Nacho, 25 – Promoter and Singer, Corrupted Youth
Nacho was born in Los Angeles, but raised in Mexico until 5th grade, when his father brought him and his sister, Natalie, to permanently live in East LA. Nacho’s mother stayed behind and due to various obstacles, Nacho was not able to see her again.
As a teenager in East LA, Nacho noticed that there were a lot of dance parties, but he was a punk and decided to try his hand at throwing shows. In the era before social media, things were very different. Still, Nacho stayed with it, eventually going from handing out fliers to becoming a master of online promotion.
Today, he regularly throws shows with the help of his sister, Natalie, a nursing student by day and an avid supporter of the scene by night. The shows helped
forge a unique bond for the brother and sister, who grew closer than ever once they started working together.
Nacho’s band, Corrupted Youth, was recently named by LA Weekly as #8 on a list of the 20 best punk bands in LA right now. Nacho wants to continue to tour the country, and hopefully the world and is adamant that he will never stop being part of the punk scene.