Not only does this Chilean powerhouse have incredible vocals, but Francisca Valenzuela is also an activist and poet. If you are all about the lyrics and the beats, check her out. Francisca Valenzuela will be playing from 5:45 – 6:30 PM on Sunday at the Platinum Stage.
Tomasa Del Real
This Ruido Fest Tomasa Del Real is bringing Neoperreo- her own version of Reggaeton to Chicago. Before Tomasa Del Real was known as ‘La Reina del Neoperreo’ she was a well sought out tattoo artist. Tomasa Del Real will be playing from 9:00 – 10:00 PM on Saturday at the Steel Stage.
Vanessa Zamora is revolutionizing the pop-indie scene in Mexico with her dreamy guitar and rocking synthesizer. She is known for showing vulnerability in her lyrics and her online blog. Vanessa Zamora will be playing from 7:30 – 8:30 PM on Friday at the Steel Stage.
Hailing from Logan Square, Tatiana Hazel is quickly becoming a certified legend in the Chicago indie-pop scene. Tatiana Hazel has been a favorite of other Chicago artists and was even featured on local rapper, Kweku Collins song, “The Wayside.” Tatiana Hazel will be playing from 5:15 – 6:00 PM on Saturday at the Steel Stage.
This Latin Grammy-winning ensemble Monsieur Perine features lead singer Catalina Garcia from Bogota Colombia. Catalina is multilingual in that she is known for singing in Spanish, English, French, and Portuguese. Monsieur Perine will be playing from 5:45 – 6:30 PM on Saturday at the Platinum Stage.
Flor De Toloache
This all-female group hits the nail on the head with their modern-day Mariachi music. Flor De Toloache breaks the boundaries of the typically all-male genre. Flor De Toloache will be playing from 4:15 – 5:00 PM on Saturday at the Platinum Stage.
Colombia’s very own electronic-indie artist, Ela Minus really can do it all. Starting as a drummer, Ela Minus creates all of her music by herself. She puts on a unique live experience using only her voice and hardware machines – laptop not included. Ela Minus will be playing from 5:15 – 6:00 PM on Sunday at the Steel Stage.
Jarina De Marco
Jarina De Marco exceeds the limits of traditional Dominican music by creating her own genre. If you are a fan of the Comedy Central show, ‘Broad City’ you might even recognize her first single ‘Tigre’ which was featured on the show’s soundtrack. Jarina De Marco will be playing from 4:15 – 5:00 PM on Sunday at the Platinum Stage.
Known for having a diverse sound, Mamita Peyote gives listeners a unique mix of reggae, ska, quarter, swing, and gypsy punk. On top of that Mamita Peyote was one of the winning bands of the National Cultural Equality Contest. Mamita Peyote will be playing from 4:15 – 5:00 PM on Sunday at the Steel Stage.
Up and coming Mexican artist Niña Dioz is bringing a fresh sound of alternative rap to Ruido Fest this year. Niña Dioz is highly sought after with other musicians and has collaborated with Plastilina Mosh, MLKMN, Ximena Sariñana and Li Saumet of Bomba Estereo. Niña Dioz will be playing from 5:15 – 5:55 PM on Friday at the Toyota Music Den.
Part of Finesse Records located in Mexico City, Girl Ultra is the queen of her domain of R&B music. She is also known for her Spanish covers of songs from artists including Drake and The Weeknd. Girl Ultra will be playing from 5:45 – 6:25 PM on Sunday at the Toyota Music Den .
South Florida’s own DaniLeigh is the full package. Discovered for her dancing, DaniLeigh is the perfect addition to Ruido Fest by bringing her Summer vibes. She also recently released her music video featuring hip-hop superstar, Chris Brown. DaniLeigh will be playing from 7:35 – 8:20 PM on Saturday at the Toyota Music Den.
Originally from Argentina, Silvina Moreno discovered her passion for music at a young age. Soon after she moved to the United States to attend Berklee College of Music in Boston. Silvina Moreno takes inspiration from underground indie-pop music spanning from places like Brooklyn all the way to London. Silvina Moreno will be playing from 2:45 – 3:30 PM on Saturday at the Platinum Stage.
Chilean artist, De Lein will be performing in Chicago for the first time ever at Ruido Fest. De Lein will be performing from 3:15 – 4:o0 PM on Sunday at the Platinum Stage.
Growing up in Ecuador then Minneapolis Kablito was a fan of the local R&B radio station that played music from Prince all the way to Jimmy Jazz. Vogue published an article that went into detail about Kablito’s 90’s aesthetic and bopping R&B sound. Kablito will be performing from 3:25 – 4:25 PM on Friday at the Toyota Music Den.
If Mazzy Star, Nick Drake and the sound of Colombian flare had a musical lovechild it would be Loyal Lobos. Now based in Los Angeles, Loyal Lobos brings a whole new perspective on alternative-folk music. Loyal Lobos will be playing from 2:45 – 3:25 PM on Saturday at the Toyota Music Den.
Puerto Rican native and 2015 & 2017 Latin Grammy nominee, Camila Luna has a unique charm. Camila Luna’s musical genius can also be reflected in her poetry. She is also a teaching assistant at the University of Miami. Camila Luna will be performing from 2:45 – 3:25 PM on Sunday at the Toyota Music Den.