vallenato music style as his vessel of choice, Vives transmits a vibrant energy and fervent soul through his recordings, which have sold more than 50 million copies worldwide. His live performances resonate with Colombian instruments such as the caja, guacharaca, flutes and accordion, every song inviting listeners to dance and shake with the uptempo yet smooth rhythms. As one of the top Latin artists of his generation, Vives is often nominated for Grammy Awards and has collaborated with singers such as Shakira and Marc Anthony, as well as with the virtuoso accordion master Egidio Cuadrado. He embodies what music, love and love of music should be — somewhere between the desire for happiness and sharing that caring spirit with others. His newest single, “Al Filo De Tu Amor,” translates to “at the edge of your love”; attending one Carlos Vives show will definitely push you over that edge.
For almost 25 years, Carlos Vives has showcased his native Colombia’s culture to the world. Using the traditional