Y La Bamba at The Linda

music act Y La Bamba

Luz Elena Mendoza of Y La Bamba

Indie folk pop act Y La Bamba is set to play a show at The Linda May 9. Tickets are $12.

From an NPR review of the act's album Ojos Del Sol:

The biggest step forward on the new record lies in how Y La Bamba uses Luz Elena Mendoza's voice: It's employed like a musical instrument, as part of an ensemble sound. That may sound easy, but it's difficult to pull off. Singing delicately in her upper register, she seems enmeshed in the instrumental arrangements, which gives her bicultural storytelling an almost otherworldly feel.
Ojos Del Sol represents a major step forward for Y La Bamba, not least because it fully establishes Mendoza as one of the most innovative and exciting young vocalists around.

The lineup for the show includes two strong locals, as well: The Parlor and Bell's Roar.

photo: Christal Angélique

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