Los Wembler’s de Iquitos

Legendary Chica band from Peru / 70’s Amazonian Cumbia / Quito, their hometown, is the most inaccessible city of the world

About the Band

Press and Links

Visit www.facebook.com/LosWemblersDeIquitos for more information. Thijs represents the band in the Benelux.

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Los Wembler’s, the legendary band from Iquitos, the capital of the Amazon in Peru. The five Sanchez Brothers who make up the band are Amazonian Cumbia pioneers who played an essential part in launching the Chicha explosion of the 1970’s The band, which wrote and recorded the classics ‘Sonido Amazonico’ and ‘La danza del Petrolero’ was anthologized on the Roots of Chicha compilations and has been covered by bands as varied as Los Mirlos, Chicha Libre and Firewater and now with the most famous DJ Electro Tropical.


Los Wembler's de Iquitos will release a new EP in 2017 with Barbès Records and promises beautiful authentic shows even richer than their original in the 1970’s.