MIAMI, FL – October 1, 2020 – (LATINX NEWSWIRE) – Organizers of Calle Ocho Live, the nation’s largest virtual Latin music festival of the year, announced that CN Bank has joined as the Official Bank of the virtual event.

CN Bank, a leading bank to the Latin music and entertainment industry in Miami, is sponsoring the show to celebrate the importance of Hispanic Heritage Month. City National Bank does business in Miami and the state of Florida as CN Bank.

“The Calle Ocho Music Festival has been an important launchpad for many Latin music artists and entertainers who bank with us,” said Rodrigo Nieto, vice president and team leader of CN Bank. “CN Bank has a rich legacy of supporting the music and entertainment industry, and we are proud to be part of such a landmark event, especially during Hispanic Heritage Month, when it is even more important to celebrate the successes of this community.”

A Hispanic Heritage Month Event Like No Other

A Diverse Music Roster Packed with Top Talent

Calle Ocho Live featured one of the most diverse line-up of music artists in its history. In alphabetical order, the rest of the show’s roster included: Alcover; Alejandro Santamaria feat. Kobi Cantillo; Alexandra y Daniel Santacruz; Bobby Pulido; Camilo; Cali y el Dandee; Chesca feat. Pitbull; Daniela Darcourt; Efren Garcia; Fonseca; Fulanito; Giancarlo Canela; Gloria Estefan; ICC; Ivanna; Jerry Di; Jessi Uribe; Jon Secada & Gonzalo Rubalcaba; Kyen? Es?; La Original Banda el Limon; Leslie Shaw; Los Chiches Vallenatos; Los Hermanos Medina; Mariah Angeliq; Milly Quezada; Maria Pino; Marie Monti; Mau y Ricky; MJ Songstress; Nanpa Basico; N’Klabe; Pitizion; Rogelio Martinez; Soleil; SonLokos Featuring Leslie Cartaya & Bonco Quiñongo; Tefi Valenzuela; and Tony Succar.

A Live Stream Packed with Hispanic Media Partnerships

Saying “presente” to broadcast Calle Ocho Live across one or more of their platforms were: Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS); People en Español/Meredith Corporation; VIVA Live TV; VME; Entravision; HITN: Tarima: ORA TV; Impremedia; Maria Marin; LiveXLive; Latido; SBS Mega TV (Miami); SBS Mega TV (Orlando); SBS Mega TV (Puerto Rico); the digital platforms of SBS Radio – ZOL 106.7 FM (digital Miami); SBS Radio – TU 949 – MEGA 97.9 FM (digital NYC); SBS Radio – AMOR 93.1 FM (digital NYC); SBS Radio – La Raza 93.3 FM (digital L.A.); SBS Radio – MEGA 96.3 FM (digital L.A.); La Musica; iHeart Media’s WZTU Tu 94.9 FM; La Opinion (Los Angeles); La Raza (Chicago); Diario La Prensa (NYC); New York Latino International Film Festival; Altísimo Live; Carnaval Miami; El Mundo Boston; Diario Las Americas (Miami), the Dominican Film Festival, Latinx Newswire, Pop Culture Newswire, and Latin Life Denver.

Co-produced by the Kiwanis of Little Havana, RetroPop Media, and Atlantino, the show’s other strategic partners also include Cerro Group, Dustelli Music, The 360 Group, MiamiTalents, and the Celia Cruz Foundation.

Calle Ocho Live is Cause-Focused

In addition to featuring live and pre-recorded performances from top Latin music artists, celebrities, and social media personalities, Calle Ocho Live will also highlight stories from the families served by the Kiwanis of Little Havana Foundation. Even though the online show is free, the event will feature a call to action for viewers to donate $8 or more ahead of or during the festival to the Kiwanis at Supporters and large philanthropists are urged to pledge whatever amount they can.

When/How to View Calle Ocho Live

Calle Ocho Live officially kicks off with a digital and national broadcast show that will feature more than a dozen media companies and their respective digital platforms on YouTube, Twitter, Periscope, Tik Tok, and Twitch.

To register for the premium, prize-filled edition of Calle Ocho Live, complete the easy registration at the event’s website

The interactive three-hour livestream experience will include music artists, entertainers, comedians, chefs, social media influencers, and other surprise personalities. Collectively, the show’s broadcast will surpass millions of verifiable video views and will generate many more millions in overall media impressions.

Audiences at home will also have several options to get involved live on the show throughout the day with opportunities not only to win prizes but also to be featured on the show in a variety of engaging ways.

The Facts Behind the Cause

The Kiwanis of Little Havana is an affiliate of Kiwanis International, a worldwide non-profit organization of volunteers dedicated to serving children in their communities. Founded in 1975, the Little Havana Chapter is known for using advanced fundraising initiatives, such as Carnaval Miami and its flagship event, Calle Ocho Music Festival.

Through the Kiwanis of Little Havana Foundation, the organization impacts thousands of underserved families annually, with youth development programs including holiday giving, college scholarships, back to school assistance, emergency financial assistance, and more.

Monies raised through Calle Ocho Live will be used by the Kiwanis of Little Havana Foundation to assist diverse families in South Florida with college scholarships, back to school assistance, holiday gifts, emergency financial assistance, and other support during the Covid-19 crisis.

About CN Bank
City National Bank does business in the state of Florida as CN Bank. With $70.3 billion in assets, the Los Angeles-based bank provides banking, investment and trust services through 72 offices, including 19 full-service regional centers, in Southern California, the San Francisco Bay Area, Nevada, New York City, Nashville, Atlanta, Minneapolis and Washington, D.C. In addition, the company and its investment affiliates manage or administer $81.3 billion in client investment assets.

City National is a subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies. RBC serves more than 17 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the United States and 34 other countries.

For more information about CN Bank, visit the company’s website at

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