Artist Spotlight: Los Almendrones
A weekly feature showcasing local artists
Name: Los Almendrones
Line up: Elvin Ferreira, vocals, guitar, accordion and requinto; David Hurley, drums, congas and timbales; Eduardo Vargas, bongos, congas and drums; Lila Carden, bass; Mo Hollis, bass; Chris Carden, sax, flute and percussion.
About: Los Almendrones is a new Metro Detroit-based band with a still-evolving lineup and a passion for the music of Cuba and South America, as well as American jazz, rock and fun.
Next: The ensemble will make its live debut at the Royal Oak Outdoor Arts Fair 4-6 p.m. Saturday. The fair, which is 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, is located at Royal Oak Memorial Park between Woodward and Coolidge on W. 13 Mile. Visit facebook.com/AlmendronesDetroit for more information about the band.