Openly not gay Puerto Rican reggaetonero Daddy Yankee and two male friends, fellow countryman J Alvarez and "Cubatón" pioneer Osmani Garcia, recently announced their upcoming three-way at Miami's Fuchs Pavilion at the Dade County Youth Fair and Expo grounds. And they're encouraging others to come watch!
Billed as "El Concierto Del Siglo!", this once-in-a-century concert promises to "change the landscape of Latin entertainment in Miami," and is just one in a series of showcases that Miami Chilling Entertainment promises to host this summer.
"We're planning other events in Orlando, one in Tampa, and several in Miami," says Ricardo Gutierrez, general manager of Miami Chilling Entertainment. "But the great thing about this event is that it's going to be the first time [all three of the artists] share a stage."
Each of the three men has previously performed in Miami with remarkably large turnouts. But Gutierrez is confident that including Alvarez, Garcia, and Daddy Yankee on the same May 11 bill will attract the largest crowd yet.
"J Alavarez is the most popular artist in Puerto Rico right now, he's really hot," Gutierrez says. "And Osmani is the only [Cuban artist] that gets radio play in the United States. As for Daddy Yankee, it's Daddy Yankee. He's been popular since I was a baby!"
Daddy Yankee, J Alvarez and Osmani Garcia. Saturday, May 11 at 9 p.m., Fuchs Pavilion at Dade County Youth Fair Grounds, 10901 SW 24th ST, Miami; 305-223-7060; fairexpo.com. Tickets cost $50 plus fees via wantickets.com.