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Lalo & Mark

"Live" Performances

Lalo Guerrero
with Mark Guerrero
& The Second Generation Band

(Left to right:  Bobby Dominguez, Lorenzo Martinez, Steve Alaniz, Lalo Guerrero (seated),
Mark Guerrero, Willie Loya and Alex Armstrong)

Band Members and Instrumentation

Lalo Guerrero- vocals, acoustic guitar
Mark Guerrero- vocals, electric guitar, musical director
Lorenzo Martinez- guitarrón, background vocals
Alex Armstrong- acoustic guitar, background vocals
Steve Alaniz or Al Lopez- alto and tenor sax
Willie Loya- congas
Bobby Dominguez- drums
Juan Chapa- accordion (only at the Getty Museum shows)

Concerts in 1998:

Cite de la Musique- Paris, France (February 8), Flaco Jimenez on bill

The Getty Center- Los Angeles (May 22, 23)

California State University at Los Angeles- Luckman Auditorium (August 8), Nydia Rojas on bill

Luna Park (night club)- Hollywood, CA- “Land of a Thousand Dances” book release party
(September 2), Thee Midniters, Los
Illegals, Lysa Flores, Max Uballez, and Lil' Rudy G. on bill 

Cerritos College, Cerritos, CA- Burnight Auditorium (September 18)

Pico Rivera Arena (October 11), Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez on bill

Annenberg Theater- Palm Springs, CA (November 1)

Concerts in 1999:

Spotlight 29 Casino, Indio, CA (January 17), Tatiana on bill

Mural Dedication Concert- Tucson, Arizona (May 1)

Cerritos College, Cerritos, CA- Student Center (September 18) 

Concerts in 2000:

Rosewood Park, Commerce, CA (June 25)

Set List:

Canción Mexicana, Nunca Jamas, Tacos for Two, Oh Maria (Mark), Chicas Patas Boogie, Muy Sabroso Blues, Los Chucos Suaves, Barrio Viejo, On the Boulevard (Mark), Elvis Perez

Songs Added for 2 Set Show:

Vamos a Bailar, La Minifalda de Reynalda, There’s No Tortillas, Ay Ay Ay Ay (Nobody Told Me) (Mark), No Chicanos on TV, El Hombre Gordo, Marihuana Boogie, Orale! (Mark), El Chicano, Tin Marin de do Pingue

Other Lalo & Mark "Live" Performances

Artesia High School, Artesia, CA- Lalo & Mark perform separately and together on acoustic guitars.  Los Lobos also on bill.  (November 7, 1976)

Southwest Museum, Highland Park, CA- "Mexican-American Music in Los Angeles"- Lalo & Mark perform separate solo sets and a set together on acoustic guitars.  (June 8, 1986)

Bing Auditorium (Los Angeles County Musuem)- "Tribute to Carlos Almaraz"- Lalo performed his song "I Remember You, Carlos Almaraz and Mark performed his song "The Ballad of Carlos Almaraz" in tribute to the late artist.  (June 27, 1992)

Barnsdall Art Center, Los Angeles, CA- Lalo & Mark perform separate solo sets.  (July 28, 1992)

Palm Springs Angel's Stadium- Lalo & Mark sing the national anthem before the minor league baseball game.  (September 1, 1992)

Palm Springs Convention Center, Palm Springs, CA-  Lalo & Mark perform separate solo sets at the state convention for the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.  Poncho Sanchez and Trini Lopez were also on the bill.  (1993)

Cathedral City Civic Center, Cathedral City, CA- Lalo & Mark perform together on acoustic guitars at the dedication of "Avenida Lalo Guerrero."  (October 28, 1998)

Hacienda of the Desert, Desert Hot Springs, CA- Lalo & Mark perform separate sets, Lalo solo acoustic and Mark with his band Hot Rox.  Lalo & Mark perform a short acoustic set accompanied by Skip Heller on guitar.  (February 11, 2001)

College of the Desert, Palm Desert, CA- Lalo & Mark perform together acoustically.  Chan Romero was also on the bill.  (February 26, 2001)

Self Help Graphics, East Los Angeles- Lalo & Mark performed separately and together on acoustic guitars and had a question and answer session with the audience.  Co-hosted by Tom Waldman and David Reyes, co-authors of the book "Land of a Thousand Dances."  (May 22, 2001)

Autry Museum of Western Heritage, Los Angeles, CA- Mark performed a set of his songs with his band Mark Guerrero & Radio Aztlán.  Mark and the band backed Lalo on Lalo's songs "Los Chucos Suaves" and "Tin Marin de do Pingue."  (May 18, 2003)

KCET Studios, Los Angeles, CA- "Hispanic Heritage Month"- Lalo & Mark perform a short set together on acoustic guitars, accompanied by Leo Valenzuela on bass.  (September 3, 2003)

John Anson Ford Amphitheater, Hollywood, CA- "Tribute to Lalo Guerrero"- Lalo performed a short solo acoustic set, Mark performed four Lalo Guerrero songs with a 5-piece band.  Liz Torrez, Dyana Ortelli and Mi Tierra Dance Company, Richard Montoya of Culture Clash, and Trio Los Panchos also on the bill.  (October 4, 2003)

Levitt Pavillion, Pasadena, CA- Mark backed Lalo on a set of Lalo's songs with a three piece band.  Mark also performed two of his songs, "Oh Maria" and "On the Boulevard."  (July 10, 2004)

Autry National Center, Los Angeles, CA- Mark performed a set of his songs with his band Mark Guerrero & Radio Aztlán.  Lalo & Mark performed an acoustic set together and then Mark's band backed Lalo on Lalo's songs "Los Chucos Suaves" and "Tin Marin de do Pingue."  (September 18, 2004)

Riviera Hotel Ballroom, Palm Springs, CA- "Tribute to Don Tosti"- Mark performs a short set backed by an all star band which included Ry Cooder on guitar.  Mark & Lalo performed "Los Chucos Suaves" together.  This was their last performance together.  Lalo passed away 6 months later at the age of 88.  (October 2004)

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