La Cholita is L.A's very own royalty.Her unparalleled award winning performances are exhilarating and seductive overflowing with glamour and passion.Initially known as the "firecracker" of burlesque for her explosive presence and energy she was quickly dubbed "The Latina Queen of Burlesque" by her fans for pioneering a Latina revolution in the Burlesque scene when there was none.She was the first Latina ever awarded the highly coveted "Miss Viva Las Vegas" title and remains the most iconic winner to date. Her trademark glamour girl meets chola pinup bombshell style is in constant demand.Some of her past clients include Christina Aguilera, Hornitos Tequila and Entertainment giant Clear Channel just to name a few.Sought out by numerous clothing, shoe, lingerie and accessory companies to model their latest designs she is the spokesmodel for "Bordello" shoes by Pleaser USA, The world's first Burlesque inspired line of shoes sold in over 62 countries.
Cholita's dynamic dance moves, elaborate one of a kind costumes and larger than life stage persona have earned respect and recognition around the world.She has dazzled stages of sold out venues in the UK, Germany, Canada, and every major city across the US. She's been featured on How to look good naked with Carson Kressley,American Latino, Latin Nation, Telemundo Noticias as well as countless magazines and films.
Now that she's conquered the burlesque world she's making her mark on the music scene with a bang! After a guest vocal appearance with Cumbiabilly sensations The Moonlight Trio more requests to sing began pouring in and led to a successful collaboration with Santos De Los Angeles singing at packed venues like House of Blues on Sunset, Long Beach Convention Center and Downtown L.A's art walk. She wrote and recorded original tracks with Blues band the Hollywood Hound Dogs and recently performed 8 1/2 months pregnant with punk band The Rundown Kreeps.
Her versatility as a vocalist has garnered praise and attention being able to seamlessly jump from powerful Latin infused rhythms to sassy Rockabilly sounds and soulful blues to raging punk paired with her signature captivating presence she sets the stage on fire anytime she sets foot on one !
Her devoted and loyal fans have followed her to this new endeavor lining up and packing venues whenever she's on the bill.To
keep up with their demands Cholita decided to start her own band who's sound is a refreshing twist on Big Band style with rockabilly and latin infulences featuring a roster of all star musicians including Deke Dickerson, Sugar Balls, Pachuco Jose, Ernie Vargas and a horn section that's out of this world.With Cholita's powerhouse vocals leading the group they are a force to be reckoned with! Their official debut was in Oct '10 and the response has been overwhelming "When she's on stage singing it's like Marilyn Monroe and Elvis had a baby" a fan was overheard saying. Requests to play at festivals and events across the globe have already been coming in.Viva La Cholita!
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