LA SECTA ALLSTAR, the Most Important Rock Band of Puerto Rico, Announces Concert in Miami, Friday, July 16th, at Grand Central in Downtown Miami

Currently nominated to Premios Juventud on the same category, the ceremony will take place in Miami the day before their concert

Jun 08, 2010, 20:13 ET from BOOM Magazine

MIAMI, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- (  It's exciting times for Puerto Ricans and Latinos in general living in Miami, as they are celebrating the newly announced concert date of LA SECTA ALLSTAR in that city.  LA SECTA ALLSTAR is Puerto Rico's number one rock band.

Band members Mark Kilpatrick, Gustavo Laureano, John Lengel and Miky Genao have penned important hits along a 15 year old career with hits like "La locura automatica", "Este corazon", "Dame lo que quieras", "Vino viejo", "Bombon de Azucar" and many more.

The band is nominated this year, once again, to Premios Juventud, for Best Rock Album.  

Their debut album, Aniquila, was released in 1997 producing four Top 40 hit singles: "Se Acabo", "Recompensa", "Nunca Jamas" and "Bombon de Azucar". This album was re-released in 1999 under the title Bombon de Azucar. Bombon de Azucar was again re-released in 2007 with the addition of "Mar y Marea" while "Si Tu No Estas" hasn't been rereleased.

On February 2010 the band won the prestigious Premio Lo Nuestro award in the "Rock Album of The Year" category.  Currently the album is also nominated for Premios Juventud in the same category.

The awards ceremony will take place in Miami on July 15th, the next day, the band will perform, for the first time to a major audience in that city since 1997 since most of their trips to this city consisted of tv shows, special appearances and industry showcases.  The concert will take place in Grand Central, the trendiest club in town, located at 697 N. Miami Ave, 33136 Downtown Miami (in front of former  Miami Arena). Doors open at 9 PM, show 10 PM.

Tickets on sale now at

More Info on the event here

Band's official website