A California performing arts organization that has been criticized for a number of performances that drew large crowds for years has announced plans to perform in Mexico next year.
The San Francisco-based Copa Centro de los Poblacións announced Monday that it will be playing its first-ever Mexico City show at the historic San José Arena, where Copa America 2018 was held.
The group, which is based in Santa Cruz, has performed in Mexico at least four times since 1996, when it first played in San José.
In 2002, it played in a Copa América Centenario, which took place in Mexico.
In 2012, it performed in Copa Del Rio.
In 2017, Copa Costa Rica hosted the Copa del Rey, and Copa Peru hosted the Américas de Amélias.
The Copa Sudamericana, which takes place in Costa Rica, is scheduled to begin play in 2018.
The Copa Argentina is scheduled for June, 2018.
A second Copa Copa Americas, Copas de Peru, is also scheduled to take place in Peru.
A third Copa Argentinas will take place on Aug. 15-16, 2019 in Peru, but no official date has been announced.
A fourth Copa Mundials, which will be played in Chile, is slated to begin in 2019.
A fifth Copa Universitario in Uruguay will begin play Sept. 7-8, 2019.