CONCERT | CLUBS
General performances at concert halls and at other various clubs.
Photo: Singer Tito Nieves continues to represent the crème de la crème of NYC salseros @ Lehman Center for the Performing Arts
( October 21, 2017) Lehman Center for the Performing Arts opened its arms to welcome back home salsa tenor Tito Nieves. The endearing singer, recognized world-wide as “El Pavarotti de la Salsa,” returned to The Bronx, having just finished a successful run with the hit off-Broadway show “I Like It Like That” (PRTT).
PHOTO: “King of Boogaloo” Pete Rodriguez (left) liking it like that with a little help from his friends @ Lehman Center
(September 30, 2017) The pioneers of “Latin Boogaloo” returned to the stage at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts. Promoter Richie Bonilla presented “Boogaloo Extravaganza” headlining some of the prominent players from the era.
(July 28, 2017) Beloved songstress Linda Viera Caballero ‘La India’ returned to her childhood home, as part of the SummerStage 2017 calendar of featured concerts. Thousands of fans spilled out across the lawn at St. Mary’s Park in front and around the performance venue, eagerly anticipating a rare treat from the Latin Grammy winner who grew up in the South Bronx.
PHOTO: Rapper, record producer, and actor, DMX during his 13th Annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival Finale performance.
(July 15, 2017) The 2017 Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival put a pin in the whole ’13’ superstition with another resounding celebration of the culture. The only word for the 13th annual event finale was “hot.”
(April 20-22, 2017) Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture presented what could only be described as an outstanding tribute to Latin Music legend Ernesto Antonio “Tito” Puente. The 3-day event titled Tito Puente Retrospective: 50 Years of ‘El Rey’ worked the historic landscape of his journey, planted fresh seeds in the here and now, and celebrated another bounty of young musicians inspired by the priceless contributions of Puente’s genius and mastery.
(April 8, 2017) Now, into its 36th Season, Lehman Center for the Performing Arts continues to be the premier gateway to the world in The Bronx. With that vision outward, they still remain firm in their commitment to those genres that have contributed to the musical heritage of our borough.
(October 15, 2016) “La Princesa de la Salsa” delivered a stunning performance to a packed audience at the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts. Linda Viera Caballero, “La India” as she is known world-wide, gave her emotional return to The Bronx a celebratory tone of remembrance to the great influences in her singing career, now spanning three decades.