Mexican Singer Lupita D’Alessio to Perform 10 Farewell Concerts in the US
The renowned Mexican artist Lupita D’Alessio, also known as the “Sleeping Lioness,” will be bidding farewell to US stages with 10 concerts scheduled for September and October. The concerts are part of the “Gracias Tour,” which marks the singer’s 50-year-long musical career.
The concerts will commence at the Vina Robles Amphitheater in Paso Robles, California, on September 22, and conclude on October 18 at The Theater Rosemont in Chicago. Throughout the tour, Lupita will perform in several cities, including San José, Santo Antonio, McAllen, and Houston.
Tickets for the tour will go on sale next Friday, and the organizers suggest that music lovers do not miss the chance to attend the concerts of an artist who has sold over 40 million records in her career.
Recognized as One of Latin America’s Best Performers
Lupita D’Alessio is widely recognized as one of the greatest performers in Latin America and is regarded as a symbol of Hispanic music in the United States. Ernesto D’Alessio, her son, will accompany her as a guest artist on the tour.
Lupita’s career began in 1971, after she participated in a program variety show led by her father, Poncho D’Alessio, which eventually helped her establish herself as a professional singer. The peak of her career was in 1978 when she won the festival of the OTI with her song “Como Tú.”
A Long List of Classic Tracks
Lupita’s extensive list of hits includes classic songs from Mexican musical culture, such as “Que Ganas de No Verte Nunca Más,” “Mudanzas,” “Inocente Pobre Amiga,” “Ese Hombre,” “I’m Sorry My Love,” “My Heart Is A Gypsy,” “Leona Dormida,” and “El Puma.”
In recognition of her musical achievements, the Latin Recording Academy granted Lupita D’Alessio the Latin Grammy for Musical Excellence in 2019, an award that honors only the greatest music icons.