bilingual music

A multicultural barbershop brings Evansville together

May 29, 2015
Chinno Men's Hairdressing website

Add a little flavor to your haircut. A unique Barbershop brings Evansville together, offering understanding between cultures in a different way. Chinno Men's Hairdressing, a Latino owned barbershop, not only adds a lively vibe to hairstyles, it gives all who enters a taste of other cultures. 

Owner Alex "Chinno' Rivera said for Latinos hairstyles are a statement so being able to understand the demand of costumers in English or Spanish is key to a satisfied costumer. 

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An Evansville native is part of the first American band to win a Latin Grammy Award, in the family music category.

Alisha Gaddis and her husband Lucky Diaz, make up the duo, Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band who will perform in town this weekend.

Gaddis describes their bilingual music as “indie pop” that kids of all ages can enjoy. 

“A lot of times people think of music in Spanish as sounding like mariachi bands," Gaddis said. "We're trying to expose people to all types of music in Spanish.”