Once in a while a person comes a long who has raw God given talent, character and heart. No matter what they are called to do in life, they are out to touch the whole world with their gift. They make it look effortless because they love what they do. These kind of people are not motivated by money but by their heart and their love for people. I have seen and been entertained by such an artist and his name is Enrique Iglesias
Enrique’s Euphoria tour played to a sold out house last night at the Red Rock Casino. I took my 17 year old daughter to her first concert as a birthday present. We had so much fun! Pitbull, the opening act, warmed up the crowd and got us all ready for Enrique. The evening was perfect; a nice cool October night with a star studded sky.As I looked up at the palm trees that gently swayed in the breeze, I thanked God that my husband had made a dream come true for my daughter and I.
Enrique loves people and it is evident in how he plays to his fans. He pulled two guys out of the crowd and sat down with them as if he were at home and poured them each a shot. This showed me that warm hospitality that Spaniards are known for. Enrique Iglesias also knows that his fans are the ones who make him a star so he dedicated his hit, ” No Me Digas Que No” to us; I felt proud to be Latina and my daughter said she did too as we sang along.
At one point Enrique disappeared for a few minutes and everyone grew quiet. That is until he popped up on a smaller stage just a few feet from our seats; I’ve never cried at a concert and I have to admit, that made my eyes water 🙂 He kept asking his fans, “Who wants to come up here with me?” And at the same time he’d tell the security people,” C’mon now we’re in Vegas, let the people come up here!” That man adores his fans as much as he is loved by them.
I had a pair of binoculars and I saw him up close; toward the end of the night I mentioned to my daughter that he looked completely spent; she said she thought he looked more overwhelmed by all the love from the fans. Which one was it Mr. Iglesias? You decide 🙂
The best thing that happened to me from going to this concert was that my hope was renewed and I was reminded once again that God gave us things to enjoy in this life. Sometimes life can take its toll on all of us and last night Pitbull and Enrique both reminded me to relax and enjoy the ride. Here’s to you Enrique Iglesias, from a huge fan in Vegas!