“Catch LPJ Live and see why this bouncy and eclectic outfit has been roping in a diverse mix of rabid fans in Europe, Puerto Rico and the US."
Blending relaxed reggae grooves with biting social commentary, hip-hop raps with brassy solos, Locos por Juana pulls listeners into a reverse Gulf Stream churning through the Straits of Florida south to Jamaica, Venezuela and Colombia, and over to Puerto Rico.
“[Locos por Juana] has a devoted following thanks to its live performances and [three] albums...This hard-gigging ensemble from Miami delivers a wildly diverse sound, ranging from rock to reggae with a generous splash of Latino Caribbean sounds in between...”
"You Can Catch Locos por Juana on PBS’s Music Voyager a Music And Travel series that gives viewers a backstage pass to the world’s most popular and exciting music. No wonder why they choose Miami as their latest Episode featuring the Sounds of Locos Por Juana"
“Funky Miami-style fusion with exuberant energy and danceability that's thrillingly just this side of chaos -- great fun... [Locos Por Juana are] Miami's beloved Latin-reggae-hip-hop mash-up masters... La Verdad hums with energy and invention.”
Locos Por Juana formed in the year 2000 and in complete defiance of the then remaining concerns over the Y2K bug, forged on to become one of South Florida’s most successful bands. The two-time Grammy nominated band has...
"2008 Grammy nominees for Best Latin Rock/Alternative Album, Locos Por Juana seem ready to rock out with the likes of Bob Marley but then take it to the next level."
One of our local jewels, funk pan-Latin band Locos Por Juana recently came out with their latest single “Mueve, Mueve” and we had the honor of sitting down with their lead singer Itagui Correa and bass plater David Parnsky at Panther for fresh joe and a captivating chat. We blabbed about details surrounding their music, the particularities of Miami and the evolution of the artist.
Locos Por Juana is a Grammy-nominated, bilingual jam band notably recognized by their electrifying dynamism onstage and their unique take of Afro-Caribbean music. The present lineup consists of vocalist Itagui Correa, guitarist Mark Kondrat and drummer Javier Delgado, who form the nucleus of the group, joined by trombonist Lasim Richards and percussionist Carlos Palmet, and at times as many as five to seven guest musicians may join the band onstage. In other words, it’s a fiesta for Latinos to rejoice.
Locos Por Juana, la banda integrada por el vocalista Itagüí, el guitarrista Mark Kondrat y el baterista Javier Delgado, nació con la energía de Miami. Ofrecen un sonido diverso que va desde el rock, sonidos latinos hasta el reggae. Son referencia en Estados Unidos, Latinoamérica y el mundo y vuelven a la escena musical con “Mueve, Mueve” , canción debut de su sexto álbum de estudio, Caribe.
Miami es una ciudad que musicalmente resulta difícil etiquetar y sin duda uno de los exponentes que mejor logra acoplar esa esencia es Locos Por Juana, la banda que desde su formación en la Florida, se ha preocupado por explorar toda la dosis de ritmos que se respira por aquí.
Blending relaxed reggae grooves with biting social commentary, hip-hop raps with brassy solos, Locos por Juana pulls listeners into a reverse Gulf Stream churning through the Straits of Florida south to Jamaica, Venezuela and Colombia, and over to Puerto Rico."
Locos Por Juana Signs Record Deal With Rock The Moon Productions
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"We had the pleasure of spending some time last month with a great friend of ours, Sandra Palacios from El Nuevo Herald and spoke to her about what was coming from Locos por Juana in the NEW year, the NEW album, and on the NEW tour."
"In case you thought you heard Locos por Juana on HBO this Saturday night, you were right! Our song, Afrosound, from the Evolucíon Album was used on HBO’s Mini Documentary Sports Series 24/7"
"The Mash Up Masters, Locos por Juana, are in the Billboard magazine again, this time in a Special SXSW Issue."
"Locos por Juana played last week at 2 High Profile Official SXSW Events, MARCO WERMAN’S “ALL MUSIC IS WORLD MUSIC” and BILLBOARD EN ESPAÑOL."