Sat, September 14, 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM
| Brand Boulevard

Ricardo Lemvo hails from São Salvador Do Congo, Zaire in Northern Angola. He grew up in Congo-Kinshasa where he was introduced to Cuban music by a cousin who owned a large collection of vintage Cuban LPs. His native country and his early exposure to Cuban music have heavily influenced his music. Ricardo and his band Makina Loca perform a blend of Afro-Cuban rhythms with pan-African styles (soukous, Angolan sembaI and kizomba). His innovative music has been described as “seamless and infectious” by the Los Angeles Times.

Sat, September 14, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
| Victoria Community Regional Park - Multipurpose Room

Adelaide is a Top 40 band that can play Latin Top 40, English Top 40, or a mix of both. Their music includes songs from artists such as Selena, Maná, Bruno Mars, Justin Timberlake, Donna Summers, Journey, Gloria Estefan, and more. Adelaide also performs two tribute shows. The first is a tribute to Selena—an hour-long show featuring Selena’s hits (along with costumes). The second is Latin Ladies Live: a Ttribute to Shakira, JLo, Gloria Estefan, Celia Cruz, and Selena. Latin Ladies Live is a 90 minute show along with costume changes. Adelaide aslo perform as Adelaide Tropic—a salsa band that plays classic hits from artists like Tito Puente and Celia Cruz as well as modern hits from today’s Latin artists.

Sat, September 14, 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM
| The Bridge Theater | A Place Called Home

Written in both Spanish and English, Nancy Sanchez and her musical group perform her songs in a variety of styles for any occasion, from singer-songwriter, jazz standards and originals, mariachi, regional Mexican, pop, bossa nova and more. Nancy has the ability to create both a powerful festival sound and a warm sound more appropriate for intimate gatherings. Her musical group includes both electric and acoustic instruments.

Thu, September 12, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
| La Verne Library

Grammy award winner, Rosalie Elena Rodriguez, is no stranger to the blending of Latin American roots and rhythms. A Mexican-American, Puerto Rican-native of California and a 3rd generation Mariachi musician, she is uniquely gifted with a sultry style that blends tropical, afro-peruvian, jazz and mariachi flavors. Her first solo album, Frente a Frente, opens the door to the intimacy of love, loss and pain while seamlessly fusing traditional Cuban and Mexican bolero with the Afro-rooted Peruvian sounds of the Cajon.

Sun, September 1, 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
| The Broad Stage

Boogaloo Assassins' mission is to bring la gente a funky good-time, Latin-soul style. Formed in Los Angeles in 2007, Boogaloo Assassins is the West Coast's 12-man modern answer to New York City's Latin music explosion of the late 1960s, serving up their own ‘60s-inspired salsa and Latin boogaloo (best described as a raucous fusion of American R&B with Cuban rhythms, sung in English and Spanish). Perfect dance music for a Friday night, the Assassins are known throughout Southern California for their high-energy live shows, as well as their hit single "No No No" (a funky salsa cover of the reggae classic), which was a local LA radio (KCRW, KPCC, KPFK, KJZZ. KXLU) and club staple in 2013-14.

Sat, September 7, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
| Anthony Quinn Public Library

Using resources from various ends of the musical spectrum while taking cues from traditional mariachi sounds and blending layers of modern sonics, De’Anza is a breath of fresh air in a rather smoggy metropolis. Redefining what it is to be Latin Alternative, De’Anza creates an eclectic mix of music, crossing borders and boundaries, resulting in a new take on an old form. With strong songwriting skills at her music's core, De'Anza's voice is what sets her apart from the pack. With backing musicians representing various Latin American countries, De'Anza is able to indulge in an array of sounds and rhythms. The base recipe for her hypnotic style starts with the folkloric sound of the Mexican vihuela, a pinch of electronics to create her signature sound with the end result being a fiery concoction of a upbeat, festive performances.

Thu, August 29, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
| Norwalk Senior Center

Yari Moré Latin Band has been providing live entertainment in Los Angeles, Orange County, Riverside, San Bernardino, Ventura, and San Diego Counties, as well as San Francisco and Las Vegas for more than 20 years. Their repetoire includes Latin music in styles such as salsa, cumbia, merengue, boleros, cha-cha, original songs, Top 40 hits, and more. They are available for weddings, quinceañeras, corporate parties, private events, concerts, fundraisers, awards galas, clubs, festivals, and more. They provide a four piece band (great for the cocktail hour or dinner), a six piece band( for small events or small venues), and a ten piece band experience (for larger venues and events).

Sun, August 25, 11:45 AM to 12:45 PM
| Veterans Memorial Park (Culver City)

Conjunto Oye! is a salsa band that was started in 2004. The band plays “Newyorkican” music—highly energized traditional Cuban music brewed with a Puerto Rican flavor. It is one of L.A.’s pre-eminent salsa bands. The group serves up everything from Tito Puente’s classic mambo to modern salsa like that of the Spanish Harlem Orchestra.

Thu, August 22, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
| Don Knabe Community Park

Sgt. Peppers is a Beatles tribute band that performs everyone’s favorite Beatles songs. Beatles fans will have nostalgia as the band performs dressed up in the Ed Sullivan Show black suits, the Sgt. Peppers outfits and Abbey Road clothing. Sgt. Peppers employs the same vintage instruments and amplifiers used by the Beatles to replicate what a Beatles performance would have sounded like live.


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