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    Fiesta en la Calle: Latino Concert Series

    at Cesar Chavez Plaza

    June 9 - August 11, 2012

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    Fiesta en la Calle: Latino Concert Series

    Enjoy 10 fun-filled free, family-friendly concerts to help cool off the thirst for music with some of the today’s best sounds representative of America’s Latino music culture. This year’s line-up includes artists in various genres including Latin alternative, rock, pop, reggaeton, reggae, ska, cumbia, salsa, merrengue, worldbeat, and a fusion of all of these combined. There will be plenty of fun, food, art, and lots of cold...

    Enjoy 10 fun-filled free, family-friendly concerts to help cool off the thirst for music with some of the today’s best sounds representative of America’s Latino music culture. This year’s line-up includes artists in various genres including Latin alternative, rock, pop, reggaeton, reggae, ska, cumbia, salsa, merrengue, worldbeat, and a fusion of all of these combined. There will be plenty of fun, food, art, and lots of cold drinks.

    Fiesta en La Calle is supportive of local talent but will also include many artists from other parts of the USA, as well as some touring artist coming from various Latin countries. For many of these artists, it will be their first visit to Sacramento. So get ready for a summer filled with all the flavor of Latin America all in one place.

    At Fiesta En La Calle, you will also find a variety of vendors offering delicious foods from various countries and flavors, plenty of fine art displayed and available for purchase from many local talented artists. Additionally you will also discover essential information from various local businesses.

    Proceeds to benefit The Latino Peace Officers Association; a non-profit organization.

    Schedule:
    June 9: The Santana Family Invasion--Salvador Santana, Colores, & Velorio
    June 16: Celsa Piña, El Sonido Callejero, Latin Touch, & Gustavo Galindo
    June 23: Inspector, Locos Por Juana, & Rocio y su Sonora
    June 30: Taino, Bang Data, Maskatesta, & Love Star
    July 7: Salsambo, Solsa, Emanuela Belleza, Lost Freedom
    July 14: Aladino Manyoma, "El Zoruyo" y su Orchestra, Los Elegantes, & 40 Watt Hype
    July 21: Sapo Guapo, Maleco Collective, Buyepongo, & Los Hollywood
    July 28 (this concert will be held at Southside Park): Sambada, El Conjunto Nueva Ola, Cambio de Piel, & Midnight Players
    Aug 4: El Gran Silencio, Paris Escovedo (son of legandary Coke Escovedo of Santana Band), Ceci Bastida, & Chencha Berrinches
    Aug 11: Sacred Fire (Santana Tribute), Malacates Trebol Shop, Upground, & La Noche Oskura

    Event MC: Vince Vicari
    Event DJ: Ricardo Rayas "DJ El Niño"


    Cesar Chavez Plaza

    910 I Street
    Sacramento, CA 95814

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:

    Free
    All ages


    General Day and Time Info:

    Saturdays 4pm-9pm


    Parking:

    Metered street parking and City Garage across the street.



    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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