CONCERT | CLUBS
General performances at concert halls and at other various clubs.
(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.
(October 8, 2016) The final concert for BomPlenazo 2016 brought to the Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture mainstage a celebrated collaboration led by the recognized elder of the New York City bomba and plena tradition, Juan “Juango” Gutiérrez. The BomPlenazo Artists Collective returned to the biennial themed “Entre Generaciones” to deliver a dynamic repertoire of traditional and original music compositions.
(September 17, 2016) “La Casa de la Salsa” Lehman Center for the Performing Arts is back with its 36th Season calendar. Headlining the center’s premier event was Eddie Palmieri & Friends and Del Caribe Latin Jazz All-Stars.
(September 16, 2016) The legacy of celebrated composer, musician and orchestra leader Ernesto Antonio “Tito” Puente echoed throughout Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park, as the main stage event for the 1st Annual El Barrio Latin Jazz Festival.
(July 13, 2016) Joe Bataan was back in The Bronx, as part of SummerStage 2016 @ St. Mary’s Park series. The concert was opened by the Latin-Soul group from Paris “SETENTA” who then became the backup band for Bataan. Accompanying Bataan with background vocals was his wife Yvonne.
(May 21, 2016) Latin music great Eddie Palmieri gave a special performance, at the Richard Rogers Ampitheatre in Marcus Garvey Park (Harlem). Along with his 18-member band, “The Sun of Latin Music” revisted his milepost album “Harlem River Drive” before a capacity crowd, on the 45th Anniversary of its release.
(May 15, 2016) The 45th Annual Bronx Week grand finale proved to be a challenge for the thousands that came out and endured the weather. The 11-day celebration of the borough came to its climax with a parade, food & arts festival and music concert on Mosholu Parkway.
(May 7, 2016) “La Casa de La Salsa” Lehman Center for the Performing Arts continued its 36th Anniversary season with yet another “sold-out” concert. “El León De La Salsa” Oscar D’León returned to the Bronx to deliver a dazzling performance of his superstar Venezuelan swing.