TOP LATINX PERFORMERS NATALIA JIMÉNEZ, LOS HORÓSCOPOS DE DURANGO, GEORGEL and LA SONORA TROPICANA TO HEADLINE the FIESTA CALIENTE STAGE at the 37th ANNUAL LONG BEACH PRIDE

New $50 Weekend Pass Tickets Now Available for a Limited Time

 

Long Beach, CA – February 25, 2020 – Long Beach Pride™ today announced that top Latinx performers  GRAMMY Award-winner Natalia Jiménez, Los Horóscopos De Durango, Georgel and La Sonora Tropicana will headline the popular Fiesta Caliente stage at the 37th Annual Long Beach Pride™ Festival and Parade celebration, taking place May 15 – 17, 2020. The Fiesta Caliente stage is produced by Club Papi Productions.

The organization also announced a new ticketing promotion featuring a $50 weekend pass along with $30 single day passes, which is now available for a limited time only, or while supplies last. Visit longbeachpride.com for more information and to purchase.

“The Fiesta Caliente stage has long been one of the hottest parts of the Long Beach Pride™ celebration and this year’s lineup is its best ever,” said Denise Newman, President, Long Beach Pride™. “We are thrilled to bring these talented Latinx performers to Long Beach for our celebration of the LGBTQ+ and ally community.”

 

The performers for the Fiesta Caliente stage at the 37th Annual Long Beach Pride™ Festival include:

Saturday, May 16

Natalia Jiménez

Singer-songwriter Natalia Jiménez is a creative artist, with a powerful voice and musical versatility that have made her one of the most important female figures in Spanish-language music. Natalia is an internationally renowned GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY winning artist whose influences include a mix of rock, pop, jazz and heavy metal. Throughout her career as the lead singer of La Quinta Estación and as a solo artist, Natalia has sold over 2 million albums worldwide and has recorded duets with Latin music’s biggest stars, including Marc Anthony (“Recuérdame”), Daddy Yankee (“La No-che de los Dos”) and Ricky Martin (“Lo Mejor de Mi Vida Eres Tu”), and has performed live at the Latin GRAMMY Awards Telecast.

 

Georgel

Georgel Julio Arevalo Reyes is a Mexican singer-songwriter who recently launched his solo career. Born on January 18, 1985 in Nuevo León, México; from an early age, Georgel was inspired by his mother Georgina Reyes’ voice to create musical shows, which, alongside his siblings, he would present in front of his whole family. At 15-years-old, he received the Fullbright scholarship to study at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Georgel has written songs for renowned artists such as Gloria Trevi, Alejandra Guzman, Sebastian Yatra, Edith Marquez, Maite Perroni, Dulce Maria, Chiquis Rivera and Anahí, among others, many of which have prominently reached the top on the Billboard Charts. Most recently, Georgel joined forces with R&B sensation Kat Dahlia for their simmering hit “Que No Nos Importe,” a wonderful gem that serves as an invitation to surrender to unquenched desire.

 

Sunday, May 17

Los Horóscopos De Durango

Los Horóscopos De Durango is one of the pioneering groups of Duranguense music, founded in 1975 by Armando Terrazas and friends of Chicago, and later adding Marisol and Vicky Terrazas, Armando’s daughters. Their recognitions have been extensive, including five Billboard Awards, a Lo Nuestro Award, Premios de la Radio Awards and a Furia Musical Award among others, and are the first Duranguense group to receive a Latin Grammy for the “Best Band Album” category in 2007, which they received again the following year. Their success has placed them in the top of the popularity charts in America, Mexico and parts of Central America; in 2010 they decided to diversify their style and record their first album with a band, “La Güera and La Morena.” Their most recent album, “Entre el Amor y la Aventura” featured the hit single “Me Dejé Querer.”

 

La Sonora Tropicana

From the city of Medellin, Colombia in the spring of 1989 la Sonora Tropicana is born, from the eagerness to form a group with a Tropical sound that could compete with the unique Colombian sound, but with a superior commercial sound.  From the mind of Mr. Abel De Luna and the musical direction of Ray Carreño la Sonora Tropicana comes to life with female and male vocalists. During the span of their career Sonora Tropicana has been nominated for various awards, participated in TV programs, and formed part of massive events (Mexico D.F., Monterrey, Chicago), and won the Furia Musical Award for Best Tropical Group two years in a row. With a trajectory spanning over 25 years and infinite hit songs, La Sonora Tropicana is currently touring the United States promoting the single “Tengo que Colgar,” and “No Te Creas Tan Importante.”

The 37th Annual Long Beach Pride™ Festival & Parade is a three-day celebration, starting with a free Teen Pride celebration on May 15, with a DJ, dancing and performances in a safe, chaperoned youth-only environment. A two-day waterfront festival will span May 16 and 17, offering live music, community programming, and food and drinks from local eateries, with the annual parade happening May 17. Additional artists and Festival information will be announced at a later date.

 

ABOUT LONG BEACH PRIDE

Long Beach Pride™, a 501(c)3 non-profit, is an all-volunteer organization that produces the annual three-day Long Beach Pride™ festival, parade and teen pride annually in May. The third largest Pride festival and parade in California, we celebrate the LGBTQ+ community with a focus on inclusion, and work to educate the wider community that diversity builds a stronger and healthier society. Taking pride in what we have achieved since 1984, we strive to teach the future generations that the battle for acceptance continues. For additional information please visit www.longbeachpride.com.

 

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CONTACTS

Dustin Smith, Smithhouse | Strategic Communications

(818) 939-0747, dustin@smithhousestrategy.com

 

Shari Mesulam, The Mesulam Group

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