In the brand-new Spanish Nights, Emmy winner Benise delights with an electrifying musical journey of Flamenco, Salsa, Waltz, and Tango. The captivating showcase takes center stage at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (CCPA) on Sunday, March 5, 7:00 PM. Starting at $55, tickets are available at the CCPA Ticket Office and cerritoscenter.com or by calling (562) 916-8500.
For $105, fans can enjoy the ultimate VIP experience, which includes one premier ticket; an exclusive Meet & Greet with Benise; admission to a private sound check; private entrance to Benise merchandise and art gallery; personal photographs with Benise; a souvenir official Meet & Greet laminate; and a Benise CD autographed by him.
From his humble beginnings as a street musician to performing in theaters around the globe, BENISE is celebrated for his virtuoso Flamenco Nouveau style, mesmerizing audiences with colorful showcases filled with vibrant dancers, exotic drums, Gypsy violin, Cirque performers, and dramatic theatrical lighting.
In a production that Benise calls “a celebration of culture,” SPANISH NIGHTS merges the passion and grace of Flamenco with fiery Spanish guitar in a showcase of classic songs from Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, AC/DC, and The Eagles. Benise’s love of Rock and the Spanish guitar brings a fierce intensity to these new interpretations of his favorite anthems.
Since age 11, Roni Benise taught himself to play the guitar and mastered a variety of different styles that eventually meshed to become his own unique technique. When he was rejected by all the Los Angeles clubs, Benise started playing on the streets, quickly winning the admiration of native Angelenos and tourists from around the world who called him the “Pied Piper” of the Spanish guitar.
Though unable to read music, Benise composed original works that were embraced for their edgy, exotic, and sensual personality. From the street shows, his crowd-pleasing shows took on a life of their own, showcasing a colorful assembly of dancers, cirque performers, percussionists, and African tribal drummers. Benise added stage theatrics and eye-catching lighting to complement the music and mood, dazzling audiences whose word-of-mouth quickly led to sold-out concerts worldwide and the Emmy-winning PBS special Nights of Fire!
For tickets or more information on the performance, call (562) 916-8500 or go to cerritoscenter.com.