Entertainment Total is the only company authorized to market, produce and promote Vicente Fernandez GOODBYE tour 2012 for Central America, South America and Europe.
Online PR News – 22-February-2012 – Bogotá, Bogotá D.C. – Vicente Fernandez bids farewell to the stage in his last tour in 2012.
Entertainment Total to exclusively promote “El Rey” Vicente Fernandez GOODBYE tour in Colombia.
On February 8th in Guadalajara, Mexico, The King of Ranchera Music, Vicente “Chente” Fernandez announced he will launch the GOODBYE tour 2012 . The GOODBYE tour will begin in Spain and continue through Latin American countries such as Costa Rica, Guatemala, San Salvador and Colombia. “I perform because I have song left in my heart and I want that the public remember me this way” Fernandez said. Entertainment Total has been exclusively designated the promoter for the GOODBYE concert series in Colombia
In August, Vicente Fernandez is set to perform in Cali, Medellin and Bogota to the delight of Colombian fans, thanks to Entertainment Total. Fans will enjoy the wonderful combinations of voice and sensational backdrops that is unmistakably “El Rey - Vincente Fernandez”. The concert will be a celebration of 45 years of his artistic life, with 12 new tracts including “Again” and “The Last Boat” and a duet with Joan Sebastian.
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Vicente Fernandez Biography
To speak of Vicente “Chente” Fernandez in the world is to speak of a King, a legend, and an idol for millions people, who have followed him during his 45 year reign of ranchera music. He was born the February 17, 1940 in Huentitán El Alto, Jalisco - Mexico, of humble origin, where he worked several places, played music on the streets and performed in area contests before being named “the Charro de Huentitán” and “el Rey”.
He appeared occasionally on the television program “La Calandria Musical” and performed at a popular Mexico City restaurant called El Amanacer Tapatio while he continued to audition for record companies.
In 1963, he returned to Guadalajara, where he married his former neighbor Maria del Refugio "Cuca" Abarca Villasenor. About a year later his first son was born, Vicente Fernandez Jr. and soon after came sons Gerald and Alexander - all lovers of ranchera music and following in the legacy of their father.
In 1966, Vicente Fernandez signed a contract with CBS Mexico (later Sony Discos) launching his first releases “Tu camino y el mío”, “Perdóname” and “Cantina del Barrio” to the delight of many. Television also quickly became interested in Fernandez as well, Televisa signed the “King” for several movies where he met Raul Velasco. This launch a popular duet and on September 15, 1984 they performed “Tu camino y el mío” and “Volver volver” to the delight of 54,000 people in a concert at the Plaza de toros de México.
He has recorded 70 records and added many songs to his long list of successes such as “Pero sigo siendo el rey”, “Que de raro tiene”, and “Volver volver”. He has sold more than 40 million records and been awarded honors around the world such as: Billboard, Diosas de Plata y Los Heraldos and five nominations for the Grammy.
In 2002, he obtained the Grammy and became the first artist to recieve the award for ranchera music. In 1998, he was granted a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California.
In 2005, Fernandez constructed a stage scene for his concerts with the capacity for 11,000 people on his farm called “the Potrillos” located on the outskirts of Guadalajara. On February 8, it was this stage he used to announce his retirement, and the intention of having the “GOODBYE tour of 2012”. The GOODBYE tour, will be the closing of inumerable successes and a sad goodbye for the public who follow him. The tour will traverse through Europe, the US as well as Central and South America.
The GOODBYE tour, will begin in France, Italy and Spain.
Entertainment Total is the only company authorized to market, produce and promote Vicente Fernandez GOODBYE tour 2012 for entral America, South America and Europe.