La Santa Cecilia continues the timely release of the individual visual performances from their highly-acclaimed new album ‘AMAR Y VIVIR’. In this new video, the Grammy-winning bilingual band enlists the support of son jarocho performance group Caña Dulce y Caña Brava to take us on a musical journey to the remote Andes mountains with their new interpretation of ‘Volver a los 17’, a classic Chilean Folkloric hymn.
The Grammy winning band releases their heartfelt tribute ahead of Mercedes Sosa’s July 9th birthdate– when the song’s legendary signature performer would have turned 84– and the centennial celebration of songwriter Violeta Parra.
‘Volver a los 17’ is a beloved poem that highlights the value of youthful sentiment above reason, and describes the enthusiasm and positive effects of love.
“La Santa Cecilia Joins with Mexico’s Rebel Cats to celebrate an all-American 4th of July with cover of Los Lobos’ Chicano pride anthem” –Billboard
This is the ninth video released from La Santa Cecilia’s visual album ‘AMAR Y VIVIR’ and follows close on the heels of ‘México Americano’ – a celebration of Biculturalism featuring Mexico City Rockabilly band Rebel Cats that has received wide praise over the last week.
See La Santa Cecilia At One Of These Upcoming “Amar y Vivir Tour” Stops In The United States
July 26 – Edmonds Center For the Arts – Seattle, WA
August 11 –Velorama Festiva – Denver, Colorado
August 19- The New Parish – Oakland, CA
August 20-Chachos Taco Eating Contest – San José, CA
August 25– Mexican Fiesta – Milwaukee Music Festival – Milwaukee, WI
September 14 – Palapas Society @ Denver Bot – Denver, Colorado
September 17- Hollywood Bowl – Los Ángeles, CA
September 23– Festival de las Americas – Tulsa, OK
October 2-7 – Hancher Auditorium – Iowa City, Iowa
October 19 – Library of Congress – Washington DC, Washington