Producer and DJ from Monterrey, Nuevo León, Hugo de León better known as "Nurrydog" brings his globalized urban sound to the dance floor. Member of the crew of Peligrosa as well as a veteran of his parties in Austin, Texas. Main part of the scene of perreo and global bass in Monterrey and Founder of Estudio 1070. Its sound can be explained as an eclectic mix between electronic and Latin genres that make everyone dance. He worked with the NBA in his NBA3X campaign with several theme songs and made the anthem of the MX / LA 2017 campaign
Earth Culture Dancer Daniel Llanes is an Austin based performance artist and arts educator, specializing in dance, music & poetry. A prolific writer, choreographer and composer, his original offerings are produced live in a variety of venues ranging from one man shows and exhibits to ensemble, multi disciplinary productions. A truly Renaissance Artist, in his 21st year as a Cultural Contractor with the City of Austin he not only produces and performs original and innovative performance art work in a variety of professional, community and educational venues, he is also a photographer who has been exhibiting a collection of macro photography of flowers available in “The Flower Book”, and a sculptor who carves figures out of trees and currently is learning to build with Aircrete. As an arts educator, Daniel works with all ages, ranging from Pre-K to university level students. In 2004 he was awarded a Webber Foundation grant, which created “Learning & Living with Mother Earth”, a comprehensive Arts Environmental Awareness program utilizing poetry, music and dance. Mr. Llanes is also a practitioner of traditional Aztec folk medicine, Reiki and laying of hands. He is also a Hatha yoga instructer, a father and a community organizer who uses his art to inspire people to appreciate life, one another and to find the fun in life each and every day.
Olivix Prendes (Krudas Cubensi)
Cubensi/ Krudxs Cubensi: Odaymara ( Odaymar) Cuesta and Olivix/ Oliver Prendes. They both born & raised in Cuba, studied Art and began their artivism early in their lives. They Worker class Hip-Hop MCs, independent musicians, poets, theater performers and vegan educators standing up for black and latin feminist queers, gender not conforming, woman, immigrants and intersectional beings. They choose the art as a weapon to celebrate the life, for justice, to fight against oppression. Krudas twist fierce feminist hip hop and afro-cuban flavors to uplift a message that makes their show irresistible.They bring Cubensi Hip Hop, Dance Hall, Cumbia, Old School, Mixtapes and new strongly beautiful Beats from all around the World with their Amazing Afro Caribbean Rebel Lyrics & Voices to empower their community.
Lesly Reynaga has made a striking first impression on America’s musical landscape, making waves with music described by the Austin American-Statesman as “catchy dance beats that carry powerful lyricism.” Austin Mayor Steve Adler proclaims "Lesly Reynaga Day" (3/1/18) Austin Mayor Steve Adler proclaims "Lesly Reynaga Day" (3/1/18) “Dual Passport,” her most recent release, shows Reynaga’s promise. It has earned her accolades from admirers ranging from Austin Mayor Steve Adler who calls her “a favorite of mine,” to Stax Records/Motown legend Al Bell who describes her as “the world’s next female singing and guitar-playing rare superstar.” Reynaga pays homage to her roots on “Dual Passport” with a bilingual sound. The Austin Chronicle states that her compositions “traverse genre, culture, and language with transcendental grace like her predecessors Selena and Shakira did before her.”
Drawing from diverse musical backgrounds, Austin's Cilantro Boombox creates an energetic, positive vibe that flows from the dance floor to the soul.1. Initially a casual collaboration between bassist Félix Pacheco and saxophonist Joe Woullard (of Black Joe Lewis and Ocote Soul Sounds), the duo blossomed into a working unit with the addition of Andres Villegas (Guitar, vocals) and Christopher "Zumbi" Richards (Trombone, Vocals). Subsequently bolstered by Joshua Thomson (alto sax), Micah Shalom (trumpet), Jason Murdy (percussion), and Greg Clifford (drums), Cilantro’s explosive sound merges elements of Latin, Pan-African, brass bands, and electronic musics in a unique flavor as bold as its namesake.