David Hidalgo is an american singer and songwriter born in Los Angeles and best known for being the driving vocal and lead guitar force of the legendary East LA band Los Lobos (spanish for “the wolves”). There, he has been a creative force exploring the borders of rock, country, R&B, Tex-Mex and cumbia for four decades. David is also a member of Los Super Seven and of the Latin Playboys, a side project band made up of some of the members of Los Lobos. He formed as well a side project band called Houndog.
In addition to his work with Los Lobos, David frequently plays musical instruments such as accordion, violin, 6-string banjo, cello, requinto jarocho, percussion, drums and guitar as a session musician on other artists’ releases.