October 21, 2013

The 2013 Latin Grammy® Street Parties Bring the Best in Latin Music to Hialeah, Florida

The Latin Recording Academy®, Eventus and Univision announced September 24, 2013 that Oscar D'Leon, Kat Dahlia, Larry Hernandez, Intocable, La Original Banda El Limon, La Santa Cecilia, Los Cuates de Sinaloa, Los Inquietos del Norte, Los Tucanes de Tijuana, and A.B. Quintanilla will headline the 2013 Latin GRAMMY® Street Parties. Rolling into its eleventh consecutive year of success, the five-stop cross-country series will lead up to the live broadcast of the most anticipated Latin awards show, the 14th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards®. Heating up local cities in the country starting on Sunday, Sept. 29 in Chicago, the series made its way across the U.S. with stops in Phoenix, Los Angeles, Dallas, and will finish the excitement in Hialeah on November 10th 2013.

"By celebrating the beginning of a second decade and sharing the Latin GRAMMY experience with our Latin music fans, we are excited to continue presenting a day-long festival filled with a diversity of incredible artists and their amazing music," said Gabriel Abaroa Jr., President/CEO of The Latin Recording Academy. "Having Eventus as our production partner, allows this annual event to continue evolving and growing, all the while bringing spectacular talent to major Hispanic markets in the Unites States."

Year after year, this free high-energy music fest paves the way to the annual Latin GRAMMY Awards, the most prestigious award in Latin music, and brings its excitement to fans across the country. The awards show telecast will be broadcast live from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, on Thursday, Nov. 21 from 8 – 11 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central) on the Univision network.

"After eleven years of bringing the hottest music acts close to an eager audience, engaging with the consumer is key to the success and growth of the series year after year. Working closely with sponsors that care deeply about our community has been vital to our success," said Nelson Albareda, President and CEO of Eventus. "We are more committed than ever to igniting Latin GRAMMY fever across the country in the next two months."

The Latin GRAMMY Street Parties offer an interactive traveling musical festival for Hispanics, which includes live entertainment, sponsor display areas, and product sampling. The series features performances by some of Latin music's greatest established artists, while serving as a launching pad for emerging talent representing various genres, including reggaeton, regional Mexican, pop, rock en espanol, and tropical, among others. This year's lineup is sure to be a memorable one as the Latin GRAMMY Street Parties have brought together the brightest talent in Latin music and are taking them face-to-face to their admirers in this, the largest free festival music series in the country.

The 2013 Latin GRAMMY Street Parties are presented by McDonald's®, 7UP® and Walmart®.  Its official sponsors, Kellogg's® and Lowe's®, will be on board in select markets.

Sunday, November 10th – Hialeah, FL 
Streets of Hialeah – West 16th Avenue between 37th & 42nd St.
Oscar D'Leon, La Charanga Habanera, Kat Dahlia, Domino Saints, Leslie Cartaya, Periko  and Jessi Leon,  among others

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.

About Eventus
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.

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