Sunday May 28, 2017
Reik Tour Des / Amor Part of the Pachanga Latino Music Series
REIK is a Latin Grammy-winning Mexican band, formed by Jesus Alberto, Navarro Rosas (lead vocals), Julio Ramirez Eguia (guitar/background vocals), and Gilberto Marin Espinoza (guitar). The meaning of the group’s name is “rake” which is the raking of the guitar’s strings.
Reik’s first album was a self-titled debut album that released May 2005. Their first single “Yo Quisiera” got a heavy rotation in Mexican Pop radio stations and went to number one quickly after. Reik debut album went gold in Mexico May 2005 after selling 50,000 albums.
Reik was certified Platinum in Mexico for selling 120,000 copies. Their second album, Secuencia, was released November 2006, which featured the single “Invierno” gaining popularity in Latin American. In September 2008 Reik released their third studio album “Un Dia Mas”. In 2009, Reik won a Latin Grammy Award for the Best Pop Album by a Group with Vocals for Un Dia Mas.
Reik released their fifth album last year (2016) with new singles such as “Voy a Olvidarte” and “Ya me entere” which is described in the album as “a simple theme to the heart”. Today, the newest radio hit “Que Gano Olvidandote” has been dominating the Latin Pop Charts.
THE PACHANGA LATINO MUSIC SERIES IS PROUDLY SUPPORTED BY UNIVISION, JACK DANIEL'S, AND WHATABURGER