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Los Tigres del Norte, Alejandro Fernández cancel Save Mart Center concert

El cantante mexicano, Alejandro Fernández, durante un concierto en Madrid.
El cantante mexicano, Alejandro Fernández, durante un concierto en Madrid. EFE

Los Tigres del Norte and Alejandro Fernández won’t be making a stop in Fresno after all.

The Fresno’s concert, which was part of ‘Rompiendo Fronteras Tour,’ scheduled for 8 p.m. Friday (Nov. 9) at the Save Mart Center has been canceled, according to Annie Melvold, marketing manager at the Save Mart Center.

“That show was canceled long time ago,” said Melvold.

No other information about why the concert was canceled was provided.

The tour, produced by CMN Events, was launched in August in Newark, New Jersey and had 20 cities scheduled for concerts including Miami, Los Ángeles, Houston, San José, San Antonio, Washington D.C., and Chicago, among others.

According to Ticketmaster website, refunds for the Fresno’s event will be at “point of purchase only” and those internet and phone orders will automatically be canceled and refunded.

However, Ticketmaster still shows that Los Tigres del Norte and Alejandro Fernández will be taking their Rompiendo Fronteras Tour to the Forum in Inglewood on Sunday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. as well as on Friday, Nov. 18 at 8 p.m. at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Il.

The Rompiendo Fronteras Tour stopped in the Central Valley on Sept. 22 at the Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield.

The tour will also make stops in Kansas City and Denver.

Alejandro Fernandez latest album, 2017’s Rompiendo Fronteras vaulted to the top of the charts, making it his sixth #1 album in an extraordinary career. The album has produced hit singles, including ‘Se Que Te Duele,’ ‘Quiero Que Vuelvas,’ and the acclaimed collaboration with Los Tigres del Norte, ‘Para Sacarte De Mi Vida,’ which they performed live on 2018’s Premios Lo Nuestro.

Over the years, Alejandro has collaborated with Christina Aguilera, Rod Stewart, his father Vicente Fernández, and in what was one of the most exciting vocal combinations of all time, with Plácido Domingo and José Carreras for The Three Tenors. Alejandro has sold over 30 million albums, won two Latin Grammy Awards, the Billboard Hall of Fame Award and was awarded with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

As part of ‘Rompiendo Fronteras World Tour 2018,’ Los Tigres Del Norte joined Alejandro Fernández with the main purpose of bringing to the Mexican and Latino community that lives in the United States, the music that connects their hearts regardless of time or distance, the music that breaks boundaries.

Los Tigres del Norte have been champions of ‘the people’ in their music, and many of their most popular songs consist of tales or corridos about life, love, and the struggle to survive in an imperfect world. Born in México, but raised in San José, they have released 51 albums since 1968 and together, the band and its public has turned norteño music into an international genre. They have 7 Grammy Awards, 6 Latin Grammy Awards, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Los Tigres are politically active and socially conscious and received the Special Recognition Award at the 26th annual GLAAD Media Awards in 2015, for their song “Era Diferente,” he band ranked at number 15 in the list for The 30 Most Influential Latin Artists of All Time by Billboard magazine.

María G. Ortiz-Briones: 559-441-6782

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