CONCERT | CLUBS
General performances at concert halls and at other various clubs.
(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.
(April 16, 2016) The outstanding Grupo Niche from Colombia kicked off its 35th Anniversary celebration at “La Casa de la Salsa” — Lehman Center for the Performing Arts. The tight, well-polished 10-piece band with its three front men gave the packed house two sets of driving swing and up-beat romance.
(March 19, 2016) Two legitimate heavies of classic Salsa music performed to a capacity audience at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts. Singers Ismael Miranda and Andy Montañez brought swing to The Bronx venue with their celebrated vocal instruments.
(January 16, 2016) New York and Cuba came together on-stage at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts. !Al Rojo Vivo! featured two of the oldest Latin music institutions still active: Orquesta Broadway and Septeto Nacional de Cuba Ignacio Piñeiro (direct from Cuba).