2019 SUMMERSTAGE opens its Latin Season to present two Salsa performances this July

The iconic venue for this 2019 season in Central Park are renovated to present a new stage, new sound system, increased lighting, upgraded backstage areas, raised seating, and an improved concert-going experience for all guests

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The iconic venue for this 2019 season in Central Park are renovated to present  a new stage, new sound system, increased lighting, upgraded backstage areas, raised seating, and an improved concert-going experience for all guests

Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage is New York City’s largest, free outdoor performing arts festival, taking place in Central Park and 17 neighborhood parks around the city. From June to October this festival will be presenting approximately 100 performances (The majority of which are free of charge) for more 200 000 audiences present each year.

SummerStage brings renowned artists and rising stars from around the world to local neighborhood parks, presenting distinctly New York genres:  Salsa, Jazz, Afro beat, among many others. Join them this year as they open their completely refurbished flagship venue in Central Park.

Main Office: 830 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10065

Contact: (212) 360-1399


>>>CONCERT SERIES<<<

  • LALO RODRÍGUEZ / LOS HERMANOS MORENO

||Date: Friday, July 26th

|| Show: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

|| Venue: Soundview Park, The Bronx 10473

|| DJ LUCHO

|| FREE ENTRY

Puerto rican salsa singer Lalo Rodriguez was a child prodigy. By 16 years old he had joined the legendary Salsero Eddie Palmieri’s band, appearing on his Grammy-winning LPs “Sun Of Latin Music” (1974) and “Unfinished” Masterpiece (1976). As a solo artist, he was a star of the Romantic Salsa era in the late 80s/early 90s, cracking the Billboard top 10 with the Salsa single “Ven, Devórame Otra Vez” in 1988.

He’s joined by brothers William and Nelson Moreno, better known as “Los Hermanos Moreno”, a New Jersey duo formed in 1989 known for their aggressive Salsa style and intricate arrangements. Affectionately, known as “Nelson the babyface” and “Willie the killer,” the pair made the latin charts in the 90s with their salsa hits: “Sopa de Pichón” and “Quimbombo”. Please, don’t forget follow this festival on its social channel:

https://www.facebook.com/pg/SummerStageNYC/


  •  RAY DE LA PAZ / EDGAR JOEL AND ANTHONY COLÓN

||Date: Wednesday, July 31st

|| Show: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

|| Venue: Crotona Park. 1700 Crotona Ave, The Bronx 10457

|| DJ LUCHO / DJ kAMALA

|| FREE ENTRY

Puerto Rican salsero Ray De La Paz has also brought his talents to Broadway, appearing in Paul Simon’s 1997 production “The Capeman,” and scored a Grammy win the Spanish Harlem Orchestra for their 2004 LP, “Across 110th St.” He’s joined by another boricua Salsero, Edgar Joel, who got his start with “La Combinación Latina” before partnering with the vocalist Anthony Colón to craft songs with classic Salsa rhythms and romantic lyrics. Please, visit: https://SummerStage.org uerto Rican salsero Ray De La Paz was born in Spanish Harlem and grew up in the Bronx, and cemented his salsa grade early in his career on four albums with the legendary conguero, Ray Baretto. He helped lay the foundation for Romantic Salsa on his 1982 LP with Louie Ramirez, “Noche Caliente”. The pair would go on to record three gold albums together: “Con Caché” (1984), “Alegres y Románticos” (1985), and “Sabor con Clase” (1986).


Event Details:

https://cityparksfoundation.org/calendar/category/SUMMERSTAGE/