October 6, 2016
Showtime @ 8pm
Doors Open @ 6pm
Tickets $35 in advance, $45 day of show
After the resounding success of his most recent musical productions, SOY Y SERE, CYCLES and JUKEBOX – the latter nominated for a Latin Grammy in its sixteenth annual award – the Nicaraguan singer Luis Enrique continued immersed in his task of creating new proposals for his audience – who has affectionately dubbed his “accomplices” – and for fans of musical excellence.
And the “comeback” of this artist and song lyrics has placed again in an important place of Latin American music. In fact, LUIS ENRIQUE starred in most shocking return of tropical music of recent times. This was confirmed by the highest and most demanding industry organizations who have given and through the years, three Latin Grammys, an American Grammy, three awards Lo Nuestro four Latin Billboards two round awards and recognition of Huaco, TVyNovelas, Applause, ACE and ASCAP awards.
The artist also has become a forceful figure in the struggle for immigrant rights, participating in forums, conferences and bringing a message of openness and collaboration through their social networks, which is actively involved. Recently it was part of the annual conference of the Institute Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHCI, in English), an event in which he had the opportunity to greet the President Barack Obama and express their thoughts and concerns with the issue of immigration in the country and he urged that now pass a similar reform to which he granted the citizenship and new beginning in 1986. Luis Enrique spoke about the “Dream Act” and the importance of immigration reform.
And that LUIS ENRIQUE is a living example of the Latin American dream and effort of the Latin race for better conditions of life and work. A native of the small town Somoto in Nicaragua, the artist set out to pursue his musical dream and talent fighting force and he succeeded.
After becoming the most revolutionary figure of salsa in the 80s’ LUIS ENRIQUE he went through a period of nine years without recording although never offstage. Maturity, experiences, passion and desire colluded in SEASONS, produced by renowned Sergio George for the label Top Stop Music, achieving an impressive and immediate success not only in the US but also in Latin America, Europe and the Caribbean. The song “I do not know tomorrow” captained this musical project that Luis Enrique returned to a place of preference among the public, colleagues and industry in general.
With these experiences in tow, LUIS ENRIQUE am and will present a new work that testifies and confirms its growth as a songwriter and music worker. Launched in June 2011, production combines the talent of the artist and Sergio George again, resulting in a masterpiece consisting of 11 songs and a stage for new sounds intermingled with classic salsa. Jorge Luis Piloto, Jorge Villamizar, Monica Velez and Alex Cuba participate as composers am and will be, bringing the stories that we all live in a poetic, free, clear and precise language.
Among the issues is the first single “Dame De Tu Boca” – written by Luis Enrique and his brother Ramon Mejia better known as Perrozompopo. “Dame De Tu Boca” is a cheerful and romantic song with perfect arrangements made by Sergio George that manages to be a catchy ode to love, a song with the ability to impregnate and entice music fans of all ages. “Locos Los 2”, one of the great successes of this album, has achieved the top spots on the charts and was written by Luis Enrique and musician, composer and performer Alex Cuba, who along with Luis Enrique composed four songs the album.
Among his collaborations and mix of musical sounds, I am and will also include a song with the feel of the young musician award-winning bachata Prince Royce called “know”.
In 2013 the singer was invited to join the Broadway show Forever Tango in New York City. Luis Enrique for three weeks was part of this work that brings together music, drama and culture and where sixteen dancers perform with world-class tango, and the orchestra of eleven components Forever Tango.
His most recent production Jukebox – First Edition, brought an innovative concept in his career in which first borrowed musical successes to impart a new life in pure versionandolos sauce. The classic night of drinking was the first single of this musical style that worked in collaboration with musician and arranger Puerto Rican Cucco Pena, achieving an impressive and powerful compilation that resulted in a resounding success in the hearts of lovers of tropical music. The recording was made in studies in Puerto Rico, Miami and New York.
This collection included some of the work s most influential music of past decades, such as: Night Cups Juan Carlos Calderon, originally played by Maria Conchita Alonso, The Past Past Jose Jose, so enamored of Ricardo Montaner, I Love You Franco de Vita, I have everything except you of Luis Miguel, Love Near Ilan Chester of Venezuela, the famous duo Sin Ti Donato Y Estefano, How should I Live without You? Michael Bolton and performed in Spanish by Danny Rivera.
He also joined as a bonus track two versions of its new social court “Ya Started” that calls for peace and harmony in the world in these difficult times we are living. The second version included the participation of the living legend of Salsa “Ruben Blades”
LUIS ENRIQUE received recognition for his invaluable contribution to the genre of Salsa (Salsa Star Walk of Fame 2015, Doral – Florida). And in his native Nicaragua, he was honored for his 27 years of artistic life, with a show in which a group of Nicaraguan artists performed their songs recognized in a massive event called ‘Son Nica’ in its sixth edition.
With a professional unstoppable pace, the artist currently serves as coach of the television talent Voice platform in Peru, sharing roles with Gian Marco, Eva Ayllon and Alex Lora.
At the same time, the interpreter live the excitement of the nomination for the 16th Annual Latin GRAMMY in the following categories: Best Salsa Album: JUKEBOX and Best Tropical Song: already begun.