This September, hear the Mexican Independence Day rallying cry, El Grito, all weekend long in Las Vegas with performances from the biggest names in Latin entertainment.
Catch only-in-Vegas concerts from Spanish music icons like Gloria Trevia and Maná, plus the side-splitting comedy of Gabriel Iglesias, all leading up to el dieciséis de septiembre, or September 16, the holiday marking Mexican Independence. The entertainment choices seem endless with 11 different artists representing everything from traditional music to sounds from up-and-coming Latin stars. After the shows, hit the Strip to keep the party going with your fellow revelers.
To make things even easier, we’ve broken the fun into categories:
Rock en Español
If you like a little added spice to your rock ‘n’ roll, don’t miss these fiery acts. Mexico’s leading alternative rock band Café Tacvba brings its unique sound to Mandalay Bay Beach at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on September 13. Considered the most successful Latin American rock band of all time, Mexican band Maná takes over the MGM Grand Garden Arena inside MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on September 14.
The lights will be shining a little brighter on the Strip when award-winning Mexican singer and icon El Sol De México, Luis Miguel, brings his talents to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace for a four-night limited engagement, September 12, 13, 15, and 16. And queen of Spanish pop-rock music Gloria Trevi spreads her sparkle over the Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on September 14.
Get ready to yell, “That’s my jam!” when these guys hit the stage. Just try not to move your body when Puerto Rican chart-topper Daddy Yankee brings his suave style and incredible talents to The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas, September 13. Prep your squeal for when top-selling Latin artist, Enrique Iglesias, performs his arsenal of hits at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on September 14. Swoon-worthy internationally celebrated singer-songwriter Marc Anthony kicks off his Opus tour at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on September 15. Admit it, their music (and their megastar collaborators) are in frequent rotation on your playlist.
Don’t be surprised when screams of excitement echo throughout the Mandalay Bay Events Center at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. Prepare to have your heart stolen by Latin music star, MALUMA, when he sings only for you on September 14. Legendary two-time Latin GRAMMY Award-winning mariachi singer Alejandro Fernández performs his romantic ballads and ranchera pop music on September 15.
What is banda, you ask? Take a marching band, mostly with drums and horns, then take it to the next level by adding a lot of Latin flare. Can’t really picture it? Lucky for you, iconic Mexican group, Banda MS, brings its signature sound to Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino to knock audiences off their feet on September 13. Following in the same fashion, Mexican singer-songwriter Pancho Barraza and his band perform foot-stomping melodies at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on September 14.
In the city of entertainment, you’re sure to find the right way for you to celebrate. VIVA MEXICO!