Kansas City, MO, July 30 - Making Movies will host its 5th annual music and arts festival, Making Movies Carnaval on September 7th, 2019, at 5 pm, at Knuckleheads Saloon in the East Bottoms. The festival serves as a fundraiser for the band's music education non-profit, Art As Mentorship, and features an inspired line-up of revivalist roots music and righteous Chicano folk from East LA.
The 2019 Making Movies Carnaval onstage performances feature Las Cafeteras (Los Angeles); ÉSSO (Chicago); Grand Marquis (Kansas City); youth performers from The Rebel Song Academy; folkloric dances from the band members’ heritage countries, Mexico and Panama; and a rousing closer set from Making Movies. On the festival grounds there will be live art, street vendors, community resources, food trucks, and more. Making Movies invites Kansas City festival goers to let loose and express the resilience of the human spirit.
Making Movies is an US-American rock band based out of Kansas City, Missouri. Their music is influenced by rock, cumbia, psychedelia, American roots, son cubano, and spoken word.
Energy, mysticism, roots– it’s hard to describe the genre-breaking music of Making Movies, a band that Rolling Stone says is “breaking down walls in the United States,” with a mix of afro-latino rhythms and psychedelic rock’n'roll that makes the group’s sound something unique. The connection between the Chi brothers (hailing from Santiago, Panama)– together with their Mexican bandmates, the Chaurand brothers– results in an overwhelming musical presence that takes you through landscapes festive, furious, refreshing, and dark.
2715 Rochester Avenue
Kansas City, MO, 64120