Canary Islands

  1. Spanish Musician, Industry Veteran Tato Luzardo Dies

    March 09, 2010 12:00 AM EST Tato Luzardo, the director of Spain's Academy of Music Arts and Sciences, died the day after the 14th Premios de la Musica gala award organized each year by the academy. He died on March 5, it has been announced, after a long battle against c ...

  2. Womad Heading To Brazil

    September 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT World music festival Womad will be held in South America next year for the first time, with an event to be staged in Brazil on Sept. 3-5. The Brazil festival was announced alongside the dates of this year's 15th Womad in the Canary Island cit ...

  3. Gloria Estefan Confirms European Dates

    July 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT After playing sold-out shows in Chile, Uruguay and Argentina, countries where she performed for the first time in her career in May and June, Gloria Estefan will play a series of European dates, beginning July 16 at the Latinoamericando Expo in Mi ...

  4. Youssou N'Dour To Close Africa Vive Series

    May 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Senegalese musician Youssou N'Dour will play the last of a series of concerts across Spain as part of the month-long Africa Vive festival to celebrate Africa Day on May 25. N'Dour's closing concert is on May 29 in Santa Cruz de Tene ...

  5. Fonsi Honored At Premios Dial Gala

    March 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Puerto Rican star Luis Fonsi performed at the 13th Premios Dial music award gala in Tenerife ahead of the five-date Spanish leg of his current world tour. Fonsi was one of 13 Spanish and Latin artists to receive a Dial award for their contribution ...

  6. Latin Stars Light Up Premios Cadena Gala

    February 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST Six-time 2007 Latin Grammy winner Juan Luis Guerra headlined Europe's biggest Latin music gala, the 13th Premios Cadena Dial ceremony, in Santa Cruz de Tenerife in the Spanish Canary Islands, off West Africa on Tuesday. It was Guerra's f ...