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“Mexico, te quiero de a madre” say the Kumbia Queers at Vive Latino

Sorry for the long hiatus here at Macha Mexico, but what better to lure us out of hibernation than the Kumbia Queers‘ new Mexican tour! That’s right, Macha Mexico’s favorite queer-core Mexican/Argentine cumbia/punk band is back in Mexico for a month long tour. The majority of the shows are in Mexico City (with a few [...]

Kumbia Knights ride again!

Back in July of last year we posted about Kumbia Knights, then a weekly event at the Marrakech. Now, DJ Guagüis is reviving Kumbia Knights, for one night only (at least for the time being…). This Wednesday, November 11, she joins invited guest Bootlegumachine at El Imperial  in the Colonia Condesa. I’m guessing this is [...]

Macha Mexico: Conversation with the Kumbia Queers

Here at Macha Mexico, we’ve been busy interviewing some amazing queers and feminists working on interesting projects in Mexico City. By translating and publishing this series of conversations, our hope is to introduce their voices and ideas to new audiences. It is with great pleasure, then, that we inaugurate this series with Mexican/Argentine tropical-punk band [...]

Celebrate Mexico Now (in New York City…)

As someone who truly loves Mexico City, but is based (for the time being) in Brooklyn, NY, I was thrilled to realize that this week (Sept. 8-15) is the fifth annual Celebrate Mexico Now Festival here in New York City. From their website: Celebrate México Now, a groundbreaking citywide festival, offers an introduction to the vanguard of [...]

Kumbia Queers show tonight in the Centro Historico

Everyon’s favorite Mexican/Argentine kumbia punk band, the Kumbia Queers, play tonight at 9pm in the Centro Cultural de España in the Centro Historico. This band, composed of members of the Mexican dyke punk band Las Ultrasonicas and Argentine dyke punk band the She Devils, are really worth catching if you are in Mexico City at [...]