Rodrigo Y Gabriela Tour Back On After Visa Flap
After recently canceling several U.S. shows because of visa difficulties, Rodrigo Sanchez of Latin rock duo Rodrigo y Gabriela today (March 23) obtained his entertainment working visa from the AmericaAfter recently canceling several U.S. shows because of visa difficulties, Rodrigo Sanchez of Latin rock duo Rodrigo y Gabriela today (March 23) obtained his entertainment working visa from the American Embassy in Mexico City.
The duo, which missed appearances at last week's South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, will continue with its U.S. tour starting April 14 at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Los Angeles.
As previously reported, Sanchez's work visa was put on hold last week because his name was similar to that of a wanted criminal, according to the band's manager. Along with a festival date in Florida, the duo was forced to postpone dates in Atlanta, Nashville and Washington, D.C.
Here are Rodrigo y Gabriela's tour dates:
April 14: Los Angeles (Gibson Amphitheatre)
April 16: New York (Webster Hall)
April 17: Boston (Roxy)
April 18: Philadelphia (Electric Factory)
April 20: Washington, D.C. (Grosvenor Auditorium)
April 22: Portland, Ore. (Berbati's Pan)
April 23: Portland, Ore. (Aladdin Theatre)
April 24: Seattle (Showbox)
April 26: San Francisco (Grand Ballroom)
April 27: Santa Cruz, Calif. (Catalyst)
April 29: Indio, Calif. (Coachella Festival)
May 1: Denver (Ogden Theatre)
May 4: Chicago (Vic Theatre)
June 14: Manchester, Tenn. (Bonnaroo)
June 27: Saratoga, Calif. (Mountain Winery)
July 1: New York (Central Park SummerStage)