Pistolera's accordion-driven melodies invite you to a dance party at the Brooklyn-Mexico border. Fans around the world are dancing cumbias to the group's socially conscious songs--en espa?ol--about immigrants' rights, war, racism, feminism, and life on the border. Pistolera's three albums, Siempre Hay Salida (2006), En Este Camino (2008), and El Desierto Y La Ciudad (2011), were produced by Grammy-winner Charlie Dos Santos. The band has toured in the U.S.
Canada, Belgium, Holland, Portugal, and Mexico, and has shared the stage with Los Lobos, Lila Downs, The Mexican Institute of Sound, Kinky, Ely Guerra, Vieux Farka Toure, and many others. They have played high profile festivals such as the Montreal Jazz Festival, globalFEST, Sfinks, and the Antwerp Summer Music Festival and at venues such as Massey Hall, Summerstage, Town Hall, and Teatro Circo Na Braga.