-Riding a wave of hits by Panamanian artists, Live Nation, Orjuela
Entertainment and label Panama Music are presenting a Los Angeles concert Nov. 8 headlined by Eddy Lover, La Factoria and Mach & Daddy.

Panama Music/Machete labelmates Makano, Aldo Ranks and Jr. Ranks are also on the bill for "La Fabrika del Reggaeton" at the 4,000-capacity Hollywood Palladium.

-Regional Mexican group Pesado has signed to Disa Records. The group, which is celebrating its 15th anniversary, was most recently on Warner. Its last corridos album "Defendiendo El Honor" went to No. 25 on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart.

Pesado will release its first Disa album, "Solo Contigo," the second week in
November.