iLe | Photo courtesy of the artist

Nuevofest 2016, a free Latin music festival celebrating the new sounds of Latin American music is being held this Sunday, July 10th at FringeArts as part of WXPN’s Latin Roots Live! concert series. Seven bands will be featured in the free concert including the headliner iLe.

iLe is Ileana Cabra Joglar, AKA PG-13, who performed with her older brothers René Pérez Joglar and Eduardo Cabra Joglar in the popular hip-hop duo Calle 13, one of the most popular bands in Latin music. Writing about her first solo album, iLevitable, Felix Contreras of NPR Music’s alt.Latino notes:

Cabra began performing with Calle 13 at 16, and a decade later she steps out of her brothers’ shadow with a dozen songs that were written by her, a handful of talented songwriters from her native Puerto Rico, and even her grandmother. iLevitable is a family affair, with some vocals by her father, as well as appearances by Rene and Eduardo. The entire album is a collection of spot-on performances by some of the island’s most popular musicians, writers and producers, and it establishes her immediately as a first-class interpreter of the classic sounds that flow through Latin America.

She looks back in time to deliver a meticulously crafted album of boleros and mid-tempo, folk-inspired songs that showcase her gorgeously old-school singing.

Listen to iLevitable below.

Nuevofest will be held at FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Boulevard (at Race Street) in Philadelphia. Doors are at 5 p.m. The all-ages show starts at 6 p.m.

The event is free however you must RSVP HERE. The entire show will also be webcast on VuHaus.

Latin Roots Live! is produced in partnership with Afrotaino Productions and made possible by the William Penn Foundation.