Chicano Batman Leaves Them Wanting More at The Factory in Deep Ellum

Chicano Batman Leaves Them Wanting More at The Factory in Deep Ellum

Chicano Batman Leaves Them Wanting More at The Factory in Deep Ellum

All Photos by James Villa Photography

On a warm spring evening, the eclectic sounds of Chicano Batman echoed through the packed venue of The Factory. The Los Angeles-based four-piece band, known for their infectious blend of psychedelic rock, funk, and Latin influences, delivered a mesmerizing performance that left the audience captivated from start to finish.

As the lights dimmed, the band took the stage, immediately captivating the crowd with the opening chords of “Beautiful Daughter.” Lead vocalist and guitarist Bardo Martinez’s soulful vocals effortlessly guided the audience through a diverse setlist that showcased the group’s musical versatility.

Highlights of the evening included the infectious grooves of “Itotiani” and the uplifting anthem “Freedom Is Free,” both of which had the crowd dancing and singing along. The band’s intricate arrangements and intricate time signatures were on full display during the sprawling “Polymetronomic Harmony,” showcasing their technical prowess.

Chicano Batman’s ability to seamlessly blend genres was particularly evident in tracks like “La manzanita” and “La jura,” where the band seamlessly incorporated traditional Latin rhythms and instrumentation into their psychedelic rock sound.

The energy in the room reached a fever pitch during the encore, as the band delivered rousing renditions of “Fairytale Love” and “Black Lipstick,” leaving the audience begging for more.

Overall, Chicano Batman’s performance at The Factory was a testament to their status as one of the most captivating and innovative live acts in the modern music landscape. Their ability to transcend genres and captivate audiences with their unique sound is a true testament to their artistry and showmanship.


Beautiful Daughter
Freedom Is Free
Live Today
La manzanita
La jura
Lei Lá
Losing My Mind
Polymetronomic Harmony
Color My Life
The Way You Say It
Era Primavera
Cycles of Existential Rhyme


Fairytale Love
Black Lipstick

James Villa