Chris Montez

Chris Montez Set to Perform at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Musician Chris Montez will be performing as part of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) “Celebration of the PST: LA/LA exhibition "A Universal History of Infamy" on Jan 27.

DJ & documentarian Melissa "Lil Smiley" Dueñas will spin songs from the 1970s compilation East Side Story, followed by a short preview of her documentary where she explores the origins and impact of this iconic record collection. A panel discussion follows with Dueñas, Montez, and visual artist Vincent Ramos, focusing on the Los Angeles Chicano music scene of the 1970s and '80s. Chris Montez and his band will then perform. Inspired by Richie Valens, Montez grew up singing Mexican rancheras and went on to record such Top 10 hits as "Let's Dance", “The More I See You” and "Call Me."

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