DESCARGA 2009 Presents La Internacional Sonora Show & Sonoclip July 12 @ CityWalk [FREE]

DESCARGA 2009 Presents La Internacional Sonora Show & Sonoclip July 12 @ CityWalk [FREE]




3rd Annual FREE concert series “DESCARGA”

at CityWalk

‘Descarga’ kicks off Sunday July 12th with a dose of high energy Cumbia rhythms!

Performances by the legendary LA INTERNACIONAL SONORA SHOW, celebrating their 16th anniversary and representing the new generation of Cumbia sounds SONOCLIP showcasing their rich fusion of tropical rhythms from Venezuela, Colombia & Puerto Rico

Plus special guest host Jessie Camacho from popular Telemundo show ‘Descontrol’

Universal City, CA – July-8, 2009 – Telemundo KVEA-52, a leading producer of innovative and high-quality content for Hispanics worldwide, mun2, the bilingual network for young Latinos, and CityWalk at Universal Studios Hollywood, The Entertainment Capital of Los Angeles, proudly return with

With their sizzling 3rd annual free summer concert “Descarga” in CityWalk with Telemundo and mun2 (Jam On City Walk with Telemundo and mun2) Celebrating their 16th anniversary, featuring a discography of more than 16 albums, La Internacional Sonora Show will definitely get us dancing to the rhythm of Cumbia, Salsa, Vallenato and Merengue.

Their popularity extends around the world. They have performed in some of the best stages in North & South America, while their songs have scored top tier positions on Billboard magazine’s music charts i.e. the hit song “Escandalo” as well as over 60 classic songs to their credit. Today, La Internacional Sonora Show is led by Kiko Vargas Jr., who continues with the musical legacy after the untimely death of his father in 2004.

Visit a La Internacional Sonora Show

Sonoclip is a musical collective comprised of six members who represent the new generation of Tropical music produced in the United States, whose musical origins hail from Venezuela, Colombia and Puerto Rico. Their music has already been showcased on important television series such as: Dexter, C.S.I. NY, The Shield, Heroes and The Unit. Led by Enzo Villaparedes, (lead vocals & trumpet) whose musical career has taken him to share the stage with important recording artists such as: Earth, Wind & Fire Experience, Frankie Valli, Juan Gabriel, Joan Sebastián, Franco D’ Vita, Oscar D’ León, Desorden Público, Paulina Rubio and Reyli. In addition Gabriel Puerto, (drummer) was a member of Latin Pop sensation ‘Los Fantasmas del Caribe’ showcasing the immense talent & quality of musicians that comprise Sonoclip.

Now in its 3rd consecutive year “Descarga” has solidified its status as one of the leading outdoor free music events in Southern California, drawing over 70,000 fans by showcasing international, national, and emerging talent as well as DJs performances on an outdoor stage in CityWalk. Since its inception in 2007, “Descarga” continues to build on its overwhelming success delivering on its mission to provide Latino artists and audiences with the best in quality entertainment with a phenomenal promotional platform, becoming ‘the must play concert series’ for Latino artists touring in Southern California.

In addition, as special guest Telemundo talent Jessie Camacho host of popular music show ‘Descontrol’ will be signing autographs and taking pictures with fans.

Following is the “Descarga” line-up” for the summer:

July 12: La Internacional Sonora Show, Sonoclip

July 19: Shaila Durcal

July 26: Yolanda Perez, Alex Alvarado

August 2: Monte Carlo 76, Santero, Soy Disco & Mucho Wednesdays DJs

August 9: Cesar Brizuela y Los Rams

August 16: Fanny Lu & Melissa, Su West Coast Swing, Denise

August 23: Grupo Naukalli, Grupo Nice, Son Del Sur

August 30: Flex, Banda Recoditos, El Güero y Su Banda Centenario

For a full event schedule and more information on the festival’s featured artists and other talent, visit mun2’s website at or the Telemundo site, Social networking sites visit us at Facebook/Visita Descarga and Twitter/Descarga2009.

About Telemundo:

Telemundo Communications Group (“Telemundo”), a division of NBC Universal, is a world-class media company, leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content across its multiplatform portfolio to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. Telemundo’s multiple platforms include Telemundo, a Spanish-language television network featuring original productions, theatrical motion pictures, news and first-class sports events reaching 93% of U.S. Hispanic viewers in 210 markets through its 15 owned-and-operated stations, 45 broadcast affiliates, and 800 cable affiliates; mun2, the preeminent voice for bicultural Hispanics in the U.S. reaching over 30 million U.S. TV households nationwide on digital and analog cable, satellite and free television; Telemundo Digital Media, which leverages Telemundo’s original content for distribution across digital and emerging platforms including mobile devices and and and Telemundo Internacional, the company’s international distribution arm which has positioned Telemundo as the second largest provider of Spanish-language content worldwide by syndicating content to more than 100 countries in over 35 languages.

KVEA-TV, Channel 52, is the Telemundo Network’s flagship station in the Los Angeles market.

About mun2:

mun2 (moon-dos) is the lifestyle cable network for today’s culture connectors (C2s) – bicultural Latinos 18-34. As the bilingual network that amplifies the Latinos experience, mun2 is culturally-grounded and reflects the best of both worlds – mun2 is uniquely American. From reality to music, on-air to digital, mun2 creates original content across a multi-screen platform. As the only nationally measured bilingual cable network by Nielsen NTI, mun2 has an increased distribution to over 30 million households, and is a part of the Telemundo Group, a division of NBC Universal Cable Entertainment.

About Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal CityWalk:

Universal Studios Hollywood (, The Entertainment Capital of L.A., includes a movie-based theme park and Studio Tour, the CityWalk entertainment, shopping and dining complex, the Universal Cinemas and the Gibson Amphitheatre concert and special event venue. The theme park features the groundbreaking attractions “The Simpsons Ride,” “Revenge of the Mummy—The Ride,” “Shrek 4-D,” “Jurassic Park—The Ride” and the newly enhanced Studio Tour, with a state-of-the-art Hi-Def monitor system and new movie and TV sets on the historic backlot. Universal CityWalk features 65 entertainment-themed restaurants, nightclubs, shops and dynamic entertainment options. The Universal CityWalk Cinemas, which includes California’s largest IMAX venue, features the best movie-going experience in Los Angeles.

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