New York, NY (Top40 Charts / Eventus)
Celebrating its fifth year, The Latin Recording Academy and Eventus are proud to announce the all-star lineup for the 2015 Latin GRAMMY Acoustic Sessions, which will feature performances by former Latin GRAMMY nominee Pablo
Alboran, three-time Latin GRAMMY winner Natalia
Lafourcade, multiple Latin GRAMMY and GRAMMY nominee Victor Manuelle, pop singer Sofia
Reyes, Latin GRAMMY winner Sie7e, multiple Latin GRAMMY and GRAMMY nominee Diego
Torres, and five-time Latin GRAMMY and GRAMMY winner Julieta Venegas. The exclusive invitation-only concert series will cross the U.S. with stops in Los Angeles, New York, Dallas, and Miami beginning Sept. 23 through Nov. 3.
"We are truly excited to continue to bring incredible performances in an intimate setting to Latin GRAMMY fans and music lovers throughout the country," said Gabriel Abaroa, President/CEO of The Latin Recording Academy. "We look forward to working with our longtime partner Eventus on these once-in-a-life-time music events that have grown into a signature series for The Latin Recording Academy, and we thank the talented artists who are helping us present, what will be, amazing concerts."
"For five consecutive years, we have presented the biggest stars in the music industry in a setting like no other: unique, select and personal," said Nelson
Albareda, president of Eventus. "This year is no different thanks to the commitment of our sponsors, and the quality of the seven artists that make up the national tour guarantees its success."
Nationally recognized as the only intimate Latin music concert series, the Latin GRAMMY Acoustic Sessions give guests an up-close and personal experience with some of today's most talented Latin musicians. Nominations for the 16th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards will be announced the morning of Wednesday, Sept. 23 and to help kick-off the celebration Lafourcade and Venegas will formally launch the Acoustic Sessions that evening in Los Angeles. The series continues in New York on Oct. 8 with Puerto Rican salsa sensation Manuelle; on Oct. 28 in Dallas Spanish pop superstar Alboran will take to the stage with opening artist Reyes; and on Nov. 3 in Miami singers/songwriters Torres and Sie7e close the series.
The Latin GRAMMY Acoustic Sessions are part of The Road to the Latin GRAMMYs™, which culminates with The Biggest Night in Latin Music®. The 16th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards will broadcast live from MGM Grand Garden Arena
in Las Vegas
on Thursday, Nov. 19, from 8 - 11 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central) on Univision. In addition to its U.S. broadcast, the Latin GRAMMY Awards will broadcast in more than 100 countries worldwide.
The official sponsors of the concert series are McDonald's®, 7UP®, Marinela®, Colgate Optic White® and Bank of the West.
About The Latin Recording Academy
The Latin Recording Academy is an international, membership-based organization comprised of Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking recording artists, musicians, songwriters, producers and other creative and technical recording professionals. The organization is dedicated to improving the quality of life and cultural condition for Latin music and its makers. In addition to producing the Latin GRAMMY Awards to honor excellence in the recorded arts and sciences, The Latin Recording Academy provides educational and outreach programs for the Latin music community. For more information about The Latin Recording Academy, please visit LatinGRAMMY.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, follow @LatinGRAMMYs on Twitter, like "Latin GRAMMYs" on Facebook, and join the Latin GRAMMYs' social communities on Foursquare, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, and YouTube.
Eventus is an experiential, sports and entertainment marketing company focused on connecting brands with consumers. Eventus operates distinct business units focused on delivering innovative event properties, media properties, and integrated promotional programs targeting the multicultural markets. The company is headquartered in Miami with offices in major cities across the United States. For more information on Eventus, please visit www.eventuslive.com.
About McDonald's USA
McDonald's USA, LLC, serves a variety of menu options made with quality ingredients to more than 27 million customers every day. Nearly 90 percent of McDonald's 14,000 U.S. restaurants are independently owned and operated by businessmen and women. Customers can now log online for free at approximately 11,500 participating Wi-Fi enabled McDonald's U.S. restaurants. Follow us on Twitter.com/MeEncanta and Facebook.com/McDonaldsLatino for updates on our business, promotions and products.
7UP is one of many flavorful brands in the beverage portfolio of Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS). A favorite since 1929, 7UP is THE UNCOLA. 7UP is available in Regular, 10 calorie, Diet and Cherry varieties. DPS is a leading producer of flavored beverages, marketing 50-plus beverage brands across North America
and the Caribbean. For more information, visit 7UP.com or DrPepperSnapple.com. For the brand's latest news and updates, follow 7UP at Facebook.com/7UP Twitter.com/7UP.
About Marinela USA
Marinela USA is a division of Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU). BBU is a leader in the baking industry, known for its category leading brands, innovative products, freshness and quality. Our team of 22,000 U.S. associates operates more than 60 manufacturing locations in the United States. Marinela is the brand for our import snack cakes and cookies for Hispanics in the US BBU is owned by Mexico's Grupo Bimbo, S.A.B de C.V., the world's largest baking company with operations in 22 countries.
Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on oral care, personal care, home care and pet nutrition. Colgate-Palmolive sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world, under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Mennen, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, Elmex, Tom's of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Soupline, and Suavitel, as well as Hill's Science Diet and Hill's Prescription Diet. For more information about Colgate-Palmolive's global business, visit the Company's website at www.Colgate.com. To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures®, Colgate's global oral health education program, please visit https://www.colgatebsbf.com.
About Bank of the West
Bank of the West is a regional financial services company chartered in California and headquartered in San Francisco with $72.5 billion in assets as of June 30, 2015. Founded in 1874, Bank of the West provides a wide range of personal, commercial, wealth management and international banking services through more than 600 offices in 22 states and digital channels. Bank of the West is a subsidiary of BNP Paribas, which has a presence in 75 countries with 185,000 employees.