Mon Nov 6

Mohawk Presents

Making Movies: Immigrants Are Beautiful Tour

8:00 PM · Indoor · All ages

Making Movies is an American rock and roll band that entrances audiences with their interweaving of Afro-Latino rhythms and psychedelic rock’n'roll riffs. Armed with their ambitious and politically charged new album, I Am Another You, the band punches out one high-energy song after another with theatrics and improvisation littered throughout. Their culture gives way to dynamics too: at times front-man Enrique Chi trades his electric guitar for a folkloric Panamanian mejorana, and the Chaurand brothers hop off drums and percussion to instead supply the rhythmic pulse with dueling zapateados, a traditional dance from Veracruz, Mexico.The band’s political idea is straightforward enough that they can express it in four words: “We are all immigrants.” In supporting that cause, a portion of all proceeds from the upcoming album will go to the National Immigration Law Center.American Songwriter Magazine described I Am Another You as "dizzying yet cohesive, like the soundtrack for some yet un-written film." The album is the band's second, produced by multiple Grammy Winner Steve Berlin of Los Lobos, and features guest appearances from Asdru Sierra of Ozomatli, Alaina Moore of Tennis and Alynda Segarra of Hurray for the Riff Raff. The self-released album peaked at #3 on the Latin Billboard charts and #8 on the World Music Charts. The band has also shared the stage with Arcade Fire, Cold War Kids, Los Lobos, Ozomatli, Tennis, Sergio Mendoza of Calexico, Rodrigo y Gabriela, and Hurray for the Riff Raff.

You Bring Em, You Spin Em

BYO.Vinyl Happy Hour. Most Thursdays from 5-9 pm. Bring your record release loot and you play 'em - open turn tables!