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Los Chamos

Los Chamos are a famous Venezuelan boy band music group, formed in Caracas, Venezuela in 1981 after Menudos success. Los Chamos were made up of six members and released their first album "Los Chamos-El Soldadito" sponsored by channel 8 of Venezue ...

                                               

Chino & Nacho

Chino & Nacho is a Venezuelan pop duo, consisting of Jesus Alberto Miranda Perez and Miguel Ignacio Mendoza Donatti. In 2010, the group won a Latin Grammy for Best Urban Album for Mi Niña Bonita.

                                               

Collegium Musicum de Caracas

Collegium Musicum de Caracas was a Venezuelan musical group, founded by Evencio Castellanos. Its works include: Sinfonieta Satirica of Inocente Carreño. Ballet miniatura, of Blanca Estrella de Mescoli, winner of the 1965 National Prize for Music.

                                               

Los Cuñaos

Los Cuñaos is an eight-part vocal group established in Caracas, Venezuela in 1974. Their repertoire is based on popular Venezuelan songs adapted to their own unique style of singing, performing a crossover of traditional and pop genres while cont ...

                                               

Desorden Publico

Desorden Publico is a ska band founded in 1985 in Caracas, Venezuela. The bands music mixes ska, latin rock, reggae and traditional Latin music styles. The groups lyrics are known for commenting on Venezuelas and Latin Americas politics and socie ...

                                               

Dimension Latina

The Dimension Latina is one of the more famous and representative Salsa music and Latin bands from Venezuela, and one of the remarkable names in the early history of Salsa in the American continent. It was founded on March 15, 1972 in Caracas, Ve ...

                                               

Ensamble Gurrufio

The Ensamble Gurrufio is a quartet dedicated to the research, arrangement and reinterpretation of Venezuelan instrumental music. The group has won multiple awards both nationally in its native country of Venezuela and internationally.

                                               

Fuera de Clase

Fuera de Clase also known by its initials as FDC was a Venezuelan pan-Latin musical formation of youth with its own repertoire of songs and dance routines. The formation formed in the early 2000s by artist development producers Ruben Ferrer Rubio ...

                                               

Gran Coquivacoa

Gran Coquivacoa is a Venezuelan gaita zuliana group founded in 1968 by Jesus "Bocachico" Petit, Nelson Suarez, Rody Tigrera, Pedro Arteaga and Manolo Salazar in Cabimas, Zulia State. They were named Best Gaita Artist at the 2015 Pepsi Venezuela M ...

                                               

Grand Marshal of Ayacucho Symphony Orchestra

Since its foundation in 1989, Grand Marshal of Ayacucho Symphony Orchestra has united a group of young Venezuelan musicians.

                                               

Grupo Mango

The Grupo Mango is a salsa music band based in Caracas, Venezuela, which was established in 1975. Since then, the group has been an emblematic part of the Venezuelan salsa scene. The group, once organized into an official orchestra, was reduced t ...

                                               

Guaco (band)

Guaco is a tropical music band from Venezuela that was formed in Maracaibo by Mario Viloria, Alfonso "Pompo" Aguado, and Fernando Dominguez in 1968. Viloria, the main founder, retired to focus on his college studies; he was the groups main compos ...

                                               

Isa TKM (musical group)

Isa TKM was a Venezuelan musical group created in the 2008 and based on the soap opera Isa TKM. Its members included Maria Gabriela de Faria, Reinaldo Zavarce, Milena Torres, Micaela Castelloti and Willy Martin. Their first CD was launched in 200 ...

                                               

Kraptor

Formed in 2007 in San Cristobal by Felipe "Phill" Alvarez and Jessy Jaimes, most later, they were joined Angel Moreno and Edward Cañizares. In 2010 Kraptor was chosen to open the festival Monsters of Rock in Maracay city, Venezuela with the Germa ...

                                               

Los Cañoneros

Los Cañoneros is a Venezuelan cañonero group. It was created to emulate the times and songs of Caracas in 1920. They made their first public appearance in Merida, in the Bullfighting Arena of Merida November 20, 1982. In Caracas they were an over ...

                                               

Maracaibo 15

Maracaibo 15 is a Venezuelan gaita group. Founded in 1974 by singer Betulio Medina in Maracaibo, the name of this group reflects the fact that it was originally formed by 15 members. Maracaibo 15 combines gaita with other folkloric music genres, ...

                                               

Orquesta Caraqueña

The Orquesta Caraqueña was a light music group led by composer and arranger Pedro Elias Gutierrez which was based in Caracas, the capital city of Venezuela. This group, created in the chamber music concept, played waltz, polka and other couple da ...

                                               

Serenata Guayanesa

Serenata Guayanesa is a vocal and instrumental quartet that plays typical Venezuelan folk music. It is one of the two best known groups that play this style of music.

                                               

Los Terricolas

Los Terricolas was a Venezuelan pop music group. American music critic Craig Harris has called them "one of Venezuelas top dance bands". The groups name means "The Earthlings" in Spanish. They formed in the early 1970s in Moron, Carabobo, built a ...

                                               

Voz Veis

Voz Veis was a Venezuelan sextet that released their last studio album "Acustico. Una Noche Comun y Sin Corriente" in 2010. They recorded 7 studio albums; the first, Lo Mejor Aun Esta Por Venir in 1997. The group had 6 lead singers: Carlos Labrad ...

                                               

Agropop

Agropop was a Slovenian pop band. Agropop was active from 1984 - 2000. Bands main leader was Ales "Klinci" Klinar vocals and keyboard, together with Barbara "Serbi" Serbec vocals, Polde Poljansek saxophone and guitar, Simon Pavlica guitar, Urban ...

                                               

Aska (group)

Aska came to prominence when they were chosen to represent Yugoslavia at the 1982 Eurovision Song Contest, where their song "Halo, halo" only managed to achieve a lacklustre 14th place out of 18 participants with 21 points, although having receiv ...

                                               

Dubrovacki trubaduri

Dubrovacki trubaduri was a Croatian beat, folk and pop band from Dubrovnik formed in 1961 by Delo Jusic, main composer, guitar and mandolin player and leader of the group. They were very popular in Yugoslavia during the 1960s and 1970s for their ...

                                               

Magazin

Magazin is a Croatian pop band from Split. Founded in 1979 under the name Dalmatinski magazin, the band quickly began to make a mark on local pop music festivals with its songs influenced by Dalmatian folk music. The band currently consists of le ...

                                               

The Master Scratch Band

The Master Scratch Band are a group considered to have started Serbian hip hop in the early 1980s with their Degout EP, which was released through Jugoton in the year 1984. The release had five electro-breakbeat tracks with rap in English and Ser ...

                                               

Odjila

Odjila is a Serbian and former Yugoslav music band. It was founded in 1983. What they play is generally referred to as Gypsy music, which is the traditional music of the Romani people of Eastern Europe. The word Odjila is a compound of two words ...

                                               

Amayenge

Amayenge is a popular Zambian music group. Started by Kris Chali in 1978 in Choma, the band was originally called Crossbones, one of many Zambian acts that had sprung up to do gigs based on rock. Later the band became known as the New Crossbones, ...

                                               

Witch (Zamrock band)

Witch is a Zamrock band formed in the 1970s. Widely seen as the most popular Zambian band of the 1970s, W.I.T.C.H were formed during Zambias golden post-independence days, and were headed by lead vocalist Emanuel "Jagari" Chanda. With the economy ...

                                               

Bhundu Boys

The Bhundu Boys were a Zimbabwean band that played a mixture of chimurenga music with American rock and roll, disco, country, and pop influences. Their style became known as jit, and is quite popular across Africa, with some international success ...

                                               

Judgement Yard

Judgement Yard was founded by Youngson Kudita also known as I-Randu in 2009 and consists of music DJs; I-Randu, DJ Flevah, Etherton Bennie, DJ 2Bad and Mc Tawastok aka Short Boss. In 2013, they performed in Cape Town, South Africa. This was their ...

                                               

Mokoomba

Mokoomba is a Zimbabwean musical group, originally from Chinotimba township, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. The group sings in a number of languages including English, Luvale, Tonga, Nyanja, Ndebele and Shona. Mokoomba takes its name from a Tonga word ...

                                               

Kumbia Queers

The project was born in Buenos Aires in 2007, the union of She Devils, Juana Chang and Florencia Lliteras Happy Makers, Argentina, with Ali Gua of Las Ultrasonicas Mexico. At first, they played covers of The Cure, Madonna, Ramones, Black Sabbath, ...

                                               

Kids on TV

Kids on TV are a Canadian punk-house queercore band from Toronto, Ontario. The group consists of John Caffery on bass and vocals, Minus Smile on drums, electronics and vocals, Wolf on guitar and vocals, and Roxy Roxanne Luchak on keyboard and voc ...

                                               

Pomme (singer)

Claire Pommet grew up in the Lyon area. She learned music theory from the age of 6, joined a childrens choir, La Cigale de Lyon, at age 7 and learned to play the cello at age 8. Her mother, teacher and believer, plays the flute; her father, a rea ...

                                               

Dildorado

Dildorado was established in 2000 by three members Captain, Horny & Misty after their performance in Barcelona. Originally, they were known by the name Los Amigos del Toro. The groups first album was released in 2009. The album included three rem ...

                                               

Betty (band)

The band was formed in Washington D.C. around the scene of the 9:30 club. In 1989, the band relocated to NYC. The name of their first album, "Hello, BETTY!" comes from the standard opening for all their appearances. In 1995, the band expanded by ...

                                               

Bitch and Animal

Bitch and Animal, a duo consisting of musicians Bitch and Animal Prufrock, were a queercore band that performed from 1995 to 2004. They became established while touring as an opening act for Ani DiFranco, and later launched their own highly succe ...

                                               

Hi Fashion

Hi Fashion are an American electropop duo, consisting of Jen DM and Rick Gradone. The bands music features electronic, upbeat pop songs, many with ironic and humorous lyrics. DM and Gradone are both originally from New York but both are now based ...

                                               

Purple Crush

Purple Crush is an American dance music act consisting of married couple Isla Cheadle and Jared Selter. They met at The California Institute of the Arts, where they studied dance and music respectively. Purple Crush was formed in Brooklyn, NY, wh ...

                                               

Well-Strung

Well-Strung is an American string quartet based in New York City that is known for fusing classical music with modern pop music. The band was formed in 2012 by band member Chris Marchant and producer Mark Cortale. The band consists of four member ...

                                               

Cowan Powers and his Family Band

Fiddlin Powers and Family was a Virginia string band from the 1920s, considered pioneers in early country music. They were the first family string band to make a commercial record. The band consisted of Cowan Powers and his children, Charles, Orp ...

                                               

Wallin Family

The Wallin Family is an American family of traditional ballad singers from Madison County, North Carolina. Their repertoire of Appalachian folk ballads - many of which were rooted in "Old World" ballads traceable to the British Isles - brought th ...

                                               

The Freight Hoppers

The Freight Hoppers are an American old time string band, formed in 1992. Their repertoire includes music that was first recorded in the late 1920s and early 1930s, and spans geographically from Mississippi to West Virginia. Its members include f ...

                                               

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer are musicians with a career spanning over 35 years. Their harmonies are backed by instrumental virtuosity on the guitar, five-string banjo, ukulele, mandolin, cello-banjo, and more. Their repertoire ranges from classic c ...

                                               

The Flaming Idiots

The Flaming Idiots were a comedy juggling troupe of three performers: Jon OConnor, Rob Williams and Kevin Hunt. Their stage names were Pyro, Gyro, and Walter. They began their act as a busking routine in the early 1980s in Dallas and they perform ...

                                               

Jump, Little Children

Jump, Little Children is an American indie rock band that formed in 1991 in the city of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States. Known for its unique sound, energetic live performances, and willingness to interact with fans, the band has a d ...

                                               

Memphis Jug Band

The Memphis Jug Band was an American musical group active from the mid-1920s to the late 1950s. The band featured harmonica, kazoo, fiddle and mandolin or banjolin, backed by guitar, piano, washboard, washtub bass and jug. They played slow blues, ...

                                               

Moon Hooch

Moon Hooch is an American band from Brooklyn, New York, known for their dance-oriented percussion- and saxophone-based music. The band is a duo consisting of saxophonists Wenzl McGowen, Michael Wilbur, currently touring with drummer Ethan Snyder, ...

                                               

Old Crow Medicine Show

Old Crow Medicine Show is an Americana string band based in Nashville, Tennessee, that has been recording since 1998. They were inducted into the Grand Ole Opry on September 17, 2013. Their ninth album, Remedy, released in 2014, won the Grammy Aw ...

                                               

Punch Brothers

Punch Brothers is an American band consisting of Chris Thile, Gabe Witcher, Noam Pikelny, Chris Eldridge, and Paul Kowert. Their style has been described as "bluegrass instrumentation and spontaneity in the structures of modern classical" as well ...