“Latinos can move the scale of history in the U.S., they can rewrite history and I believe they deserve a lot more than what has been given to them, and they have the power,” Mana’s Fher Olvera said in an interview.
“We are so proud, on one hand ‘Latino Power Tour,’ it’s a celebration, but we’re also suggesting for Latinos to use their power with their vote. They can change history in this country,” said vocalist Fher Olvera.
The tour opened in San Diego on Sept. 9 and is scheduled to end in Los Angeles on Nov. 13. The band, sometimes referred to as “the U2 of Spanish rock,” will perform in 18 major arenas across the United States.
The band from Guadalajara, Mexico, has always been vocal about denouncing violence and corruption in its home country. Now, in the wake of some unfavorable comments about Mexicans by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump – who has also threatened to expel millions of Mexicans – Maná feels its influence can make a difference in the United States as well.
“Latinos can move the scale of history in the United States, they can rewrite history and I believe they deserve a lot more than what has been given to them, and they have the power,” Olvera said in an interview.
For the “Latino Power Tour,” Maná will perform a career-spanning set including greatest hits and songs from its ninth studio album, “Cama Incendiada” (Bed on Fire). It has also partnered with organizations including Voto Latino and local advocates to provide both inspiration and information Latinos might need to make their voices heard in the upcoming election.
“More than anything, it’s a huge celebration of the Latino community,” said drummer Alex Gonzalez. “You know, the Latino community has given so much and has worked so hard here in the United States, developed the country, especially economically. On the other hand also, this tour is to emphasize Latinos to go out and vote.”
Maná has earned four Grammy Awards, eight Latin Grammy Awards, sold more than 40 million albums and has performed twice at the White House, during the Obama admnistration.
more recommended stories
Hot Sale 2022: what is it, when does it start, offers and payment methods
From May 23 to 31, the.
There are 100,000 people missing in Mexico
This Monday, the mark of 100,000.
Difficult decision: Ambassador of Mexico in Canada resigns from his position
Juan José Gómez Camacho, Mexico’s ambassador.
Mexico must be self-sufficient in food: Amlo
Mexico must produce the food it.
German company Preh to open Engineering Development Center of the Southeast of Mexico
A cutting-edge center in automotive technology.
The continuation or suspension of section 5 of the Mayan Train in the hands of a Mérida judge
A federal judge in Mérida postponed.
For this hurricane season, Conagua forecasts 20 cyclones, two could be category 3 to 5
The season in which tropical systems.
Bus overturns in Querétaro leave at least 12 injured, 4 in serious condition
San Juan del Río.- A passenger.
These are the hurricanes that would reach Yucatan during 2022
The 2022 Hurricane Season will begin.
Asthma cases double in Yucatan (SSY)
Figures from the Federal Health Secretariat.