The Carlos Guitarlos Band @NELA Art Second Saturday

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FREE ART AND MUSIC EVENT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

HIGHLAND PARK // NORTHEAST LOS ANGELES


WHAT: FREE LIVE MUSIC WITH THE CARLOS GUITARLOS BAND -- PLUS INTERNATIONAL MOSAIC ART EXHIBIT TITLED "INTERVISTAS" @ NELA ART SECOND SATURDAY GALLERY NIGHT

WHERE: 5526 NORTH FIGUEROA STREET, LOS ANGELES, CA 90042
IN THE EVENT OF RAIN, ALL MUSIC AND ART WILL BE INSIDE THE BUILDING

WHEN: SATURDAY, APRIL 9, 2016; 7:00 - 10:00PM

 



 

The SECOND SATURDAY of every month is ART GALLERY NIGHT in NORTHEAST LOS ANGELES. Galleries, artist studios, businesses, shops and restaurants open their doors as the streets fill with shoppers, diners, patrons and interested pedestrians.

Established in 2006, NELA Second Saturday Art Walks provide a free, festive, multi-cultural evening that brings together community friends and art lovers in the historic, eclectic and diverse communities of Northeast Los Angeles.

Over 60 galleries throughout the area participate in the evening, all opening free to the public, with many offering artist receptions, demonstrations and live music.

Bob Taylor Properties, a local real estate office at 5526 North Figueroa Street, participates in NELA Second Saturday Art Night by by hosting a one-night, once-a-month ART and MUSIC EVENT, displaying work by some of the neighborhood's most talented and creative artists 

 



 

Our exhibit titled "Intervistas" features the works of international artists who previously converged in 2014, in Puente Alto, Chile, to create large scale public mosaic art.

Contributing artists include: Rafael Matias of United States, Andrea Neumeyer of Germany, Se Van Weert of Holland, Kristen Jones of Germany, Elizabeth Raybee of United States, Nesilhan Zabci Erdal of Turkey, Melanie Watts of New Zealand, Robert Markey of United States, Stephanie Roberts of Wales, and Philippe Vignal of France. The exhibit is curated by Rafael Matias.



 

AND WE ARE PLEASE TO PRESENT GREAT LIVE MUSIC by acclaimed Americana/Blues guitarist CARLOS GUITARLOS ...

THE CARLOS GUITARLOS BAND FEATURES:
RICH Mc CULLEY, guitar, mandolin,vocals
MIKE HIGHTOWER, bass, vocals
ADAM STEINBERG, drums
CARLOS GUITARLOS, guitar, vocals

 



Mike Varney, founder of Shrapnel Records Group and Blues Bureau International says "Carlos Guitarlos is one of the greatest Blues/Americana guitarists of our time and he might just be a better singer than guitar player."

Cadillac Zack, of Southern California Blues Society says "Carlos Guitarlos is possibly the most prolific and soulful of American roots songwriters and performers today, if not all time"

Critic Jonny Whiteside says: "They don't call him Guitarlos for nothing--the cat wields his ax with flabbergasting skill, a mix of sophisticated technique and sheer musicality that allows him to employ a long-range artistic reach spanning a spectrum of impressive breadth, depth and height.

Technically, Guitarlos is unrivaled--he's capable of playing melody, an intricate bass line and beating out hot percussion all at once, creating a full-blown sound that positively dazzles. With a bottomless repertoire that demonstrates an intimate knowledge of almost every vernacular American music form, he also delivers it in a wildly idiosyncratic fashion that is as undeniably authentic as the hard-knock life he's led."

 





VIDEOS OF CARLOS GUITARLOS

"Drinking Again" ~ Original
"Kind Hearted Woman" ~ Robert Johnson
"Straight From The Heart" ~ Original



INTERVIEWS:

Straight From The Heart, The Carlos Guitarlos Story on Music Life Radio: Part 1
Straight From The Heart, The Carlos Guitarlos Story on Music Life Radio Part 2
Carlos Guitarlos Video Interview with Maria Ramirez-Adams



Five CDS currently are available from this rockin'/roots/Americana singer/songwriter/guitarist

STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART -- 2003 * Page 1, Column 1 of L.A.Times, April 30, 2003 Carlos Guitarlos With Mike Watt, John Doe, Dave Alvin

HELL CAN WAIT -- 2005 * Carlos Guitarlos With Marcy Levy, David Hidalgo, Gene Taylor

HANDSOME WOLF -- LIVE -- 2009 * Recorded live @ Winslow Ct. Studio, produced and recorded by Craig Parker Adams, mixed by Mark Linett, @ "YourPlaceOrMine", Glendale, CA: Mike Hightower, P-Bass, Joey Morales, Drums

SING AN HONEST SONG-- ACOUSTIC 2009 * Recorded @ Winslow Ct. Studio, produced, recorded and mixed by Craig Parker Adams; Mark Doten, Upright Bass, Carlos Guitarlos, Acoustic Guitars, Vocals

THE INNOCENT REMAINS --ACOUSTIC- 2010 * Recorded @ Winslow Ct. Studio, produced, recorded and mixed by Craig Parker Adams; with EB-3L Gibson Electric Bass otherwise all acoustic with Carlos Guitarlos on all instruments and vocals

 



 

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