Roberto Lopez latest project, Criollo Electrik (2017), he teamed with Belizean producer Ivan Duran, to create an album with unique sonic explorations of Latin roots and funky grooves. Roberto Lopez will be at Calgary Folk Music Festival on Friday, July 27 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm Stage 5 (Rigstar).
Martha Chavez is a comedian-Writer-Actor-Playwright. In her film and TV career Martha Chavez has worked with Whoopi Goldberg (Strong Medicine), Chris Rock, (Down To Earth) and even had scenes with Denzel Washington in “John Q”. Her One-Woman show, “In Times of Trouble”, was the opening show of Aluna Theatre’s CAMINOS Festival in November 2015. Martha performs mostly in English, but also in Spanish, French, and Italian.
Calgary Folks Music Festival presents renowned Colombian accordion player Carmelo Torres y Su Cumbia Sabanera performing their best songs! Accordion player and composer, Carmelo Torres is considered as one of the main protagonists in the story of Colombian Cumbia.