Aterciopelados, the emblematic band of Colombian rock, returns to USA with its great El Dorado Tour, an unmissable show, in which Andrea Echeverri, Héctor Buitrago and his band will make a journey through the musical history of Aterciopelados, a repertoire of classics like “Florecita rockera”, “Maligno”, “Baracunatana”, “Bolero falaz” among others, will vibrate in the voices of the attendees.
Thursday, November 30, 2023
Doors: 7:00pm • Show: 8:00pm
The UC Theatre
2036 University Ave. Berkeley, CA
Winners of 3 Latin Grammys for their albums ‘Gozo Poderoso’ in 2001, ‘Oye’ in 2007, and ‘Claroscura’ in 2018; and have been nominated 6 times for the Grammy Awards.
They have transcended in the industry, breaking stereotypes, creating music withmessages of female empowerment, environmental awareness, melodrama, impossible loves, and possible peace processes.
This dynamic duo has written part of Colombian history in choruses and verses, with a feminine voice, they have lamented its violence and committed themselves to a possible future, fairer and less violent.
They possess an enormous repertoire of classics, such as: Florecita Rockera, Bolero Falaz, Maligno, El Álbum and more others), while staying relevant by experimenting, creating, and adapting. Andrea Echeverri and Conector havejourneyed through the alternative Ibero-American music scene for 30 years.
The El Dorado Tour will tour 9 cities in the United States: Seattle (November 27), Portland (November 28), Berkeley (November 30), Los Angeles (December 2), Santa Ana (December 3), San Diego (December 4), Chicago (December 6), New York (December 8) and Washington (December 9).
At the end of the U.S. Tour, Aterciopelados will perform on December 11 in a special show for the project supported by the Delegation of the European Union in Mexico for the 75th Anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights. UN DH Mexico, where they will present their upcoming release Liberté.
‘Con el Corazón en la Mano’ (1993), ‘El Dorado’ (1995), ‘La
Pipa De La Paz’ (1996), ‘Caribe Atómico’ (1998), ‘Gozo Poderoso’ (2000),
‘Evolución’ (2002), ‘Oye’ (2006), ‘Río’ (2008), ‘Reluciente, Rechinante y
Aterciopelado’ (2016), ‘Claroscura’ (2018), and ‘Tropiplop’ (2021).
In 2021, they presented their latest album ‘Tropiplop’, a cry in defense of art, women, and the planet, which earned them 2 nominations for the 2021 Latin Grammy Awards.
They also released the singles ‘No Se Viola’ (ft. La
Muchacha), ‘Ovarios’ (ft. Vivir Quintana) and ‘Plañidera’ (ft. Las Áñez), which
were part of Andrea Echeverri’s art exhibition ‘Ovarios Calvarios’.
During 2022, they toured Europe, Latin America & the United States with the
‘Tropiplop Tour’; they released the singles: ‘Síganme los buenos’ in
collaboration with Bomba Estéreo and ‘Volver a Solreír’ with Ruben Albarrán
from Café Tacvba.
They also premiered the music video for the song
‘Meditacielo’ included in the album ‘Tropiplop,’ and their episode of ‘BIOS.
VIDAS QUE MARCARON LA TUYA’ on National Geographic, where they took
an emotional and revealing journey through the history of Aterciopelados.”
For this 2023, Aterciopelados commemorates the 28th anniversary of their
album ‘El Dorado’ (1995) with a major tour across Colombia, Latin America,
United States, and Europe.