Mexican indie icon to perform at Longwood

Mexican singer and songwriter Natalia Lafourcade will bring her experimental sound of acoustic, jazz and pop to Longwood Gardens on Wednesday, July 6, at 7:30 pm.

Natalia Lafourcade

Natalia Lafourcade will perform on Wednesday, July 6, at Longwood Gardens.

Natalia Lafourcade will perform on Wednesday, July 6, at Longwood Gardens.

Lafourcade, expected to charm audiences with her intimate new album “Hasta la Raíz,” is one of Latin America’s leading indie pop artists, and was the biggest award winner at the 2016 Latin Grammys, according to a Longwood Gardens press release.

She began her career at age 14 as a member of the pop group, Twist, and at age 17, signed her first solo record deal with Sony Music. Her latest album, released in March 2015, “Hasta la Raíz,” came out as No.1 on iTunes and Deezer. Her first two singles, “Hasta la Raíz” and “Lo Que Construímos,”were positioned in the first place of Mexico's viral 50 Spotify top chart, and on the top 10 of the global category, the release said.

This album has become platinum in Mexico and gold in Italy. In this year’s edition of the Latin Grammy awards, Lafourcade won five of six nominations, including: Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Alternative Music Album, Best Alternative Song, and Best Engineered Album. “Hasta la Raíz” won for best Latin album at the 2016 Grammy Awards.

 

Tickets are still available and can be purchased at www.longwoodgardens.org.

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