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Latino Daily News

Sunday September 5, 2010

Celebrate Mexican Independence Las Vegas Style and Bring Mucho $$$$

The world’s hottest Latin artists and entertainers will soon be arriving in Las Vegas to celebrate Mexican Independence Day.  Each year, thousands of visitors make their way to Las Vegas to enjoy its internationally famous entertainment and to take part in the cultural festivities surrounding the month-long celebration.

Visitors will be welcomed by a host of A-list talent performing on the Las Vegas Strip including:

  * Eight-time GRAMMY® Award winner Carlos Santana performs “Supernatural Santana - A Trip Through The Hits” at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel   & Casino Sept. 3-5
  * Five-time GRAMMY® Award winner Luis Miguel will perform at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Sept. 15-18
  * Alejandro Fernandez brings a spirit of Mexican Independence and pride to the Grand Garden Arena at MGM Grand Sept. 15
  * Five-time Billboard award winners Los Temerarios will make a stop at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Sept. 18 as part of their “Si Tu Te Vas Tour”
  * Marco Antonio Solis and Pedro Fernandez will celebrate 30 years of career excellence as they perform together at the Event Center at Mandalay Bay Sept. 18
  * Rodrigo y Gabriela, the Mexican musical duo famous for their unique rhythmic flamenco guitar playing, are scheduled to perform at The House of Blues at Mandalay Bay on Sept. 25
  * Shakira, the most successful female Latin singer of all time with two GRAMMY Awards, seven Latin GRAMMY Awards and twelve Billboard Latin Music Awards, will perform at the Events Center at Mandalay Bay on Oct. 16.

Outstanding comedians will also make stops in Las Vegas including a performance by Carlos Mencia at Treasure Island on Sept. 17 while actor and comedian Gabriel Iglesias takes the stage at the Monte Carlo Hotel & Casino Sept. 9-11 and Sept. 16-18.

The 20th Annual Las Vegas International Mariachi Festival, a four-hour music and dance extravaganza celebrating Mexican heritage, will be held at The Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino on Sept. 18 at 8:00 p.m., where visitors can delight in the unique sounds of trumpets and guitars accompanied by traditional Latin vocals.  The gala will feature special guests Shaila Durcal and Antonio Aguilar Jr. along with Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan, Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez and Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano. 

The celebration doesn’t end there! The Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino is hosting the third annual Las Vegas Tequila Fest, Sept. 17-18, which is a unique tequila tasting event where participants can sample legendary brands from renowned international labels as well as new and upcoming brands from spirits distilled in the heart of Mexico.