Summer Concerts at The Tito Puente Latin Music Series

E.g., 2018-11-15
E.g., 2018-11-15

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.

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Past Events

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

Lizje Sarria

Thursday / August 9, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
LoPresti Park
Sumner Street, East Boston, MA, 02128, United States

Colombian performer Lizje Sarria is a versatile composer, arranger, and solo artist of soulful music.

Admission: Free

Gregorio Uribe

Thursday / August 2, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Mozart Park
10 Mozart Street, Boston, MA, 02130, United States

Inspired by the rich musical rhythms of his native Colombia, Gregorio Uribe will play a festive blend of cumbia, vallenato, and other Colombian styles. This small ensemble features original music by Uribe and highlights the presence of the accordion.

Admission: Free

Alea

Thursday / July 26, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Mission Hill Playground
1545 Tremont Street, Boston, MA, 02120, United States

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.

Admission: Free

Eguie Castrillo y Orquesta Mar del Norte

Thursday / July 19, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
O'Day Park
85 West Newton Street, Boston, MA, 02118, United States

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.

Admission: Free

Orquesta El Macabeo

Thursday / July 12, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
O'Day Park
85 West Newton Street, Boston, MA, 02118, United States

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.

Admission: Free

Zayra Pola 3nity

Thursday / July 5, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
O'Day Park
85 West Newton Street, Boston, MA, 02118, United States

3nity is the first Latin female band based in Boston, Massachusetts. Its unique sound spans three cultures: Latin, American, and African.

Admission: Free