Chalk the Block welcomes El Conjunto Nueva Ola (ECNO) to the Chase stage on Saturday, October 7, at 8 p.m. when they make their El Paso debut.
Running all weekend in Downtown El Paso, Chalk the Block is a collaborative event programmed by the City of El Paso Museums & Cultural Affairs Department and the El Paso Community Foundation and sponsored by the Rudolph family of dealerships.
Combining classic new wave, rock and disco with Latin cumbia rhythms, ECNO will take El Paso by storm with their hilarious, irreverent and highly entertaining on stage antics and energetic performances. The band has performed throughout the US and Mexico and has graced the stages of top Hispanic television networks, including Telemundo, Telefutura and Univision.
This year’s festival is also supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. This year, Chalk the Block is celebrating its 10th anniversary.
The Chase stage will host live performances throughout the day on Saturday.
Saturday Performers are:
10 a.m. – 11 p.m. – Brandon Bailey Johnson
11 -1 p.m. – Gila Monster
1 – 2 p.m. – Sonido Cachimbo
2 – 4 p.m. – Sha’Vonne
4 – 6 p.m. – Fixed Idea
6 – 7:30 p.m. – Frontera Bugalu
8 – 10 p.m. – ECNO
In addition to performers, CTB will also engage attendees with installations created by artists from around the nation.
- Wish Tree: Yoko Ono – New York based Tokyo artist
- Spheres of Influence: Curime Batliner and Jake Newsum – Los Angeles
- Life Cube: Scott Cohen – New York
- Cycle Sonic: Squonk Opera – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- Sun Metro Bus Art On the Go: Curated by Kalavera Culture Shop, El Paso