaciones en León, Granada, y Managua 

  Grupo bilingüe “Elena & Los Fulanos” de gira musical en Nicaragua con presentaciones  en León, Granada, y Managua    
(Managua, Nicaragua) Elena & Los Fulanos, un grupo musical bilingüe basado en Washington, DC, estará de regreso por Nicaragua con una gira promocional en septiembre con su disco Miel Venenosa, visitando 3 ciudades en Nicaragua.
 
Como parte de esta gira Elena & Los Fulano se presentarán en:
  • Miércoles, 2 de septiembre a las 8:00 pm en La Olla Quemada, León
  • Viernes, 4 de septiembre a las…
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Elena & Los Fulanos Debut Album “Miel Venenosa” Nominated for a Wammie! | Primer Disco de Elena & Los Fulanos “Miel Venenosa” Nominado para un Wammie 

WASHINGTON, DC — The Washington Area Music Association has nominated Elena & Los Fulanos debut album, Miel Venenosa for best Latin Recording of 2014! “We are incredibly honored to have been selected from such a competitive group of Latino artists in the DC area” said front-woman Elena Lacayo upon hearing of the Wammie nomination, “it’s amazing to have this kind of local support.”

 

Winners will be announced at the WAMMY Awards on March 15 at The State Theater in Falls Church, Virginia.

WASHINGTON, DC —…

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After Successful Fundraising, Recording has Begun!|Después de Recaudar Fondos, Comenzamos a Grabar 

(Abajo para español)

 

WE DID IT!

THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU

Thanks to a lot of hard work and to the generous contributions of many fans and supporters, Elena & Los Fulanos raised $8,651 — 25% over our initial goal. AMAZING!

Fans celebrate donations as we progressed toward our fundraising goal at our show at Haydee’s Restaurant on January 5.

First off, we want to thank all of you who so graciously supported us and contributed to our campaign. We could not have done it without you!

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Girls Rock LA! Live Music, Live Art, Pop-Up Theater, Live Beauty & Talent - 2nd Edition

333 Live, 333 S Boylston St, Los Angeles, California 90017, Los Angeles

The Living Sessions & Sunset Eclectico Present:

Girls Rock LA! Live Music, Live Art, Pop-Up Theater, Live Beauty & Talent -2nd Edition Sponsored by: Quetzal Boutique www.quetzalboutique.com and VM Elegant Entertainment

at 333 Live in DTLA (Gold Room)

$5 pre-sale $10 Door

Buy your tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/girls-rock-la-live-music-live-art-pop-up-theater-live-beauty-talent-2nd-edition-tickets-25009266389

Let's celebrate beauty in the arts with a great display of talent during the 2nd Edition of Girls Rock LA! You are invited to a night in the heart of DTLA where we will enjoy a live art session, live performances, Pop-Up Theater, and more! All in support of our beautiful women in the arts that day by day make a difference in our community. stay tuned for more info.

We proudly present the line up:

GEPE Live In Concert w/ Elena Lacayo

Tropicalia, 2001 14th Street NW, Washington, DC

VIBRA DC presents: "GEPE" Live in Concert "Estilo Libre Tour"

Also On Stage: Elena Lacayo Doors Open At 8pm - Showtime 9pm Tickets Exclusively at tickeri.com info: (703)297-5706

Apr1

Elena & Los Fulanos at Brentwood Arts Exchange

Brentwood Arts Exchange, 3901 Rhode Island Ave, Brentwood, MD 20722

Elena & Los Fulanos is a bilingual folk rock band based in Washington, DC. Since 2011, they have been creating music that ranges from twangy, heartbreak-themed folk Americana, to soothing, introspective, violin-infused Latin rock.

Influenced by front-woman Elena Lacayo’s experience growing up in two cultures (Nicaraguan and American), Elena & Los Fulanos creates a world where language and tradition meld with catchy melodies and inventive chords to enhance appreciation for diversity in an increasingly multi-cultural world. In 2014 they released their debut Wammy-nominated album, Miel Venenosa.

Tickets $15. Available on the Parks and Recreation E-Store

Central American Culture and Justice Series: "Son Nica, Song of Revolution"

BloomBars, 3222 11th Street NW, Washington, DC

Join us for the first installment of the Central American Culture and Justice Series entitled "Son Nica, Song of Revolution." Curated by the Nicaraguan-raised Artist in Bloom resident, Elena Lacayo, this installment will look at the role of the Nicaraguan genre of music called "Son Nica" has played in Nicaragua's tumultuous history. The series will include an examination of the genre, a history of its development and how its growth was shaped by Nicaragua's historical events, and live examples of the music as interpreted by Elena Lacayo and special guests.

$15 suggested

The Central American Culture and Justice series seeks to unlock and explore the diversity in Latino experiences from Central America through music. Designed by Nicaraguan-raised and DC-based BloomBars Aritst in Bloom resident Elena Lacayo, this series examines the origins and evolution of the diversity in Central American music through historical movements and social justice lens.

Elena & Los Fulanos en San Juan

La Cervecería, Calle el Mercado, San Juan del Sur

San Juan del Sur Cervecería y Flor de Caña te invita a un concierto de - elena & los fulanos -, un grupo de rock folklórico bilingüe basado en Washington, DC y liderado por la cantautura Nicaragüense, Elena Lacayo.

Desde 2011 Elena & Los Fulanos ha creado música que exhibe calidades tomadas de música “folk” norteamericana hasta rock en español. Reflejando la experiencia de su cantautora, Elena Lacayo, quien creció entre los Estados Unidos y Nicaragua, Elena & Los Fulanos crea música que mescla el idioma y la cultura para ayudar a apreciar un mundo cada vez más multicultural. www.elenalosfulanos.com

Patrocinadores: Flor de Caña, Big Picture S.A., Kesta Happening Nica

Elena & Los Fulanos en Re Bar

Re Bar, Rotonda Universitaria, Managua

RE y Finlandia Vodka te invita a un concierto de - elena & los fulanos -, un grupo de rock folklórico bilingüe basado en Washington, DC y liderado por la cantautura Nicaragüense, Elena Lacayo.

Desde 2011 Elena & Los Fulanos ha creado música que exhibe calidades tomadas de música “folk” norteamericana hasta rock en español. Reflejando la experiencia de su cantautora, Elena Lacayo, quien creció entre los Estados Unidos y Nicaragua, Elena & Los Fulanos crea música que mescla el idioma y la cultura para ayudar a apreciar un mundo cada vez más multicultural. www.elenalosfulanos.com

Patrocinadores: Finlandia Vodka, Big Picture S.A., Kesta Happening Nica, Cerveza Premium

Cover: 100 córdobas

Elena & Los Fulanos en Tercer Ojo

Tercer Ojo, La Calzada, Granada

El Tercer Ojo y Finlandia Vodka te invita a un concierto de - elena & los fulanos -, un grupo de rock folklórico bilingüe basado en Washington, DC y liderado por la cantautura Nicaragüense, Elena Lacayo.

Desde 2011 Elena & Los Fulanos ha creado música que exhibe calidades tomadas de música “folk” norteamericana hasta rock en español. Reflejando la experiencia de su cantautora, Elena Lacayo, quien creció entre los Estados Unidos y Nicaragua, Elena & Los Fulanos crea música que mescla el idioma y la cultura para ayudar a apreciar un mundo cada vez más multicultural. www.elenalosfulanos.com

Cover: 50 córdobas RSV: 2552-6451

Patrocinadores: Finlandia Vodka, Big Picture S.A., Kesta Happening Nica

LUCE Unplugged Community Showcase with The El Mansouris and Elena & Los Fulanos

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Luce Foundation Center for American Art, 8th and F Streets NW, 3rd floor Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC

Luce Unplugged is a monthly concert series that brings DC's best bands to play in the Luce Foundation Center of the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Our Spring Showcase, presented with Washington City Paper, will feature:

The El Mansouris

  • elena & los fulanos -

Free // All Ages // Cash bar with snacks and drinks + free tastings from a local brewery TBA

Meet in the Luce Foundation Center for American Art (3rd floor, West side of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Renwick Gallery)

LuceUnplugged || http://americanart.si.edu/luce/unplugged

Elena & Los Fulanos and Near Northeast with Ballad've

Black Cat, 1811 14th Street NW, Washington, DC

Elena & Los Fulanos, Near Northeast, and Ballad've, three awesome DC-Based bands hit the Black Cat! Come hang for some folk-folk, indie-folk rock, and bilingual folk-rock. Folk out!

ELENA & LOS FULANOS - elena & los fulanos - is a bilingual folk rock band based in Washington, DC. Since 2011, they have been creating music that ranges from twangy, heartbreak-themed folk Americana, to soothing, introspective, violin-infused Latin rock. Influenced by front-woman Elena Lacayo’s experience growing up in two cultures (Nicaraguan and American), Elena & Los Fulanos creates a world where language and tradition meld with catchy melodies and inventive chords to enhance appreciation for diversity in an increasingly multi-cultural world.

NEAR NORTHEAST Near Northeast plays folky-melodic-ambient-harmonic music utilzing violin, guitar, upright bass, drum machines, and various strange forms of percussion. You can download their debut album Curios at nearnortheast.bandcamp.com.

Oct22

Elena Lacayo with special guest Haydn Vitera

Spider House Café and Ballroom, 2908 Fruth Street, Austin, TX

Join DC-Based singer-songwriter and lead for the band Elena & Los Fulanos, Elena Lacayo for her first show in Austin!

Special guest: HAYDN VITERA The sonic lovechild of Maná and Guns N’ Roses conceived to the sounds of Santana and born in the land of Crossover, VITERA fuses old-school American rock with Latin grooves and instrumentation as a backdrop for pop rock lyrics in Spanish, English, and Spanglish. His influences include AC/DC, G N’ R, Whitesnake, Allman Brothers, Maná, Cabas, Juanes, and Rabanes. Consistenly backed by a hand-picked lineup of seasoned players, this Austin-based artist brings an unmistakable Texas edge to Rock Latino blending congas and horns with greasy slide guitar one minute and orchestral strings with fiery rock violin the next. Vitera is an extremely versatile vocalist who can growl like David Coverdale or sound as smooth as Luis Miguel.

Oct10

Elena Solo Show at Vigilante Coffee with Blue Plains

Vigilante Coffee, 4327 Gallatin Street , Hyatsville, MD

Free local indie music at the region's best coffeehouse every Second Saturday. Oct 10 features soulful folk artist Elena (from Los Fulanos) and Pete Daniels, Adam Ortiz, and Lee Cain from alt-roots sensation Blue Plains.

Elena & Los Fulanos at Art All Night

North Cap, 1424 North Capitol St NW, Washington, DC

For the second year in a row Art Soiree together with North Capitol Main Street brings the Nuit Blanche experience to the North Capitol DC as part of citywide Art All Night: Nuit Blanche DC Festival.

Come and experience the Art All Night DC at North Capitol as Live Performances, Video Art Installations, LED sculpture, Silent Disco, Whimsical Creations, Live Painting, Bodyart and light happenings transform three massive outdoor spaces and few indoor venues into the ultimate mash-up of cultural and urban arts experience.

Event is FREE to attend. For full program please visit http://artsoiree.com/events/artallnightdc/

Elena & Los Fulanos

Casa Fulano, 1654 Irving Street NW, Washington, DC

$10 Suggested! BYOB

[Below for English]

PANDA ELLIOT https://pandaelliot.bandcamp.com/ Panda es una artista independiente que todo lo hace. Desde interpretar y componer, hasta controlar la producción y diseño de su álbum. Lanza su primer disco solista “ES MI NOMBRE”.

Panda Elliot is an independent artist from Argentina who does it all -- from writing to and performing to production and design. Her first solo album is "ES MI NOMBRE," or "It's My Name," a product of a intense creativity and evolved technical skill which melded to create an intelligent album with varied styles which Panda describes as a "sonic collage."

ELENA & LOS FULANOS elenalosfulanos.com

Elena & Los Fulanos is a bilingual folk rock band based in Washington, DC. Since 2011, they have been creating music that ranges from twangy, heartbreak-themed folk Americana, to soothing, introspective, violin-infused Latin rock. Influenced by front-woman Elena Lacayo’s experience growing up in two cultures (Nicaraguan and American), Elena & Los Fulanos creates a world where language and tradition meld with catchy melodies and inventive chords to enhance appreciation for diversity in an increasingly multi-cultural world.

Gira Nica Elena & Los Fulanos: El Garabato, Managua

El Garabato, Hotel Seminole, 2 2/1 cuadras al sur, Managua, Nicaragua

No se pierdan la primera gira Nicaragüense de - elena & los fulanos - patrocinada por Cerveza Premium, Banpro Nicaragua, y Kesta Happening Nica!

Elena & Los Fulanos es un grupo de rock folklórico bilingüe basado en Washington, DC. Desde 2011 han creado música que exhibe calidades tomadas de música “folk” norteamericana hasta rock en español. Reflejando la experiencia de su cantautora, Elena Lacayo, quien creció entre los Estados Unidos y Nicaragua, Elena & Los Fulanos crea música que mescla el idioma y la cultura para ayudar a apreciar un mundo cada vez más multicultural.

Gira Nica Elena & Los Fulanos: Garden Café, Granada

Garden Café, Del Parque Central, 1 cuadra al este, Granada, Nicaragua

No se pierdan la primera gira Nicaragüense de - elena & los fulanos - patrocinada por Cerveza Premium, Banpro Nicaragua, y Kesta Happening Nica!

Elena & Los Fulanos es un grupo de rock folklórico bilingüe basado en Washington, DC. Desde 2011 han creado música que exhibe calidades tomadas de música “folk” norteamericana hasta rock en español. Reflejando la experiencia de su cantautora, Elena Lacayo, quien creció entre los Estados Unidos y Nicaragua, Elena & Los Fulanos crea música que mescla el idioma y la cultura para ayudar a apreciar un mundo cada vez más multicultural.

Gira Nica Elena & Los Fulanos: Olla Quemada, León

Olla Quemada, Parque de los Poetas, 4 cuadras al oeste, León, Nicaragua

No se pierdan la primera gira Nicaragüense de - elena & los fulanos - patrocinada por Cerveza Premium, Banpro Nicaragua, y Kesta Happening Nica!

Elena & Los Fulanos es un grupo de rock folklórico bilingüe basado en Washington, DC. Desde 2011 han creado música que exhibe calidades tomadas de música “folk” norteamericana hasta rock en español. Reflejando la experiencia de su cantautora, Elena Lacayo, quien creció entre los Estados Unidos y Nicaragua, Elena & Los Fulanos crea música que mescla el idioma y la cultura para ayudar a apreciar un mundo cada vez más multicultural.