Selena performed at the Houston Rodeo 3 consecutive times , including her last one in the Astrodome in 1995, setting an all- time attendance record.
the Houston Astrodome
February 26, 1995
HOUSTON – Twenty-five years ago, on Feb. 26, 1995, Tejano star Selena Quintanilla-Pérez performed a record-breaking, sold – out rodeo show at the Houston Astrodome . It was the last televised concert she ever performed.
Selena’s performance at the astrodome became her final televised concert before she was shot and killed on March 31, 1995. Selena LIVE! The Last Concert.
|Live! The Last Concert|
|Released||March 27, 2001 (first edition) June 23, 2017 (re-release)|
|Recorded||February 26, 1995|
Constructed in 1964, the Astrodome was deemed the “Eighth Wonder of the World ” when it opened in 1965. As the world’s first indoor, air conditioned domed stadium, the 18-story multipurpose structure set the bar for arena design and construction for decades to come.
When Jennifer Lopez signed on to play Selena , she expected to be providing her own vocals. So, Lopez was coached to lip – sync instead of being provided the vocal coaching she expected, although she did sing the intro to “Como La Flor” in the Monterrey concert scene.
Tickets : Prices range from $40 to $200. Tickets are available at the Alamodome Box Office and Ticketmaster.com.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Selena was worth $10 million at the time o her death in 1995. Her net worth included sales from her solo albums, 1989’s Selena, 1990’s Ven Conmigo, 1992’s Entre a Mi Mundo and 1994’s Amor Prohibido, as well as her posthumous LP released in 1995, Dreaming of You.
Selena’s favorite food was double pepperoni thin-crusted Pizza .
Shawna Vela, a desk clerk at the Days Inn in Corpus Christi, Tex., told the jury the last words of Selena Quintanilla Perez were “Yolanda . . . 158″ after she was shot by Yolanda Saldivar on March 31 in what prosecutors said was a business dispute.