Prague Travel Guide


24 Apr 2007 Mexican Ska Band Performs In Roxy

20 April 2007, 16:17 - Music
Mexican ska band Panteón Rococó is going to warm up the audience in the Prague's Roxy Music Club on Tuesday 24 April 2007. The band that was formed in Central Mexico 12 years ago, was neamed after a Hugo Arguelles play (in original called „El cocodrilo solitario del panteón rococó“). It currently have nine members.

The band touched the stars in the Mexico with their wild dance concerts that mix ska, rock, salsa and reggae or punk, mariachi, together. The band is now touring through Europe the last three years in a row, especially Germany and there are not in Prague for the first time. They was here for the last time as a support at the Mighty Sounds festival in 2006, or in Roxy in 2005.

Band members are also very political people and symphatise with the EZLN (Zapatistas, rebels against central Mexican government) in Chiapas, some of their lyrics contain political statements, but many of them are love-songs. "Cuidad de la Esperanza", a song that delas with corruption in Mexico, for instance, was boycotted by Mexican radios.

Last album was called 10 Años, the band released in total six album, all of them are in Spanish.

WHERE: Roxy Music Club, Dlouhá 33, Prague 1

WHEN: Tue 24 Apr 2007 at 7.30pm


PRICES: Ticket price 350 CZK

MORE INFO: Panteón Rococó website