Friday, December 8, 2017

Bachata concerts Sosua and Puerto Plata

Bachata is an original Dominican popular music originating in the countryside from Indigenous and African music elements in the early sixties: in its first years bachata was considered a rustic and vulgar music by the Dominican upper class however it tarted to grow more and more popular and it now has a worlwide audience as one of the most famous lastin nusic style.
Visitors of Sosua sometimes have a chance to see live bachata concerts of local bachateros in some of the bars on El Batey while major concerts usually take place on Puerto Plata or Santiago.
There is an upcoming major concert next Saturday at 20:30 in the amphitheatre of Puerto Plata with Frank Reyes, nicknamed "el principe de la bachata", it may be a good opportunity for visitors of Sosua to enjoy a local event and to have a chance to hear a live bachata concert!

Below a little preview of what to expect with a video of "Ajena" a Frank Reyes hit from few years