Y La Bamba

Mar 22, 2024

09:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall / Cabaret

141 Park Road, Iowa City, IA 52242

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Y La Bamba siting on the ground and looking to the camera with arms crossed over her knees

Adults $20
Students & Youth $10

Part of Hancher's 51st season

Part of Club Hancher

World Café says of Luz Elena Mandoza Ramos, lead vocalist and producer of Y La Bamba, "[Her] inimitable songwriting is propelled by an earth-shaking voice and incisive lyrics that speak towards the duality of hurt and healing." And The Boston Globe said of the band's 2019 album, "Fusing psychedelia-dappled dreampop, south-of-the-border rhythms, and intricate guitar work with forthright lyrics of Mexican-American womanhood, [Mujeres] is one of [the year's] most stunning—and catchy—musical statements." The band's most recent record, Lucha, explores multiplicity—including queer, Mexican American, and Chicanx identities as well as love, intimacy, and yearning.

Y La Bamba Website

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