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Thursday Jun 30, 2022

Photo via Grupo Gozarsa/Facebook.
Photo via Grupo Gozarsa/Facebook.  

Tito Puente Latin Music Series, July 7-Aug. 12

Mark every Thursday in July, the first Thursday in August, and the second Friday in August on your calendar. The Tito Puente Latin Music Series come to at O'Day Playground, 75 W. Newton Street. Enjoy the bohemian sounds of Gozarsa's traditional and contemporary salsa music, and on the 14th, some old-school salsa mixed with a special touch of Latin jazz and Afro Caribbean rhythms, courtesy of Latin Logic.

On July 21st at Lopresti Park, enjoy Alea's celebration of Latin American music.

On July 28th at McLaughlin Park, David Rivera y la Bambula will delight all audiences, from pop fans to Latin jazz enthusiasts.

Then on August 4th at Mozart Park, Astoria Salsa Company will deliver their unique sound, a fusion of NYC-style salsa with contemporary salsa, cumbia, vallenato, merengue, and other Latin American rhythms.

And finally, on August 12th, let's meet at Boston Common for a free concert by Eguie Castillo, the talented "timbalero" who will make sure his performance leaves everyone excited for Tito Puente Latin Music Series 2023.

Festival Betances, July 16

At Plaza Betances, from Bomba to Reggaeton!

Can you feel the energy? Don't miss it! Join us at Plaza Betances on Saturday, July 16th, at 12 pm.

After two years the Festival returns—in person—with the longest-running Latino Cultural Festival in New England to sing, dance, and celebrate Afro-Latino culture.

We've curated a lineup full of energy and Puerto Rican flavor for both grown-ups and kids:

Kick-off with our beloved parade: 12 pm

Everybody will have a blast with the Greased Pole: 1 pm

For more information about these performances and the artists,