10 Jan Tropical star Gilberto Santa Rosa to perform at The Conga Room
Multiple GRAMMYÂ® award winning Tropical star Gilberto Santa Rosa to perform at The Conga Room
Â Thursday February 2, 2012
Los Angeles. January 10, 2012 Â Billboard Magazinesâ€™ Tropical Artist of the Decade, Certified RIAA multi-Platinum recording artist and GRAMMYÂ®-award winning Gilberto Santa Rosa is set to perform at the hub of Latin music The Conga Room on Thursday February 2, 2012.
Affectionately known as â€˜El Caballero de La Salsaâ€™ (Salsa Gentleman) Gilberto Santa Rosa will take center stage offering a one of a kind concert performance featuring songs from his most recent hit albumÂ “Irrepetible” (Unrepeatable) as well as anthemic crowd favorites.
A night which cannot be missed, tickets are already on sale at www.congaroom.com. The Conga Room is located at 800 West Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, 90015.
The industry’s appreciation of his incredible talent continues as evidenced by several awards and accolades. Â Gilberto Santa Rosa won Latin GRAMMYÂ® awards in 2006 and 2009, and in 2007, he won a GRAMMYÂ® award for best tropical production. Â Also in 2009, he received five nominations for Premio lo Nuestro, making him the most nominated artist that year. Â
As a boy, Puerto Rican recording artist Gilberto Santa Rosa was strongly influenced by 1960s salsa music, which awakened his lifelong passion for music. Â He recorded his first album at age 14, and has since gone on to have more than 20 albums and 14 number one hits on Billboard’s Latin Tropical Airplay charts. Â
In the mid-1980s, his career flourished and a radio announcer nicknamed him “El Caballero de la Salsa” (Gentleman of Salsa). Â In the 1990s, he joined the Sony label and earned 13 gold albums, 13 platinum albums, and three multi-platinum distinctions. Â
With an international fan base that stretches from Spain to Chile, to Los Angeles Gilberto Santa Rosaâ€™s success is â€˜Irrepetible” (Unrepeatable) aptly namedâ€”his remarkable career is certainly hard to replicate.Â Â
About The Conga Room
The world famous Conga Room is a nightclub and concert venue located at L.A. LIVE, the downtown entertainment district across the Staples Center and the Nokia Theatre, featuring authentic Latin-style tapas cuisine, a broadcast control room and 1,000-person capacity. Performances have included the Gypsy Kings, Alejandro Fernandez, Black Eyed Peas, Prince and a weekly R&B night with GRAMMY winner Jamie Foxx called Foxxhole Live. Founded by real estate entrepreneur Brad Gluckstein, The World Famous Conga Room is co-owned by will I am, Jimmy Smits, Jennifer Lopez, Paul Rodriguez, Amaury Nolasco, Sheila E., and NBA stars Baron Davis and Trevor Ariza.
Visit: The Conga Room at: www.congaroom.com