Mets host return of Merengue Night Post-Game Concert

The New York Mets and Vidal Cedeño Management today announced the return of Merengue Night Post-Game Concert Presented by Budweiser in celebration of Sergio Vargas' 30th anniversary Friday, August 24 at Citi Field.  Delta Air Lines and Atlantic City join Budweiser as supporting sponsors. Stars from the world of Merengue music and special guest stars will join Sergio Vargas on stage following the Mets-Astros 7:10 p.m. game.  

Tickets are available now at Mets.com, LosMets.com, (718) 507-TIXX and the Citi Field Box Office.

Sergio Vargas, known as "El Negrito de Villa" and "El Ejemplo," will be making his fourth Mets Merengue Night appearance. He has recorded more than 30 albums and has achieved worldwide fame with his hit singles "La Ventanita," "Vete Y Dile," "La Incondicional," "Si Algún Día La Vez," y "La Quiero a Morir."  While he is renowned for his distinct voice and musical talent, he is also known for his humanitarian and philanthropic efforts in the Dominican Republic.

The Mets hosted Merengue Night for 12 years at Shea Stadium from 1997-2008 featuring a wide array of Merengue artists including Johnny Ventura, Fernando Villalona, Toño Rosario, Ruby Perez, Milly Quezada and Eddy Herrera.  The shows also branched out to include reggaeton and bachata with such artists as the group Aventura, Anthony Santos and Frank Reyes.

The Mets have a 9-3 record on Merengue Night. Game Tickets Available Now at Mets.com, LosMets.com, (718) 507-TIXX and Citi Field Box Office.