Artists from Mexico’s Café Tacvba, pop star Juanes, alternative rocker Draco Rosa and Puerto Rican reggae band Cultura Profetica have paid tribute by covering Cerati’s songs. Shakira and U2 are among those who have dedicated songs onstage to the 54-year-old musician.
Arcade Fire, Zoé, Nine Inch Nails, Los Bunkers, Los Tigres del Norte, Calle 13, La Maldita Vecindad and Placebo are among bands who will play the 15th edition of the massive Vive Latino Festival, set for Mexico City in March.
The Rock in Rio music festival is slated to hit the Las Vegas strip in May of 2015, Rock in Rio founder Roberto Medina revealed exclusively to Billboard on Monday. The news about the festival’s first U.S. edition follows the announcement Friday that Robert Sillerman's growing entertainment conglomerate SFX had signed an option agreement to acquire a 50 percent interest in the Rock in Rio company run by Medina.