Gilberto Santa Rosa Comes To Asbury Park This August

Gilberto Santa Rosa Comes To Asbury Park This August

Asbury Park Boardwalk presents Gilberto Santa Rosa, one of the most esteemed salsa artists of his time. He is a six-time GRAMMY Award winner and has had 12 consecutive No. 1 albums, more than any artist in tropical music history.

Since launching his career in his native Puerto Rico three decades ago, Santa Rosa's musical elegance and style has made him one of the most prominent figures on today's world music scene. A Latin music pioneer, he was the first salsa singer to perform a concert at Carnegie Hall. The New York Times calls his live performances "spectacular" and credits Santa Rosa with pioneering a smooth fusion of "pop salsa, the soft, romantic salsa ... and the harder salsa of the dance clubs."

Santa Rosa's countless accolades in the recording industry include an ASCAP Latin Heritage Award, and his most recent GRAMMY for Necesito Un Bolero in the Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album category. One of the most listened-to artists on the radio, Santa Rosa is revered by salsa and bolero fans around the globe for a long line of chart-topping hits like "Conciencia," "Que Alguien Me Diga," "Conteo Regresivo," and "Vívír Sin Ella." The New York Times calls his live performances "spectacular," and credits Santa Rosa with pioneering a smooth fusion of "pop salsa, the soft, romantic salsa (and) the harder salsa of the dance clubs."

Tickets to see Gilberto Santa Rosa will go on sale Friday, April 5th, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.

About Paramount Theatre
Paramount Theatre, along with the adjacent Convention Hall and the Grand Arcade connecting the two, is one of the most majestic landmarks in New Jersey. Over the years, this historic entertainment venue has hosted legendary performances by Tony Bennett, Rufus Wainwright, and Bruce Springsteen, just to name a few. With a seating capacity of approximately 1,600 guests, the legendary Paramount Theatre offers superior acoustics and stage visibility as well as a unique atmosphere that has been described as being simultaneously grand and intimate. Tickets can be purchased on ticketmaster.com or the Stone Pony box office. For more information about Paramount Theatre, visit apboardwalk.com


The Asbury Park Boardwalk
Asbury Park, which sits 50 minutes from Yew York's Lincoln Tunnel and an hour from Philadelphia by car, is a city on the rise. In 2017 it has been the recipient of an avalanche of media including being named 'Coolest Small Town in America' by Budget Travel Magazine and 'Best Boardwalk in America' from Bella Magazine. Eater states "Asbury Park has become the hottest dining destination", one of the 'Best Place to Travel Worldwide" by Travel + Leisure, "16 Places everyone will be talking about in 2017, by Yahoo, and 'Best Weekend Getaway' by Timeout, just to name a few.

The Asbury Park Boardwalk offers unique full-scale restaurants and lounges, numerous specialty food concepts, and innovative boutiques that fill 80,000+ square feet of retail space. Madison Marquette brings top tier talent to nationally-recognized entertainment venues on the Asbury Park Waterfront including Convention Hall, Paramount Theatre, Wonder Bar, and the world-famous Stone Pony. A truly thriving musical community, this storied city by the sea enjoys unparalleled historic architecture and a rich history as one of the most famous resort destinations of the 20th century. Explore the Asbury Park Boardwalk at apboardwalk.com



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