Manic Hispanic within the OC: A great time is at all times assured through the close to mythical punk quilt band that reworks vintage tunes wito have Spanish or Latin-themed lyrics. They’re frankly sensible. Swingin’ Utters and the Riverboat Gamblers additionally play.
It’s been 4 years since we misplaced Steve Soto, additionally of the Children. Simply earlier than his premature demise, we spoke to him about Manic Hispanic sporting on with out frontman Mike “Gabby” Gaborno, who had died 15 months previous.
“We at all times had a blast doing it, and it used to be simple to stay going as it used to be amusing,” Soto stated. “With Gabby passing away, I didn’t actually plan on doing anything else after that. He and I had labored on some music concepts when he used to be ill, and in the future I assumed that I sought after to head in and report the songs that we labored on. Once we all were given in combination, it felt just right being round each and every different. It felt like he used to be there. It helped us get thru it. We nonetheless giggle so much, and it offers us an excuse to get in combination and stay doing it.”
However right here’s the item — Manic Hispanic have made it thru. In a up to date are living overview, we stated: “Hosts Manic Hispanic didn’t let the truth that some of the mics saved chopping out sluggish them down. The native punk supergroup hit the degree exhausting and not let up, acting their parodies of punk classics through the likes of the Misfits, Social Distortion, Ramones, Sham 69, X and Rancid, converting the lyrics to replicate Mexican tradition. Their model of Tom Petty’s “American Woman” (modified to “Mexican Woman,” clearly) is very good. General, their love of the song and their very own tongue in cheek humorousness makes for a ton of amusing.”
Move see for your self.
Manic Hispanic within the OC: The development takes position at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Might 6 on the Observatory.