Staff Report

Latin crossover star Luis Fonsi will take the for stage two consecutive nights this fall at the Chumash Casino Resort, and rock band 38 Special has been added to the Samala Showroom schedule.

Fonsi, a Puerto Rican singer and songwriter who lit up the charts with his megahit “Despacito” in 2017, will perform on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 13-14. Both shows will start at 8 p.m., and tickets will cost $79, $89, $99, $109 and $119.

Fonsi won four Latin Grammys for “Despacito,” which featured Puerto Rican rapper Daddy Yankee. The video for the song has more than 6 billion views on YouTube, making it the most viewed video on the online platform. 

38 Special, which gained fame in the 1980s with hits such as “Hold On Loosely” and “Caught Up in You,” will perform at 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 22. Tickets for the show will be $29, $34, $39, $49 and $59.

Other upcoming concerts include Gerardo Ortiz, an award-winning regional Mexican singer-songwriter, on Friday, July 26, and The Fab Four, a Beatles tribute band, on Friday, Aug. 2.

Tickets for all events are available at the casino or online at