Cool MentionsDirtfoot's getting a lot of good press. Check out the links below for the articles!
Harvest Music Festival: The Chompdown
Concert Wrap — Mulberry Mountain, Day 3
Oklahoma rocks Austin - Tulsa Wold - March 18, 2008
Booze, broken hearts mix to make Lucero's stout live shows - Shreveport Times - March 14, 2008
Independent smorgasbord - The Valley of the Vapors Independent Music Festival is in Hot Springs - Arkansas Times - March 13, 2008
Random Surprisingly Good Band of The Day: Dirtfoot - Synthesis.net Author: Spencer - 12/3/2007
Voodoo Music Experience Ignites an 'Artist Revolution' - Spin.com - 10/22/2007
Voodoofest launches alternative selling venture - NOLA Blog - 10/19/2007
Dirtfoot concert preview - Houston Press Aug 16, 2007
Oh, We’re Definitely in Kansas Now - Kyndmusic.com - June 21, 2007
Pick of the Week - TheEagle.com - May 10, 2007
Big Easy caught on celluloid - Los Angeles Daily News - Sep 2, 2006
Congratulations to Dirtfoot, winner of the first Shreveport Times Battle of the Bands. - Bitching with Brett - Jan 30, 2006
Innovative and inspirational, Reyes has been performing nationally and internationally for more then 12 years. He is a Chicano /Mexicano poet, emcee, actor, playwright, artist and youth organizer. He combines hip-hop, poetry and the spoken word to create a unique blend of narratives, rhymes, and songs. As a hip hop artist his work is a fusion of radical soul, raw lyrical hip-hop, fresh beats and poetic style.
A leading voice in progressive and radical music, Reyes’ fusses cultural stories of resistance, raw hip-hop and inspiring poems, to reach youth and elders alike. Much of his work challenges and confronts the many social problems faced by communities of color.
He has shared the stage nationally and internationally with many poets, artists and activists such as historical figures Lolita Lebrón and Delores Huerta, poets Tato Laviera, Pedro Pietri, La Bruja, and musical artists such as, Roy Brown, Dead Prez, Boca Floja, Siete Nueve, and Grammy Award winner Malik Yusef.
As a poet and an artist he has been featured on HBO Latino’s Habla Series, nationally on Latin Nation and the PBS documentary Dream Makers. He has released three chapter books of poetry and 3 c.d.s. His work has also been featured nationally in many magazines, anthologies and newspapers.
He has worked with established institutions including; Chicago Public Radio, the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute, the National Museum of Mexican Art, the Museum Of Contemporary Art and the Poetry Center of Chicago.
As an actor, his credits include roles in Miguel Piñero’s famed play, The Sun Always Shines for the Cool, Urban Poet, Why Are U Running? Chicago Boricua, Public Theater’s 365 Project written by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks and the feature film Nothing Like the Holidays starring John Leguizamo and Debra Messing.
He has worked directly with famed NuYorican poet Tato Laveria on three productions titled The Spark, Chupacabera and the 1977 Division Street Riots. As part of his work with Tato he has served, both as an actor and a director.
Currently Reyes is touring the country with his play Crime Against Humanity, co- written by former Puerto Rican Political Prisoner Luis Rosa. Reyes has played the role of actor, writer and director for the play. Crime Against Humanity has received incredible community support and it is scheduled to tour until September 2010. He is also touring with his latest mixtape titled My Word Is My Weapon taking him as far as Spain and has an upcoming tour with hip-hop artists Boca Floja, Siete Nueve, and Lah Tere