Paquita La Del Barrio
What many fans don’t know about the artist is that Paquita La Del Barrio is not her real name. Paquita’s real name is Francisca Viveros Barradas and she was born in 1947. The name Paquita La Del Barrio means Paquita from the neighborhood! The name gives the artist a more up-close and personal feel for her fans. The artist dominantly sings rancheras but has also released music in various other Mexican genre’s and styles making her a truly versatile artist.
Paquita La Del Barrio was born in Alto Lucero, Veracruz and took to music from an early age. 1970 marked her official debut in Mexico City and Paquita was on the go then. Her distinct voice and unique artistry captivated everyone into listening to her. Every Paquita La Del Barrio fan would know the phrase "¿Me estás oyendo, inútil?”. The phrase has made Paquita a distinct artist and is affiliated with her upon every performance. The phrase means "Are you listening to me, you good-for-nothing?" and she uses this phrase in her concerts as well.
Rata de dos patas (Two-legged rat) is also a very popular song of Paquita La Del Barrio. The song refers to man as a rat and puts him to place. Fans love Paquita La Del Barrio referring to men as creatures that can be manipulative and sneaky. Other than her witty songs and lyrics against the chauvinistic culture, her camp value has also been appreciated by fans and critics alike.
Paquita La Del Barrio’s personal life has also shaped up her music. The artist has married twice in her lifetime. Her first marriage ended in divorce due to personal reasons. The reason for the marriage’s end came into headlines as her husband’s infidelity. A couple of songs and later works of Paquita La Del Barrio have been inspired by this incident. Her second marriage was comparatively more successful than her first. The marriage lasted thirty one years and ended when her husband died.
Paquita La Del Barrio has collaborated with some of the best artists the Mexican music industry has to offer. Paquita’s song "Ni Tu Ni Yo" from her 2008 album 5 to Piso features vocals from Ricardo Arjona. She was also one of many singers that united to perform "Somos El Mundo". The song is a Spanish retake of "We Are The World." Apart from these collaborations, Pauquitaa La Del Barrio has also performed at the Premios Lo Nuestro.
If you enjoy good Mexican music and appreciate a woman singing for the empowerment of women, this is one concert that should be on the top of your list. The concert will feature Paquita La Del Barrio as the main act, a full band filled with urban and Mexican instruments and various other side acts. Needless to say, it is going to be a fun filled night with great music.
The Valley Performing Arts Center is all set to be the venue for the next Pauita La Del Barrio concert and will echo with the sound of music. If you wish to be part of an epic concert filled with Paquita La Del Barrio’s greatest hits over the decades, get your Paquita La Del Barrio tickets as soon as possible before they are sold out. Paquita has performed at a lot of sold out concerts filled with women who love being independent and are against the male chauvinistic culture. This concert is for all those feminist women who love music and will keep your entertained throughout the night!