Culture & Art

Good Vibes

The Emporio Group produced their first massive concert in 1998 when Ricky Martin captivated more than 30 million people singing “La Copa De La Vida” in the Estadio Olimpico of Caracas.
Text by Sandy Lindsey | May 23, 2018 | Culture & Art

When it comes to entertaining, no one quite matches up to the folks at Emporio Group. Following the success of their Ricky Martin spectacular in 1998, Emporio Group quickly expanded to include performances by Ricardo Arjona, Alejandro Fernandez, Chayanne, Marc Anthony and many of the thousands of artists Emporio Group has presented in Venezuela. Now nearing their 20th Anniversary in operation on a journey that began in Caracas, Juan Jose Leandro and his partner and friend Ricardo Gonzalez have overseen the evolution of the company into an influential powerhouse in the entertainment industry. In the last few years, they’ve expanded their operations in the U.S. from Miami and Orlando to Los Angeles, New York, Houston and Charlotte, signing top names such as Joaquin Cortes, Rosario, Camila, Hombres G and Luis Fonsi. The firm continues to add exciting entertainers including Fito Paez, Estopa, Pablo Alboran and Luis Miguel. They have also bolstered their operations throughout South and Central America in Columbia, Ecuador, Puerto Rico, Panama, Dominican Republic and Chile, bringing the “Emporio Group Warranty” of a great show everywhere they go;