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Past Shows

Sun. September 11th 2005
Sonar (No Minors)
A full band live set by Prefuse 73, The Chicharones, DJ's Paul and Eric Devro
Fri. September 9th 2005
Lucky Bar Victoria BC (No Minors)
HUGE Hip Hop Show!!! Josh Martinez, Sleep - Vancouver, The Chicharones, Grand buffet, DJ Jester the Filipino Fist, Knowmatic, Rhay
Fri. August 26th 2005
BC Place (All Ages)
Slam City Jam Show Josh Martinez & Sleep, The Chicharones
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The Chicharones

The Chicharones

Unknown - Confirmed: Dec. 13, 2006 (Awaiting Update)

The Chicharones, formed at South by Southwest in 2001, are composed of songwriters Sleep and Josh Martinez. Since releasing their 2006 opus When Pigs Fly (Camobear Records/Bella Union), they have toured the world, collaborated with the who's who of underground pop, released critically and commercially successful solo albums and become international celebrities. Since adding live instruments to their live show, they can literally play with any other act and hold their own. Spin called the Chicharones "The best bar band in America" after seeing a 2.5 hour set at the Viper Room in Los Angeles. It's easy to see why. Expect 5-part harmonies, a razor tight band, costume changes, syncopated dance moves, stage magic, standup comedy and the joyful interplay of 10 year veteran performers Sleep and Josh Martinez. And there's also rap.

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Current Lineup

NameRoleDates
Josh MartinezVocalist / writer
Status: Unknown
- Last confirmed Dec. 13, 2006