Sept. 14, 2022, Washington, D.C. — For the second yr in a row, Tiny Desk is celebrating Latinx Heritage Month with an “El Tiny” takeover of the live performance sequence. The all star Latinx lineup contains: Omar Apollo, Carin León, Woman Extremely, Trueno, Jessie Reyez, Susana Baca, Tokischa, Carla Morrison and Farruko.
Beginning September fifteenth, the particular sequence can be a mix of six Tiny Desk live shows and three Tiny Desk (house) live shows, curated by NPR Music’s Alt.Latino co-hosts Anamaria Sayre and Felix Contreras. As a part of their relaunch programming, Alt.Latino will even have new weekly episodes of the podcast, a brand new social media marketing campaign, interviews with Latinx musicians and unique “El Tiny” merchandise.
“It is an honor to current the most effective of our music on such a excessive profile outlet just like the Tiny Desk Live shows. Lots of the musicians who now we have introduced in from Latin America have began calling it El Tiny. So that is what I name it!!” mentioned Contreras
“The corazón of Tiny Desk is unmistakably common. We have reached our gente all throughout Latin America for years now and for the second yr in a row we get to honor them — juntos in celebration of musical excellence by us and for us.” sassist Sayre
On Monday, NPR Music celebrated its 1,oooth Tiny Desk live performance with a efficiency from singer-songwriter Angélique Kidjo. The live performance sequence now reaches greater than 16 million month-to-month viewers, who collectively watch greater than 50 million live shows a month.
Alt.Latino was created in 2010 to have a good time and amplify Latinx artists who weren’t a part of mainstream media. Over the previous decade, they’ve examined present occasions, common music, and artist narratives to supply an intersectional lens into Latinidad and reveal a nuanced world of artistry with deep cultural significance. The sequence now shifts to a extra conversational format through which company and hosts can have conversations about their group. Learn extra in regards to the new season and new co-host Anamaria Sayre: HERE
New episodes of Alt.Latino can be found each Wednesday. Pay attention: HERE.
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