Put together by music-industry biggies Gary Kurfirst (Talking Heads, Jane's Addiction, the Ramones) and Chris Blackwell (Bob Marley, U2), Musica Fresca is a Latin-fusion showcase with Akwid (hip-hop), Yerba Buena (Latin funk), Voltio (reggaet—n) and Santana faves Radio Mundial (Latin rock). The biggest draw on the bill is Akwid, made up of brothers Sergio and Francisco Gomez. The pair made news a few years ago when they burst onto the Latin music scene with their own brand of a banda-meets-rap style of hip-hop -- think Spanglish rap laid over a Mexican brass... More >>>