Maná has emerged as the Latin rock world's most celebrated and commercially successful act. They have garnered multi-platinum records, Grammy Awards, and a worldwide audience that transcends language barriers. In addition to releasing an album of new material in 2011, Maná tour dates are scheduled periodically throughout the year. Don't miss a date on the Maná concert schedule 2011; Use Eventful as your source for Maná tour dates and venue information.
The grouped formed in Guadalajara, Mexico as a cover band with the name Green Hat. Realizing the group's talents were bigger than imitation, they changed their name to Sombrero Verde and released their self-titled debut in 1981 with German record label Ariola. They released a sophomore set entitled A Tiempo de Rock in 1983, however, both releases were not successful. Two members of the band decided to leave and the group knew that they had to evolve if they were going to make it.
They recruited drummer Alex Gonzalez, signed with Warner Music, and changed their name to Maná. They released their first album under Warner Music, Falta Amor, in 1990. The album became a Latin American hit with the release of the single "Rayando el Sol". Maná tour dates were booked at over 250 shows throughout the year around Latin America as they started to heat up. They attained mainstream attention with their 1996 offering,Cuando los Ángeles Lloran, which was nominated for a Grammy Award. Maná's concert schedule included an international tour that played nearly 270 shows in seventeen countries. They became an international Latin rock sensation over the course of the decade.
In the United States, Maná's fame rose when MTV invited the band to perform on its Unplugged series. The DVD entitled Maná MTV Unplugged entered the Billboard 200 at #83 and earned the group a Latin Billboard Award for "Best Pop Album". Maná tour dates were booked globally throughout the turn of the millennium and they returned to the studio to record Revolución de Amor, which marked a turn towards psychedelic rock. The album was highly successful and peaked at #22 on The Billboard 200. Maná concert dates were booked on the Revolución de Amor Tour which played over 100 shows across the Americas and Europe.
Following the worldwide outing, Maná went on a brief hiatus before releasing their seventh album Amar es Combatir The album was released in 2006 and debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200 becoming their highest charting album to-date. The single "Labios Compartidos" was an international smash single and became their first and only entry on the Billboard Hot 100. Maná tour dates were booked along the accompanying Amar es Combatir outing which played nearly 120 shows throughout 2008.
More recently, Maná released Drama y Luz in April, 2011. It debuted at #5 on the Billboard 200 and featured the #1 single, "Lluvia al Corazon". In support of the album, Maná tour dates have been scheduled periodically throughout 2011. While there is no full-blown tour, Maná concert dates are scheduled to satisfy fan demands. Maná revolutionized rock in Latin America by incorporating traditional Spanish elements and stylings with Anglicized riffs and rhythms. Don't miss out on Maná when they visit your area. Use Eventful as your source for Maná tour dates and concert schedule.
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