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It is a busy month for live reggaeton, Latin pop, and tropical sounds. On Thursday May 14, veteran Puerto Rican rapper Voltio will prove at Terra Mare that there’s more to reggaeton than just Daddy Yankee. Voltio’s been rapping for years. On his 2007 En Lo Claro cd he flows in Spanish over salsa and other island sounds in addition to the steady, insistent beat of reggaeton. Below is a list of May’s impressive live events:
May 14-Voltio at 10 at Terra Mare, 6108 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church, VA
May 15-Zion y Lennox (reggaeton) at Fur, 33 Patterson St. NE
Fri. May 22-Bio Ritmo (salsa and funk) at the Rock n Roll Hotel, H. St NE
Sat. May 23-Tito El Bambino (reggaeton) at the Star Lounge, 7203 Little River Tpke, Annandale, VA
Thurs. May 28-Arcangel (reggaeton, r’n’b, pop) at Ibiza, 1222 First St. NE
Fri. May 29-Gilberto Santa Rosa and Victor Manuelle (salsa singers) at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, VA