Thursday, August 25, 2011

LOS TIGRES DEL NORTE RETURN TO NASHVILLE

COUNTRY MUSIC LEGENDS RETURN TO NASHVILLE FOR AUGUST 27th CONCERT

Five Time GRAMMY Winners LOS TIGRES DEL NORTE Are Latin Music’s Leading Country Music Superstars

“Los Tigres are the kings of norteño, the Mexican country music that is one of the most popular styles in the United States and Central America.  In this world, Los Tigres are like Willie Nelson and the Rolling Stones combined, the enduring superstars of down-to-earth working class pop. Their Records sell in the millions, their concerts pack halls throughout the North American continent, and their songs have become part of the Mexican cultural heritage”– author Elijah Wald

“[Regional Mexican] music's greatest statesmen …Los Tigres sell millions of records, regularly top Billboard's Latin charts and draw tens of thousands of fans to stadiums… they are among the most popular acts in Latin music today…  Their [concerts are] mega-size: music all night and far into the morning hours… singer and accordionist Jorge Hernández is mesmerizing” - New York Times

Los Tigres Del Norte’s Latest Album Is The First-Ever MTV Unplugged Album Dedicated To A Regional Mexican Music Group.  The Groundbreaking Album Has Dominated The Genre’s Billboard Chart Since Its Late May Release, Including Two Months (Eight Consecutive Weeks) At #1.

WHO: Multiple GRAMMY & LATIN GRAMMY Winners LOS TIGRES DEL NORTE
WHAT: Nashville Concert That Will Attract Thousands of Multi-Generational Latin/Country Music Fans
WHERE: Nashville Municipal Auditorium – 417 4th Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37201
WHEN: Saturday, August 27th at 9:00pm



Los Tigres del Norte has reinvented Mexican popular music… Every record sells a million copies … Los Tigres [are] the most perceptive chroniclers of the Mexican American experience - they reflected its most personal feelings, and take the side of these millions of immigrants who are voiceless on both sides of the border… The songs of Los Tigres del Norte remain one of the clearest windows into the immigrant soul.”
Los Angeles Times

“[Los Tigres Del Norte] should be compared to Bob Dylan, U2, or the Clash”All Music

“The lyrical voice of the immigrant community...Los Tigres are 21st-century troubadours” –Washington Post

“Los Tigres are huge. U2 huge. Beatles huge. As in regularly selling out 100,000-seat stadiums. But most important, they are beacons-of-artistic-activism huge … one of the most important musical groups in any language... In their songs is the struggle of a people and two nations” - OC Weekly

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