September 21, 2007
Get Adobe Flash player

Los Vigiles

I arrived at Ricardo Vigil’s home last week to be welcomed by numerous members of his family. Three of Vigil’s grandchildren wandered through the Los Vigiles practice room while the group set up their instruments for the evening. Smiles were spread across faces, laughter echoed through the basement halls, and the Vigil family was together. Sounds of a guitar being tuned and an accordion’s bass notes began to fill the air as the hour-long practice got under way. In a way I felt connected to the Vigil family through their up-beat, vivacious tunes. The band members are guitarist and vocalist Joe Vigil, vocalist Christina Vigil, drummer and vocalist Ricardo Vigil, bass guitarist Mario Vigil, accordionist Rene Ochoa, percussionist Luis Vigi, and guitarist Jonah Vigil.

The Spokesman-Review
 
  • New Age Dawning

    December 6, 2013 in Features The longest human life on record is 122 years. The British scientist Aubrey de Grey has made a name for himself arguing that 150-year lifespan are not only within reach, …

  • Little Victories

    February 22, 2013 Hayden Lake resident Stacey Sprock has four children, each with a developmental disorder or life-changing condition. Their life together is filled with doctor’s appointments, therapy sessions and after-school activities. Stacey …

  • Wood River Wolf Project

    November 18, 2012 in City, Idaho, Outdoors Patrick Graham of Defenders of Wildlife, explains how the Wood River Wolf Project works to keep wolves away from sheep herds in Sun Valley, Idaho.

  • The New American Dream

    April 23, 2012 Former Coeur d’Alene residents Kevin and Lisa McLeod are among the thousands of people who are riding the wave of the recent oil boom in North Dakota. Click here … 3

  • Boise Balloon Classic

    September 2, 2011 in News Val Favicchio, a hot-air balloon pilot from Coeur d’Alene, is in Boise this week for the Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic, a festival where up to 30 balloons may launch …

 

Please keep it civil. Don't post comments that are obscene, defamatory, threatening, off-topic, an infringement of copyright or an invasion of privacy. Read our forum standards and community guidelines.

You must be logged in to post comments. Please log in here or click the comment box below for options.

comments powered by Disqus