Los Lonely Boys:
Everyone's favorite Texican rockers, Los Lonely Boys, are back with a new album and nationally scheduled tour dates. These Latin rockers shot to fame in the mid-2000s with their super-hit, "Heaven", they scored a Grammy, and a multi-Platinum album. Known for their exhausting tour schedule, Los Lonely Boys tour dates are about the live experience and their extensive catalog of original material. Don't miss a date on the Los Lonely Boys tour schedule; Use Eventful as your source for Los Lonely Boys tour dates and venue information.
Brothers Henry, Jojo, and Ringo Garza formed the band in Nashville during the 1990s. Their earlier sound was country-inspired and they self-released two albums in the '90s, Los Lonely Boys and Teenage Blues, before moving back to Texas. After consistent touring, Los Lonely Boys hit the studio in 2003 to produce what would become their breakthrough album. Their second self-titled album was recorded at Willie Nelson's Padernales recording studio in Austin. This album was self-produced and they originally released the disc independently. The album caught the attention of Epic Records who signed the band to a recording contract. Los Lonely Boys tour dates were scheduled extensively to promote the disc and they released their first commercially successful single, "Heaven".
The single was a massive success, it reached #1 on the Billboard AC charts and propelled sales of the album. In 2005, the single was nominated for, and won, the Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal. The second single, "More Than Love", was also nominated for a Grammy in the same category in 2006. Los Lonely Boys tour dates had the rockers traversing the country and they became a touring sensation known for their lively stage presence. After releasing a cover of John Lennon's "Whatever Gets You Thru the Night" on Amnesty International's musical collabo project, Make Some Noise, the band hit the studio to record their next album. The disc, Forgiven, was released in 2008 where it debuted at #2 on the Billboard 200, becoming their highest charting album to-date. After enjoying a sigh of relie having beaten the dreaded sophomore album curse of many acts, Los Lonely Boys toured the nation and performed a concert at the 2008 World Series in Florida.
Los Lonely Boys released an EP of covers entitled 1969, and hit the road for a national tour in 2009. They subsequently left Epic and signed with the independent Austin-based label, Playing in Traffic Records. Los Lonely Boys 2009-10 tour included nearly 200 concerts and was attended by more than 350,000 fans. Their fourth and most recent LP, Rockpango was released in March, 2011 and debuted at #70 on the Billboard 200. In addition to their studio album, Los Lonely Boys have released two live albums from their tour dates including Live at the Filmore and Live at Blue Cat Blues. As one of the greatest live acts in rock music today, Los Lonely Boys shows are characterized by syncretic soul and Latin Rock and their tour dates never disappoint. Don't miss a date on Los Lonely Boys concert schedule 2011; Use Eventful as your source for Los Lonely Boys tour dates and venue information.
As pioneers of Chicano-Rock, Los Lobos has garnered Grammy-Awards, a #1 single, and nearly a dozen rock hits over their thirty-plus year career. Originally dubbed Los Lobos del Este (de Los Angeles), the East Los Angeles group shortened their name and released their first independent release in 1978. The original line-up has been touring and recording ever since and Los Lobos tour dates are scheduled throughout 2011. Don't miss a date on the Los Lobos concert schedule and stay on top of Los Lobos tour dates using Eventful.
Los Lobos achieved critical success with their 1984 release, How Will the Wolf Survive, which was produced by super-producer T-Bone Burnett. The album produced two top-forty rock singles and Los Lobos tour dates were scheduled on a national small venue tour. In 1987 they hit #1 with "La Bamba" from the bio-pic of the same name. Los Lobos earned two Grammy Awards in 1983 and 1987 in the Best Mexican-American Performance category.
Los Lobos continued to tour and record throughout the '90s Most notably, they released Papa's Dream in 1995 whose single "Mariachi Suite" won the band another Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance. Los Lobos has stayed busy releasing several albums throughout the 2000s and their concert schedule will have them touring for the rest of 2011. Stay on top of Los Lobos tour dates using Eventful as your concert calendar.