Summer Concerts at 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.
Check out some of the great shows that have been part of the Summer in the City series in prior years.
With a different sonority and an unusual format, En Talla displays influences from Latin jazz, Afro-Cuban, and traditional Cuban music.
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.
3nity, the first all-female Latin band in Boston, Massachusetts, performs music shaped by three cultures: Latin, American, and African.
Alex Alvear and Mango Blue blend an exciting mixture of musical styles to create a refreshing Afro-Latin and world music sound, featuring songs of celebration and social conscience.
Gilenny Gi is a veteran Dominican singer and great interpreter of bachata and merengue. She will play with percussionist and band leader Eric Germàn, who has performed with Cheo Feliciano, Andy Montañez, and Ismael Miranda, among others.
The Mambo Rican Group performs music by Tito Puente, La Lupe, Machito, and other notable mambo artists. The band is composed of current and future Latin all-stars, and is directed by Lolivone de la Rosa.