Global Latin Superstar Juanes to Launch 2018 North American “Amarte Tour” Coming to the Forum on May 12


“Amarte Tour” with fast-rising latin alternative star mon laferte




LOS ANGELES (Dec. 4, 2017) – Latin Rock’s leading global ambassador and the most-awarded solo artist in Latin Grammy history, Juanes, today announces the 2018 North American “Amarte Tour” with Latin Alternative’s new leading-lady Mon Laferte.  Produced by Live Nation and also including special guest Caloncho, the tour will kick off April 20 in Orlando, Florida and continue across North America for an additional 15 dates, stopping on May 12 at the Forum in Inglewood, California, and wrapping May 20 in Temecula, California. Tickets will go on sale to the general public starting Friday, December 8 at

Juanes’ live show is a “don’t miss” event, with rave reviews:

“[His show] confirms Juanes as the rare artist — in company with the likes of Bono, and Bruce Springsteen —

with the power to inspire beyond the arena walls.” – Los Angeles Times

“Without exaggerating, I can say that Juanes and his bandmates have never sounded tighter…

he has strived for (and undoubtedly reached) a new level of musicianship…

Whatever you do, don’t miss the chance to check Juanes out when he comes your way” – ABC News

“The Grammy Winning Colombian [Rocker]… Is A Headliner To Seek-Out”- Entertainment Weekly

Likewise, Mon Laferte has quickly become one of Latin music’s most captivating young performers:

“She is probably the most acclaimed artist now in the Latin American alternative scene. But the truth is that Mon Laferte is much more than a figure that can be placed in a specific niche… With her incredible voice… [she] explores different rhythms and styles to bring diversity to truly personal and deeply emotional songs”- Hoy

“Mon Laferte’s dramatic appeal is irresistible, [with] references to vintage pin-ups and rockabilly,

coupled with a soaring vocal range” – Remezcla

The tour announcement follows closely behind recent Latin Grammy wins for both artists. Juanes’ critically-praised, and chart-topping Mis Planes Son Amarte (Latin Music’s first major visual album) received two new awards this year, increasing the Colombian superstar’s career tally to a staggering twenty-five combined GRAMMY & Latin Grammy Awards. With a rare five-star Rolling Stone review and pick as “One of the best albums of 2017,” Mis Planes Son Amarte also just earned a 2018 GRAMMY nomination for “Best Latin Pop Album.” Hailed by TIME as “one of the 100 Most-Influential People in the World,” and The New York Times as “Latin America’s soulful poet,” Juanes has built a distinctive sound that fuses his love of rock & pop, with multi-layered songwriting, and a deep reverence for the traditional folk and other indigenous rhythms of the continent. With eight multi-platinum albums to his credit, Juanes has notched eleven #1 Billboard singles, and holds multiple chart records. He is also one of Latin music’s leading social media voices and a dedicated global activist, with wide ranging charitable efforts.

Mexico City based, Chilean singer-songwriter Mon Laferte is “One of the rising stars of the Latin music world.” Following the release of her new album “La Trenza,” MTV named Mon Laferte as this year’s Best Artist In Mexico, while NPR, All Music, The New York Times and more have also applauded the album. Most recently, “La Trenza,” received an impressive five Latin Grammy nominations, with Mon Laferte taking home the award for “Best Alternative Song”- recognizing “Amárrame,” her hit duet with new tour partner Juanes.

Juanes’ 2018 North American “Amarte Tour” Dates With Mon Laferte and Special Guest Caloncho:

Friday, April 20, 2018 Orlando, FL Amway Center
Saturday, April 21, 2018 Miami, FL AmericanAirlines Arena
Friday, April 27, 2018 New York, NY The Theater at Madison Square Garden
Saturday, April 28, 2018 Boston, MA Orpheum Theatre
Sunday, April 29, 2018 Toronto, ON Massey Hall
Tuesday, May 01, 2018 Chicago, IL Rosemont Theatre
Thursday, May 03, 2018 Dallas, TX The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
Friday, May 04, 2018 Houston, TX Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land
Sunday, May 06, 2018 San Antonio, TX Freeman Coliseum
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 El Paso, TX El Paso County Coliseum
Friday, May 11, 2018 Phoenix, AZ Comerica Theatre
Saturday, May 12, 2018 Los Angeles, CA The Forum
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 San Diego, CA Viejas Arena at San Diego State University
Friday, May 18, 2018 San Jose, CA City National Civic
Saturday, May 19, 2018 Las Vegas, NV The Pearl at The Palms
Sunday, May 20, 2018 Temecula, CA Pechanga Theatre

Connect with Juanes through:, Twitter, Facebook, & Instagram

Connect with Mon Laferte at: http://www.monlaferte.comFacebookTwitterInstagram

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The award-winning “Fabulous” Forum, located in Inglewood, CA, is the largest indoor performance venue in the country designed with a focus on music and entertainment, in addition to select sporting events. The interior of the bowl features flexible seating that ranges from 17,500 seats to 7,000 seats, enabling the venue to attract a wide variety of premier events. Fans at the Forum enjoy approximately 8,000 square feet of event level hospitality offerings, including merchandise, along with food and beverage options from some of SoCal’s most celebrated brands. A tinted glass wall separates this concession area from the arena, ensuring fans do not miss a moment of the performance. A 40,000 square foot outdoor terrace surrounds the perimeter of the building and offers food and beverage options, as well as comfortable furnishings, to further elevate guests’ enjoyment. The Forum delivers a one-of-a-kind experience for all thanks to its superior acoustics, intimate ambiance and state-of-the-art facilities. Designed with entertainers and performers in mind, the venue includes nine, star-caliber dressing rooms that provide unparalleled comfort. The Forum is part of The Madison Square Garden Company’s portfolio of iconic venues, which also includes: New York’s Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; The Chicago Theatre; and the Wang Theatre in Boston. For more information, please visit

Juanes Press Contacts

John Reilly – 212.878.5076 /

Monica Escobar (Spanish Press) – 213.617.3624 /

Mon Laferte Press Contact

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Sylvia Bedrosian – 212.878.5005 /

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