The members of Los Chicos del 512 came to together for one reason. That one reason is to bring the magic of Selena to old and new fans worldwide. Since the group's inception in 2014, they have been successfully doing just that.
Having sold out venue after venue and with a most recent performance for the Chicago Bulls halftime show, Los Chicos del 512 are on fire!
This show is a mind-blowing experience and the closest once can get to live a Selena concert. Simply, the best Selena tribute production out there!
These musicians came together and orchestrated an extraordinary show that will have you back to 1995 within seconds of their first song. Los Chicos del 512 will bring to you the finest Selena tribute that you can possibly imagine. Now, get ready to sing, dance and relive Selena!
Bios of the Band Members:
Evelyn Molina – Lead Singer Born in Yuma AZ, Evelyn Molina's love for music started at the age of three. By the time she was eight, Evelyn began performing at community events with the kid’s band, "Ritmo Latino Jr". By 11, Evelyn competed in the hit Univision show "Quiero ser Estrella" (produced by superstar game show host Don Francisco). She went on to become a three-time winner of the show. Throughout high school and early college years Evelyn continued to execute her craft as a soloist in regional events throughout Arizona, Sonora and Baja California. She has had the opportunity of performing with local bands as lead singer and In 2014 Evelyn was a contestant of La Voz Mexico 4, where she was a member of Ricky Martin's team. Aside from being lead singer of Los chicos Del 512, Evelyn has had success as an entrepreneur. She is the mastermind behind her family's chain of restaurants, which are becoming very popular in the southwestern part of Yuma County. Evelyn is honored to portray the legend that is Selena.
Ricardo Madrid – Keyboards Keyboardist, music director and social media manager, was born in Mexicali, Mexico, but raised in Somerton, AZ. He has so far had an amazing 23 year in the music industry, specializing in música grupera. He has an extensive curriculum since 1992 performing for major events, as well as private parties with diverse music groups. Furthermore, Rica earned a Master’s Degree in Multicultural Education from Northern Arizona University and currently teaches 6th grade Math and Science.
Martin Peralta – Guitar Not only is Martin the guitarist of Los Chicos del 512 but he is also responsible for all musical arrangements. Martin was born in California and began his musical career at the age of 9. He has been performing for over 20 years and has had an extensive career that includes studying music both at Arizona Western College and Arizona State University. Martin has toured with Mexican singer Pilar Montenegro. He is the music director for Gadsden Elementary School District Marching Band, which has performed nationally and internationally. They participated in the London New Year’s Parade in 2013. Currently, Martin is the head producer and co-owner of HALO Records. Martin Peralta is proudly endorsed by Pena Custom guitars.
Jesus Cordova - Bass Jesus describes his bass as the “Soul of Music”. He has performed with numerous groups in the United States and Mexico. Jesus is proud to be a part of Los Chicos del 512 and looks forward to bringing the spirit of Selena worldwide!
Alex Yanez – Percussionist Alex plays numerous instruments but he is considered the “king of percussions” in Yuma County, AZ. Alex is heavily inspired and influenced by Grupo Intocable, which he considers part of his life. Alex believes the world needs positive messages of love and hope and looks forward to seeing all of you from the stage.
Jimmy Arce – Percussionist Jimmy has performed on both the Latin and Jazz circuit in the United States and Mexico. He is a member of the ADOC Honor Guard Pipe and Drums Core.
Mario Hernandez – Drums Born in San Jose, California, Mario’s music career started in church. Over the years, Mario has played in numerous bands who’ve opened for several famous Spanish Rock acts including Aleks Syntek, Panteon Rococo and Enanitos Verdes. Mario is also a co-director for the Gadsden Elementary School District Marching band, leading the drum line in the London New Year’s Parade in 2013 and numerous performances across the country. Mario is the fuel behind the Los Chicos del 512 operations.
TWO SHOWS! Friday, July 13 and Saturday, July 14.
THIS LISTING IS FOR THE FRIDAY SHOW.
Tickets: Floor first row (A) VIP Meet & Greet $40, next 4 rows (B-E) $30; remainder of floor (F-K) $25; Standard balcony $20; limited box seats $50 (box ticket includes concessions; present box ticket at counter when ordering).
NOTE: FIRST ROW VIP TICKET BUYERS meet in the Cactus Theater lobby at 6:20 pm for early entry and preparation for meet and greet with the performers before the show.