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In association with the Latin Alternative Music Conference
Vicentico has long been a crucial figure in the history of rock music in Latin America. On top of a significant career as the lead vocalist of Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, he has also developed a successful solo career. Vicentico boasts six solo albums under his belt (all certified Platinum), successful international tours, and MTV, Gardel, and Latin GRAMMY awards. His most recent album Ultimo Acto, was released in January of this year. Recorded in Los Angeles, New York, Nashville, Kingston, and Buenos Aires, the album adds new takes to some of Vicentico’s most well-known solo hits. The album also includes collaborations with Willie Nelson, Sly & Robbie, Intocable, Our Latin Thing and Vicentico’s wife, Argentinean actress Vaeria Bertuccelli.
Ximena Sariñana Rivera is a Mexican singer-songwriter and actress. Sariñana has starred in and composed music for numerous films, including 2007’s Dos abrazos, for which she won ‘Best Female Actress’ at the 38th Diosas de Plata of Pecime awards. In 2009, she received critical acclaim, a GRAMMY nomination, and two Latin GRAMMY nominations for her debut album, Mediocre (2008). Sariñana went on to release two more albums, 2011’s self-titled Ximena Sariñanaand 2014’s No Todo lo Puedes Dar. In September 2014, she was revealed as one of the judges for the reality talent show competition, Mexico tiene talento, the Mexican version of America’s Got Talent.
No Te Va Gustar
NO TE VA GUSTAR (translated in English to “you won’t like it”), was formed in 1994 in Montevideo, Uruguay. To date, the band has recorded and released 8 studio albums and 3 live DVDs, with every album going certified Gold or Platinum in Uruguay and Argentina. Their latest album, El tiempo otra vez avanza (2014) had a smashing number one debut in charts all over Latin America. NO TE VA GUSTAR has been on tour over the last decade travelling throughout South America, North America, and Europe. Nevertheless, the band’s heart and sound are firmly rooted in Montevideo. With its melancholic peace, the intellectual breeze of its pubs and cafés, and music floating in every corner, NTVG has built an expanding musical universe, inspired by the context of their hometown, as well as the stories they find and live along the way around the world.