Este Vato

Este Vato

 Austin, Texas, USA
BandLatinRock

Este Vato's sound can be described as a blend of English and Spanish lyrics with many styles from Cumbia to Rock to Hip-Hop to Reggae and everything in between. EV calls this sound "Latin-Fusion".

Biography

Este Vato is an original eight-piece Latin-Fusion group from Austin, TX formed in early-2008 by brothers Rocky and Oscar Reyna. EV includes: Rene Chavez, Ricardo Lara, Feliciano ‘Chano’ Lopez, Frank ‘FAAR’ Ramirez,Rocky Reyna, Oscar Reyna, Rey Treviño and Dave Farris.

EV‘s sound can be described as a blend of English and Spanish lyrics with many styles from Cumbia to Rock to Hip-Hop to Reggae and everything in between. EV calls this sound “Latin-Fusion” and credits its member’s vast musical tastes, experiences and contributions as the key to its originality.

The rhythm section, Rocky Reyna (bass), Oscar Reyna (guitar) and Frank ‘FAAR’ Ramirez (drums), come from families with tremendous musical backgrounds which provide the solid foundation that EV‘s sound is built on. Feliciano ‘Chano’ Lopez contributes his ability to combine English and Spanish lyrics with an arsenal of intricate rhymes that define his political views and life struggles, while Rey Treviño adds turntables, electronic samples and sound effects to the mix. Ricardo Lara brings his talent and experience as a Singer/Songwriter to the band’s lineup by showcasing his eclectic style and powerful voice. Newest members,Rene Chavez & Dave Farris provide an electrifying additional guitar and percussionist that ties the band’s sound together.

EV is currently booking dates for Spring 2013 & beyond, as well as, writing songs for a currently untitled EP, which will follow 2011's The Morningside EP.

For Booking & Press Inquiries, please contact Stephanie Bergara | Gran Sonido | Booking@EsteVato.com

Discography

Forthcoming Untitled EP - May 2013
Various Artists - Movimiento Rockero 2012 includes our song "Palabra" (iTunes & streaming via Spotify)
The Morningside EP - September 2011 (streaming via SoundCloud)
Levantate (Single) - August 2011 (streaming via SoundCloud)
Live Tracks Vol. 1 EP - May 2011
Este Vato EP - February 2010 (streaming via SoundCloud)
3 Song Demo - February 2009

Set List

Originals :
Intro
Palabra
Transitorio
Quemadura
D'Spacio
Mundo en fuego
XX
Social animals
Levantate
Sueña
Na Pos
Movimiento
Balazo
Rattlesnake
Tres Colores
El Poder

Covers :
Oye Mi Amor by Mana
People of the Sun by Rage Against The Machine