Mom&Pop Productions and People's Brewing Co. Presents
Latin Dance Party w/ ESSO and Ritmos Calientes
Saturday August 7th, 2021
Doors 7PM / Music 8PM / 21+ event
ÉSSO is the bilingual dance band project of Chicago born songwriter and producer Armando Pérez. He curated an inner city big band of rotating members unsealing a kaleidoscopic sound propelling them to perform for mutli-cultural concerts and festivals alongside Grammy winning artists.
The group made a splash by invoking polystylistic enthusiasm from the uncompromising urban streets that birthed House music, as well as undeniably potent movements in hiphop, punk rock, and free jazz. Drawing on these raw influences, the Chicago based band effortlessly merge Chicano and Boricua roots music with modern dance into a rhythmic sancocho filling club floors and providing ample evidence of Chicago’s presence as a hotbed of diverse new music in the States.
Their bilingual lyrics provide substance to the socio-political conversation while adding context to inspired musical compositions and uptempo beats. Swirling guitar, brass horns, spoken word and group singing add to their tropical funk outfit with a fearless focused spirit intact. ÉSSO’s foundational versatility has taken the band on tours across the US and into Mexico behind their critically acclaimed releases of original independent music online and on vinyl. Their music is the soundtrack to various Podcasts, short films, and TV shows released in 2019 and 2020.