San José, Costa Rica, since 1956

Grammy Winner Julieta Venegas Comes to C.R.

Mexican singer and Grammy award winner Julieta Venegas will perform at the Palacio de los Deportes in Heredia, north of San José, Aug. 8 at 8 p.m., offering fans a taste of musical “lemon and salt.”

Venegas, considered one of the most important women in Latin American rock, will perform songs from her albums “,” “Bueninvento” and “Limón y Sal” (“Lemon and Salt”), her latest. Released in 2006, the album has sold more than 700,000 copies worldwide.

“Lemon and salt are ingredients used for everything in Mexico. I believe that’s the flavor of my music and of love,”Venegas said in a statement.

Venegas began studying music at the age of 8 in her hometown of Tijuana, Mexico. Her influences include David Bowie, Suzanne Vega, Prince and Charly García.

Tickets can be bought online at or by calling 207-2025.

Prices range from ¢13,000 to ¢20,000 ($25-38).


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