FOUR SALSA LEGENDS COME TOGETHER FOR SALSAPALOOZA™
(Published: November 12, 2012)
Latin music's top performers will come together for one big night of pure salsa delight
(Newark, NJ) The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark will be the stage for a true salsa all-star blowout. Salsapalooza™ will bring together four salsa giants: "The Princess of Salsa" India, "The Pavarotti of Salsa" Tito Nieves, "The Rooster of Salsa" Tito Rojas and "Mr. Romantic Salsa" Eddie Santiago on Saturday, November 17th at 8:00pm. These four Latin music legends will offer their fans and salsa enthusiasts a night of pure dancing and Latin flavor.
NJPAC is located at One Center Street in Newark, NJ. Tickets are on sale at NJPAC.org. For more information, please contact NJPAC at 1-888-466-5722.
About the Four Salsapalooza™ Giants
Linda Caballero, artistically known as La India, is a Puerto Rican singer of salsa and house music. "The Princess of Salsa" began her music career in the freestyle genre when her immense talent sparked the interest of Latin musician Eddie Palmieri who produced her first salsa album. She has been nominated for both Grammy and Latin Grammy awards and has collaborated with legends such as Celia Cruz, Tito Puentes and Marc Anthony, just to name a few.
Humberto "Tito" Nieves, also known "The Pavarotti of Salsa," became one of the leading salsa singers of the 1980s and the early 1990s. Born in Río Piedras, Puerto Rico and raised in the United States, Nieves began his career while participating in Orquesta Cimarron, a New York-based group. In 1977, he teamed up with singer Héctor Lavoe and his Orchestra and joined The Conjunto Clasico. In 1986, Nieves decided to start his solo career setting himself apart by singing salsa in English. One of his most successful hits is "I like it like that".
Tito Rojas, "The Salsa Rooster", was born and raised in Humacao, Puerto Rico. He is a salsa singer and bandleader who has performed with groups such as Fania All-Stars and Puerto Rican Power. His songs have made the Latin Billboards list numerous times and he is an ACE Award recipient.
Eddie Santiago is one of salsa's main romantic singers. His career started circa 1984 when he recorded mega hits like "Tú me quemas", "Qué Locura Enamorarme de Ti", "Me Fallaste", "Antidoto y Veneno", "Tu Me Haces Falta", and his best known hit "Lluvia", just to name a few. Santiago has earned both gold and platinum records, along with other awards.
More Information: http://www. NJPAC.org