The Latin Music Awards KY, a program that honors Kentucky’s best creators and performers of Latin American music, will return to Fourth Street Live! tomorrow night. The red carpet will be from 7-8 p.m., and the awards ceremony will be from 8-10:30 p.m.
There are more than 60 nominees in 15 categories:
- Best Latin Artist
- Best Female Latin Artist
- Best Urban Latin Artist
- Best Salsa Band
- Best Latin Song
- Best Latin Music Video
- Best Mariachi Band
- Best New Latin Artist
- Best Tropical Artist
- Best Christian Latin Artist
- Best Latin DJ
- Best Norteno & Regional Artist
- Best Latin Music Producer
- Best Latin Album
- Best Latin Jazz
The list of performers includes the following artists: + Flow Band, A-Corde, Daglio, Tina DeAlderete, c, Asly Toro, Yariel, Daniel Whit, Giovani, Adrian Raylo and Itakma Luna. DJ El Jas is slated to host the evening and perform.
There’ll also be an afterparty at The Sports & Social Club (also at Fourth Street Live!) from 10:30 p.m. – 3 a.m., which will include music from DJ All Sensation and DJ Bon and salsa dancing from the Kentucky Salsa AllStars.
General admission SRO tickets are free, but you have to reserve them at this link. VIP tickets cost $25-$35 and get you a reserved seat, with the option of admission to the afterparty.
In a statement, Israel Cuenca, President of the Latin Music Awards Kentucky, said that his organization looks forward to awarding 12 partial scholarships to Hispanic students who will be studying music at UofL, Bellarmine, and Jefferson Community College.
Fourth Street Live! spokesperson Jenny Clements said in a press release: “Fourth Street Live is honored to be a part of the Latin Music Awards Kentucky and to support Hispanic Heritage Month. We are excited to welcome this event while celebrating all those nominated and performing.”
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