Billboard To Host Superstar Q&A With International Music Sensation Pitbull During 23rd Annual Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards Presented
Billboard, the world's most influential music media brand, today announced that Billboard Latin Music Award winner Pitbull will take part in a Superstar Q&A session at the Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards, presented by State Farm®. During this intimate and in-depth conversation with Billboard's ...
Two High-profile Shows For Las Guitarras De Espana
Feb. 16, 2012. 2011 was a breakout year for Chicago's Las Guitarras De Espana. The flamenco/world music group, led by guitarist Carlo Basile, vocalist Patricia Ortega and dancer Wendy Clinard, released the acclaimed CD Tantas Cosas (which was submitted for Grammy ballot consideration), performed at ...
"Last Of The Great Romantic Trios" Los Tres Reyes Keep Mexican Musical Golden Era Alive With 'Romancing The Past,' Out March 27 From Smithsonian Folkways
"The Last of the Great Trios," Mexican trío romántico Los Tres Reyes (The Three Kings) celebrates a career of more than 50 years with the new album 'Romancing the Past' available March 27 from Smithsonian Folkways, the nonprofit record label of the Smithsonian Institution.
The romantic trio's ...
Los Hermanos Arango Mergeing West African And Cuban Traditions Makes US Debut At The Berklee Performance Center
Los Hermanos Arango is a seven-piece ensemble from Guanabacoa, Cuba, Havana's epicenter for Afro-Cuban folkloric culture and West African traditions. Unaltered ritual voice and hand drumming is at the core of the band's sound - rare by most Cuban groups - which also features electric bass, keyboards, ...
Latin Music's Top-touring Band Of 2011 Comes To Oracle Arena
Maná, announced today that, that they will be bringing the second leg of their eagerly-awaited "Drama y Luz Tour" to four additional venues in California, including a performance at Oracle Arena in Oakland on Friday, April 27th at 8:00 PM.
"We are thrilled to continue to work with AEG Live to ...
Free Smithsonian Folkways Album-release Event At Embassy Of Uruguay In D.C. On February 23, 2012
On Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM Smithsonian Folkways Recordings celebrates its new album release - "Los Gauchos de Roldán: Button Accordion and Bandoneón Music from Northern Uruguay" together with the Uruguay Cultural Foundation for the Arts in the "Sala de las Artes" at the ...
From Madrid To Jerez - Flamenco Stars Shine In Louisville
FlamencoTalk raises the bar again when it comes to delivering a top notch Hispanic cultural program many in the community have come to expect. On March 17, 2012 Kentucky Center's Bomhard Theater will welcome Antonio Granjero and Roberto Lorente as part of the stellar cast of international artists of ...
Del Castillo Set To Release New CD, Infinitas Rapsodias, With Bonus HD Video Disc On March 13, 2012
Del Castillo, which combines elements of Rock, Latin, Blues, Flamenco and World music in their amazing palette of sound, announces a March 13 release date for their new album, Infinitas Rapsodias, a special 2-disc set that also includes a 5-track bonus DVD, all shot in HD. Infinitas Rapsodias will be ...
Slacker Radio Expands Latin Music Offerings
Slacker, Inc. today expanded its curated Spanish language offerings by launching four new Latin stations - Memorias, Puro Norte, Romántica and Salsa - and also by updating two stations within the Latin genre - Puro México and Éxitos Pop. All of Slacker Radio's Latin stations are available for free ...
Shakira Receives Prestigious French Arts Prize: 'Chevalier De L'ordre Des Arts Et Des Lettres'
Shakira received the French culture medal 'Chevalier De L'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres' from the French Minister of Culture Frédéric Mitterrand in Cannes this Saturday (28 January).
Shakira was in Cannes to open the NRJ Music Awards with her number 1 hit 'Je L'Aime A Mourir'.
She was honoured ...
Gusten Y Vean/Taste And See: Music To Enrich Bilingual Worship
One of Hispanic Catholic music's most respected composers, Mary Frances Reza's newest album, Gusten y Vean/Taste and See has been released at this year's South West Liturgical Conference (SWLC) in Dallas, Tex.
Of her new release, Reza says, "My music has been published in a variety of collections, ...
Brazilian Superstar Marisa Monte Returns With New Album 3/27
On March 27, Blue Note Records will release O Que Você Quer Saber De Verdade ("What You Really Want To Know"), the long-awaited new album from Brazilian superstar Marisa Monte. O Que Você Quer Saber De Verdade is the celebrated singer/songwriter's first new album in six years since the release of ...
Chucho Valdes Sells Out Carnegie Hall, With Special Guest, Buika
Legendary Cuban pianist and composer Chucho Valdés played to a sold out Carnegie Hall on Saturday, January 21 and was joined by special guest, Spanish jazz, flamenco, Neo-Soul singer Buika
The audience gave Valdés and Buika a rousing standing ovation as Buika rejoined Chucho and the Afro-Cuban ...
Santa Fe Winter Fiesta Showcases Latin Dance With El Farol Salsa Competition And Showcase With Award-winning Band Nosotros
The City of Santa Fe and SantaFe.com ignite the heat for the 2012 Santa Fe Winter Fiesta El Farol Salsa Competition and Showcase, 8 p.m., Feb. 2, at the Santa Fe Farmers Market Pavilion, 1607 Paseo de Peralta. The evening includes a salsa dance competition, music by award-winning Latin music troupe ...
Los Tercer Mundo Debuts New Video, Shot At Ecuador's Luxurious Casa Ceibo Boutique Hotel & Spa
When Daniel Jacome and fellow members of his band, Los Tercer Mundo, decided to shoot their newest 'pop electronic' video at Casa Ceibo Boutique Hotel & Spa (http://www.casaceibo.com), they simply knew the luxurious destination would be the ideal backdrop for their latest hit, "Abrazame". The elite ...
Colombian Gregorio Uribe, A Rising Star In NYC's Latin Music Scene, Releases His Debut Album
Colombian singer-songwriter Gregorio Uribe has quickly established himself as a rising force in NYC's Latin music scene and now presents his much anticipated debut album, Pluma y Vino, literally translated as Pen and Wine. He offers up a contemplative and sometimes playful collection of songs that speak ...
South Florida Singer Releases First All-Spanish Album By A Non-hispanic Female Artist In Over 20 Years
Sylvia Bennett, a South Florida resident and Grammy-nominated vocalist, has released Sonríe, the first all-Spanish language music album since Eydie Gormé recorded Eso Es El Amor in 1992.
The new album, which debuted at #1 spot on the CMJ Top Jazz Adds Chart, fulfills Ms. Bennett's long-time ...
Grupo Fantasma Headlines 2012 Santa Fe Winter Fiesta, Jan. 28
SantaFe.com and City of Santa Fe have announced the headlining concert event of the Santa Fe Winter Fiesta. Grupo Fantasma brings its Grammy Award-winning Latin-meets-funk sound to Santa Fe, Saturday, Jan. 28 at the Santa Fe Farmers Market Pavilion.
Hailing from Austin, Texas, Grupo Fantasma has ...
NYC: Chucho Valdes To Be Joined By Buika At Carnegie Hall For A Special Performance On January 21, 2012
Preeminent Cuban pianist and composer Chucho Valdés will be joined by Spanish Jazz/Flamenco/Neo-Soul singer Buika on the famed Carnegie Hall stage. This special show will mark the first time the pair performs together in North America. Valdés and Buika recorded El Último Trago together in 2009 as ...
Los Merlos - Recupero Energia!
They are the Los Merlos, extemporary group created for the occasion, the interpreters of the new song by Vittorio Merlo "Recupero energia."
The song is also a proposal for the hymn of the 2012 edition of M'illumino di meno, an event organized by the transmission of Rai RadioDue Caterpillar to ...
Mexican Singer Julieta Venegas Reaches Audiences In The US And Mexico With Her Cross-Cultural Appeal
Fans lined the streets to see Julieta Venegas perform at the State Theater in Falls Church Virginia this November. One of Latin America's most respected songwriters and performers, the six-time Grammy winner attracted fans from all over Washington D.C. and its surrounding areas, all of whom have a different ...
Top Stop Music Inks Exclusive Distribution Deal With Atlantic Records In The USA; Leading Latin Indie Label Roster Includes Triple-platinum Selling Prince Royce, Luis Enrique, Gaby Borges, PW (Pee Wee) And More
Top Stop Music today announced an exclusive distribution deal with Atlantic Records for the U.S. Founded by producer Sergio George and Gregory Elias, Top Stop has grown into one of the leading Latin independent labels in the U.S. in just three short years. The label boasts an array of talented and successful ...
Eliz Camacho Slated To Sign With RCA Records
The time has finally come for NEW urban-latin/Pop/R&B artist "Eliz Camacho" (e-leese) as the "hands down" winner for the 2012 Artist of the Year. This "superbly gifted" young diva is currently in the studio recording the remainder of her album "House of Mirrors (unreleased). The young starlet was recently ...
Brazilian World Music Day, A Project Celebrating The Beauty And Culture Of Brazilian Music
The ARChive of Contemporary Music (ARC) announces the launch of Brazilian World Music Day. In collaboration with Columbia University Libraries at Columbia University, and with the support of Founding Partners Gracenote and the Internet Archive, ARC will lead an online effort to celebrate Brazilian music ...
Vida Boulevard Release Debut EP 'Que El Tiempo Decida'
Mexican rock band Vida Boulevard will release their debut EP "Que El Tiempo Decida" exclusively to fans on their website www.vidaboulevard.com beginning today to November 30th as a digital download that allows fans to set their own purchase price. The four song EP will be available on iTunes and all ...
Aureo Baqueiro Nominated For Two Latin Grammys - Producer Of The Year And Album Of The Year
Aureo Baqueiro has been nominated for two Latin GRAMMYs at the 12th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards taking place at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas this Thursday November 10th.
Baqueiro has been nominated for Producer of the Year and Album of the Year (Alex, Jorge y Lena - Alex, Jorge y Lena). Among ...
Los Gauchos De Rolda Share Down-Home Dance Music Tradition From Rural Uruguay On New Album Out January 31, 2012
On January 31st, 2012, Smithsonian Folkways shines the spotlight on the South American country of Uruguay, with Los Gauchos de Roldán's new self-titled album. Though perhaps better known for its standout performance in the 2010 soccer World Cup, the small nation situated between Argentina and Brazil ...
6th Annual Latin American Cultural Week, November 10 Through 17, With Latin Arts Events Throughout New York City
Pan American Musical Art Research (PAMAR) announces the 6th Annual Latin American Cultural Week (LACW), a diverse, dynamic showcase of the rich culture of Latin America, November 10-17, throughout New York City.
More than 150 artists and organizations are participating in this year's 35+ LACW programs, ...
Henry Dehlinger Releases Dramatic New Solo Piano Album: Evocations Of Spain
Indie piano recording artist Henry Dehlinger today announced the release of his new solo piano album, Evocations of Spain. Showcasing a fresh, New World interpretation of the piano music of Isaac Albeniz and Enrique Granados, the album is available now for shipping to over 2,500 retailers and for digital ...
Performers Announced For Latin Recording Academy Person Of The Year Honoring Shakira
Performing artists include two-time Latin GRAMMY winner Pepe Aguilar, Mexican pop singer Cristian Castro, Spanish pop singer Franco De Vita, Latin GRAMMY winner Alejandra Guzmán, Latin GRAMMY and GRAMMY winner Natalia Jiménez, and Argentinean singer/songwriter Vicentico. Also, The Latin Recording ...