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A Bluegrass Ditty By Way Of Uruguay

Uruguay belongs high up any list of locations for musical discovery. Nestled between Argentina and Brazil way down on the southern tip of the Americas, it spends way too much time in the shadows of its better-known neighbors.

But a closer listen reveals something for just about everyone: rockeros, sure, but also fans of hip-hop, folk-influenced downtempo music and singer-songwriters with distinct voices and stories to tell.

Fede Graña Y Los Prolijos even manage to reflect good old Americana — of the variety situated to our south and their north. Wherever it came from, though, it works.

Set List

  • "El Gigante"
  • Credits

    Producers: Felix Contreras, Mito Habe-Evans; Audio Engineer: Kevin Wait; Director: Morgan Walker; Videographers: Katie Hayes Luke, Morgan Walker, A.J. Wilhelm; Assistant Editor: Carlos Waters; Special Thanks: Backstage Design Studios; Executive Producer: Anya Grundmann.

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