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Luis Vargas El Rey Supremo

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Saturday, April 13, 2024
Doors: 6:30pm, Show: 8:00pm
United Palace
4140 Broadway, New York, NY 10033

Ordering Closed

Luis Vargas was born in Dominican Republic, is a pioneering figure in bachata music. Raised in humble beginnings, Vargas learned guitar from a local musician, shaping his unique style influenced by Blas Durán and Eladio Romero Santos.

In the early 1980s, Vargas entered the bachata scene, distinguishing himself as one of the first bachateros to reach Latin mainstream audiences. Innovating with guitar pedals and humbucker pickups, he self-produced his early albums, gaining local radio play and eventually signing with Sony Music Latin in 1996.

Known as "El Rey Supremo de la Bachata," Vargas is celebrated for his guitar licks and witty wordplay. His album "La Maravilla" (1989) marked a commercial breakthrough, featuring hits like "La Traicionera," blending bachata and merengue with provocative lyrics.

Throughout his career, Vargas has influenced and inspired generations of bachata artists, earning acclaim for his distinctive sound and musical contributions.