Alberto Aguilera Valadez whose stage name is Juan Gabriel is a singer, songwriter and performer from Mexico. He was born in the town of Paracuaro, Michoacan in January 1950. During his school years he started to play guitar and was fortunate enough to have a wonderful tutor and mentor in his school with the name of Joan Contreras. Joan teaches Alberto about various crafts and skills in order to have earnings and making his career but the most precious of all his teachings to Joan was about various musical skills that he got. Resultantly, Alberto composed his first song La Muerte del Palomoat the age of 13 that was actually a beginning of a very successful musical career. Alberto started his performing career in local nightclubs and television in Ciudad Juarez under the stage name of Adan Lune. He got opportunity to sing at a famous nightclub El Noa Noa after trying to get chance many times and finally getting approval from the owner David Bencuomo to sing together with a group name Prisoneros del Rimto. Alberto performed famous songs there together with his own compositions occasionally and soon got many fans within Juarez.
He did no settle with his performance only as a local performer so he left Ciudad Juarez for Mexico City where he started working for RCA together with many established artists like Angelicia Maria, Roberto Jordon and Leo Dan. At the age of 21 he signed a recording contract with RCA Records in 1971 while officially changing his name to Juan Gabriel. In next 15 years he recorded fifteen albums and sold 20 million records to become a world-renowned artist. He also debut his acting career in 1975 by working in the film Nobleza Ranchera. So far he has more than 1000 songs written and sung by him. He has established himself now as a leading commercial singer, songwriter and composer with diversified styles such as pop, disco, rock with incredible hits.
Get to the venue
If you are using Metro Bus, lines 441, 442 and 81 stops near Nokia Theater. To find the line that suits you best you may use Metro Trip planner at Metro website.
If you are using your own car, the Theater official website has necessary directions available for you. Alternatively, you may choose to hire lax car service(www.1800fly1800.com) to reach the theater hassle free and on time.