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GERARDO PEÑA

Gerardo Peña is one of the most important singer-songwriters of the Mexican Canto Nuevo Movement. This movement has its roots in the protest song of the 60s but now its lyrics are more urban and symbolic with more complex music and influenced by sounds from all over the world.

Gerardo Pena, born in Hermosillo, Mexico, has 4 CDs to his credit, 3 in Mexico and 1 in Spain, and his songs have been sung by Jose Feliciano, Eugenia Leon and Alejandro Filio. He has performed in Spain, Germany, Cuba, Argentina among many other countries.

Read more about Gerardo on his web site and hear some of his songs(in Spanish).

The exact date of this concert is not known, but it occurred in the marked year around this time.