Posts Tagged ‘Dengue Fever’

Asian Pop Rock Weekend, from Dengue Fever the Band to Yellow Fever the DJs

Tonight’s film screening of Sleepwalking Through the Mekong, a film documenting Los Angeles-based band Dengue Fever’s experience traveling through Cambodia, kicks off Asian Art Revolution, a weekend of art, film and music at the Freer and Sackler Galleries.
The weekend events are meant to target “a young professional audience, [showcasing] things Asian Americans are doing,” says [...]

International and Roots Music Roundup: Bamboleo, Shonen Knife, Bluebird Fest

Are you curious about rock music’s influence in Asia? This weekend offers a couple of examples, plus a rare visit from a Cuban band, a return visit from a soul music veteran, and more.
Friday September 24
Los Angeles band Dengue Fever has a Cambodian lead singer, Chhom Nimol, and instrumentalists in love with 1960s Khmer rock [...]