Review + Photos: Chicano Batman at the Fillmore

Chicano Batman (photo: Robert Alleyne) To my eye, at least one-in-three audience members in Chicano Batman’s San Francisco crowd was wearing Chicano Batman merch. Excited fans––families, couples, groups of friends, and dedicated singles abounded––crowded into the Fillmore on Friday of last week. Perhaps I have seen the Fillmore as full, but I have never seen it alight with energy and expectation as it was on Friday night; the official release date of Chicano Batman’s latest album, Freedom is Free, and one of the later dates on the west coast leg of their 2017 tour, the night was a special one for [...]

By |March 8, 2017|Tags: |

Review: Chicano Batman at the Independent 1/23/16

I had always been a fan of Chicano Batman. Always admired how they mixed punk with classic Mexican banda and musical styles. I had never seen them live. Never experienced anything like I did at their sold at show on January 23, 2016. The first thing I noticed? For once, I wasn't the brownest person in line. As someone that goes to a lot to concerts and is from a primarily Latin part on the Bay Area, this felt very homey. A home I have never even seen, it was as though all the Latin high school weirdos and freaks [...]

By |January 29, 2016|Tags: |
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