Mohegan Sun Arena | Uncasville, Connecticut
Long-time running Puerto Rican salsa orchestra, El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico, is setting foot at Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, 26th of November 2022, marking 60 years of serving sensational salsa music. The group is hailed as Puerto Rico's most successful salsa orchestra to exist for its joyful, flirty, and amazing salsa performances throughout its history. Founded in 1962, the world-class act continues to amaze and sweep audiences off their feet as the orchestra starts its magic. Catch the one and only El Gran Combo live on stage at Mohegan Sun by booking those tickets now!
One of the longest-running salsa ensembles, El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico, is bringing its world-class performances back to the stage at Mohegan Sun Arena. Since its conception in 1962 by Rafael Ithier, El Gran Combo has charmed and amazed audiences around the globe for six decades with its alluring take on salsa music. Regarded as one the most successful salsa orchestras to exist, "La Universidad de la Salsa" is a moniker given to the group for having several successful salsa musicians and singers receiving their breakthroughs with the band.
60 years since its formation, El Gran Combo continues to bring salsa music to concert venues around the world. Founder Rafael Ithier remains to be the music director of the group, the only original member to remain in the band.
In year 2000, the band was inducted into the International Latin Music Hall of Fame. In 2002, after their 40th-anniversary concerts in Puerto Rico, the orchestra was awarded a Billboard Latin Music Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2015, El Gran Combo bagged a Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, and an ASCAP Latin Heritage Award two years later.
Don't miss out on witnessing legendary salsa music live on stage with the one and ony El Gran Combo by booking your tickets now!