The Los Angeles City Council declared Aug. 5 as “Dia del Bolero” for the preservation of bolero music in Los Angeles.
Considering the concert series, the City Council also recognizes the Boleros de Noche’s efforts in maintaining and spreading the genre of bolero music. The resolution is expected to attract various generations of people who are either familiar with the genre already or are being exposed to it for the first time. The concert series and “Dia del Bolero” will bring intergenerational audiences together to experience and enjoy live, bolero music.
On Aug. 6, the Ford will feature “La Marisoul and the Love Notes Orchestra” and Los Semejantes. For tickets, visit bit.ly/ LMFORD22.
Boleros De Noche has become one of the most beloved musical and cultural experiences in Los Angeles featuring talent from Southern California to international stars of the Bolero music genre.
Created by cultural promoter Roberto Carlos in 2015, the series seeks to preserve, uplift and celebrate Latin American Bolero music history in Los Angeles and is quickly garnering multi-generational audiences. The series is curated by its founder, Roberto Carlos a Oaxacan immigrant, who is a young Los Angeles-based artist/culture promoter.
Trio romántico Bolero music features the guitar, the complex instrumentation of a requinto (a smaller guitar typically tuned a fifth higher than a standard guitar), romantic lyrics and lush harmonies. It is considered by many to be the most romantic music genre of Latin America. The genre originated in Cuba in 1883 but gained international notoriety once the genre reached Mexico in the 1940s.
The Ford is located at 2580 Cahuenga Blvd.
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