Paquita

Date: Thursday, April 4, 2024
Time: 8PM
Venue: Pipa Event Center

Must be 21+

Paquita la del Barrio, born Francisca Viveros Barradas, rose to fame when she made the bold move from her hometown Veracruz to Mexico City in 1970. Her live performances, characterized by feminist songs with assertive lyrics challenging macho attitudes, captivated audiences nationwide. Despite initial records not achieving top-selling status, Paquita la del Barrio emerged as a captivating and influential personality.

Her uncompromising attitude resonated strongly, and over the next four decades, she not only gained widespread popularity in Mexico but also garnered a dedicated following in South and Central America, as well as in Spain. Paquita la del Barrio’s impact transcended borders, solidifying her status as a revered artist.

In 2015, she released her 33rd album titled “No Hay Mujeres Feas” (trans. There Are No Ugly Women), which reached an impressive number 14 on the Top Latin albums chart in the following year. This achievement reflected the enduring appeal and relevance of Paquita la del Barrio’s music, marking her as a seasoned artist with a lasting impact on the Latin music scene.

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