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Las Vegas, NV, United States, 2009/07/09 - International music sensation Charo returns to the bright lights of the Las Vegas Strip in her new show "Charo in Concert: A Musical Sensation," debuting at the Riviera Hotel & Casino Friday, July 10.
The musical variety show features Charo's virtuoso flamenco guitar, accompanied by a full orchestra performing her biggest hits and a cast of world-renowned Spanish flamenco dancers.
"Charo in Concert: A Musical Sensation" will run Wednesday through Monday at 7:30 pm. Tickets are priced at $49.99, preferred seating at $59.99 and VIP seating package at $69.99, plus applicable taxes and handling fees. The public may purchase tickets at the Riviera Box Office or toll free at 877-892-7469.
"Charo is a world-class entertainer and a proven favorite of Las Vegas audiences," said Bob Vannucci, president of the Riviera Hotel & Casino. "Few entertainers in the world are recognized by a single name, and Charo brings a legendary talent to one of the most iconic resorts on the Las Vegas Strip."
For decades Charo has been entertaining audiences around the world with her unique brand of hilarious comedy and unparalleled guitar playing and vocal skills. Charo is an award-winning recording artist and an integral figure of contemporary Latin music. She was recognized with the Female Pop Album of the Year Award at the Billboard International Latin Music Conference for her flamenco inspired platinum album, Guitar Passion. Recently she received a World Dance Music Award nomination for the dance club hit España Cañí.
Born in Murcia, Spain, Maria Rosario Pilar Martinez Molina Baeza, better known as Charo to her millions of fans, is a multi-talented singer, dancer, comedienne, actress and award-winning classical guitarist who trained under Andres Segovia. During her career, Charo has created and established a new bilingual salsa style called “The Charo Rhythm,” coined her own phrase “cuchi, cuchi” and has been successful in maintaining a high degree of popularity. Charo maintains a regular touring show, performing in venues throughout the United States, Europe and Latin America. She also donates her talents to the Jerry Lewis annual MDA telethon.