Posted on July 6, 2009

The Farce of July Festival

Press Release, Xicano Records and Film, June 26, 2009


Contact: Xicano Records and Film

Email: [email protected]


(LOS ANGELES, CA.) Xicano Records and Film present their 12th Annual “Farce of July” Music and Art Concert on Saturday, July 4th, 2009 from 6-11pm at Liliflor Collective Studios located at 2026 E. First St. Los Angeles, CA 90033. This year X.R.F. is extremely proud to present an ALL-WOMAN featured lineup: THE (SIS)TEM, IN LAK ECH, MAYA JUPITER featuring Aloe Blacc, CIHUATL-CE, and DJ SolFyah. The event is a benefit for In Lak Ech, suggested donation at the door is $10.00.

The 12th Annual Farce of July will feature live performances by LA’s own fierce hip hop emcees The (SIS)tem, internationally known Australian-Chicana hip hop mc Maya Jupiter in a special collaboration with hip-hop & soul vocals by Aloe Blacc, native instrumentation song and spoken word by In Lak Ech, and powerful Xicana lyricist Cihuatl-Ce, co-founder of Cihuatl Tonali. The night will be filled with music, DJ SoL, spoken word, local vendors, and food and is co-sponsored by Cultura y Mas.

Xicano Records and Film is a Los Angeles based collective network of performers, musicians, visual artists, and organizers. Since 1997, XRF has independently produced concerts and music albums in Los Angeles, built connections with artists in Mexico, Canada, throughout the US, and Indian country. “The Farce of July” was created in order to use art and music as an instrument of community empowerment, education, and celebration while bringing to light the experience of historically oppressed peoples throughout the world.

The concert will take place on Saturday, July 4, 2008 at Liliflor Collective Studios (AKA First St. Studios) at 2026 E. First Street Los Angeles, CA 90033. The night will begin at 6pm and end at 11pm. This is an all ages event, no alcohol, drugs, or fireworks will be allowed.