Celso Piña Y Su Ronda Bogotá + La Candelaria & DJ Rabeat
Celso Pina Y Su Ronda Bogota Appearing Live at Moes Alley Thursday, January 18th + La Candelaria & DJ Rabeat 8:30 PM, Doors Open 7:30 PM, $25 Advance, $30 Day Of Show, Mexico's King Of Cumbia Returns Moe's Alley welcomes back Mexico's King Of Cumbia CELSO PINA for a not to be missed up close & personal performance at Moe's Alley in Santa Cruz. Special guests La Candelaria & DJ Rabeat support. Get your tickets early for this one! Celso Pina (Born April the 6th 1953 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico) is a notable Mexican singer, composer and accordionist. In 2002, Pina was nominated for two Latin Grammy Awards: "Best Contemporary Tropical Album" and "Best New Artist From the North" as well as for "Best Alternative Artist" by the MTV Latino Awards. He is also know by the nicknames: "El Rebelde del Acordeon" and "El Cacique de la Campana". He's an accordion player and singer who has risen to be one of the most notable figures in cumbia music. Cumbia has it's origins in Colombia's African and indigenous populations, but it has spread to be one of the most universal Latin American genres. Celso Pina is a pioneer in mixing or blending sounds of tropical base, combined with all kind of popular genres from norteno to sonidero, Ska, Reggae, Rap, Hip Hop or R&B, just to mention some. For this reason he's considered one of the best musicians from Mexico and Latin America. Celso's album 'Barrio Bravo,' which includes collaborations with other popular Latin musicans of various genres, brought to life the mega hit "Cumbia Sobre El Rio." Many of his popular crossover songs feature artists like Lila Downs, Control Machete, El Gran Silencio, Cafe Tacuva, Ely Guerra, Benny Ibarra, Alex Lora (El Tri), Aleks Syntek, Julieta Venegas, Inspector, Blanquito Man and Sargento Garcia, amongst many others. By the year 2011, Celso began to show his music around the world, with the "Cumbia Por El Mundo" tour where he has performed in more than 20 countries like: Germany, Colombia, Spain, United States, Canada, Guatemala, Denmark, Belgium, France, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Sweden, Poland, Italy, Argentina, Chile, Nicaragua, Peru, Morocco, among others. On October of 2015, Celso Pina took another big step in his career by taking his music to Asia where he toured in the 5 most important cities of China. On March 25th, 2016, Celso Pina released his latest album named "Aqui presente compa". Celso Pina will continue consolidating his career as one of the most important Mexican artists around the world.