Regional Mexican and urban acts will dominate the 2014 Latin Grammy street party concerts, which kick off Oct. 5 in Chicago’s Plaza Garibaldi. Artists confirmed to perform during the series, which will be played in five cities, include Conjunto Primavera, J Alvarez, J Balvin, Los Rieleros del Norte, Los Tucanes de Tijuana, Noel Torres and Voz de Mando.
The Latin Grammy street parties have been held for the past 12 years and are presented by the Latin Academy (LARAS), together with Univision and event promotion company Eventus.
This year, the series will also visit Dallas, Los Angeles and Phoenix before wrapping up in Hialeah (Miami) on Nov. 9 with performances by Balvin, Alvarez and Victoria, among others, in the streets of Hialeah.
The Latin Grammy Street parties are free and lead up to the 15th annual Latin Grammys, airing live Nov. 20 on Univision from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Latin Grammy street party schedule:
Oct. 5, Chicago: Voz de Mando, Banda La Chacaloza, Cardenales de Nuevo León
Oct. 12, Dallas: Noel Torres, Los Rieleros del Norte, Jonatan Sánchez
Oct. 19, Los Angeles: Los Tucanes de Tijuana, El Rayo de Oro, Helen Ochoa, Jonatan Sánchez, Kent y Tony
Nov. 2, Phoenix, AZ: Conjunto Primavera, Voz De Mando, Los Canarios de Michoacán
Nov. 9, Hialeah, FL: J Balvin, J Álvarez, Gaitanes, Victoria, Eli Jas, J Quiles, Kent y Tony