J Balvin, Daddy Yankee Among Headliners At Viva! LA Tunes Festival

J Balvin - Photo: Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images

J Balvin – Photo: Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Photos

J Balvin, Daddy Yankee, Becky G, and Kali Uchis are established to headline the inaugural Viva! LA New music Pageant, having spot at Dodger Stadium on June 25. Generated by Goldenvoice, who also host Coachella and Stagecoach, the Los Angeles occasion is a spinoff of the Pomona-centered Viva! Pageant, which is celebrating its tenth anniversary this 12 months.

“Viva! goes outside of just a new music competition, it has a robust mission of creating local community and representation, which has led to its cult subsequent that started off in L.A. and has since long gone world wide,” organizers pointed out in a press release. “The fest celebrates individuals generally overshadowed immigrants, youth of color, the underserved, the working class in the suburbs, a variety of marginalized communities, and artists that have lengthy been pushed out of the bigger Anglo songs arena.”

Colombian star J Balvin amazed fans previously this calendar year with a new single, “Niño Soñador,” whilst final 7 days he dropped a collaborative two-tune EP with Ed Sheeran. At this weekend’s Grammy Awards, his album, Jose, is up for the first-ever Most effective Música Urbana Album. Balvin will also be between the ceremony’s star-studded lineup of performers. Meanwhile, his fellow competition headliner Daddy Yankee has been equally hectic, adhering to the current launch of his last album, LEGENDADDY.

Other performers on Viva! Los Angeles’ lineup contain Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, Lenin Ramirez, Carin Leon, Tainy, Carla Morrison, Ivy Queen, Cuco, Los Dos Carnales, The Marías, Los Tucanes de Tijuana, Chicano Batman, Ed Maverick, Cazzu, La Sonora Dinamita, Lido Pimienta, Eslabón Armado, and additional.

Presale tickets open up this Saturday, April 2 at 10:00 am PT, with standard tickets heading on sale at 2:00 pm the identical day. There are a number of ticket tiers out there, which include GA, GA+, VIP, and VIP+, with payment programs obtainable. In accordance to Viva! LA’s site, they will be unveiling this year’s listing of food stuff sellers closer to the event’s get started date, together with formal established instances for every single of the performers.

The competition will also be donating $1.00 from just about every ticket offered to No Us Without having You LA, a non-revenue firm that aims to feed the city’s undocumented immigrant communities, such as “hundreds of meals insecure hospitality, day laborers, avenue vendors, and mariachi households.”

For a lot more data on Viva! LA, visit their official web page.

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