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Luis Miguel Charms Cancun at Mandala Beach

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Photo: Mandala Beach

 

Grammy award winning artist Luis Miguel aka “El Sol de Mexico” (The Sun of Mexico) performed at Mandala Beach on  Saturday, December 21… and guess who got to go?

I have always liked Luis Miguel. I mean, what’s not to like? He’s extremely good looking, and then there’s THE VOICE. THAT VOICE. The kind of voice that is one in a billion. You know, like Whitney Houston’s.

Mandala Beach is a beach club, so I wondered how they were going to hold a concert by a major artist there. It got started a little late, OK fine 2 1/2 hours late, but the stage was first class all the way, really impressive. It was set up on the beach, facing south. Of course Luis Miguel was accompanied by the finest musicians and back-up singers.

 

Luis Miguel Cancun Concert

Photo: Mandala Beach

 

Let me tell you, LuisMi, as he is affectionately called by his fans, did not disppoint. His voice is impeccable, his smile, electric, and his charisma, all-consuming. He started out singing his up-tempo hit “Suave” and played for almost two hours. He sang many of his hits, Christmas songs, boleros (LuisMi has been credited with bringing old-fashioned boleros to modern audiences) and he even sang a “duet” with Frank Sinatra (think Natalie Cole’s duet with her dad) which was really touching.

The highlight of the concert was when LuisMi brought out a full mariachi.  It was absolutely thrilling and now that I am offically “Mexican”  these traditions are even more special to me… goosebumps!

 

Cancun Mandala Beach

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The City Cancun concerts

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Cancun concerts

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My pictures were horrible, haha, so thanks to Mandala Beach and Vivo en Cancun for letting me use theirs!

I will never forget my evening with Luis Mi Rey. I’m a fan for life.

9 Comments

  1. Thanks for such wondeful article , your comments are exact you described Luis Miguel exactly as he and his concerts are!

  2. Thanks so much for this article!!! is is wonderful to read about Luis Miguel in other languagues!!!

  3. I, too, would like to thank you for the wonderful “English”
    review. It’s not often that we get to see this. Your review was very accurate as I have been to many LuisMi concerts.. and he has the prettiest voice in the world. I am looking so forward to his next tour ! Thanks again !!

  4. Lucky you! I have a few CD’s by Luis Miguel .. love him and he is so darn cute!

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