On this week’s edition of “Global Notes,” Catalina Maria Johnson introduces us to two bands that are making some noise in Chicago this week: Che Apalache and Making Movies. Based in Buenos Aires, Che Apalache is a four-man string band featuring members from Argentina, Mexico and the United States. Joining the show is Joe Troop, who previously taught bluegrass and old-time music for a living. Three of his students soon became his bandmates when Troop founded Che Apalache.
Meanwhile, two pairs of brothers make up Making Movies, a rock band based out of Kansas City, Missouri. Their new album, “ameri’kana”, comes out this month, and we get a sneak peak here on Worldview. Joining us to play some music in studio are all four members of Making Movies: Enrique Chi, Juan Carlos Chaurand, Andres Chaurand and Diego Chi.
Catalina Maria Johnson is the host/producer of “Beat Latino” on Vocalo.
Making Movies performs Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. at Subterranean, 2011 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
Che Apalache performs Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 8:30 p.m. at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4545 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625 and on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at Avondale Music Hall, 3336 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60641