Dominican singer to begin world tour

July 11th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS  

Santo Domingo, July 11 (IANS/EFE) Juan Luis Guerra will give two shows in Puerto Rico in August to launch his “AsondeGuerra” world tour, which will take him to Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Venezuela, Peru and Uruguay, the artist’s office announced Sunday.

The singer-songwriter and director of his Dominican orchestra will perform Aug 13 and 14 in San Juan and will then travel to Bogota on the 18th.

The writer and performer of “Ojala que llueva cafe” and “La bilirrubina”, among other international hits, will give a show in the National Stadium in San Jose, Costa Rica, Aug 25, and two days later he will perform in Panama City.

Guerra performed June 22 in London and on the 25th in Belgium as part of the “warmup” for his upcoming tour.

Having sold more than 30 million albums, the Dominican is today one of the main icons in Latin American music. His ability as a performer, musician and composer has resulted in his receiving the top awards and acknowledgements in the music industry, not only in this country but abroad.


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