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The Biggest Colombia Artists Come Together for a Celebration of Colombian Independence and Hispanic Culture

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - April 18, 2014) - Concert producing giant Cardenas Marketing Network together with New York based promotion Wakamba Entertainment has announced the production of an unprecedented concert celebrating Colombian Independence Day.

For the first time in the tri-state area the Prudential Center will host "Soy Colombia" featuring the biggest stars of Colombian music. 

International Vallenato superstar Silvestre Dangond with his intoxicating rhythms will face off with legendary vallenato icon Jorge Celedon. Both Dangond and Celedon are considered the pre-eminent figures of contemporary Colombian music having also expanded beyond the South American country throughout the entire North and South American Continent.

For the delight of the ever growing and influential Latin community the producers of the show have also announced the participation of two of Colombia's most beloved salsa bands: Salsa superstars Grupo Niche and their equally legendary counterparts Orquesta Guayacan.

Henry Cardenas, President and CEO of Cardenas Marketing Network said of the historic concert, "I am a great fan of both Grupo Niche and Orquesta Guayacan, a sentiment I am sure thousands of my compatriots and other latinos also share, their music crosses boundaries and ages" in reference to Dangond and Celedon, Cardenas remarked "Both Silvestre and Jorge are great co-headliners capable of bringing thousands of fans to their feet immediately, their influence on the current musical landscape is a matter of great pride for all Latinos, I cannot think of a better lineup for this incredible concert." 

Jose Wakamba, President of Wakamba Entertainment also added, "These artists are the definition of what it means to be a Latino in the United States: passionate, hard working and innovative. Their music has left an incredible legacy not only in Colombia but everywhere where music lovers exist." 

Tickets for the Independence Day "Soy Colombia" concert go on sale on Friday April 18th at 10:00AM via ticketmaster.com, by calling 1-800-745-3000 and at the Prudential Center box office.

Prices range from $59 - $159.

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