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El Barcelonès, CT, Spain

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Recent articles by Judy:

Latin Artist on the Rise: Derby Motoreta's Burrito Kachimba

Learn all about Latin Artist on the Rise, Derby Motoreta’s Burrito Kachimba, here. → Read More

Shut In Due to Pandemic, Cuba Opens a Window to the World With Music

A steady stream of at-home entertainment for the Cuban public gives a global audience access to performances by a panorama of artists. → Read More

Mourn Share Made-In-Quarantine Music Video 'Call You Back': Premiere

A video shaped by lock-down monotony doesn’t seem so unusual for a band built on high school ennui. → Read More

Will the Coronavirus Dim Ibiza's Music Scene?

The chances that Ibiza’s music season will open in May are dropping fast as Spanish officials wrestle with when to reopen a country in coronavirus lockdown. → Read More

X Alfonso’s Butterfly Effect: How One Cuban Doctor Was Inspired to Create a Healing Challenge Amid Coronavirus

A Cuban anesthesiologist in Barcelona connects with the artist’s songs to create a network of hope in times of COVID-19. → Read More

Soda Stereo Reschedule Gracias Totales U.S. Tour Dates

U.S. dates for Soda Stereo’s Gracias Totales Tour have been rescheduled. → Read More

30 Years Ago, Gipsy Kings' 'Volaré' Rumbaed to the Top of the Hot Latin Songs Chart

Thirty years ago Tuesday (April 21), Gipsy Kings -- the band that had the world striking a flamenco pose and screaming out “bem bem” and “djobi, djoba” on dance floors -- rumbaed to the top of the Hot Latin Songs chart with “Volaré.” → Read More

Spanish Rights Society SGAE President Pilar Jurado Ousted

A virtual board meeting put on end to Jurado’s term at the troubled organization after 15 months. → Read More

Songs We Love During Quarantine: Brenda Navarrete, Olaya Alcázar, Los Van Van and More Latin Picks

Spiritual support from Cuba, Spain and places in my mind. → Read More

Jarabe de Palo's Pau Donés Cuts His Retirement Short

After nearly a month of total confinement in Spain, and with no clear end in sight, Jarabe de Palo’s Pau Donés has risen like a phoenix from the ashes to announce his musical comeback. → Read More

Spain's Top Albums Chart Paused Due to Coronavirus Crisis Impact

Chart compiler Promusicae stops publishing chart due to "irrelevant" physical sales. → Read More

London's La Linea Latin Music Festival Rescheduled for Fall

The emblematic Latin music event postpones 20th anniversary edition to new dates, with line-up changes. → Read More

Spain’s Recording Industry Facing 100M Euro Loss Due to Coronavirus

Spain’s recording industry will suffer a direct hit of at least 100 million euros ($109 million) in losses due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to Spanish industry association Promusicae. → Read More

Spanish Artists Record a New Version of Coronavirus Anthem 'Resistiré': Watch

The Dúo Dínamico’s 1988 song is reborn as Spain’s “We Are the World” for the coronavirus crisis. → Read More

Eurovision Show to Offer Songs in Non-Competitive Format Following Song Contest Cancellation

Eurovision: Europe Shine a Light will feature artists who had been slated to compete in the song contest appearing from locations across Europe. → Read More

Music and Sports Telethon LaLiga Santander Fest Raises Over 600,000 Euros For Medical Supplies in Spain

LaLiga Santander Fest, a marathon of musical artists and athletes, each appearing from their homes, raised over 600,000 euros (about $665,000) for medical supplies to be used in Spain’s fight against COVID-19. → Read More

Primavera Sound 2020 Postponed to August

The signature Barcelona festival pledges to maintain original line up as much as possible. → Read More

Spanish Pop Stars & Soccer Astros Join For 'First Benefit Festival With Global Impact' of Coronavirus Crisis

Twenty artists, including Alejandro Sanz and David Bisbal will join players from Spain’s premier football league for internationally broadcast "macroconcert." → Read More

Omara Portuondo to Perform From Havana Home With Orquesta Faílde

The 89-year-old singer will appear via Facebook Live with the young revival big band from Matanzas on Saturday. → Read More

Italy and Spain Lean on Music to Battle Coronavirus Lockdown Blues

Bursts of spontaneous musical expression and music-sharing have masked the fast-spreading economic pain being felt by Italy and Spain’s music industries. → Read More