Thursday, March 14, 2002

Big Horse Lounge 2002

"In the shadow of the Double Door, "Big Horse is a testing ground for bands to get into bigger venues," says Guerra. Of Ecuadorian descent, he has been working with the lounge for a few years, booking alt-country, punk, and rock bands. He also has his own promotions company -- Quest Management -- and considers the Latin bands on par with their English-language rock counterparts. The opening salvo of Latin rock at the Big Horse -- with Descarga and El Guapo warming up the crowd for Zamandoque Tarahum -- came to pass with a call from band manager and promoter Sandra TreviƱo. "As long as they're good and promote themselves, I'm open to booking more," Guerra points out." (Full Article)
14 March 2002, Illinois Entertainer