Chicano Batman - Delmar Hall - St. Louis, MO - 05.02.24

U.S.A. Tour 2024

Chicano Batman

with special guest Lido Pimienta

About Chicano Batman

The fifth album from Chicano Batman, Notebook Fantasy takes its title from a phenomenon likely familiar to anyone who feels outside the status quo: the act of spending your formative years dreaming up other worlds and realities in the pages of a notebook, exploring those possibilities with a bold and wide-eyed freedom. Throughout the lifespan of the Los Angeles-bred band, vocalist/lyricist Bardo, guitarist Carlos Arévalo, and bassist Eduardo Arenas have followed their own visionary impulses to tremendous heights—a journey that began with taking the stage at local dive bars and recently saw them co-headlining the legendary Hollywood Bowl. In the making of Notebook Fantasy, Chicano Batman doubled down on their hyper-creative tendencies, discovering new dimensions of their prismatic musicality while infusing their lyrics with an unflinching honesty. With its dizzying constellation of song forms and sounds—including everything from arena-ready anthems to piano-driven balladry to psychedelic space odysseys—the result is a body of work that sheds all inhibitions and fully reveals the sublime expanse of their musical imagination.

Produced by John Congleton (St. Vincent, Erykah Badu) and partly recorded at the historic Sunset Sound, Notebook Fantasy veers away from the subtler sensibilities of 2020’s Invisible People and embraces a sonic approach...

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About Lido Pimienta

Lido Pimienta es una artista multidisciplinaria, crítica y curadora de arte, compositora y productora musical de origen Wayuu y Afro Colombiana, que reside en Toronto, Canadá. Pimienta lleva en los escenarios y exhibiendo su trabajo artístico desde el 2022, y en el presente hace su debut como anfitriona, escritora y creadora del show de televisión, LIDO TV. El trabajo y mensaje de Pimienta se centra en las politicas de genero, raza, maternidades e identidades desde un lente feminista y migrante enfocada en diasporas y vernacular Sudamericana.

Lido Pimienta es un referente artístico internacional. Su punto de vista y resistencia a las normas que se imponen en la sociedad y en especial a las mujeres racializadas en la escena musical e industrias creativas. Con humor, irreverencia y sensibilidad en su voz y su canciones desgarradoramente reales, Lido Pimienta demuestra que se puede existir en dichas escenas comerciales e independientes en armonía, sin tener que renunciar a cierta dignidad y genuinidad propia.
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Lido Pimienta is a multidisciplinary visual artist, art critic and curator. She is a composer and musical producer of Afro Indigenous(Wayuu) Ancestry from Colombia. Pimienta resides in Toronto Canada, and has been performing live and exhibiting her...

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