Morphis Weekend Latino Comes to T-Mobile Arena January 25 – 26, 2019
Located at the heart of The Strip, T-Mobile Arena will host Calibash Las Vegas and “Día Nacional de la Banda” in January 2019
LAS VEGAS (October 24, 2018) – After the success of the past two editions of Calibash Las Vegas, the event will return January 25 – 26, 2019 as part of the ’Morphis Weekend Latino’ (MWL), an exciting weekend of Latin American festivities in the Entertainment Capital of the World – Las Vegas.
The Morphis Weekend Latino, produced by SBS Entertainment, the event division of Spanish Broadcasting System (OTCQX: SBSAA), will be the first of the United States Latin festivities in 2019. The Las Vegas weekend will kick off Friday, Jan. 25 with “Día Nacional de la Banda,” an event featuring the most popular Mexican bands uniting for the first time to perform on one stage. The weekend will culminate with Calibash Las Vegas Saturday, Jan. 26. All events will take place at T-Mobile Arena, located at the heart of The Strip between New York-New York Hotel & Casino and Park MGM.
Tickets for the Morphis Weekend Latino, brought by LaMusica APP, go on sale Saturday, Oct. 27 at 10 a.m. PT on AXS.com.
The “Día Nacional de la Banda” will feature a concept where attendees will go on a live musical history experience that will take everyone from 1848 to present day with the music of Banda El Recodo, La Arrolladora Banda El Limon, Gerardo Ortiz, Banda Los Recoditos, La Adictiva, Christian Nodal, Los Angeles Azules, Raymix and Gabby Tamez.
On Saturday, the third edition of Calibash Las Vegas will feature a retro theme from the ‘80s to present day. T-Mobile Arena will transform into a giant disco with a dance floor and VIP lounges where attendees can dance during the four-hour event to the hits of Enrique Iglesias, Bad Bunny, Wisin, Yandel, Becky G, Farruko, Larry Over, Anuel AA, Osmani Garcia and Arthur Hanlon.
SBS Entertainment also announced Toshiba Plaza will transform into the Prime Garden Festival, a pre-event celebration featuring music, food and many surprises for attendees January 25 – 26. The pre-party will run from noon until 6:00 p.m. daily.
"We are presenting an unforgettable experience to the Latino community in the United States, full of music and the highest quality entertainment in the world’s premier entertainment venue," said SBS Entertainment Senior Vice President Lucas Piña, creator of the Morphis Weekend Latino concept.
The MWL will begin with a series of Street Party Castings where local talent will have the opportunity to be a part of the weekend. The castings will take place from November 2018 to January 2019 and Mexican bands, dancers and singers can audition to become one of the opening acts of the MWL events.
Calibash Las Vegas has had more than 30,000 fans attend over the last two years and has been the largest Latin music platform where artists including Jennifer Lopez, Ricky Martin, Maluma, Don Omar, J Balvin, Plan B, Zion and Lennox, among many others, have performed. The Morphis Weekend Latino will feature more than 22 artists on stage allowing guests to experience back-to-back events in the arena as well street party castings and much more.
About T-Mobile Arena
T-Mobile Arena, the 20,000-seat venue located on the Las Vegas Strip between New York-New York and Park MGM, opened April 6, 2016. The arena hosts more than 100 events annually including major headline entertainment, awards shows, UFC, boxing, basketball and other sporting events, family shows and special events. T-Mobile Arena also is the home of the Vegas Golden Knights, a National Hockey League expansion team and the city’s first professional sports team. The city’s newest landmark, recently named the No. 1 venue on Billboard Magazine’s 2018 Arena Power List as well as the “Best New Major Concert Venue” by Pollstar Magazine, features 50 luxury suites, more than two dozen private loge boxes, complete broadcast facilities, and other specially designed exclusive hospitality offerings and fan amenities destined to create a guest experience second to none. Toshiba Plaza, an adjacent two-acre outdoor entertainment space, features performance stages, a variety of video screens and other interactive content and display areas. Industry-leading architect Populous designed T-Mobile Arena to meet the U.S. Green Building Council’s standards for LEED® Gold Certification. T-Mobile Arena is a privately funded joint venture between AEG and MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information, visit the T-Mobile Arena website at www.t-mobilearena.com.
About Spanish Broadcasting System
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (OTCQX: SBSAA) is a leading Spanish-language media and entertainment company in the United States. SBS owns and operates 17 radio stations located in the Hispanic markets of New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, San Francisco and Puerto Rico, including the #1 Spanish-language radio station in America, WSKQ-FM in New York City, as well as 4 of the top 7 rated radio stations airing the Tropical, Mexican Regional, Spanish Adult Contemporary and Urban format genres. SBS also owns and operates Mega TV, a television operation serving the South Florida market with national distribution through DirecTV. SBS also produces live concerts and events throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. In addition, SBS operates LaMusica APP a mobile application that provides content related to Latin music, entertainment, news and culture. For more information please visit www.spanishbroadcasting.com.