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AMP Concerts, Melaza Music, and the National Hispanic Cultural Center Present

TradiSón

July 19, 2017 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Time: 7:30pm     Day: Wednesday     Doors: 6:30pm     Ages: All Ages    
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Domingos en ArteDomingos en Arte is a summer music and dance series presented by Melaza Music, AMP Concerts, and the National Hispanic Cultural Center in the NHCC's Fountain Courtyard. We have invited some of our musician friends, from the local community and outside, for lively community get-togethers right next to the beautiful Rio Grande Bosque. Spend Sunday evenings enjoying live music, drinks, and delicious Latin cuisine with family and friends in this enchanting courtyard setting, with one or all of the groups who will be performing this season.

Tickets cost $17 (plus applicable service charges). Admission is free for children 12 and younger; tickets are available online as well as from the NHCC Box Office, in person or by phone at (505) 724-4771.

Enjoy a little taste of the Caribbean and South America courtesy of Guava Tree Cafe.
Pop Fizz will be on hand with their homemade paletas and treats.
Canvas Artistry will be running the bar.

We'll have loaner parasols for you to beat the heat too!

A special mid-week performance in the series. The Cuban band TradiSón specializes in the musical form son, a combination of Afro-Cuban rhythms and Spanish melody. TradiSón was formed with the goal of presenting the best Cuban musical roots, including guaracha, guajira, bolero and more. TradiSón excudes joy in every performance, whether in restaurants, nightclubs or concert halls. Charismatic lead singer Gilberto Noriega (Cuquito) possesses a natural voice sonero and a proven ability to improvise. Benito Torres (El Beny), a connoisseur of country music, collected much of the repertoire of ballads and accompanies them with the unique guitar style of the Cuban countryside. Amaury Rodriguez is the youngest member of the group, bringing a rock band experience and a salsa groove on percussion. The group is rounded out by Miguel Delgado, on the traditional Cuban tres, and Guillermo Linares on bass and vocals.

For many years, TradiSón were the house band at the La Bodeguita del Medio restaurant in Havana, famous for its mojitos and its storied clientele, including Ernest Hemingway and Pablo Neruda. In 2010, the band performed its first-ever US shows in New Mexico!

New Mexico Culture Squared (NMC2) is a NM Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) project to build and manage partnerships between DCA institutions and cultural organizations that will enhance the impact, effectiveness, attendance, and visitor experience of exhibits and programs of DCA entities. Under the management of AMP Concerts, NMC2 will create programs in collaboration with State Historic Sites, DCA Museums and various cultural organizations with the goal of increasing public programs statewide and promoting New Mexico as a destination for arts and culture.


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