Born in Seville, Diego Amador is the youngest member of a legendary flamenco group headed by Rafael and Raimundo Amador. He began his career as a self-taught drummer in the mid-1980s, and started performing extensively at the age of 11, playing drums for the group Pata Negra and also beginning to play keyboard and other instruments. Today, he is a pianist, guitarist, drummer, composer, recording artist, and producer, and has worked with renowned artists including La Susi, Remedios Amaya, El Potito, Diego El Cigala, and Tomatito.
Tickets are $20-$60 with a $5 discount for students, seniors, and NHCC members, and can be purchased in person at the NHCC box office, at 505-724-4771, or through the Center’s website at www.nhccnm.org. The NHCC is located at 1701 4th Street SW on the corner of 4th Street and Avenida César Chávez.
The National Hispanic Cultural Center, a division of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs, is dedicated to the promotion and preservation of Hispanic art and culture at the local, state, national, and international levels.