Cancun: Host Destination for the Organization of Concerts and Events

Verónica Santamaría Rdz.

Concerts and Events in Cancun

Concerts and Events in CancunCancun is a destination that brings together a combination of characteristics that make it unique for those who visit it. There are beautiful beaches with white sand that contrast with the turquoise blue of the Caribbean Sea. You can also find water activities, archeological sites and other such activities so that you can enjoy nature, incredible nightlife and an endless number of gastronomical options that go from regional fare to the most innovative international cuisine. Now, Cancun is also a destination that offers the possibility to enjoy a great variety of concerts and events.

Since Spring 2011, Cancun has been presenting a series of concerts where you can see your favorite artists, all of whom want to showcase their work to not only the locals of Cancun but to all visitors from across the nation who are in the city for their vacations or any other reason.

Concerts and Events in CancunDuring the month of April, there were groups like Plastilina Mosh and Camila, as well as the popular singer/songwriter Joan Sebastian. The famed singer, Luis Miguel, whose songs include pop, romantic ballads, boleros and mariachi music, also had a concert on April 28 at the Andres Quintana Roo Stadium in Cancun.


Concerts and Events in CancunApart from these concerts, Cancun also is where a variety of well-known events will be held, like the Mexico Showcase and Travel Expo 2011. This event is primarily to promote Mexico internationally as a tourist destination and took place from April 28 to May 1.

Concerts and Events in CancunThroughout May, concerts and events continued to take place that included a performance at the Bullfighting Plaza in Cancun by Mijares (a Mexican singer who sings romantic ballads). From May 19 to the 21, a fascinated crowd got to see "La Travesia Sagrada Maya" (the Sacred Maya Journey), a representation of an ancient sacred ritual where, through a pilgrimage of sorts, the Maya head for the sanctuary of the Maya goddess, Ixchel, to pay tribute. Rituals, dances and ceremonies took place before the participants set off in their canoes and headed towards the island of Cozumel.

Concerts and Events in CancunAnother singer that will enliven Cancun is Chayanne. Icon of pop music in Latin America, his concert will be on June 2 at the Andres Quintana Roo Stadium.

Concerts and Events in CancunAn event that will fascinate those metal heads is the Wild Metal Fest Cancun Open Air 2011. This event will bring together internationally renowned bands like Sepultura, Nevermore, D.R.I., Blood Red Throne, Here Comes the Kraken and many other bands that will headbang the Autodromo Cancun from June 2 - 5.

Concerts and Events in CancunOn July 15, on the Moon Palace Golf Course, internationally renowned Colombian singer, Shakira, will be performing and will surely attract a large crowd for this Cancun concert.

With these events that are taking place in this tourist destination, this makes Cancun an even more attractive place to visit. It doesn't matter if you are in another part of the country, in the US or across the ocean. These events will definitely make your stay all the more interesting and add more to your plans and activities you plan to take part in when you come to this part of the Caribbean.