Los Fabulosos Cadillacs broke the attendance record at Zócalo in CDMX with 300,000 spectators

The Argentine band brought together 300,000 people, making it the most successful concert in the history of the Plaza de la Constitución.

Los Fabuloso Cadillacs enamored their Mexican audience with an unforgettable concert at Mexico City’s Zócalo Square. According to official reports, the number of attendees who gathered to enjoy the show of the performers of Vasos Vacíos and Matador was 300 thousand people, making it the most successful concert in the history of the Plaza de la Constitución.

Claudia Sheinbaum, Mexico City’s Chief of Government, reported: “We made history again. We broke attendance records with 300 thousand people at the Zócalo of Mexico City, enjoying the epic concert of Los Fabulosos Cadillacs with a white balance. Thanks to all the audience for being up to the task.”

Hours before the concert began, Sheinbaum reported that the Plaza de la Constitución was completely full: “The Zócalo is at 100% capacity. We recommend those attending the Los Fabulosos Cadillacs concert enjoy the concert on the screens we have installed in surrounding streets and through Capital 21″.

Performing hits such as “Los condenaditos,” “El aguijón,” “Estoy harto de verte con otros,” “El genio del Dub,” “Carmela,” “El muerto,” “Mal bicho,” “Vasos vacíos” and “Demasiada presión,” Los Fabulosos Cadillacs dethroned Grupo Firme.

(Twitter: @CulturaMx)
(Twitter: @CulturaMx)

Grupo Firme, with a first-class stage, pyrotechnics, and impressive lighting equipment, brought together more than 280 thousand people. In September 2022, the band interpreter of Ya supérame conquered Mexico with an unforgettable show that, to this day, their fans continue to remember fondly. It now has the second place in the list.

Vicente Fernández is another icon that has caused euphoria in the Zócalo of the CDMX. With more than 230 thousand attendees, the interpreter of “El Rey” captivated his audience with one of the most important free concerts in the history of the Plaza de la Constitución. Along with the show he gave at the Monumental Plaza de Toros México, the concert in the Zócalo of the king of ranchera music is one of the most important of his artistic career.

In fourth place is Shakira, the most important Latin American artist in musical history. As part of her Oral Fixation tour, the Colombian singer enchanted more than 217 thousand fans, who chanted her greatest hits in Mexico City’s Zócalo. With emblematic songs such as “Estoy aquí,” “La Tortura,” and “Hips Don’t Lie,” the Colombian singer made Mexico fall in love with an unforgettable concert.

Justin Bieber, Shakira, Grupo Firme han sido artistas que han llenado el Zócalo (Infobae, Jovani Pérez)
Justin Bieber, Shakira, and Grupo Firme have been artists who have filled the Zócalo (Infobae, Jovani Pérez).

In 2012, at the height of his success, Justin Bieber gathered 210 thousand fans who waited impatiently to see their idol. The Baby singer is still the youngest artist to have filled Mexico City’s Zócalo. With a top-notch stage, a large group of dancers, special effects, and a giant screen, the Canadian singer made Mexico fall in love and came in second only to Shakira.

The rockers who top the list of the most successful shows in Mexico City’s Zócalo are Roger Waters and Paul McCartney. Each brought together 200 thousand fans. The founder of Pink Floyd took his emblematic wall-shaped stage to the Plaza de la Constitución, where he projected polemic messages against the government of the then-president of the Republic: Enrique Peña Nieto.

Manu Chao and Café Tacvba follow in the list, with 180 thousand and 170 thousand spectators, respectively. Finally, Rosalía, at number 10 on the list, gathered 160 thousand fans, who chanted popular songs such as “Saoko,” “Con Altura,” “Malamente,” “Pienso en tu mirá,” “Bizcochito,” “Motomami,” “Héroe,” “Beso,” “Vampiros,” and “Despechá.”