The Blue Note Jazz Festival 2023 brings jazz, Latin, soul, hip-hop, R&B and funk to the Blue Note, Sony Hall, The Town Hall, Beacon Theatre, Hammerstein Ballroom, SummerStage and BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn; from May 31 - July 2, 2023. This is one of New York City's big jazz festivals. It's not just about straight-ahead jazz. Jazz, like most American popular music derives … [Read more...] about Blue Note Jazz Festival 2023 Brings Latin Jazz Legends to NYC
The Villalobos Brothers make high-energy classical pop with a world of musical influences from a base of Mexican tradition with social consciousness in the mix. The Villalobos Brothers play their unique blend of Regional Mexican folk, jazz and classical; at Pregones/PRTT in Concourse, The Bronx; on Saturday, March 25, 2023 at 7pm. From $18+fees, $10 to stream. 🇲🇽 The … [Read more...] about Villalobos Brothers Play Their Unique Blend of Mexican Folk, Jazz, Classical at Pregones/PRTT
Edna Vázquez is a Mexican mariachi singer-songwriter and LGBT advocate originally from Jalisco, Mexico, the mariachi heartland. She is known as a mariachi singer and you can hear those strains in her music, but Vázquez gathers many different influences into a bluesy personal style that might be called post-mariachi. She is what happens when you leave mariachi-land and that's … [Read more...] about Edna Vázquez Blends Regional Mexican with Folk Pop Rock for Carnegie Hall Citywide at the LGBT Community Center
Gloria Trevi was Mexico's biggest rock star in the 1990s. She was named the "Mexican Madonna" by the press for her naughty image and the taboo topics in her songs. It all seems tame now, but at the time, Trevi's bad girl image was just as shocking as Madonna's, and even more so because the Latin world is generally more conservative. Gloria Trevi News Gloria de los … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday Gloria Trevi!
Il Divo is a crossover pop opera quartet with French, Swiss, and American tenors, and a special guest Mexican baritone. 🇫🇷🇲🇽 Il Divo Il Divo is Swiss tenor Urs Buhler, French tenor Sebastien Izambard, American tenor David Miller with special guest, Mexican baritone Steven Labrie. Carlos Marín, the original Spanish baritone died of Covid in 2021. They were discovered in … [Read more...] about Il Divo Brings French & Spanish Pop Opera to the Beacon Theatre
Lady Gaga is an Italian + French-Canadian New Yorker with downtown performance artist style who makes extremely danceable pop records. She is one of the biggest pop stars of the last decade, an LGBT icon, and a major touring force. Gaga has the ability to be outrageous one moment and mainstream the next, with equal mastery and joy. Singing for the Biden~Harris … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday Lady Gaga!
Nella Rojas is On Her Way You probably haven't heard of her, YET, but mark my words, Nella Rojas is going to be a huge star. The young singer is already well on her way. Nella is from Margarita, Venezuela Nella was born in Margarita, a Caribbean island on the Venezuelan Caribbean coast. Like many of us, as a child she used to sing along with her favorite pop … [Read more...] about Nella Rojas Sings Venezuelan Jazz at Carnegie Hall with Flor de Toloache
Ana Gabriel is a mariachi pop star originally from Sinaloa, México. A Singer from Sinaloa Ana Gabriel was born María Guadalupe Araújo in Guamúchil, Sinaloa, Mexico in 1955. Sinaloa has a strong music culture. Banda is from there. Gabriel's peak years were the 1980s and 1990s, but she has continued to produce hit records. Winning the OTI Festival in 1986 … [Read more...] about Ana Gabriel Por Amor a Ustedes World Tour Brings Mariachi Pop to Barclays Center
Shakira, Colombia's most famous pop star, released her latest album El Dorado on May 26, 2017. The album reached No. 1 on its first day. She already has a hit with Chantaje (Blackmail) featuring Colombian heartthrob Maluma. The song pretty well describes loving a Colombian. "Puro, puro chantaje, Siempre es a tú manera. Yo te quiero aunque no quiera." (Pure, pure blackmail, … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday Shakira!
Rumba Flamenca Spanish Flamenco blends many musical traditions from the road between Northern India and Southern Spain. One road went through Europe. The other went through North Africa. The Gipsy Kings have taken Flamenco all over the world by blending it with many Global Music traditions. Flamenco seems to blend with everything. Rumba Flamenca is a style of Spanish … [Read more...] about The Gipsy Kings Featuring Nicolas Reyes Play French Rumba Flamenca at City Winery
Ricardo Arjona is a Guatemalan Pop star known for his social conscience. Ricardo Arjona brings his Blanco y Negro Tour of Guatemalan Pop to Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, Fri & Sun, May 20 & 22 at 8pm. From $60. prucenter.com 🇬🇹 He Started Out as a Regular Guy Edgar Ricardo Arjona Morales was born in Jocotenango, Guatemala on January 19, 1964. He … [Read more...] about Wish Ricardo Arjona a Happy Birthday!
Singer-songwriter Juan Gabriel was one of Latin America's best-selling singer-songwriters. He made 32 records, sold over 30 million albums, and wrote over 1,800 songs. Gabriel produced other artists and many artists covered his songs. He was a tremendously influential Latin artist across the Americas. Hearing Gabriel's 'Hasta Que Te Conocí" inspired … [Read more...] about Remember Juan Gabriel, the Mexican Elvis!
Ara Malikian is an Armenian Lebanese Spanish pop violinist. We consider him Spanish because people are most defined by where they live now. Ara Malikian Ara Malikian is multicultural like the flamenco. He is of Armenian descent, born in Lebanon, and lives and works in Spain. We met him through the Flamenco Festival New York. Flamenco is interesting because you can … [Read more...] about Violinist Ara Malikian Plays Carnegie Hall
Andrea Bocelli is a multiple Grammy-nominated Italian tenor who has crossed over into pop music. He is one of the best-selling classical music artists of all time. Many artists who work with Bocelli, speak of a special something, which can only be described as a strong spirituality. The World's Greatest Voice Andrea Bocelli was born in 1958 in Lajatico, a small village … [Read more...] about Andrea Bocelli Brings “A Family Christmas” to Madison Square Garden
Mariah Carey is a New York Venezuelan Pop singer-songwriter who is one of the great voices of her generation, and a major influence on the singers who followed. She is perhaps most famous for the holiday anthem, "All I Want for Christmas is You." Mariah Carey in New York City Mariah Carey Merry Christmas To All is at Holiday show at Madison Square Garden in Chelsea, … [Read more...] about Mariah Carey Merry Christmas To All is at Madison Square Garden
Jorge Drexler is a Jewish Uruguayan, Academy Award ("El Otro Lado del Rio") and Latin Grammy Award-winning , singer-songwriter. That's a mouthful, but Drexler has a lot to say. After the Chilean Nobel-prize winner Pablo Neruda, Jorge Drexler is our favorite poet in Spanish. Both write of the inner life with the richest metaphors. Jorge Drexler in New York City The … [Read more...] about Jorge Drexler, the Philosopher King of Latin Pop, Plays The Town Hall
Natalia Lafourcade is a Mexican Pop Rock and Folk singer who is one of the most successful Latin American singers. She blends Pop Rock and Regional Mexican musical traditions. She was born into a musical family in Mexico City in 1984, but considers herself from Veracruz, Mexico's Caribbean gateway city. Her father is French Chilean. Her mother is a pianist. Many Latin … [Read more...] about Natalia Lafourcade Makes Her Carnegie Hall Debut With Music From Her Coming Album
Reik is a Mexican Pop band; from Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico; that started playing Rock in 2003, but has since gone more Urban and Pop. Reik in NYC October 2022 The 93.1 Amor "Amor en Vivo Las Estrellas de Pop" concert features Latin Pop stars Ricky Martin, Sylvestre Dangond, Reik, Camila, Becky G, Manuel Turizo, Gale, and Fonseca at Prudential Center in … [Read more...] about Reik Sings Mexican Pop at the Amor en Vivo Las Estrellas de Pop Concert at Prudential Center
The Global Citizen Festival 2022 promotes global unity. 10th Global Citizen Festival 2022 The Global Citizen Festival 2022 is headlined by Mariah Carey, Rosalía and more on the Great Lawn in Central Park on Saturday, September 24, 2022 at 4pm (2pm gates). Ticketed, but free (App download required). 🇬🇭🇮🇳🇪🇸🇻🇪 The festival calls on world leaders to empower girls, close … [Read more...] about The Global Citizen Festival 2022 is Headlined by Mariah Carey & Rosalía
Rosalía is a global Spanish Flamenco Pop sensation from Catalonia. She is leading a Flamenco renaissance by stretching and modernizing the form. Flamenco in Spain is very conservative. Purists criticize her for not being from the Andalusía Flamenco heartland, but she studied the form and who cares? Rosalía made Flamenco cool again. Now she is doing all kinds of fusions with … [Read more...] about Rosalía Headlines the Global Citizen Festival in Central Park
Carlos Vives is a Colombian actor and Pop star who popularized Colombian Vallenato Pop music for the new generation. He's had sort of a charmed life, though he surely worked hard for it. Carlos Vives Después de Todo Vives tour brings Colombian Vallenato Pop to Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at 8pm (7pm doors). From $61. 🇨🇴 Santa … [Read more...] about Carlos Vives “Después de Todo Vives Tour” Brings Colombian Vallenato Pop Rock to Prudential Center
Thalía is a Mexican pop star, movie star and producer. She started her television career when she was one year old. The years don't seem to touch her. As an adult, she likes to play the naughty girl, but in a sweet way. It's cultural. She works with a lot of different people now. From her position in life, Thalía can work with anyone she wants, but like a true queen, she … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday Thalía, Queen of Latin Pop!
The BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn 2022 summer festival is at the Lena Horne Bandshell in Prospect Park, Brooklyn from June 8 - Aug 6, 2022. There are a few benefit shows, but most concerts are free. bricartsmedia.org #CelebrateBrooklyn BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn 2022 Free shows are first come - first serve. RSVPs are for information only. They do not hold a space. If you really … [Read more...] about BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn 2022 Brings A Global Party to Prospect Park!
Selena Gomez is a Mexican American actress and pop star. Lately she's been doing some television, film and dropping singles from her 2020 album "Rare." She also released a Spanish-language EP "Revelacíon." As she matures, she is tapping more into her Hispanic side. From Barney & Friends to the Top The 24-year old pop star is a Mexican American Latina from Texas who … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday Selena Gomez!
Brasil Summerfest 2022 brings the latest music, art and film from Brazil to Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens from June 29 - July 24, 2022 with both ticketed and free events. Brasil Summerfest in New York City is the biggest Brazilian music and arts festival outside of Brazil. Legal! Brasil Summerfest 2022 Brings the Latest Brazilian Music, Dance, Art & Film to … [Read more...] about Brasil Summerfest 2022 Brings the Latest Brazilian Music, Dance, Art & Film to NYC
Paloma San Basilio is a Latin Grammy-winning Spanish Pop singer who is famous for starring as "Evita" in Andrew Lloyd Weber's 1985 Madrid production. Paloma San Basilio Paloma was born in Madrid in 1950. Her first album was Sombras in 1975. Since then, she has released over 35 albums. Paloma is best-known for starring in the first Spanish-language edition of Andrew … [Read more...] about Paloma San Basilio Brings Her “Te Lo Digo Con Música” Tour of Spanish Pop to Kupferberg Center
Tony Bennett is a legendary Italian American pop and jazz singer from Astoria, Queens. He is the greatest living American Songbook singer. His signature is "I Left My Heart in San Francisco." Bennett scored a number of hits in the 1950s, made an adult radio comeback in the 1960s, faded in the Rock era, and made a huge comeback in the mid-1980s and 1990s that made him popular … [Read more...] about Wish Tony Bennett a Happy Birthday!
Spanish singer-songwriter Enrique Iglesias is one of the biggest Latin pop stars. He is the son of Latin pop legend Julio Iglesias. Enrique Iglesias and Ricky Martin with special guest Sebastián Yatra, play Madison Square Garden in Chelsea, Manhattan on Sun, Oct 17, 2021 at 7:30pm. From $30. msg.com 🇪🇸🇵🇷🇨🇴 Enrique Iglesias Pumps Out #1 Hit Singles Enrique's self-titled … [Read more...] about Enrique Iglesias & Ricky Martin with Sebastían Yatras Play Madison Square Garden
Juanes is a Colombian pop rock star and activist. Juanes sings Colombian Pop Rock at Terminal 5 in Hell's Kitchen on Sun, Oct 17, 2021 at 8pm. From $85. terminal5nyc.com Origen Juanes released his tenth studio album on May 28, 2021. It's an album of covers (other people's songs) that influenced him growing up. He's 48 so there is a lot of music from the 60s through … [Read more...] about Juanes Brings his Origen Tour to Terminal 5
Alejandro Sanz is a huge Spanish pop star who sings ballads that sprinkle flamenco flavor into popular genres. Alejandro Sanz sings Spanish Pop at Radio City Music Hall on Sun, Oct 10, 2021 at 8pm. From $69.50. 🇪🇸 Best Latin Pop Album Grammy Sunday, January 26, 2020 ~ #Eldisco won Best Latin Pop Album at the 62nd Grammy Awards. Alejandro Sanz #LaGira Spanish pop … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday Alejandro Sanz!