Summer Concerts at The Tito Puente Latin Music Series
Taking place Thursdays in July and August at outdoor locations across Boston, the six-concert Tito Puente Latin Music Series—coproduced by Berklee, City of Boston Parks and Recreation Department, and IBA Boston—presents a soundscape of live Latin music with a strong salsa influence in parks around the city. Performers include Berklee faculty, students, alumni, and world-renowned artists.
3nity is the first Latin female band based in Boston, Massachusetts. Its unique sound spans three cultures: Latin, American, and African.
A sensation of the current Puerto Rican salsa scene, Orquesta El Macabeo recovers the island’s salsa tradition and updates it with new ideas and the energy of its 11 musicians, who have backgrounds in punk rock, ska, and reggae.
Eguie Castrillo, a Grammy Award winner and percussionist, and his salsa orchestra Mar del Norte will pay tribute to the salsa of the 1970s and 1980s.
Colombian artist Alea is a progressive and pioneering artist whose music arrests you with authenticity and honesty. Alongside brilliant performers such as Sinuhé Padilla-Isunza, Franco Pinna, and Juan Ruiz, she delivers a high-energy performance that traces the musical heritage of many Latin American countries.
Colombian performer Lizje Sarria is a versatile composer, arranger, and solo artist of soulful music.
Check out some of the great shows that have been part of the Summer in the City series in prior years.
As part of the Tito Puente Latin Music Series, Los Hacheros revives folkloric styles like son montuno, guaracha, and salsa, and often combines them with bomba, a fiery rhythm from the mountains of Puerto Rico.
Part of the Tito Puente Latin Music Series, Conjunto Barrio's music plays all over the world and has placed on the top ten best Latin songs charts on different playlists.
Part of the Tito Puente Latin Music Series, Radio Calle 32 was born at 32nd Street in the heart of Boston during a late-night jam session.
As part of the Tito Puente Latin Music Series, Mike Ringquist and Marcus Santos of the Metrobar Project are combining their drumming and life experiences in a journey through the language of ethnic hand percussion.
Born in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, Zayra Pola started playing percussion and drums at a very young age.
Eric Germán was born in Massachusetts and from a young age found a deep interest in Latin music, specifically in playing timbal and congas.