Global Latin Superstar Juanes to Launch 2018 North American “Amarte Tour” with Fast-Rising Latin Alternative Star Mon Laferte

12/04/2017

MEXICAN SINGER-SONGWRITER CALONCHO TO JOIN AS SPECIAL GUEST TICKETS ON SALE STARTING DECEMBER 8 AT LIVENATION.COM

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LOS ANGELES (Dec. 4, 2017) – Latin Rock’s leading global ambassador and the most-awarded solo artist in Latin Grammy history, Juanes, today announces the 2018 North American “Amarte Tour” with Latin Alternative’s new leading-lady Mon Laferte.  Produced by Live Nation and also including special guest Caloncho, the tour will kick off April 20 in Orlando, Florida and continue across North America for an additional 15 dates, wrapping May 20 in Temecula, California. Tickets will go on sale to the general public starting Friday, December 8 at LiveNation.com.

Juanes’ live show is a “don’t miss” event, with rave reviews:

“[His show] confirms Juanes as the rare artist — in company with the likes of Bono, and Bruce Springsteen —

with the power to inspire beyond the arena walls.” – Los Angeles Times

"Without exaggerating, I can say that Juanes and his bandmates have never sounded tighter…

he has strived for (and undoubtedly reached) a new level of musicianship...

Whatever you do, don't miss the chance to check Juanes out when he comes your way" ABC News

“The Grammy Winning Colombian [Rocker]... Is A Headliner To Seek-Out”- Entertainment Weekly

Likewise, Mon Laferte has quickly become one of Latin music’s most captivating young performers:

“She is probably the most acclaimed artist now in the Latin American alternative scene. But the truth is that Mon Laferte is much more than a figure that can be placed in a specific niche… With her incredible voice… [she] explores different rhythms and styles to bring diversity to truly personal and deeply emotional songs”- Hoy

“Mon Laferte’s dramatic appeal is irresistible, [with] references to vintage pin-ups and rockabilly,

coupled with a soaring vocal range” - Remezcla

The tour announcement follows closely behind recent Latin Grammy wins for both artists. Juanes’ critically-praised, and chart-topping Mis Planes Son Amarte (Latin Music’s first major visual album) received two new awards this year, increasing the Colombian superstar’s career tally to a staggering twenty-five combined GRAMMY & Latin Grammy Awards. With a rare five-star Rolling Stone review and pick as “One of the best albums of 2017,” Mis Planes Son Amarte also just earned a 2018 GRAMMY nomination for “Best Latin Pop Album.” Hailed by TIME as “one of the 100 Most-Influential People in the World,” and The New York Times as “Latin America's soulful poet,” Juanes has built a distinctive sound that fuses his love of rock & pop, with multi-layered songwriting, and a deep reverence for the traditional folk and other indigenous rhythms of the continent. With eight multi-platinum albums to his credit, Juanes has notched eleven #1 Billboard singles, and holds multiple chart records. He is also one of Latin music’s leading social media voices and a dedicated global activist, with wide ranging charitable efforts.

Mexico City based, Chilean singer-songwriter Mon Laferte is “One of the rising stars of the Latin music world.” Following the release of her new album “La Trenza,” MTV named Mon Laferte as this year’s Best Artist In Mexico, while NPR, All Music, The New York Times and more have also applauded the album. Most recently, “La Trenza,” received an impressive five Latin Grammy nominations, with Mon Laferte taking home the award for “Best Alternative Song”- recognizing “Amárrame,” her hit duet with new tour partner Juanes.

Juanes’ 2018 North American “Amarte Tour” Dates With Mon Laferte and Special Guest Caloncho:

Friday, April 20, 2018

Orlando, FL

Amway Center

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Miami, FL

AmericanAirlines Arena

Friday, April 27, 2018

New York, NY

The Theater at Madison Square Garden

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Boston, MA

Orpheum Theatre

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Toronto, ON

Massey Hall

Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Chicago, IL

Rosemont Theatre

Thursday, May 03, 2018

Dallas, TX

The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory

Friday, May 04, 2018

Houston, TX

Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land

Sunday, May 06, 2018

San Antonio, TX

Freeman Coliseum

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

El Paso, TX

El Paso County Coliseum

Friday, May 11, 2018

Phoenix, AZ

Comerica Theatre

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Los Angeles, CA

The Forum

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

San Diego, CA

Viejas Arena at San Diego State University

Friday, May 18, 2018

San Jose, CA

City National Civic

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Las Vegas, NV

The Pearl at The Palms

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Temecula, CA

Pechanga Theatre

Connect with Juanes through: www.juanes.net, Twitter, Facebook, & Instagram

Connect with Mon Laferte at: http://www.monlaferte.comFacebookTwitterInstagram

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Juanes Press Contacts
John Reilly - 212.878.5076 / jreilly@rogersandcowan.com
Monica Escobar (Spanish Press) - 213.617.3624 / monica@the3collective.com

Mon Laferte Press Contact
John Reilly - 212.878.5076 / jreilly@rogersandcowan.com
Sylvia Bedrosian – 212.878.5005 / sbedrosian@rogersandcowan.com

Live Nation Press Contacts
Emily Bender - EmilyBender@livenation.com
Monique Sowinski - MoniqueSowinski@livenation.com

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