Fans of Juan Gabriel were on their feet for the entire 2+ hour show Friday night at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego for sold out kick-off performance to his 22 city MéXXIco Es Todo 2016 Tour. There were more than 80 people on stage during the course of the night for Juanga’s spectacular production.
On opening night, he took the stage and kicked off with a performance of “Por Que Me Haces Llorar” and the fans went wild. During the course of the evening, he performed classic favorites like “Se Me Olvidó Otra Vez” and “Amor Eterno”, and new songs like “Have You Ever Seen The Rain”. Juan Gabriel continues to create more elaborate and exciting productions with each new tour, and with “MéXXIco Es Todo Tour 2016” it will take a cast and crew of more than 100 people to bring his vision to the stage. The show includes 50 mariachi and orchestra players, ten singers and 20 dancers, all of which along with the production, will take l0 trucks and busses to transport.
In select cities where the venue facilities are appropriate, El Divo de Juarez, as his fans have affectionately nicknamed him, will perform in a 360 degree set up for the first time in the United States. In other cities, his set up will allow him to get closer than ever to his audience.
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Juan Gabriel is one of the Latin industry’s most successful artists since his started in the 1970s. Exuberant in his performance style and prolific in his songwriting, Gabriel has penned songs in diverse styles — rancheras, mariachis, ballads, pop and rock — for himself as well as other Latin legends.
A staple on the Latin Charts, Juan Gabriel’s appeal and career continue to soar, and he’s having more success than ever in recent years. Within a ten month period in 2015/2016, he had three albums at #1 on the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart and at one moment, he had three albums charting simultaneously in the Top 10, only the seventh artist to do so. His Los Duo album was the top-selling Latin album of 2015, and his critically acclaimed tour was the highest grossing of the year, out earning all his competitors, no matter their age, by 2 to 1. Juan Gabriel is getting his own scripted 13- episode television series “Hasta Que Te Conocí (Until I Met You)” which will chronicle his journey from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, to becoming one of Latin America’s most successful singer-songwriters.
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