Carin León

Carin León• August 18, 2023• Delta Center

Reviewed and Photographed by Kevin Rolfe

Carin León’s concert at the Delta Center in Salt Lake City was an incredible experience. From start to finish, León’s energy and passion for his music was evident and infectious. This concert was a new experience for me.  I’m what some might call a “gringo”. While I come from Mexican heritage, I don’t speak Spanish.  Embarrassing I know. 

It was funny to be in the pit as I prepared to take photos and chat with Carin León fans. They grilled me on if I was a big León fan. I told them that I was only somewhat familiar with his music.  But I was excited for the show.  They told me I was in for a good night.  And then they made fun of me because I wouldn’t understand any of the lyrics.  And while they were not wrong, I found that I was still able to enjoy the music.  It was a blast being there. 

The show opened with an electrifying performance by León’s band, setting the tone for the rest of the evening. The stage setup was visually stunning, with bright lights and dynamic backdrops that enhanced the overall atmosphere of the concert. I particularly loved the giant hat that hovered above the stage.

León’s vocal prowess was on full display throughout the night. His voice had a beautiful range and was perfectly suited for the different styles of music he performed. Whether he was belting out power ballads or crooning soulful tunes, León captivated the audience with his vocals. The audience swooned with every big heartfelt note.

One of the highlights of the concert was León’s interaction with the crowd. He constantly engaged with the audience, making everyone feel like they were a part of the performance. He took the time to connect with fans, sharing personal stories and expressing his gratitude for their support. It was clear that León genuinely cared about his fans, and this created a special bond between him and the audience. Again, while I couldn’t understand what was being said, I could feel the connection between audience and artist.

The concert was a mix of León’s biggest hits and some new songs from his latest album. The crowd went wild when he performed fan favorites like “Tú no Amas”, “Invisible”, and “Me la Aventé”. Each song was performed with passion and intensity, leaving the audience wanting more.

The production value of the concert was top-notch. The sound quality was excellent, allowing every instrument and vocal to be heard crystal clear. The visuals on the large screens added an extra dimension to the show, immersing the audience in the music.

Overall, Carin León’s concert at the Delta Center in Salt Lake City was an unforgettable experience. With his incredible vocals, engaging stage presence, and heartfelt connection with the audience, León proved that he is a true superstar in the making. I highly recommend catching a live performance by Carin León if you ever have the opportunity.

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