By: Fredwill Hernandez
Del Records exclusive Regional Mexican act Ulices Chaidez y sus Plebes, who are currently #1 on the Billboard Regional Mexican songs chart with their song “Te Regalo,” the second single of their debut album Andamos en el Ruedo, held an acoustic performance for their fans Wed. – May 31st, at Culichi Town Del Lounge, Anaheim, Ca., through a collaborative effort with Spanish Broadcasting System [SBS’s] 97.9 La Raza, who provided fans and listeners the only access to the private intimate show.
“Good evening, hope you guys have been enjoying yourselves, my name is Terry Cortez known on 97.9 La Raza’s morning show as “El Terrible,” are you guys excited and ready to see one of the most promising young voices and upcoming talents in Regional Mexican music, Ulicez Chaidez y sus Plebes [?], I can’t hear you,” expressed Cortez, who was joined on stage by his morning show co-host Kristel Yañez, known on the radio as “La Kristy.”
As anticipation mounted, fans and attendees enjoyed the great food and drinks on the Culichi Town’s menu, who specializes in serving Sinaloa[n] style dishes that include sushi and ceviche.
For Chaidez [y sus Plebes], it was all about the fans, making their performance selections based on what attendees wanted to hear, with songs like “Andamos en el Ruedo,” “Te Regalo,” and “Del Negociante,” based on the life of Angel Del Villar, who discovered and developed the group, originally sang by Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho.
Culichi Town Del Lounge, had its grand opening on Feb. 27, 2017, and is owned by Del Villar who not only sees the venue as a great place to eat, but another avenue and platform to book and showcase Regional Mexican talent across the board, not just signed to Del Records.
Del Villar coincidently is also the Founder/CEO of Del Records, an independent music record label distributed through Sony Music Latin, he launched in 2008, which serves as home to predominately Regional Mexican acts that include Gerardo Ortiz, Regulo Caro, AB Quintanilla III, Lenin Ramirez, Los Del Arroyo, Grupo Fernandez, among others.
“We are humbly grateful to Del Records, to 97.7 La Raza for promoting and making this event possible, it’s in events like these that we can cater and personally interact with our fans, who are the reason we do what we do musically,” expressed Chaidez, before hitting the stage. “We always dreamed of doing this, and this past year has been amazing for us.”