-The New Monos-

EP / From the west of the jungle

About Us

The New Monos are

Leonardo Rodriguez: ​Guitars, vocals. 

Javier Rodriguez: ​Accordion.

Brian Lee Silva: ​​Vox  

Cristian Saavedra: ​Percussion, vocals. 

Emiliano Beltzer: Bass 



With their roots in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Melbourne-based band The New Monos combine inspiration from their South American heritage and diverse musical experience with the flavor of contemporary Buenos Aires, mixing Reggae, Folklore, Cumbia, Rock, Rumba, Hip-hop and Latin beats, all expressed with the passion of the Tango. 

Current works: EP - From the west of the jungle, two more albums to be released in 2018.  

• Tour: From the West of the Jungle - Argentina (Latin America), September - October 2017. 

Tour Gigs:

La Cuchabar - Vuela el pez - Espacio Cultural TER - Rancho Palooza - Clandestino Bar - La Quince

Past Performance: 


*Salamanca Arts Centre and Day of the dead festival (2016) (Tasmania)

*Latin Spring Festival (2016) 

*Cuban Jazz Festival (2016/2017) 

*Spanish Festival (2016)  

*Johnson St. Fiesta (2016/2017) 

*White Night Melbourne (2017)  

*Brunswick  music Festival (2017)  

*Ventana Latina (2016 /2017)

*Argentina Tour 2017 (Latin America) 

*Rancho Palooza 2017 (Latin America - Argentina)

*Day of the dead Festival 2017 (Canberra)


upcoming gigs

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The New Monos

Australia - Melbourne - Vic

+61 431 554 956