Carlos Vives

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2014

    Marc Anthony - American Airlines Arena, Miami

    Marc Anthony's Cambio de Piel Tour With Joey Vega American Airlines Arena, Miami Friday, October 3, 2014 Better Than: A night salsa dancing at Mango's. "Latinos, we always wait to the last minute," joked comedian Joey Vega as los rumberos at the American Airlines Arena waited for el Rey de la Sals ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2014

    Electric Piquete's Michael Mut: "Just Making Noise, That's How We Started Out"

    Electric Piquete is the José Martí of Miami's Latin funk scene. The group's commitment to the groove is a force to be reckoned with, and they are full of poetry and fuego. Zipping from national TV to a club near you, the big, nine-man band has an album, video, and single ready to drop. Here's wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2014

    Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week

    One of the hardest things us working-class citizens face on a weekly basis is having to say goodbye to the weekend and waking up to the Monday morning grind. Yeah, we all hate it. But when you've got nothing but good vibes from CeeLo Green, Pitbull, and Lil Boosie to look forward to, you'll realize ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2013

    Andres Cepeda: "Emotional, Romantic Aspect Is What All My Albums Have in Common"

    Andrés Cepeda is one hopeless romantic. Who else would moan something like, "When there is no one left in this world to love you, I will be here to tell you I will wait for you until I die?" Those dreamy lyrics and that kind of passionate romance is what the Colombian crooner's latest album, Lo Me ... More >>

  • Music

    July 11, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 8, 2013

    Carlos Vives on New Album, Corazón Profundo: "It Has the Power to Unite"

    For having earned multiple platinum records, becoming the first Colombian artist to snag a Grammy for Best Traditional Tropical Album, holding the record for Latin Grammy nominations, and being married to a former Miss Colombia, Carlos Vives is a pretty humble guy. "It's an amazing feeling," he sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2013

    Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week

    Feeling pumped up this morning? Well you should be! You live in a city where the music never ends. And by living in such a musical hot spot, that means that there are always plenty of shows to crash almost every night. Here are the five best concerts going down in Miami this week, from pop to trap ... More >>

  • Music

    April 18, 2013
  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    Billboard Latin Music Conference 2013: A Five-Part Guide

    Whenever two or more Latinos get together, you know it's gonna be a party. So when a slew of Latin  musicians gather from across the globe and make way to the Magic City for the Billboard Latin Music Conference, you know it's gonna be una tremenda pachanga. Especially when the conference runs o ... More >>

  • News

    February 14, 2013
  • Blogs

    February 5, 2013

    Marco Rubio's Spotify Playlist Includes Swedish House Mafia and Tupac

    Marco Rubio may be on his way to being one of the most powerful men in Washington, DC, but that doesn't mean he's lost his common touch. Florida's junior senator unleashed his latest Spotify playlist on the world, and his music taste is pretty much that of an average Y100 listener. Let's do a track- ... More >>

  • Music

    July 1, 2010
  • Blogs

    March 19, 2010

    Sin Animo de Lucro at La Covacha Tonight

    ​Colombia is a country known for solid exports. And we're not talking nose candy here. Nor are we talking super hottie hip shaker Shakira. At least not in that capacity. Colombia consistently exports quality music. The aforementioned chanteuse among them. Carlos Vives is another who comes to mind. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    Friday Night: Fatboy Slim at LIV

    photo by Maria PerezFatboy SlimFriday, June 19, 2009LIV at the Fontainebleau, Miami BeachBetter Than: paying $70 worth of parking tickets.The Review: Let me start off by warning Crossfade readers that this review might get a bit ugly. I'll do my best to remain as objective as possible about the musi ... More >>

  • Music

    October 2, 2008
  • Calendar

    October 11, 2007
  • Music

    May 17, 2007

    The British Invasión

    As DJ and co-founder of the band Sidestepper, Richard Blair didn't just embrace Colombian music — he went native

  • News

    November 23, 2006

    An Uncertain Overture

    Xavier Spencer is one of Miamis best young musicians, but you might never hear him play

  • News

    October 12, 2006

    Douglas Road Goes Off the (Metro) Rails

    This is not the first time Raul Masvidal has tried to snooker the county into a bad deal

  • Music

    August 11, 2005
  • Music

    July 21, 2005

    Play It as It Lays

    The days of Sinatra and Sammy may be long gone, but Miami's piano men refuse to stop the music

  • Music

    September 30, 2004


    Mi Sangre Surco/Universal

  • Bars and Clubs

    May 15, 2003


    Señor Frogs

  • Music

    October 3, 2002

    Let Him In!

    Carlos Vives gets in your face

  • Music

    September 5, 2002

    Sound Machine Retooled

    Nominated for a Best Producer Latin Grammy for his work with Carlos Vives, Gian Marco, Rabanes, and Carlos Baute, Sebastian Krys tells his own tale about Estefan Enterprises and Crescent Moon Studios

  • Music

    August 15, 2002

    Rollin' on the River

    Tobacco Road keeps on turnin', Café Nostalgia keeps on burnin'

  • Music

    May 23, 2002

    The Next

    Latin alternative music is showing signs of sustainable development

  • Music

    December 20, 2001

    Colombian Elvis

    What rock and roll owes the blues, Carlos Vives owes vallenato

  • News

    September 6, 2001

    Los Producers

    The emperor's clothes are wearing thin, as both his top songwriter and the Latin Grammys leave the Estefan court

  • Music

    June 7, 2001

    What's His Name?

    Fulanito fights for respect in the hip-hop world

  • Music

    May 17, 2001

    Best Local Latin Band

    Andres Juliao y Sus Vallenatos

  • Music

    October 26, 2000


    More Grip (Palm Pictures )

  • Music

    September 21, 2000

    Double Cross

    Is prime time really ready for Latin music?

  • Music

    August 17, 2000

    Totó Rows Ashore

    Yes, there are drums in Colombia

  • News

    August 3, 2000

    Ring Cycle

    Miami boasts a boxing legend who has kept on swinging through good times and bad. He's the king of the clubs. He's Tuto Zabala.

  • Music

    March 9, 2000

    Call Me Negro

    Grupo Niche says it loud and proud with salsa

  • Music

    January 6, 2000

    Looking Back on Premillennium Tension

    Miami scenesters sound off

  • News

    August 20, 1998

    The New Miami Sound

    It's straight from contemporary Cuba and it has taken root in a most unlikely place: Little Havana

  • Calendar

    September 4, 1997
  • News

    August 10, 1995

    The Next Wave

    A dedicated group of Latin Americans breaks the sound barrier with rock en espanol