Noise Pop 2020: Helado Negro at Great American Music Hall

Helado Negro (photo: Ria Burman) Mid-week through Noise Pop 2020 brought the peak of electronic, chill-folk in the form of musician-mixer, Helado Negro at Great American Music Hall. With the auditorium jam-packed with a sweaty, collective groove-smile, Helado Negro performed a sold-out show with beats and strums, creating a dopamine nest for one of the best feel-good-inducing Noise Pop sets. Sweet support was given by Meernaa, Tre Burt, and Anjelica Garcia. Read Michelle Kicherer's full review here!

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