‘Verano Alternativo’ Showcase Rocks New York Music Scene

Posted in News on July 27, 2008

S.O.B’s was the epicenter of Latin alternative rock music July 8, as BMI held “Verano Alternativo,” a continuation of its “BMI Presents” showcase series. The showcase was the unofficial kick-off to the Latin Alternative Music Conference, a four-day event geared towards the marketing of Spanish-language alternative music. Attendees were treated to performances by bi-lingual pop-rock band organicArma and indie-electronic band LapDance. Additional performers included New York City-based power pop-rock outfit Taxi Amarillo, South American triple threat Origen, and Dominican-born Marel.

“BMI Presents: Verano Alternativo” was sponsored by, Gibson, El Especialito & El Especial Newspapers,,,, Divino Magazine and The Latin Recording Academy (LARAS).

photo Marel
photo Taxi Amarillo
photo BMI’s Porfirio Pina(second from left) with Origen
photo organicArma