The legendary Cuban orchestra Los Van Van returns this weekend to New York to close its US tour featuring a new songstress and a performance of its greatest hits plus a preview of its new project bringing back songs of the 1960s and '70s.
Mexican-American musician and activist Alejandro Escovedo elucidates on his immigrant roots, his take on the government, his brush with death, and how the stories he feels compelled to compose transcend the genre of rock and roll. Escovedo will be strumming alongside Texan legend Joe Ely at Ardmore Music Hall on August 19th, 2017.
Del Rio is considered one of the deans of political cartooning, and in the 1960s and 1970s he published "Los Supermachos", and "Los Agachados," two humorous strips with critical views on Mexican politics and the regime dominated by the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI).
Singer Julieta Venegas, soprano Monica Abrego and actress Naomy Romo are some of the figures who have passed through the doors of Casa de la Cultura, in Tijuana, less than 1 mile from the U.S Border.
The famous Canadian Band became a fan of the tropical sounds of Bomba Estereo and offered the group to open a couple of concerts for him in Europe.
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In "Loco Enamorado," Abraham Mateo is accompanied by urban icon Farruko from Puerto Rico in shaping a song the Spaniard defines as "reggaepop," a fusion of the pop that has been his signature music for all his young lifetime, and a reggaeton that is gaining world popularity thanks to the "Despacito" phenom.
The second annual event in Old City is designed to appeal to neighborhood locals,business people, and visiting tourists who are exploring America’s most historic square mile.
After leaving their native state of Sinaloa, Mexico, 20 years ago to head north across the border, the cousins Gabriel and Nano Berrelleza founded Los Cuates de Sinaloa, a Mexican "corrido" band that became one of the most popular of its kind on both sides of the border.
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Cuban musician San Miguel Perez, who lives in Los Angeles, presented this week his new disc, "Un Poquito de Amor Everyday," a fusion of the sounds of his native land with rock and pop.
Tepito, located in the heart of Mexico City, is going through a social revolution thanks largely to the urban rap group Radio Tepito Sound System, which is out to bring a new reality to a poor neighborhood notorious for violence and drug trafficking.
On his "Yo Creo" Tour, the Mexican singer will travel to places he has never performed as a singer, including the United States, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Central America and parts of South America.
The festival, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, takes place a few days before the great celebration of Puerto Rican culture in the city, the Puerto Rican national parade.
Nicaraguan singer-songwriter Luis Enrique has a deep desire to inspire undocumented immigrants going through hard times full of fear - as he did for years after arriving in the United States as a boy - and he specifically wants to do it with his autobiography that goes on sale next September.
Between the first and the fourth of June, the city will celebrate the VII International Tango Festival in which dance figures will meet to teach Philadelphians the secrets of this South American music and dance, declared Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the Unesco in 2009.
The popular US vintage cars of the 1940s and '50s, still seen driving around the streets of Cuba, played the leading role at the CubaNostalgia fair in Miami. The CubaNostalgia program commemorates the independence of the Caribbean country that is celebrated every May 20.
With his seventh studio album - "Mis planes son amarte" (My plans are to love you) - which goes on sale Friday, Juanes is seeking to convert his fans from the idea of just listening to hit singles and sit down to experience an album from beginning to end.
The speech of the new president of France, carried out last Sunday in the Museum of the Louvre (Paris), has been crumbled by several national analysts, who could not avoid seeing some important political phantasms in France’s history.
The famous Puerto Rican salsa star is promoting Volume 2 of his disc "Romantico y Boricua".
Mexican Juan Pedro Franco believed to be the most obese man in the world, is preparing for an operation that will reduce his stomach size and hopes that this will enable him to enjoy his hobbies, something he could not do weighing 595 kilos.
"La doble vida de Estela Carrillo", que se estrena este lunes por Univision, cuenta la historia de una indocumentada que llega a California con su hija y asume una identidad falsa para pretender que tiene documentos legales poder trabajar en el país.
"The double life of Estela Carrillo" tells the story of an undocumented woman who arrives in California with her daughter and assumes a false identity to claim that she has legal documents to work in the country.