The cantaor Diego ‘El Cigala’, arrested for an alleged crime of gender violence, has an extensive schedule of concerts for this summer in Spain, the first this Saturday at the Parador de Nerja (Málaga). The organization is waiting to see how events evolve before making any decisionssources from Paradores have informed Efe.
“At the expense of what may happen” to Diego ‘El Cigala’, arrested last night in Madrid by the National Police, his world tour is on the air Everything I have and a series of concerts in Spain.
‘El Cigala’, 52, presented his tour last May with a flamenco recital at the National Theater of Santo Domingo, capital of the country where he resides and which granted him nationality in 2014. Later he returned to Spain, where has signed a series of concerts with his album called Cigala sings to Mexico.
On July 6, a performance is planned in the Jardines de Pedrables, (Barcelona); on the 9th in Badajoz, at the López de Ayala Theater and the next day in Madrid, at the Alfonso XIII Royal Botanical Garden, as published by ‘El Cigala’ on its website. In Granada, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Tarragona and Chiclana (Cádiz) it plans to perform during the month of July. In Sotogrande (Cádiz) and Bilbao, in August.
During September, October and November, the singer plans take your tour Everything I have to Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, Miami (United States) and also to Spain, in which he has prepared a repertoire with his greatest hits and songs by authors who have influenced his artistic life.
It is not the first time that Diego ‘El Cigala’ has been detained by the Police. In 2014 he was convicted by the Court of Instruction number 12 of Madrid for a lack of threats to a flight attendant who had to pay a 20-day fine at a rate of six euros a day, with 245 euros for the days she was unable to work, in addition to 1,200 euros for the consequences suffered and 2,520 euros for medical expenses.
According to the proven facts, Diego Ramón Jiménez Salazar, Diego ‘El Cigala’, embarked on March 29, 2003 at Barajas airport on an Air Europa flight to Tenerife and, after taking his seat, he went to the stewardess, to whom he gave a bag with a suit to keep.
On the other hand, on May 6, ‘El Cigala’ suffered a slight traffic accident in the Dominican Republic, when his vehicle collided with a hearse.
The interpreter of Black tears has a career of more than 25 years in music, with approximately twelve record productions that have received Grammy nominations and platinum records.
‘The Cigala’ He was married for 26 years to Amparo Fernández, who died of cancer in 2015 and with whom he had two children. A year and a half later, he married the Jerez-born cantaora Kina Méndez.