‘De Todos Lados’ photos are up!

THANK YOU, Los Angeles (& beyond)! We you!
 
We’re at least week late in following up the De Todos Lados benefit concert with this message of collective gratitude, but we wanted to say it accompanied by a record of the magical vibes that we created together with you all. So without further ado, it is with special thanks, love and admiration to the event’s official photographer, Eric Parsons Photography, that we’re announcing “The pictures are ready!”
 
 
As a music/arts production crew, La Junta aims to gather as many positive, beautiful people as possible at each event, to create an uplifting joy that spreads into our communities. The opportunity to help produce De Todos Lados was another big step for us in this mission. We’re so grateful to the amazing team at Al Otro Lado for trusting us with this fundraising project, which at its core is a stand against both the dismantling of democracy and the erosion of human decency. They will continue to have our full support. With that said, we’re incredibly proud to say that together we raised about $24K for the cause, with that amount coming from ticket sales, bar sales and modest donations from within our community! Wow!!
 
There were many moving parts to the event and thus many caring individuals, organizations and companies who lifted the event to a level we did not imagine. We’re going to give it a shot:
 
primary sponsors
RISE TO REUNITE (main production sponsor)
VA’LA HOSPITALITY (bar service provider)
QSC AUDIO (sound equipment provider)
iLOUNGE RENTALS (seating provider)
PLAZA DE LA RAZA (venue)
 
hosts
PILI MONTILLA (main stage)
HECTOR FLORES (main stage)
MAYA JUPITER (main stage invocation)
ZAIRE BLACK (vendor village & deejay stage)
 
live music
NORTEC COLLECTIVE presents BOSTICH & FUSSIBLE
SELENAMOS
QUITAPENAS
 
featured deejays
DJ LEZLEE
SUBSUELO
CUMBIATON LA
SOUL CHILDREN
CHULITA VINYL CLUB
EXPEDITION RADIO
UHURU AFRIKA
GIRLS GONE VINYL
ROYAL JELLY COLLECTIVE
LAS CHICAS TRISTES
 
technical production
LIGHTRIDERS (lighting installation)
SICK DELICIOUS (main stage visuals)
JUXLI/CULTURE REMIXED (deejay stage visuals)
JP ON FILM (event videographer)
ERIC PARSONS PHOTOGRAPHY (event photographer, additional sound)
MONFORTE MEDIA MULTIMEDIA (additional sound)
MELISSA FLORES (additional sound)
YUKI SHIMOTAKAHARA (additional sound)
 
food & beverage
TEQUILA TROMBA
ILEGAL MEZCAL
MULHOLLAND DISTLLING
THE REAL McCOY RUM
BOHEMIA BEER USA
RÉMY COINTREAU
CHELAS MUNDIAL
PENNY POUND ICE
TECATE
I LOVE MICHELADAS
AMERICA’S PUPUSAS
BIRRIA PA’LA CRUDA
EL CAFÉ BY PRIMERA TAZA
TACOS SIN KARMA
VIVID BOUTIQUE
CHEF MICHELLE & COMPANY
 
art exhibition coordinators
DANI PADILLA
AMAIRANI NORIEGA
 
craft vendors
HEY PUPPY
NINOSKA ARTE
BALAM CREATIONS
LIONESS JEWELRY BY CHRISTINE
ETERNAL GLYPHICS
GOOD MEXICAN GIRL / HEALING QUEEN
TH0T CREATIONS
DE LA LUNA DESIGNS
LA VALENTINA’S ELIXIRS
NATIVE SOL
LA PACHUCADA
NECTAR AZUL
CREATIONS BY LETY
KALLI ARTE
REMEDIO MOTÁNICA
 
We’re so grateful to everyone listed above, as well as to the unlisted volunteers who lent much needed muscle to the event. We put our hands together and say ‘Thank You.”

Happening today ‘COLOMBIA TO LA – BANGKOK TO BOMBAY’

La Junta LA
presents
Colombia to LA-Bangkok to Bombay!

@la_diablatj
@labollywood
@DoctorsandEngineers
@Discostan
@lajuntala

Come early ⏰ 6PM Picnic with music || 7PM showtime

***FREE / GRATIS / ALL AGES***

TODAY SATURDAY, JULY 27, 2019

Levitt Los Angeles at MacArthur Park
2230 W 6th St, Los Angeles, CA 90057

Levitt LA’s first ever ‘Dance & Donate’ collection drive benefitting three local nonprofits @pathpartners  @havasole @afja.es Bring new, unopened hygiene kit items, socks, lightly used sneakers and youth soccer gear, then dance the night away!

 

Happening Sunday.. Summer Brunch #2

We are extremely excited to see you all this Sunday!

Here’s the detailed info sheet for Sunday’s brunch event!

Main things to know:
1) the event will be outdoors on the patio of The Fields LA.
2) $10 for entry. With your $10 ticket, if you arrive prior to 1pm, you can choose a free item at any of the food stations.
3) Instead of a single brunch station, all Fields LA food stations will be open. You pay only for what you order.
4) The $25 unlimited mimosa package is available from 12pm-3pm and includes admission to the event.

Click on Fact Sheet image for $5 Presale ticket (online only)…1 day left!

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Gather the crew and we’ll see you out in the sunshine this Sunday!

Questions submit below and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

La Junta Summer Kickoff photos are up!!

Thank you, LA!

We can’t thank you enough for the way you all turned out and came to supported us in our new ventures this past Sunday at La Junta’s 2019 Summer Kickoff! You guys brought such great spirit and energy!

To our featured band Spaghetti Cumbia who performed a fantastic set and spurred us into a wild time on the dance floor.

With that said, photos are up. Click here to view photos!

Much love to The Fields LA for for hustling and helping La Junta kick off our event. Get ready to love, tag and share ’em. And if anyone asks where you were, send em to our social channels: @LaJuntaLA or www.lajuntala.com

xo LA JUNTA Yuki Shimotakahara Glenn Red Prescilla Cardena David Cardena-degruvme

Piña 2 year anniversary photos are up!

Thank you, Los Angeles!

We had such a blast with everyone at last Friday’s PIÑA 2 Year Anniversary!  We’re overjoyed at how the event has evolved into one of DTLA’s sureshot events for a Friday night!  We sincerely want to thank each and every of you who’ve ever come out to El Dorado for our event and tore it up on the dance floor and sipped at the bar.  You are everything.

Special thanks to the great teams from K-LOVE 107.5 FM and JACK DANIELS ® for their support of our anniversary event.  We hope to do even more fantastic events with them in the future!  And of course, much love and gratitude to Todd Simon and Fred Locks for bringing their stellar musicianship and great energy to the celebration…we cannot wait to have them back soon!!

But without further ado, the photos are up!  Check them out and be sure to like, tag and share them with your peeps!  We’ll see at our next event at our 2019 Summer Kickoff Brunch on Sunday May 26 and/or at the June episode of PIÑA on Friday June 14th!

Check out the photos..click on picture below 😀

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https://www.eventbrite.com/e/la-junta-2019-summer-kickoff-brunch-tickets-61143522923

Love and Thanks,
La Junta (David, Glenn, Yuki & Prescilla)

La Junta 2019 Kickoff Announcement!

Alright, friends…
[drum roll please]
Announcing…our first summer show of the year!!!

LA JUNTA 2019 SUMMER KICKOFF BRUNCH
Sunday May 26, 2019 | 11am to 5pm

The Fields LA
(adjacent to Banc of California Stadium /LA Football Club)
3939 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90037
https://www.thefieldsla.com/

That’s right…New season, New venue, New hours! Wanna know more (click image)

xo
LA JUNTA (David, Yuki, Prescilla & Glenn)

Tropi-Cal Tour ∙ April 2019 recap…

Much love to the good folks of CUMBIATRON & Mezcal Lounge Fresno, ¡WEPA! & Deer Lodge Ojai, SONIDO TROPICAL & SLO Brew Rock San Luis Obispo for showing us fun and memorable times during last weekend’s La Junta Tropi-Cal Weekend Tour. Over the three days, we traveled about 750 miles, met some really cool people, hit three parties with fun music, and had plenty of terrific food along the way (We think the resounding favorite among the crew was the BBQ dinner thrown for us by DJ Elixir of WEPA and his wife Adriana, seen in the featured image–those ribs though!). We also really loved the hard-driving cumbia sonidera deejay sets by El Selector, Don del Toro and Jalinche of the Cumbiatron crew, as well as all of the mesmerizing cumbia dancers who swung all night long at Mezcal Lounge. Sunday’s afternoon brunch gig in SLO was the perfect way to end the weekend and our tour. Though quite windy at times, it was a sunny and relaxed affair where we got to spend Easter outdoors at a large brewery with a brunch buffet, beer/mosas, cornhole, ping pong and other games. We also got to stretch out musically, adding disco, soul, rock and a few other types of sounds to our regularly scheduled tropical repertoire.

Great fun.Anyway, pics are up from this past weekend tour…(click on photo to view full set) enjoy!

 

 

Azalea – Dia De Los Muertos Celebration

Big thanks to the community of South Gate, CA and the management of Azalea Regional Shopping Center for having LA JUNTA curate the musical acts and provide sound for the 2018 Dia de los Muertos celebration! Below are the photos we shot of all the amazing costumes, altars, kids’ activities, vendors, deejays, musicians and community members. We had a great time helping activate the parking lot for the good folks of Southeast LA!

Special thanks to our featured live band LA MERA CANDELARIA, our guest deejays SIZZLE and FUNKY CARAMELO, as well as to all the awesome vendors who provide these community events with such style and good energy. Look for more community-oriented La Junta gatherings in 2019!!

While your viewing the photos enjoy this remix of El Periódico De Ayer by one of our very own Degruvme

LA 2 Brazil-August 26th

Hola, Everyone!

SUNDAY AUGUST 26! For this second to last getdown of the summer, we’ll be featuring one of Sao Paulo’s longtime favorite deejay/producers flying into LA for his first ever visit, plus two well-loved local bands who’ll float seamlessly across northeast🇧🇷 Brazil’s beautiful but lesser known forró music to the funky and soulful samba styles made popular by celebrated artists such as Jorge Ben and Tim Maia:

@tahiragruv
BANDA MÔ FORRÓ
OS ZAGUEIROS

Wanna know more….See you poolside!