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Music + Cinema at the Alhóndiga
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Jul

Music + Cinema at the Alhóndiga

[eltdf_dropcaps type=”normal” color=”” background_color=””]D[/eltdf_dropcaps]espite the persistent raining, the activities of the Music + Cinema program in San Miguel de Allende was a complete success. The audience that attended to these three days of concerts, as well as the LAtin American premiere of  Contemporary Color, was able to enjoy the shows put on by Mexican bands URSS bajo el árbol, Troker, Capo, Camilo Séptimo, Vaya Futuro y Little Jesus.
Music + Cinema continues in Guanajuato City with concerts and screenings you can’t miss. The live concerts will take place at the Alhóndiga de Granaditas, lead by the concert of Japanese band Tokyo Brass Style and the performance by Yoshiki, leader of the legendary band X Japan, along with music from Mexican bands Sierra León, Descartes a Kant, Terr Monsta, Yokozuna and HH Botellita de Jerez.
As for Music + Cinema special screenings, highlights include the premieres of documentary features We are X, Contemporary Color and Panoramas, all of which will have the filmmakers present. We are X tells the story of the most important rock band in the history of Japan, X Japan. Contemporary Color talks about the concert put together by David Byrne, lead singer of the famous band Talking Heads at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, where singers such as Saint Vincent, Nelly Furtado, Ad-Rock and Ira Glass participated. Panoramas follows the band Zoé for two years to capture what happens behind-the-scenes of the first international tour.
Finally, don’t miss the screenings of Purple Rain and The Man Who Fell to Earth at the Steps of the University of Guanajuato, where tribute will be paid to Prince and David Bowie, two of the greatest musicians in recent history, both of whom passed away in 2016.