From Colombia, Carlos Vives brings his music fused with cumbia, vallenato, pop and rock to this year’s of Starlite Catalana Occidente.
One representative figure of the Latin community and of Colombia, he got the Starlite audience dancing with his energetic, traditional and folkloric music from the Colombian Caribbean Coast, performing a tour of his most emblematic songs that have marked his entire career, as well as his most recent songs, with collaborations with artists who have also performed and who will perform this year at the festival: Camilo, Juanes, Sebastián Yatra, Maluma and Ricky Martin.
To begin his show at the festival, the Colombian chose “Quiero verte sonreír” and with his music and accordion he success to encourage, cheer up and “gozar”, as the singer would say with one of the most popular words among Colombians, the entire audience of the Iberian country who remained on their feet for almost the entire concert.
The two-time Grammy Award winner, 15-time Latin Grammy Award winner and winner of the Ondas Award in Spain and twice winner of the Amigo Award, has focused his musical work on making known to the world the identity, cultural and social diversity of his native country, hence songs created, such as: La tierra del olvido, Carito, Gota fría, Fruta fresca and among other creations of his long musical journey.
The Starlite Catalana Occidente is a special and privileged place where every night is unique, unimaginable and unrepeatable.
The characteristics of its exceptional location with its ancient quarries of Nagüeles make it magical and fascinating in all aspects according to the artist who performs at the festival, and among the most important of this enviable geography, is that it allows to have an incredible acoustics to celebrate the music. Thus, for Carlos Vives there is always a connection with the Starlite Catalana Occidente, because it transports him to his place of origin and country and helps him to give the best of his essence. “This place reminds me a lot of where I come from, from the Caribbean, which is a tropical dry forest, a very high mountain that gives itself to the sea and has this same spirit…. The sunset light… There is something that connects me wonderfully and that for the music I make is fantastic,” confessed the artist in an-interview at the Starlite.