Singing in Spanish, Nuevo Latino SA’s captivating, high-energy performances brings audiences the ultimate Latino experience, from hot Salsa to vibey Merengue, upbeat Reggaeton, and sultry Samba.
The band formed in 2016 and is influenced by music from Latin Grammy winner Marc Anthony, Enrique Iglesias, Gente de Zona, Shakira, Maluma, and Cuban songbird Celia Cruz, amongst others. Led by a Latino frontman, César “Adrelatin” Alvarado, from Peru, this Johannesburg-based band brings you a powerful, interactive and unique musical journey through the Latin continent, seamlessly blending musicianship, authenticity, creativity, and tradition.
Expect exciting covers of songs you know and love, such as “Despacito”, “La Bamba”, “Guantanamera”, “Danza Kuduro”, “Waka Waka”, “Ai Se Eu Te Pegu”, and more, getting audiences dancing, and very often, screaming for an encore! We know you won’t be able to resist the unrivaled live experience that this band showcases.
César Alvarado, is a seasoned entertainer, dancer, and singer. He is joined on stage by incredible vocalist, Lee Anne Dyer (South Africa), guitarist Diogo Costa (Brazil), acclaimed percussionist, Riaan van Rensburg (South Africa), and keyboardist Ronal Diaz (Ecuador).
They performed their first international gig in Zambia in August 2018. The band has also been invited back for performances at popular events, prestigious venues, and local festivals, amongst others, Caravela, Casalinga Groves and Vineyards, Randfontein Festival, Magalies Portugese Festival, Fiesta Latina Annual Latino Festival, and Lusitoland where they opened for MiCasa.