El Grito Latin Fest

El Grito Latin Fest

El Grito Latin Fest is a celebration of Latin culture. Join us on September 8th for great latin-based music from 3 regional groups, and dance lessons from Rebecca Chandler!
 

3:30 PM – The Jackson Gypsies
The Jackson Gypsies are an acoustic group that plays a blend of Flamenco, Jazz, Samba, Bossa Nova laced with some American favorites with a Latin twist. If. When you need an intimate setting for your venue, when you bring a date and want an intimate musical experience ….The group members consists of Carlos Alberto Calabrese from Argentina, Rick Moreira, from Honduras, Leo Moreira from Brazil, John McNaughton, US and Cucho Gonzalez from Puerto Rico.

 

5:30 PM – Salseros del Sur
Salseros del Sur (Salsa Musicians of the South) the Gulf Coast’s hottest new Salsa Band, showcasing some of the south’s best musicians including saxophonist Larry Panella, trumpeter T.J. Tesh, trombonist Chris Werle, pianist Julian Pernett, bassist Vincent D’Elia, conguero Alex Ocon, Vocalist Jacqueline Gonzalez Wooton, and timbalero John Wooton. The band features a fusion of Afro-Cuban, Mambo, Cha-chas, Boleros and Jazz. The end result is simply great music to listen to and dance the night away.

7:30 PM – Treces del Sur
Treces del Sur is a New Orleans Latin Music band composed of professional musicians from NOLA and surrounding areas. Our talented musicians come from different parts of the States and the Caribbean, such as: New Orleans, Puerto Rico, Cuba, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Dominican Republic, the state of Arizona, and much more. We’ve come together because we love music, especially Latin music, and to serve the public’s interest in entertainment. ​We play to unify; to entertain; to promote; to educate, and most important…to have fun!

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