BMI to Present The “Verano Alternativo” Showcase In Support of LAMC

WHO: BMI (Broadcast Music Inc.), to present "Verano Alternativo" showcase to kick off The Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC), featuring performances by Cable Head, CRISTNA, Sophy Mell, Sebastián Otero, Jona Camacho and Nohemy.

WHAT: The "Verano Alternativo" showcase will spotlight a diverse roster of fresh artists from around the Caribbean and Latin America. Fans will enjoy a night of electrifying beats from the retro-futuristic artist Cable Head along with the colorful lyrics and dance rhythms by Ecuadorian urban singer/songwriter Sophy Mell and fellow female Puerto Rican urban singer/songwriter Nohemy. The soulful songstress CRISTNA will also perform along with Afro-Caribbean rapper Sebastián Otero and Colombian pop-rock singer/songwriter Jona Camacho round out the showcase.
Tuesday, July 9, 2019, doors open at 7:00 p.m.

85 Avenue A
New York, NY 10009

The showcase is free and open to the public. Attendees must be 21 years of age with a valid identification.

About The Performers:
Cable Head is an enigmatic, retro-futuristic character that has been anonymously created as a response to many of the relevant issues that we face in our complex society. This figure has no face, no race, no color and aims to guide the world to a better place by using its superpowers of changing consciousness through music, sound and technology. With an extensive catalogue of eclectic songs, Cable Head plans to achieve its goal of making a positive social impact within every community across the planet, delivering a meaningful message through catchy and easy to digest, yet prominent, emotional and impactful lyrics.

CRISTNA is a Latin singer-songwriter influenced by tropical, pop and R&B sounds. She credits her parents, who are Puerto Rican and Mexican American, for inspiring her to express her roots musically in both Hispanic and American cultures. The singer's music reflects the ambience and attitude of the modern age American Latina.

Sophy Mell is the only Ecuadorian singer/songwriter to reach #1 on the country's general radio charts for seven weeks. Mell was drawn into the music industry at an early age and started composing songs by the time she was 11 years old. She has performed with the symphonic orchestra in Cuba and played the role of Cinderella in the Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical.

Sebastián Otero is a Puerto Rican singer/songwriter, violinist, rapper and producer. His work fuses multiple genres including R&B, nueva trova, jazz, hip-hop, soul and Afro-Caribbean rhythmic elements. Otero continues to surprise his fans because each song is a dynamic journey from one genre to another.

Jona Camacho is a Colombian composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist. His grandeur talent as songwriter and musician, coupled with his versatility and charisma on stage, delivers an explosive combination of musical fusions of rock, pop and R&B. Jona is currently working on new music, which is scheduled to be released this summer.

Nohemy is a Puerto Rican singer/songwriter with a unique sound and energetic stage presence. Her provocative and uninhibited lyrics reveal private truths that resonate into anthems for many of her fans. Nohemy's sound elevates the Latin neo hip-hop, pop-urban movement.

Celebrating over 78 years of service to songwriters, composers, music publishers and businesses, Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI ) is a global leader in music rights management, serving as an advocate for the value of music. BMI represents the public performance rights in 14 million musical works created and owned by more than 900, 000 songwriters, composers, and music publishers. The Company negotiates music license agreements and distributes the fees it generates as royalties to its affiliated writers and publishers when their songs are performed in public. In 1939, BMI created a groundbreaking open-door policy becoming the only performing rights organization to welcome and represent the creators of blues, jazz, country, and American roots music. Today, the musical compositions in BMI's repertoire, from chart toppers to perennial favorites, span all genres of music and are consistently among the most-performed hits of the year. For additional information and the latest BMI news, visit, follow us on Twitter @BMI or stay connected through Broadcast Music, Inc.'s Facebook page. Sign up for BMI's The Weekly and receive our e-newsletter every week to stay up to date on all things music.

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