Vive Latino: 2011 review & artist interviews / 2012 previewPosted: 2012-03-19 14:30:53
(This review originally appeared in the L.A.M.C. 2011 guidebook.)
I love Mexico City. I spent three weeks there in 2010 and when the folks at Vive Latino invited me to visit their music and arts festival in April 2011 I hopped at the chance to return.
Set at Foro Sol stadium, an adjoining fútbol field and park, Vive Latino’s 3-day, 4-stage lineup was daunting and there was a lot of ground to cover, literally and musically. I got up early in the mornings to contact publicists, artists and labels trying to set up interviews. During the day I rushed from stage to stage trying to soak in as much music as possible and chased performers around backstage with my camera and microphone.