2009 East Coast events.

 
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August, 2009

August 1

1er Festival de Rumba de la Nueva Inglaterra--(4 pm to 10 pm)

Location of Event: Parking Lot Across the Street from Barca's Restaurant in Hartford, CT--1429 Park and Bartholomew, across from the old Spaghetti Warehouse

Agenda:

4pm--5pm--Open Rumba group performances

5pm--6pm--Performance by Carlitos Oliveras y Su Orquesta Calidad.

6pm--7pm--Open Rumba group performance

7pm--8pm--Jesse Timbalon y su Orquesta 860 performance

8pm--?? Jimmy Bosch y Su Sexteto Del Otro Mundo

In addition to cash prizes, at the conclusion of the Jimmy Bosch performance, winners of the rumba performance get the opportunity to jam with Jimmy Bosch and his band. 860 888-1617

August 1--Chilean group Inti-Ilimani with Canadian singer Francesca Gagnon at Queens Theatre in the Park (8:30 pm)

August 2--Carioca singer/guitarist Silvia Machete and screening of film "If I Were You 2" at Central Park Summer Stage (7:30 pm, free)

August 4--Puerto Rican salsa singer Frankie Negron at Red Hook Park, Brooklyn (7 pm, free)

August 5--Cuban conga player Pedrito Martinez followed by screening of film "1 Am Cuba" at Central Park Summer Stage (7 pm, free)

Los Salseros del Hudson, led by Jimmy Sabater Jr. at Battery Park City's Wagner Park (7 pm, free)

Sabrina Lastman Quartet at Queens Theatre in the Park (8:00 pm)

August 8th--Chilean rocker Beto Cuevas of La Ley fame at Highline Ballroom (8 pm)

August 7th--Guatemalan pop-star Ricardo Arjona at Madison Square Garden (8 pm)

Afro-Colombian folk singer Tete La Momposina at Queens Theatre in the Park (8:30 pm)

August 8th--Cuban singer Albita at Queens Theatre in the Park (8:30 pm)

August 9th--Mexican son jarocho singer Don Fallo Figueroa and the group Son Candela at Queens Theatre in the Park (7 pm)

Abakua Afro-Latin Jazz Company and Los Angeles' Contra-Tiempo (two salsa-rooted modern dance companies) at Lincoln Center out of Doors (7:30 pm, free)

August 11th--bachata singer Andy Andy at Manhattan's Highbridge Park (7 pm, free)

Cult Jato frontwoman Lisa Lisa at Red Hook Park, Brooklyn (7 pm, free)

August 16th--Los Soneros de Oriente at Riverside Park South, Pier 1 (7 pm, free)

August 18th--Dominican duo Xtreme at Manhattan's Highbridge Park (7 pm, free)

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August 20th--flamenco singer Buika and dance company Urban Bush Women at Lincoln Center Out of Doors (7:30 pm, free)

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