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Latin Roots #49 - For Our Debut Latin Roots Live La Santa Cecilia Plays An Ecstatic Set of Originals And Timely Covers

A special Latin Roots today with La Santa Cecilia in concert as part of our Latin Roots Live series. This set with the popular Los Angeles based Mexican-American band was recorded at World Cafe Live Upstairs in Philadelphia.

December 12, 2013 - The band, named after the patron saint of musicians, started playing on the streets in LA and released their self-titled debut EP in 2009.
With the charismatic La Marisol out front the band worked hard playing any and all gigs throughout North America and Mexico. Elvis Costello has become a big supporter inviting La Marisoul to sing on The Roots collaboration, Wise Up Ghost, and returning the favor with a vocal on their latest album. They released their debut major label LP, Treinta Días, on Universal Records in May 2013. Earlier this week they were nominated for a Grammy for Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album. The set starts with the title track of Treinta Días.

Latin Roots is made possible by a grant from The Wyncote Foundation.

Session Setlist:
Treinta Dias
Losing Game
La Negra
Tainted Love
Strawberry Fields
Recent Release: Treinta Dias
Release Date: April 30, 2013
Label: Universal
  • Listen to the Show:
    Latin Roots Live: La Santa Cecilia The Latin Alternative band delivers a rousing performance on stage in Philadelphia for a special edition of Latin Roots.
  • Show Tracks:
    Enjoy our Spotify playlist of music from their previous EP Noche y Citas.
  • Listen to the Playlist:
  • Playlist Tracks:
    Enjoy our Spotify playlist of music from their previous EP Noche y Citas.


Latin Roots is made possible by a grant from the Wyncote Foundation.

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