Milwaukee, Wisconsin. March 13th, 2023 – FPC Live, Milwaukee World Festival INC, and Mexican Fiesta have announced a historic event that will take place at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater on Thursday, August 24th, 2023, LOS BUKIS, led by 5-time Latin Grammy Winner Marco Antonio Solis, will make their only Midwest appearance this year in Milwaukee to kick off the 50th Anniversary of Mexican Fiesta.
Amid the pandemic, Los Bukis came back together for the first time in 25 years. In 2021, they launched one of the biggest tours of the year, grossing close to $50 million in just 9 U.S. shows, including a weekend at Chicago's Soldier Field where more than 80,000 tickets were sold over two nights.
“We believe this concert will be the largest performance for a Latin Artist ever in the city of Milwaukee, and we anticipate hosting fans from all over at this momentous event” – Charlie Goldston | FPC Live President.
LOS BUKIS Concert will be held at American Family Insurance Amphitheater on Thursday, August 24th at 8:00 PM. Tickets on sale Friday, March 17th at 10:00 am on Ticketmaster.com. All purchased concert tickets for this event will grant you free admission to the Opening Day of Mexican Fiesta on Friday, August 25th, 2023.
“Mexican Fiesta's 50th anniversary is a great opportunity to honor our community's strong tradition of hard work and commitment as well as its unique cultural heritage. Having LOS BUKIS performing as our kick-off celebration emphasizes the historical momentum and represents the beginning of a remarkable collaboration between FPC Live, Mexican Fiesta and Milwaukee World Festival.” – Teresa C. Mercado | Mexican Fiesta Executive Director
“We are thrilled to work with Mexican Fiesta and FPC Live to bring even more music to the lakefront this summer. Milwaukee is well-known as the “City of Festivals” and we are excited to join efforts in bringing the community together through culture and music as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Mexican Fiesta” said Don Smiley, CEO of Milwaukee World Festival, Inc.
About Los Bukis
Founded in 1976 by cousins Marco Antonio Solís and Joel Solís, and dissolved in 1996, Los Bukis recorded 16 studio albums that quickly won the public’s heart and produced numerous chart-topping and multi-platinum to Diamond certified songs that are among the most revered by fans across the Latin Music spectrum. The Houston Chronicle details that “Los Bukis emerged in the 1970s as a new force in the grupo genre with a cornucopia of hits. By the ’80s, they completely dominated Mexico’s pop-music scene.”
About FPC Live
FPC Live is a Madison-based full-service concert promotion and venue operations company. As part of Frank Productions, FPC Live operates the company’s owned-and-operated venues and creates, produces and promotes live entertainment events in clubs, arenas, performing arts centers, amphitheaters and stadiums across the country.
As Wisconsin’s largest concert promoter, FPC Live, alongside parent company Frank Productions and its joint venture partner, Live Nation, produce nearly 550 events annually in Milwaukee and throughout Wisconsin. FPC Live is one of the top 10 promoters in the world, producing concerts throughout the Midwest as well as tours across North America. FPC Live currently owns/operates four venues in Madison, WI (The Sylvee, Orpheum Theater, Majestic Theatre, and High Noon Saloon), two venues in Charleston, SC (Charleston Music Hall and Music Farm), and two venues in Columbia, MO (The Blue Note and Rose Music Hall). For additional information, visit fpc-live.com.
FPC Live Contact:
Nick Snyder / [email protected]
About American Family Insurance Amphitheater
Located in downtown Milwaukee, WI on the lakefront, with incredible views of the city skyline, the American Family Insurance Amphitheater provides an unparalleled live music experience. The American Family Insurance Amphitheater has hosted legendary artists such as The Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars, Kenny Chesney, Dave Mathews Band, Metallica, Whitney Houston, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers and Pearl Jam. The venue recently completed a $51.3 million-dollar renovation, transforming the premier music venue into a world-class music experience for both fans and performers. It features enhanced production capabilities, reimagined food and beverage options, increased accessibility, new hospitality and amenities, new seating bowl configuration with improved sightlines, expanded concourses, and more. For details, visit AmFamAmp.com, Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram at @AmFamAmp.