Latin Legends Live! Bring Their Distinctive Sound to Cannery Casino May 1
April 7, 2010 by VegasNews.com
“Latin Legends Live!” featuring three of the hottest Latin bands from the 1970’s bring their distinctive sound The Club inside Cannery Casino & Hotel on Saturday, May 1 at 8 p.m. Tierra, Malo, and El Chicano will spice up the Vegas night as they perform all of their greatest hits.
Tickets are available now in four levels: Table for four $79.95, Gold $39.95, Prime $24.95 and Reserved $14.95. Tickets can be purchased at the Cannery Casino & Hotel’s ticket sales counter located at the front desk, by calling (702) 507-5757 or online at www.cannerycasinos.com.
Tierra featuring the Salas Brothers
As the first Latin band to simultaneously have two Top 100 hits and four songs on the national charts, Tierra has opened the door for other Latino musicians. Their biggest hit was “Together” which reached #9 on the R&B charts and Top 20 of the pop charts. Blending pop, jazz, R&B and salsa, Tierra has produced hits including “Gonna Find Her,” “Memories” and “Zoot Suite Boogie” and continues touring and releasing albums.
Malo with special guest Jorge Santana
The legendary rock and roll group Malo, led by vocalist Arcelio Garcia, featured a full horn and percussion section and gained a loyal fan base with their many hits including “Nena,” “Pana” and “Oye Mama.” The band scored a Top 20 hit single in 1972 with “Suavecito,” which is now considered by many as “The Chicano National Anthem.”
The distinctive sound of El Chicano includes the Hammond organ and has garnered the band five gold records, including their first album “Viva Tirado,” a tribute to the Mexican bullfighter Jose Ramon Tirado. As their big crossover success, the album featured hits including the ballad “Sabor A Mi” and Latin infused covers of Cream’s “I Feel Free” and Van Morrison’s “Brown Eyed Girl.” In 1973, the band released the top 40 hit “Tell Her She’s Lovely.”
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