New York (Top40 Charts/ Spanish Broadcasting System) - Spanish Broadcasting System
(Nasdaq: SBSA) ("SBS") announced today that Polito Vega, better known as the "King of Radio," will be honored for his 50 years on the radio with a two-day concert series organized by WPAT- 93.1 FM Amor and WSKQ- 97.9 FM Mega.
The concerts will be held on Friday, August 28 and Saturday, August 29 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Each concert will start at 8 PM.
On Friday, August 28 at 8 PM, Amor 93.1 will present Polito's first Mega concert celebration, highlighted by an appearance of the internationally renowned singer Juanes. The concert will include performances by some of today's biggest pop artists, such as: Enrique Iglesias, Paulina Rubio, Alejandro Sanz, Laura Pausini, Luis Fonsi, Cristian Castro, Don Omar, Gloria Trevi, David Bisbal, Arthur Hanlon, Alexander Acha and Fanny Lu.
On Saturday, August 29 at 8 PM, Mega 97.9 will present the second Mega concert in Polito's honor. This concert will be full of "energetic salsa music," "merengue" and "sazon." Today's biggest salsa and merengue artists will perform as part of the celebration: Gilberto Santa Rosa, Victor Manuelle, El Torito, Millie Quesada, Olga Tanon, Oscar de Leon, Elvis Crespo, Grupo Mania, Tono Rosario, Los Hermanos Rosario, Jose Alberto "El Canario", India, Tito El Bambino, Henry (Aventura), Alexis and Fido, Aymee, Domingo Quinones, Luis Enrique and Flex.
The masters of ceremony for both concerts will be Mega TV talents Fernando del Rincon and Alexis Valdes, who will without a doubt keep the audience entertained throughout the event. Radio hosts Gloria B. and "Tony and Los Lunaticos" from Amor 93.1 and Alex Sensation, El Jukeo, DJ Lobo and J.I. Star from Mega 97.9 will also be participating in the two-day concert celebration.
Polito Vega has been involved in the radio industry for 50 years. He has been recognized by his peers as a distinguished host, announcer, master of ceremonies, and as an entertainer for innumerable concerts and community events.
Polito Vega has for decades consistently occupied the first place spot for listenership for his show "Salsa con Polito," which is broadcast every Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., only on La Mega 97.9.
Tickets for the two-day concert celebration are now available at www.ticketmaster.com, Madison Square Garden Box Office or by calling 866.858.0008.
Don't miss this two-day concert series celebrating Polito's 50 years in the radio industry. This event is guaranteed to make history!