Venezuelan government

  1. Gustavo Dudamel, Ruben Blades and Franco De Vita Join For 'Viva la Musica'

    July 19, 2012 6:30 PM EDT Los Angeles Symphony conductor Gustavo Dudamel, pop star Franco De Vita and actor/salsa icon Ruben Blades will perform as part of a massive concert in Veneuzlea on July 22 called "Viva la Musica," which is being billed as a "concert ...

  2. Venezuelan Government Cracks Down On Radio Stations

    August 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The government of President Hugo Chavez revoked the licenses of 32 radio stations and two television stations over the weekend, as part of a plan to tighten control over local media. The plan has caused concern over the ability of the music indust ...

  3. Mongrel To Play For El Presidente In Venezuela

    March 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Mongrel, the genre-smashing U.K. act led by Reverend & the Makers vocalist Jon McClure, will travel to Venezuela in April to record their second album as official guests of president Hugo Chavez. McClure tells Bilboard.biz that he first came t ...

  4. Sanz Shows Hit Snags In Venezuela

    February 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Political maneuverings have forced Spanish star Alejandro Sanz to cancel a sold-out Feb. 14 concert at the 15,000 seat Venezuela's Poliedro de Caracas. Sanz was forced to cancel after being declared a "persona non grata" (or non-wel ...