Live Review: Karol G @ The Anthem — 12/12/21

Karol G performs at The Anthem on Dec. 12, 2021. (Photo by Will Colbert)

Thanks in part to a new generation hailing from Medellín, Colombia, reggaeton has not only evolved with the times but also regained a foothold in popular culture. It’s easy to say Carolina Giraldo Navarro, better known as Karol G, is the genre’s current reina (queen). A truthful statement, but an oversimplification. Navarro is certainly representative of the reggaeton renaissance, but during a recent show, she performed a range of music that points to something bigger.

On Dec. 12, award-winning vocalist Karol G made a stop at The Anthem in DC for the final leg of her Bichota Tour.

What’s bichota? We’ll get to that later.

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Live Review: Bad Bunny @ EagleBank Arena — 11/1/19

Bad Bunny performs at Eagle Bank Arena on Nov. 1, 2019. (Photo by Will Colbert)

Puerto Rican trap and reggaeton singer Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio, better known as Bad Bunny, made a recent stop at Eagle Bank Arena to give the DMV a bit of la isla de encanta (the island of enchantment). The innovative artist with the unique name gave fans a show that set a new bar for immersive concert experiences.

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Preview: Bad Bunny @ EagleBank Arena, 11/1/19

Bad Bunny
Bad Bunny (Photo courtesy Acoustyle Digital Marketing & Communication)

Puerto Rican trap singer Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio, better known as Bad Bunny, released his debut album, X 100Pres, in December, then followed that up with a collaborative album with J Balvin, titled Oasis. Bad Bunny performs at EagleBank Arena on Friday, Nov. 1, for a stop on his X100PreTour.

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Don’t Miss: Ricky Martin @ MGM National Harbor, 5/5-5/6/17

Ricky Martin at a press conference in Las Vegas on Nov. 16, 2016. (Photo by Denise Truscello)

Last fall, Latin superstar Ricky Martin announced a residency, “Ricky Martin ALL IN,” at Park Theater at Monte Carlo in Las Vegas, and MGM Resorts International, owner and operator of Monte Carlo, also booked him for two dates at our own MGM National Harbor on May 5 and 6. You can still buy tickets to see Ricky Martin in The Theater at MGM National Harbor this Friday or Saturday!

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