Summer Concerts at The Tito Puente Latin Music Series

E.g., 2017-06-24
E.g., 2017-06-24

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.

Eric Germán y su Orquesta

Thursday / July 6, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
O'Day Park
85 West Newton Street, Boston, MA, 02118, United States

Eric Germán was born in Massachusetts and from a young age found a deep interest in Latin music, specifically in playing timbal and congas. 

Admission: Free

Zayra Pola

Thursday / July 13, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
O'Day Park
85 West Newton Street, Boston, MA, 02118, United States

Born in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, Zayra Pola started playing percussion and drums at a very young age. 

Admission: Free

Metrobar Project with Mike Ringquist and Marcus Santos

Thursday / July 20, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Mozart Park
10 Mozart Street, Boston, MA, 02130, United States

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.

Admission: Free

Radio Calle 32

Thursday / July 27, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Mission Hill Playground
1545 Tremont Street, Boston, MA, 02120, United States

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. 

Admission: Free

Conjunto Barrio

Thursday / August 3, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
O'Day Park
85 West Newton Street, Boston, MA, 02118, United States

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.

Admission: Free

Los Hacheros

Thursday / August 10, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
LoPresti Park
Sumner Street, East Boston, MA, 02128, United States

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.

Admission: Free

Past Events

Check out some of the great shows that have been part of the Summer in the City series in prior years.

The Remedy

Thursday / August 11, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.
LoPresti Park
Sumner Street, East Boston, MA, 02128

The Remedy performs as part of the Tito Puente Latin Music Series.

Admission: Free

Orquesta Homenaje

Thursday / August 4, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.
O'Day Park
85 West Newton Street, Boston, MA, 02118, United States

Orquesta Homenaje performs as part of the Tito Puente Latin Music Series.

Admission: Free

Clave and Blues

Thursday / July 28, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.
Mission Hill Playground
1545 Tremont Street, Boston, MA, 02120, United States

Clave and Blues performs as part of the Tito Puente Latin Music Series.

Admission: Free

Conjunto Chevere

Thursday / July 21, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.
Mozart Park
10 Mozart Street, Boston, MA, 02130, United States

Conjunto Chevere performs as part of the Tito Puente Latin Music Series.

Admission: Free

Mango Blue

Thursday / July 14, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.
O'Day Park
85 West Newton Street, Boston, MA, 02118, United States

Led by the renowned Alex Alvear, Mango Blue performs as part of the Tito Puente Latin Music Series.

Admission: Free

Latin Logic Band

Thursday / July 7, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.
O'Day Park
85 West Newton Street, Boston, MA, 02118, United States

Combining the sounds of their Costa Rican and Venezuelan origins, the Latin Logic Band plays a special brand of Latin, jazz, and Afro-Caribbean rhythms.

Admission: Free