The fury for Ricardo Arjona in Argentina is no surprise. The Guatemalan singer-songwriter once again showed his ability to convene when in less than an hour he sold out his first show at the Movistar Arena, scheduled for August 5, 2022.
Fans who stayed out have revenge: it was announced a new date for August 6 Next year. Tickets are already available on the site tuentrada.com.
The musician will once again set foot in our country with the brand new tour Black and white, and will make its premiere at the Villa Crespo stadium, with a total capacity of 15 thousand people. His last time in Buenos Aires was in October 2018.
Ricardo Arjona had the pleasure of going to record his Black and White project in London, at the illustrious Abbey Road studios. Photo: Press
It should be remembered that on December 3 last, Arjona celebrated the launch of his double album Black and white, the most iconic project of his career, after receiving an American Grammy nomination for his project Old fashioned.
His tour Black and White Tour already marked several soldouts in New York, Boston, Miami, Puerto Rico, Malaga, Alicante, in his three concerts in Madrid, another three concerts in Chile; and has added new dates in London, Paris, Zurich, Madrid, Barcelona, Cologne, Rome, Milan, New York, Miami, Puerto Rico and Chile.
Old fashioned, historic show and Grammy
In the midst of a pandemic and restrictions to perform concerts, Arjona was one of the many artists who ventured into the virtual live show. It was not bad at all: more than 3 million people watched Old fashioned, the most watched streaming in the history of Ibero-American music.
With an impressive staging, more than 30 musicians from around the world lit by five thousand candles They accompanied him in the Church of the Century and the Convent of the Capuchinas in the city of Antigua, Guatemala.
Within days, the 25 songs from the concert were released as a live record, which received a 2022 Grammy Award nomination in the category “Best Latin Pop Album”. Will compete with My handsby Camilo; Y Revelationby Selena Gomez, among others.
Ricardo Arjona made his streaming “A la antigua”, from his native Guatemala, illuminated by five thousand candles. Photo Press / Ricardo Calderón
Before the coronavirus ravaged the world, Arjona toured several countries with the tour Soledad Circus, which attracted more than a million and a half people and that ended with a show at the Campo Argentino de Polo, on October 5, 2018.
The native of Jocotenango has a very special relationship with the Argentine public. A sample of that is the all-time record of 34 shows at Luna Park Stadium, eight presentations at GEBA, another five at the Vélez stadium and five more at the DirecTV Arena.
The book and the double disc concept
February 25, 2022 the finishing touch of this ambitious project will be published: the book Black and white (which will also include the CDs Black and white). In this way, for the first time, a musical project will be physically transferred to its audience in the art book format.
Following a 1960s-style music concept, as the singer explained, the album was recorded with live musicians at London’s historic Abbey Road Studios.
In this way, the musician completes the methodical and ambitious project of 28 songs divided into two volumes, whose first batch of songs was titled White and that the public got to know, one to one week by week. Now, the 57-year-old singer-songwriter closed with Black the two-year cycle in which he was publishing his new songs.
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