ASCAP Latino Ends the Year with Latin Acoustic Sounds of ASCAP “Adiós 2020” Showcase on December 15
December 14, 2020
Performances from SNENiE, Los Rivera Destino and Daniel Sobrino to Premiere on @ASCAPLatino Instagram Live
NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2020 - The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) presents the final 2020 edition of Latin Acoustic Sounds of ASCAP, dubbed “Adiós 2020,” on December 15. The performing rights society’s long-running event, now in digital format, can be viewed by tuning into Instagram Live on @ASCAPLatino beginning at 6:00 PM ET/ 3:00 PM PT. The “Adiós 2020” edition will include live performances from singer-songwriters SNENiE, Los Rivera Destino and Daniel Sobrino.
ASCAP has presented its popular Latin Acoustic Sounds of ASCAP showcase for almost a decade. Hosted by ASCAP’s Latin Membership department, the event was created to offer up-and-coming and established ASCAP songwriters a platform to present their songs in an acoustic format. A mainstay on the Latin music calendar during Billboard Latin Music Week, the physical event is always packed every year with songwriters, publishers, music labels and Latin music lovers alike.
Previous Latin Acoustic Sounds of ASCAP participants include Pedro Capó, Leslie Grace, Manuel Medrano, Victor Manuelle, Descemer Bueno, Luis Enrique, Cabas, Fonseca, Obie Bermudez, Omar Alfanno and most recently Soy Emilia, Lena Burke and La Ross Maria.
About the Songwriters:
SNENiE: Performing at 6 PM ET
A singer-songwriter born and raised in Dominican Republic, SNENiE made her debut in the pop alternative world in December 2018 with her single “Florecer.” Launched independently, the song caught the public’s attention, amassing more than 270K streams on Spotify. In May 2019, SNENiE released her second single, “Papel,” a breakup story that serves as the prologue for “Florecer.”
During 2019 SNENiE participated in Dominicana’s Got Talent, the local version of Simon Cowell’s world-renowned franchise, with her original music. She paid homage to Dominican singer-songwriter Vicente García by covering his song “Ahí Ahí” on the program and became one of the most popular participants in the show’s semifinals. That year, SNENiE also headlined more than ten shows in addition to local festivals. She has collaborated with brands such as Jameson, Skyy Vodka and Ambev. Currently SNENiE (whose career began at five years old) is preparing to launch her EP in the fall. Her first single “Nubes” is an upbeat pop alternative track produced by Gian Rojas.
Los Rivera Destino: Performing at 7 PM ET (8 PM Puerto Rico)
Los Rivera Destino is a social satire band from Puerto Rico that uses music as a vehicle for their humorous thoughts and lyrics. From their beginnings in 2012 with home videos and concerts in the smallest bars of Puerto Rico, the group captured the attention of music fans and grew exponentially fast on social media. Los Rivera Destino is now ranked as one of the best known acts on the Puerto Rico independent music scene.
Comprised of Carlos Figueroa (lead vocals), Antonio Sánchez (Vocalist and presenter) and Fernando Tarrazo (Vocalist and musical director), the band’s repertoire includes a range of sounds and musical styles from bolero to rock. When the trio comes together, their high energy concerts are a unique live experience combining moments of romantic bohemia and touches of irony.
After years of creating content for social networks, in 2018 Los Rivera Destino gained attention with a bolero version of the hit "Te Boté." They have performed at some of the most well-known venues in Puerto Rico and aspire to play in the greatest stages inside and outside the island.
Daniel Sobrino: Performing: 8 PM ET
Sobrino is a singer-songwriter and artist from Mexico City now based in Los Angeles. The bilingual performer has placed singles with artists in the U.S., Asia, Europe and Latin America, including Seven Lions, 3LAU, Danna Paola, Yuridia, Jorge Blanco, Chiquis Rivera, Playa Limbo, Camila Fernandez and Saak, among others. Sobrino released his own project this year with highlights including his latest singles “Paraíso” and “Oro.”
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a professional membership organization of songwriters, composers and music publishers of every kind of music. ASCAP's mission is to license and promote the music of its members and foreign affiliates, obtain fair compensation for the public performance of their works and to distribute the royalties that it collects based upon those performances. ASCAP members write the world's best-loved music and ASCAP has pioneered the efficient licensing of that music to hundreds of thousands of enterprises who use it to add value to their business - from bars, restaurants and retail, to radio, TV and cable, to Internet, mobile services and more. The ASCAP license offers an efficient solution for businesses to legally perform ASCAP music while respecting the right of songwriters and composers to be paid fairly. With more than 825,000 members representing more than 16 million copyrighted works, ASCAP is the worldwide leader in performance royalties, service and advocacy for songwriters and composers, and the only American performing rights organization (PRO) owned and governed by its writer and publisher members. Learn more and stay in touch at www.ascap.com, on Twitter and Instagram @ASCAP and on Facebook.
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