Chicha started out in the late 60′s, in the oil-boom cities of the Peruvian Amazon. Cumbias Amazonicas, as they were first known, were loosely inspired by Colombian cumbias but incorporated the distinctive pentatonic scales of Andean melodies, some Cuban guajiras, and the psychedelic sounds of surf guitars, wah-wah pedals, farfisa organs, and moog synthesizers. (read more: www.barbesrecords.com/rootsofchicha.html)
Friday September 13, 2013 -come witness an evening of psychedelic cumbias with Chicha Libre (pic below), Money Chicha, & Chicha Dust. Click on pic to buy tickets.
April 5th & 6th, we will have a booth at the Lonestar Round Up (http://lonestarroundup.com/) in Austin. Our pal, Derek Yaniger, will be sharing the booth – selling his ltd edition serigraphs, sketches, & more! Come by and say HOLA! It’s gonna be a blast! Below is one of the ltd serigraphs (debuting at the Round Up) entitled “Crankenstein Meets the Biker Bride”
MOJO HAND: the Life and Music of Lightnin’ Hopkins by Tim O’Brien (and David Ensminger) has arrived. I always admired Tim’s passion in life. Miss his visits to Sig’s. All profits of sales of his book at Sig’s will go to his wife, Kyong Mi, and daughter, Yuna. Job well done amigo!
Sig’s Lagoon (DEREK design) T-shirts are in! Available in Black & White! Click on pic to get your’s NOW!
We got a fresh batch of Derek Yaniger designed Sig Lagoon magnets in. Let your Sig magnets be your “guardian” of reminders, invites, and…..bills (bleh!). Made by our pals at CHAZBRO! Click on pic to order in our store!
DIG the new Sig’s logo done by our pal, Derek Yaniger. You will be able to get your mitts on a t-shirt ( screened by our pals at Caught in Customs) SOON!!
One special night – Feb 2nd at the Continental Club (Houston) with RENALDO DOMINO (Numero – Twinight), BARBARA LYNN (You’ll Lose a Good Thing), and ARCHIE BELL (Tighten Up)! A FISTFUL OF SOUL will be spinning throughout the evening! LTD edition hand screened prints available at Sig’s the evening of the show! Click on poster to buy your tickets NOW!!
Here’s a link to Andrew Dansby’s article on the “Sundance-ification” of Sig’s Lagoon. Click on pic for article. Thanks Andrew!!
Thanks to everyone who made it out to the Roky Erickson signing at Sig’s. Special thanks to Jegar for all the support. The Hounds of Baskerville are on their way, folks! If you didn’t see them last night, do yourself a favor and check them out next time they are in Houston! Happy Birthday Roky!!
Roky Erickson (13th Floor Elevators) will be at Sig’s on Saturday, July 14th from 5 – 5:30 for a signing! There will be a strict limit of 2 items per person. Roky Erickson & the Hounds of Baskerville will appear at the Continental club later that evening. Click on pic (photo by Jay Lee) to get your tickets!