Live Music

Latin live music in New York City

Uptown Nights Curtis Brothers & Circa ’95 at Harlem Stage

HARLEM; Sat, Mar 23, 2019; African, Creole, Puerto Rican, Dominican Brazilian jazz hip-hop samba live music ~ The Curtis Brothers map the rhythms of the slave trade. Circa ’95 raps in Spanglish about what happened once we landed in El Barrio. For the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) and Carnegie Hall’s Migrations: the Making of America festival. ¡WEPA!

‘Samson et Dalila’ Saint-Saëns French Opera at the Met

LINCOLN CENTER; Sat Mar 23, Thu Mar 28 2019; French opera live music ~ Starring Anita Rachvelishvili and Aleksandr Antonenko

Pedro Giraudo plays Argentine Tango at Barbès

PARK SLOPE, BROOKLYN; Sat, Mar 23, 2019; Argentine tango live music ~ 2018 Latin Grammy “Best Tango Album”

Puccini’s “Tosca” Italian Opera

LINCOLN CENTER; March Sat 23, Tue 26, Fri 29, 2019; Italian opera live music ~ Starring Jennifer Rowley and Wolfgang Koch. “Vissi d’arte, vissi d’amore” (I lived for art, I lived for love)

Arturo O’Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Cuban Jazz at Birdland

HELL’S KITCHEN, most Sundays, Cuban jazz live music ~ Multi-Grammy winners carry on the Sunday tradition started by Chico O’Farrill in 1997

RAMAS Festival ~ Rincón Alternative Music Art Surf

RINCÓN, PUERTO RICO; Fri-Sun Mar 22-24, 2019; Surfing art music festival ~ Big party for the surfers in Puerto Rico this weekend. Yellow Man, Pirulo y La Tribu and Fofé y Los Fetiches headline. “Ja man”

Mariah Carey Venezuelan Pop at Radio City

MIDTOWN; Mon, Mar 25, 2019; African Venezuelan pop live music ~ One of the great voices of her generation

Forro in the Dark Brazilian Forro at Nublu

EAST VILLAGE, Weds, Live Brazilian forro music ~ Very danceable Brazilian party.

Mariachi Flor de Toloache Mexican Mariachi at Pregones

CONCOURSE, THE BRONX; Sat, Mar 30, 2019; Mexican mariachi women live music ~ 2017 Latin Grammy “Best Ranchero/Mariachi Album”

Nicky Jam to play United Palace

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS; Fri, May 10, 2019; Puerto Rican Dominican Colombian reggaeton ~ After three 2018 Latin Grammy nominations, Nicky brings his Intimo Tour uptown


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Verdi’s “La Traviata” Italian Opera

METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE, LINCOLN CENTER, Fri, April 5, 2019 ~ Michael Mayer’s new production of Verdi’s beloved Italian opera. “Sempre libera degg’io” and “Addio, del passato.”
#ITALIAN #OPERA #LIVE MUSIC

Orchestra of St. Luke’s

CARNEGIE HALL STERN AUDITORIUM/PERELMAN STAGE, MIDTOWN, Thu, April 18, 2019 ~ Spaniard Pablo Heras-Casado conducts the French pianist Hélène Grimaud playing Ravel.
#FRENCH #CLASSICAL #LIVE MUSIC


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‘Rigoletto’ stars Rosa Feola & George Gagnidze at the Met Opera

LINCOLN CENTER; Fri Apr 26, Wed & Sat, May 1 & 4, 2019; Italian opera live music ~ The womanizing duke stirs trouble when he wants to sleep with the court jester’s daughter. Starring Rosa Feola and George Gagnidze.

iLe for Carnegie Hall Citywide at El Museo del Barrio

EL BARRIO EAST HARLEM; Sat, Mar 16, 2019; Puerto Rican boleros trova live music ~ In her solo work, the Calle 13 singer shows the strength and grace of Violeta Parra or Mercedes Sosa

Flamenco Festival New York 2019 at Joe’s Pub

NOHO; Tue-Sun, Mar 7-10, 2019; FLAMENCO FESTIVAL, Spanish Romani flamenco dance theater music art exhibition books festival ~ The best artists from the flamenco heartland, Andalusia, Spain

Ismael Fernández sings Spanish flamenco at Joe’s Pub

NOHO; Thu, Mar 7, 2019; WORLD MUSIC INSTITUTE, FLAMENCO FESTIVAL, Spanish Romani flamenco live music ~ The musical half of NYC’s Sonia Olla & Ismael Fernández Flamenco Company presents his new album ‘Trato’ (Deal)

Pedrito Martinez Cuban Rumba at Ginny’s

HARLEM; Thu, Mar 7, 2019; Cuban rumba live music ~ The world’s first-call rumbero plays up close and personal at the hottest joint in Harlem

Israel Fernandez sings Spanish flamenco at Joe’s Pub

NOHO; Sun, Mar 10, 2019; WORLD MUSIC INSTITUTE, FLAMENCO FESTIVAL, Spanish Romani flamenco live music ~ His third album ‘Universo Pastora’ pays tribute to Pastora Pavón (La Niña de los Peines).

Plácido conducts last performance of Sonja Frisell’s ‘Aida’ at the Met

LINCOLN CENTER; Winter cast Jan 7 – Mar 7, 2019; Italian opera live music ~ Kristen Lewis stars in the final performances of Sonja Frisell’s production of Verdi’s grand opera set in ancient Egypt

Farruko, Puerto Rican Reggaeton, Mega Bash at Madison Square Garden

MEGA BASH, MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, CHELSEA, Wed, December 5, 2018 ~ What a party!

Gilberto Santa Rosa Puerto Rican salsa

NEWARK, NJ ~ Fri, Feb 1, 2019 ~ Puerto Rican salsa live music. The “Gentleman of Salsa” is still going strong. ‘Perdoname’

Puerto Rican jazz legend Eddie Palmieri reopens El Teatro at El Museo

EAST HARLEM, Sat, Feb 23, 2019, Puerto Rican jazz live music ~ Palmieri celebrates the reopening of El Museo’s El Teatro and his new album ‘Mi Luz Mayor’

El Gran Combo & La Sonora Ponceña play Radio City

MIDTOWN, Sat, Feb 16, 2019, Puerto Rican salsa live music ~ The most popular salsa group ever…

Andrea Bocelli Three Centuries of Love at the Met Opera

LINCOLN CENTER, Sun, Feb 10 & 17, 2019, Italian classical music opera live music ~ The multi-Grammy nominated crossover tenor is said to be the world’s most beautiful voice

Marc Anthony Puerto Rican Salsa

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY; Sun Feb 16, 2019; Puerto Rican salsa live music ~ The best-selling tropical salsa artist of all time

Roberto Roena Puerto Rican salsa legend at Lehman Center

JEROME PARK, THE BRONX, Sat, Jan 26, 2019 ~ ‘Tu Loco, Loco, Pero Yo Tranquilo.’ They don’t make salsa like that any more. Once the band starts, you can’t stop dancing.
# puerto rican salsa live music

Elio Villafranca’s ‘Cinque’ nominated for a Grammy

BELMONT, THE BRONX, Sun, Jan 27, 2019 ~ The jazz composer of the African diaspora joins Mary Ann Sweeney & Bronx Arts Ensemble to play one of the jazz greats, Charles Mingus. African Cuban jazz live music. FREE

Alexandra Jackson Brazilian Bossa Nova

CITY WINERY, THE LOFT, HUDSON SQUARE, Mon, January 7, 2019 ~ A tribute to 60 years of bossa nova by a powerful blues and jazz singer with a band of great guest artists
#BRAZILIAN #BOSSA NOVA #LIVE MUSIC

“The Magic Flute” Met Opera

METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE, LINCOLN CENTER, Closes Sat, Jan 5 ~ This shortened family version of Mozart’s fairy tale in English has become a New York holiday tradition
#OPERA #CHRISTMASSHOW #FAMILY #CLOSING

Chris Botti, Italian-American Jazz

BLUE NOTE, GREENWICH VILLAGE, Nightly, December 10, 2018 – January 6, 2019 ~ The best-selling American instrumental artist riffs the holidays
#ITALIAN #JAZZ #LIVEMUSIC

Jordi Savall early classical music specialist

CARNEGIE HALL, ZANKEL HALL, Thu, February 21, 2019, French classical live music ~ The Catalan Spanish early music master plays a concert of French baroque music

Olga Cerpa y Mestisay Spanish folk at the David Rubenstein

LINCOLN CENTER, WORLD MUSIC INSTITUTE, Tue, Nov 20, 2018. Spanish Canary Island folk music ~ One of the most popular bands in the Canary Islands visits our island

Daddy Yankee “Dura”

2018 LATIN GRAMMYS, Thu, November 15, 2018 ~ “Dura” Best Urban Song

Las mañanitas a nuestra Virgen de Guadalupe 2019

ST PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL, MIDTOWN, Wed, Dec 11, 2019 ~ A special concert for Our Lady of Guadalupe, the patron saint of Mexico and symbol of our multicultural identity

David Rubenstein Atrium

LINCOLN CENTER ticket office ~ Free concerts all year long on Thursdays and some Fridays

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Big Band Holidays

JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER, Wed-Sun, December 19-23, 2018 ~ There’s no better way to swing the holidays than with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Carlos Henriquez and all the best players
#BIGBAND #JAZZ #LIVEMUSIC #CHRISTMASCONCERT

Paul Winter’s Winter Solstice Celebration 2018

CATHEDRAL OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE, MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS, Thu-Sat, December 20-22, 2018 ~ Join the Paul Winter Consort, gospel singer Theresa Thomason and the Forces of Nature Dance Theatre as they welcome back the sun inside one of NYC’s great spiritual music halls
#JAZZ #HOLIDAY #CHRISTMASCONCERT

Bomba Estéreo Colombian Pop

TERMINAL 5, HELL’S KITCHEN ~ Wed, December 12, 2018 ~ 2018 Grammy and Latin Grammy nominee is the most popular Colombian electro-tropical band
#COLOMBIAN #POP #LIVE MUSIC

Met’s Winter “La Bohème” stars Ailyn Pérez & Michael Fabiano

METROPOLITAN OPERA, LINCOLN CENTER, Thu, December 13, 2018 ~ Mexican-American soprano Ailyn Pérez and Italian-American tenor Michael Fabiano are Mimi and Rodolfo in Puccini’s classic
#ITALIAN #OPERA #LIVEMUSIC

J Balvin, Colombian Reggaeton

MEGA BASH, MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, CHELSEA, Wed, December 5, 2018 ~ 2018 Latin Grammy winner for Best Urban Music Album and MTV VMA winner for Best Latin joins the party!

Laura Pausini “Hazte Sentir” Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

November 15, 2018
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“Hazte Sentir” wins “Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album” Latin Grammy
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August 31, 2018
Radio City Music Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
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March 16, 2018
‘Fatti sentire | Hazte sentir’ album

Rosalía, the Millenial Flamenco Pop star, gives le petite mort new life

November 14, 2018 ~ The “Millenial Flamenco” Pop darling who blends Flamenco tradition with youth culture is the most interesting Latin musician to rise up in 2018.

Argentine Rock Legend Fito Páez Latin Grammy nominee

Thursday, November 15, 2018
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Latin Grammys 2018 Univision
Song of the Year nominee: “Tu Vida Mi Vida”
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September 28, 2018
Carnegie Hall

Jorge Drexler “Telefonía” Song of the Year, Record of the Year

LAS VEGAS, UNIVISION, Thu, November 15, 2018 ~ “Telefonía” wins Record of the Year and Song of the Year Latin Grammys

Carlos Henriquez The South Bronx Story Jazz at Lincoln Center

JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER, November 16-17, 2018 ~ The musical heir to Tito Puente told his story of growing up Puerto Rican in the South Bronx

Clémentine Margaine closes Bizet’s French opera “Carmen” at the Met

LINCOLN CENTER, Oct 30, 2018 to Feb 8, 2019 ~ French opera of Spanish Romani culture. French mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine and tenor Roberto Alagna star.

Buika, the Spanish Queen of Flamenco Soul, to play Sony Hall

October 5 – 6, 2018
Friday – Saturday
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Sony Hall
Times Square Theater District

Mile-Long Opera, a biography of 7 o’clock, 1,000 singers, 100 stories

MEATPACKING & CHELSEA; Wed-Mon, Oct 3-8, 2018; Contemporary opera live music ~ An incredible participatory experience

Ozuna brings Puerto Rican Reggaeton & Latin Trap to MSG

Ozuna is one of the hottest artists out right now.
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Madison Square Garden
Chelsea, Manhattan
Saturday, September 22, 2018

ColombiaFest V ~ Colombian Food, Art, Investing & Gusi

October 20 – 21, 2018
Saturday – Sunday
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Penn Plaza Pavilion
Chelsea, Manhattan
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Taste the richness of Colombian food, art and culture. Explore opportunities to invest in Colombia. Colombians can receive basic consular services from the Colombian consulates of New York and Newark. Vallenato and Cumbia Pop star Gusi headlines.
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FREE with registration

Bernie Williams, former Yankee All-Star, rocks Schimmel Center

Friday, October 12, 2018
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Schimmel Center
PACE University
Financial District, Manhattan
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The former Puerto Rican MLB All-Star Yankee center fielder is a great Latin Grammy-nominated jazz and rock musician too.

Pedrito Martinez Group plays Bronx Museum for Carnegie Hall Citywide

Friday, October 5, 2018
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Carnegie Hall Citywide
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Bronx Museum of the Arts
Fleetwood – Concourse Village, The Bronx
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The world’s first-call Cuban Rumbero.

Septeto Santiaguero plays Brooklyn Museum for Carnegie Hall Citywide

Saturday, October 6, 2018
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Carnegie Hall Citywide
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Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion
Brooklyn Museum
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
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The successors to the Buena Vista Social Club play traditional Cuban son with contemporary influences

Jerry Rivera ‘Cara de Niño’ plays a Free SummerStage concert

EAST RIVER PARK, LOWER EAST SIDE, SUMMERSTAGE, Sun, August 12, 2018 ~ Jerry Rivera / Nuyorican Poets Cafe: La Bruja and Chembo Corniel. FREE

Italian – American Lady Gaga is one of the biggest stars in Pop

March 28, 1986 ~ Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, the Italian – American pop star, was born in New York City.
Thursday, March 28, 2019

Alex Sensation is New York City’s top Hispanic DJ

97.9 FM
Monday-Saturday

Cardi B to play a free show at Global Citizen Fest in Central Park

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MTV VMAs 2018
Best New Artist
Song of Summer: “I Like It”
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Cardi makes good with her Bronx and Washington Heights attitude

Tony Bennett’s new album “Love is Here to Stay”‘ with Diana Krall

Tony Bennett & Diana Krall
“Love is Here to Stay”
RELEASE
Friday, September 14, 2018

Plena Libre plays SOB’s for the World Music Institute

The Bomba and Plena virtuosos are 4-time Grammy nominees.
World Music Institute
SOBs
Hudson Square, Manhattan (West SoHo)
Sunday, September 16, 2018

Luis Fonsi’s ‘Échame la Culpa’ nominated for “Best Latin” at MTV VMAs 2018

I don’t know why he’s asking. I always get blamed.
Radio City Music Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
Monday, August 20, 2018

Shakira’s ‘Chantaje’ nominated for “Best Latin” at MTV VMAs 2018

Shakira knows how to blackmail.
Radio City Music Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
Monday, August 20, 2018

Gerardo Contino plays a FREE show at The Archway in DUMBO Brooklyn

NYC’s best Cuban dance band.
The Archway
DUMBO, Brooklyn
Thursday, August 23, 2018

BaianaSystem + Hamilton de Holanda + Xênia França

Three artists from Bahia showcase the rich variety of Brazilian music.
Brasil Summerfest
Central Park SummerStage
Rumsey Playfield
Sunday, August 5, 2018
FREE

Brazilian Samba legend Seu Jorge plays Brasil Summerfest at the Blue Note

Brasil Summerfest
Blue Note
Greenwich Village, Manhattan
Wednesday – Sunday
August 1-5 & 8-12, 2018

Brasil Summerfest 2018

A few legends and a new crop of the year’s best Brazilian music.
Multiple Venues in Manhattan & Brooklyn
July 29 – August 12, 2018

Selena for Sanctuary tributes the Mexican – American Tejano legend

Featuring Mon Laferte (Chilean), Cuco (Mexican – American), Gaby Moreno (Guatemalan) and Nina Diaz (Mexican – American), with guest appearances by Chris Perez (Selena’s husband), Omar Apollo (Mexican – American) and August Eve. DJ Riobamba (Ecuadorian – Lithuanian).
Lincoln Center Out of Doors
Damrosch Park, Lincoln Center
Thursday, July 26, 2018
FREE

Systema Solar is a hot electro-cumbia dance collective from Colombia

SummerStage
Queensbridge Park
Queensbridge, Queens
Thursday, July 12, 2018

Django Reinhardt NY Festival keeps the Gypsy Jazz legend alive

Birdland
Hell’s Kitchen
Tuesday – Sunday
July 10 – 15, 2018

Ludovico Einaudi at Radio City Music Hall, Italian classical pop pianist

One of the Europe’s best-selling solo pianists.
Radio City Music Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
Saturday, June 30, 2018

Mariza sings Portuguese Fado at Central Park SummerStage

CENTRAL PARK, SUMMERSTAGE, Sat, Jun 23, 2018, Portuguese fado live music ~ The biggest contemporary fado star has taken the mantle from Amália Rodrigues, “the queen of fado”

Miguel Zenón joins Guillermo Klein y los Gauchos at the Village Vanguard

Puerto Rican saxophone master joins the Puerto Rican Jazz bassist’s band.
Ricky Rodriguez Group
The Jazz Gallery
NoMad, Manhattan
Friday, June 22, 2018

Paul Winter’s Summer Solstice at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine

Cathedral of St. John the Divine
Morningside Heights, Manhattan
Saturday, June 16, 2018

Jazz and Classical master Paquito D’Rivera to play Blue Note Jazz Festival

The Cuban Classical and Jazz sax legend blows the happiest horn on the planet.
Blue Note Jazz Festival
Blue Note
Greenwich Village, Manhattan
Tuesday – Sunday
June 12 – 17, 2018

Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series 2018 FREE

June 11 – 29, 2018

34th New York Salsa Festival 2018 Legends of the 1970s at Barclays Center

Saturday, June 9, 2018
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Barclays Center
Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
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Willie Colón, Oscar D’León, Rey Ruiz, Andy Montañez, Tito Nieves, Eddie Santiago, Charlie Aponte, Grupo Niche, Los Adolescentes, Africando, Tony Vega, David Pabón, & more…

Willie Colón joins the 34th New York Salsa Festival at Barclays Center

BARCLAYS CENTER, PROSPECT HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN, Saturday, June 9, 2018 ~ The original bad boy of salsa keeps it going on

Wisin y Yandel bring their ‘Como Antes Tour’ to Madison Square Garden

Madison Square Garden
Chelsea, Manhattan
Saturday, June 9, 2018

Ismael Miranda FANIA All-Star headlines Puerto Rican Parade Gala

Sheraton New York Times Square
Midtown, Manhattan
Friday, June 8, 2018

Soulfrito Fest 2018 Reggaeton and Latin Trap on Puerto Rican weekend

Puerto Rican and Dominican Hip-Hop.
Barclays Center
Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
Friday, June 8, 2018

Gregorio Uribe is NYC’s Colombian Cumbia Jazz King

Bryant Park Dance Party
Cumbia & Vallenato for dancing
Midtown, Manhattan
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
FREE

New York City Opera in the Park in Bryant Park

Bryant Park
Midtown, Manhattan
Occasional Dates
May 14 – September 17, 2018
FREE

Enrique Iglesias is the King of Latin Pop

May 8, 1975 ~ Born in Madrid, Spain.
Wednesday, May 8, 2018

Nano Stern is the best Chilean singer-songwriter of his generation

CUNY Graduate Center
Elebash Recital Hall
Murray Hill, Manhattan
Friday, May 4, 2018

Arturo O’Farrill and Friends ¡ Adelante Cuba ¡ Festival at New York City Center

New York City Center
Midtown, Manhattan
Saturday, April 28, 2018

Juanes Amarte Tour with Mon Laferte at Madison Square Garden

Grammy winning Colombian Pop Rock.
Madison Square Garden Hulu Theater
Chelsea, Manhattan
Friday, April 27, 2018

Met Opera’s ‘Roméo et Juliette’ stars Ailyn Pérez and Charles Castronovo

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
April 23 – May 12, 2018

Plácido Domingo Spanish-Mexican opera star conducts ‘Roméo et Juliette’

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
April 23 – May 12, 2018

Edmar Castaneda is a Colombian Jazz virtuoso of the Andean Harp

With special guest Afro-Swiss harmonica virtuoso Gregoire Maret
LeFrak Concert Hall
Queens College
Flushing, Queens
Sunday, April 15, 2018

‘Cendrillon’ is a new Met Opera production of Massenet’s Cinderella opera

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
April 12 – May 11, 2018

Brazilian Eliane Elias brings ‘Music from Man of La Mancha’ to Birdland

Birdland
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
April 10 – 14, 2018

Daymé Arocena sings Cuban Rumba Jazz at Pioneer Works

RED HOOK, BROOKLYN, WORLD MUSIC INSTITUTE, Sat, Apr 7, 2018, Cuban rumba jazz live music ~ “Cuba’s finest young female singer” (‘The Guardian’)

Argentine pianist Horacio Lavandera to play Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall
Weill Recital Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
Saturday, April 7, 2018

Ana Moura sings Portuguese Fado at The Town Hall

MIDTOWN, WORLD MUSIC INSTITUTE, Thu, Apr 5, 2018, Portuguese fado live music ~ One of the great contemporary fado singers who blends pop into fado traditions

Lula Pena blends Portuguese Fado with World Traditions at Schimmel

Explore the world with this musical wanderer.
NY Fado Festival
Schimmel Center
Financial District, Manhattan
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Verdi’s ‘Luisa Miller’ stars Spanish-Mexican opera legend Plácido Domingo

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
March 29 – April 21, 2018

Maluma’s “F.A.M.E” Latin Grammy Nominee

Thursday, November 15, 2018 Univision
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Latin Grammys 2018
Best Contemporary Pop Vocal Album nominee: “F.A.M.E.”

Ricardo Ribeiro to sing traditional Portuguese Fado at Schimmel Center

One of today’s top male Fado voices.
NY Fado Festival
Schimmel Center
Financial District, Manhattan
Saturday, March 24, 2018

Legendary Cuban voices Lena Burke, Malena Burke, & Xiomara Laugart

Lena once starred in a movie as La Lupe. Xiomara once starred Off-Broadway as Celia Cruz.
Hostos Center
Mott Haven, The Bronx
Friday, March 23, 2018

Opera fans go mad for Donizetti’s Italian opera ‘Lucia di Lammermoor’

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
March 22 – May 10, 2018

Dorantes Flamenco meets Jazz at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola

COLUMBUS CIRCLE, Thu-Sat, Mar 22-24, 2018 ~ One of the great flamenco pianists.
# spanish flamenco festival live music jazz

Omar Sosa & Seckou Keita reconnect Cuba and Venezuela with Africa

Roulette
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn
Thursday, March 22, 2018

Andalusian Voices: Linares, Heredia, & Arcángel at Carnegie Hall

MIDTOWN, Sat, Mar 17, 2018 ~ Carmen Linares, Marina Heredia, Arcángel, & Ana Morales.
# spanish flamenco festival live music

Met Opera’s 2018 ‘Semiramide’ stars Angela Meade & Javier Camarena

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
February – March
FINAL PERFORMANCE
Saturday, March 17, 2018

Angelita Montoya ‘Versos olvidados’ (Forgotten Verses) at Roulette

BOERUM HILL, BROOKLYN, Fri, Mar 16, 2018 ~ Music built around the female poets of the Generation of 27.
# spanish flamenco festival live music

Paquito D’Rivera ‘To Bird with Strings’ for Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 30th

A tribute from one Sax genius to another, and the world’s leading Jazz institution.
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Rose Theater
Lincoln Square, Manhattan
Friday – Saturday
March 16 – 17, 2018

New Met Opera production of Mozart’s ‘Così fan tutte’ set in Coney Island

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
March 15 – April 19, 2018

Niño de Elche a postmodern Flamenco voice at Schimmel Center

FINANCIAL DISTRICT, Wed, Mar 14, 2018 ~ Flamenco vocalist who blends in rock, electronics and multimedia.
# spanish flamenco festival live music

José Antonio Rodríguez Córdoba’s Flamenco guitarist at Roulette

BOERUM HILL, BROOKLYN, Sat, Mar 3, 2018 ~ One of the great Spanish contemporary Flamenco guitarists.
# spanish flamenco festival live music

Metropolitan Opera presents Strauss’ German opera ‘Elektra’

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
March 2018
Friday, March 23, 2018

Audiences can’t get enough of Mexican tenor Javier Camarena

‘Semiramide’
Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
February 19 – March 17, 2018

New York Philharmonic ‘Andsnes, Britten & Saint-Saëns’s Organ Symphony’

David Geffen Hall
Lincoln Center
Thursday – Saturday
February 8 – 10, 2018

Wagner’s ‘Parsifal’ is an epic Arthurian Tale of the Holy Grail

Those who sit through this five-hour opera say they would immediately sit through it again. The music is that good.
Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
February 5 – 27, 2018

Julion Alvarez y su Norteño Banda ‘Ni Diablo Ni Santo’ Grammy nominee

~ Best Regional Mexican Music Album (including Tejano)
60th Grammy Awards (2018)
Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza
Front entrance Seventh Ave
at 32nd St Chelsea, Manhattan
Sunday, January 28, 2018

‘Cruzar la Cara de la Luna’ is the world’s first Mariachi opera

New York City Opera
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Rose Theater
Time Warner Center
Broadway at 60th St
Thursday – Sunday
January 25 – 28, 2018

‘Il Trovatore’ is Verdi’s twisted tale of love and vengeance in politics

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
January 22 – February 15, 2018

Isabel Leonard sings Cherubino in Met Opera’s ‘Le Nozze di Figaro’

Metropolitan Opera
Lincoln Center
Friday, January 19, 2018

‘L’Elisir d’Amore’ is Donizetti’s comic opera about a love potion

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
January – February
Saturday, February 17, 2018

‘Cavalleria Rusticana’ & ‘Pagliacci’ is opera’s most popular double bill

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
January – February
CLOSING Thursday, February 1, 2018

Nadine Sierra is the Face of Opera’s New Generation

Susana in ‘Le Nozze di Figaro’
Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
December 29 – January 19
Friday, January 19, 2018

Hansel and Gretel

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
December – January
CLOSES
Saturday, January 6, 2018

‘The Merry Widow’ is Lehár’s Rom-Com Opera

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
December – January
Thursday, January 11, 2018

Mercedes Peón Ancient and Contemporary Songs of Galicia, Spain

The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue
between 34th & 35th St
Murray Hill, Manhattan
Friday, December 8, 2017

‘Le Nozze di Figaro’ (Marriage of Figaro) is a day in a Spanish house

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
December – January
Friday, January 19, 2018

James Levine conducts Verdi’s ‘Requiem’

Metropolitan Opera
Lincoln Center
November – December
FINAL PERFORMANCE
Saturday, December 2, 2017

‘Thaïs’ stars Ailyn Pérez in Massenet’s tale of sensual ancient Egypt

Metropolitan Opera
Lincoln Center
November – December
CLOSES
Saturday, December 2, 2017

La India is the Princess of Salsa

La Salsa Vive 2017
Madison Square Garden
Chelsea, Manhattan
Friday, November 10, 2017

Tito Rojas “El Gallo Salsero”

La Salsa Vive 2017
Madison Square Garden
Chelsea, Manhattan
Friday, November 10, 2017

La Salsa Vive puts Salsa legends from the 1970s and 1980s back on stage

Madison Square Garden
Chelsea, Manhattan
On Sale April 14, 2017
Concert
Friday, November 10, 2017

Rodrigo y Gabriela ‘Tenth Anniversary Tour’ Mexican Rumba Flamenco

The Space at Westbury
Westbury, Long Island
Thursday, November 9, 2017

Bulla en el Barrio is Colombian Bullerengue of Palenque of San Basilio

With Moroccan singers Innov Gnawa
C’mon Everybody
325 Franklin Ave at Clifton Place
Bed-Stuy Brooklyn
Friday, November 3, 2017

‘Madama Butterfly’ stars Mexican tenor Luis Chapa as Pinkerton

Metropolitan Opera
Lincoln Center
February – March
Friday, March 16, 2018

Nilko Andreas world-Classical guitar and sweaty Rumba Flamenco Pop

Guadalupe Inn
Bushwick, Brooklyn
Saturday, October 28, 2017

‘The Exterminating Angel’ is surrealist Luis Buñuel’s Hotel California

Metropolitan Opera
Lincoln Center
October – November
CLOSING NIGHT
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Grupo Rebolú is Afro-Colombian Caribbean dance music

Sunday, August 5, 2018
50th Anniversary of the Center for Tradtional Music and Dance
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Lincoln Center Out of Doors
Hearst Plaza, Lincoln Center

Paco Peña is a traditional Flamenco guitar legend

92nd Street Y
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Saturday, October 21, 2017

Paco de Lucía Project by Javier Limón at Symphony Space

UPPER WEST SIDE, WORLD MUSIC INSTITUTE, Sat, Oct 14, 2017, Spanish flamenco live music ~ One of the great flamenco producers tributes one of the great flamenco guitarists

‘Turandot’ is Puccini’s Italian opera in which love conquers ancient China

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
October 12 – April 5, 2018

Ricardo Arjona ‘Ella’ 2017 Latin Grammy nominee

Madison Square Garden
Chelsea, Manhattan
Thursday, October 12, 2017

Juan Gabriel ‘Vestido De Etiqueta Por Eduardo Magallanes’

2017 Latin Grammy Nominee
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Los Cafres ‘Alas canciones’ 2017 Latin Grammy nominee

Best Engineered Album

Ana Gabriel from Mexican Rancheras to Latin Pop

Madison Square Garden
The Theater
Chelsea, Manhattan
Sunday, October 29, 2017

Les Contes d’Hoffmann is French comic opera at the Metropolitan Opera

Metropolitan Opera House Lincoln Center
September – October 2017
LAST SHOW THIS SEASON
Saturday, October 28, 2017

Metropolitan Opera

METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE, LINCOLN CENTER, Mon-Sun, Late September to mid-May ~ One of the world’s great opera companies. It is America’s busiest classical music organization.
#OPERACOMPANY

‘Norma’ is Bellini’s bel canto Italian opera masterpiece

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
September – December, 2017
Monday, December 11, 2017

Reik is a Latin Pop trio from Mexicali

United Palace
Washington Heights, Manhattan
Saturday, October 21, 2017

Javier Limón Spanish Flamenco Orígenes at Merkin Hall

LINCOLN SQUARE, Sat, Feb 11, 2017, WORLD MUSIC INSTITUTE, Spanish flamenco live music ~ The leading flamenco producer explores the Sephardic, Arabic, and Romani origins of Flamenco

‘Die Zauberflöte’ is Mozart’s Magic Flute

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
September 27 – October 14
FINAL PERFORMANCE
Saturday, October 14, 2017

Miel San Marcos “Pentacóstes Tour” is Recording a Live Album

Madison Square Garden
Chelsea, Manhattan
Saturday, September 2, 2017

Gloria Trevi is the Mexican Madonna

Madison Square Garden
Saturday, August 12, 2017

Los Crema Paraiso is a great Venezuelan Psychedelic Rock band

SOB’s
204 Varick St
Hudson Square / SoHo
Saturday, September 2, 2017

Elza Soares is Samba Jazz, Rock, Disco, Punk, Hip-Hop, Pop, and Samba

Samba Legend
Central Park Summerstage
Saturday, August 5, 2017

Axel Tosca Laugart, Jazz-Timba-Funk

Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola
Jazz at Lincoln Center
10 Columbus Circle
Upper West Side
Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Los Van Van is Cuba’s original Rock and Roll Band

Special guests Vanessa Formell and Pedrito Calvo (original singer)
Lehman Center
250 Bedford Park Blvd W,
The Bronx
Saturday, August 26, 2017

Totó la Momposina is Colombia’s Queen of Cumbia

Rumsey Playfield
Central Park
Saturday, July 8, 2017

Concerts in the Parks by the New York Philharmonic

Free outdoor concerts
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Staten Island
June 13-18, 2017

Bebe siempre me quedara at Irving Plaza

Spanish pop
Irving Plaza
17 Irving Pl, Union Square
Thursday, June 15, 2017

New York Salsa Festival fills an arena with Salsa legends

June 10, 2017, Saturday
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Barclays Center
Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
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Willie Colón, Eddie Palmieri, Tito Nieves, Grupo Niche, Fruko y Sus Tesos, Tito Rojas, DLG, Eddie Santiago, Frankie Negron, Domingo Quiñones, and more…

Camilo Sesto “70” “Algo de Mi,” “Perdóname,” “Jesus Christ Superstar”

Spanish pop legend
United Palace Theatre
4140 Broadway
Washington Heights
Sunday, June 11, 2017

Los Nocheros at Stage 48

Argentine Pop/Folk
Stage 48
605 W 48th St, Hell’s Kitchen
Friday, June 9, 2017

Selena Gomez is a Bad Liar because she is a good girl

The Mexican-American pop star, the most popular person on Instagram, releases the first single from her upcoming album May 18, 2017

Viva La Musica de Argentina, two Argentine Masses with over 200 singers at Lincoln Center

World premiere of Martín Palmeri’s Tango Credo conducted by Saul Zaks, paired with the Ariel Ramírez classic Misa Criolla at David Geffen Hall in Lincoln Center, Sun, Apr 30, 2017. SAVE 50%

Conductor Saul Zaks embraces the ends of the world (Interview)

The Argentine conductor talks about conducting, Tango, the immigrant experience, and the ends of the world before conducting the world premiere of Martín Palmieri’s Tango Credo at David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center

Assad Brothers from Brazil are the best guitar duo alive

Classical guitar duo
92nd Street Y
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Saturday, April 29, 2017

Fluxo: Funk Proibidão brings underground Hip-Hop from the Rio favelas to NYC

The Red Bull Music Academy Festival brings a Brazilian Rio favela party to Brooklyn, venue TBA, Sat, Apr 29, 2017

Paloma San Basilio & Raul Di Blasio “Tal Como Somos”

The Spanish and Argentine pop stars bring their “Tal Como Somos” tour to the Beacon Theatre in the Upper West Side, Sat, Apr 15, 2017

Mega Mezcla

Tickets go on sale Mar 1 for the concert at Madison Square Garden Tue, Apr 11, 2017

Joan Baez knows a little about diamonds and rust

April 7, 2017
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Barclays Center
Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
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Watch the Mexican – American folk singer get inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

NYC’s Colombian Musicians Throw a Party to Raise Money for Mocoa Landslide Survivors

Join Alex Sensation, Orquesta Guayacan, Cesar Alvarez, Maria del Rosario, Pacho Velez, Juanos, Ja-Nay, Miguel Horacio, Evenny, Los Iracundos, Braulio Jimenez, Reneco, Nilko Andreas, Gregorio Uribe, Duey Meza, Joridel & more at La Boom in Woodside, Queens, Sun, Apr 9

Luz Pinos is a bright new star of South American Pop

Check out the engaging first video Mozo featuring Paquito D’Rivera and Luisito Quintero from the Ecuadorian singer-songwriter’s debut album Mariposa Azul being released at Drom Mar 30, 2017

(Review) Gisela João’s Fado is poetry of the heart

Young Fado sensation Gisela Joáo makes her NYC debut at the NY Fado Festival.
Schimmel Center
Financial District, Manhattan
Saturday, February 25, 2017

DJ Ride & Stereossauro 2x World Champions scratch Portuguese Fado Roots

Two-time world champions make their NY debut at Joe’s Pub in the East Village for the NY Fado Festival Sun, Feb 26, 2017

Voces Blancas del Nalón is a heavenly young women’s choir

The choir from Asturias, Spain sings a free chorale concert highlighting Spanish composers and arrangements at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Midtown Fri, Mar 3, 2017

Maelo Ruiz

The Puerto Rican Salsa singer joins the “Love in Salsa” concert at Lehman Center Sat, Feb 11, 2017

Federico Aubele

Let the Argentine electronic dub pop singer-songwriter send you “Postales” of love from Joe’s Pub Tue, Feb 14 at 7:30pm

Aurelio Martinez Honduran Garifuna music at David Rubenstein

LINCOLN CENTER; Thu, Jan 19, 2017; WORLD MUSIC INSTITUTE; Indigenous Honduran Garifuna folk live music ~ The leading voice of the Garifuna people, the last Indigenous Carib. FREE

JP Jofre

Argentine bandoneonist and composer has a world premiere of new works for bandoneon and orchestra at Le Poisson Rouge Jan 14, 2017

Brian Lynch

Grammy-winning trumpet player and leader brings his latest, the Grammy-nominated Madera Latino to the Jazz Standard Tue-Wed, Jan 3-4, 2017

Cucu Diamantes

The Cuban singer-songwriter, actress and humanitarian brings her sassy style to Subrosa Friday-Saturday December 9-10, 2016.

José Luis Perales

The Spanish soft-pop singer brings his “Calma” tour to the Beacon Theatre Friday, November 11, 2016

Zaira Meneses, the first lady of the classical guitar

Zaira Meneses, Mexico’s “First Lady of the classical guitar” is guest soloist with the Chamber Orchestra of New York at Carnegie Hall, Thu, Dec. 8, 2016 at 7:30pm

Thalia

Mexican Queen of Latin Pop brought her Latina Love Tour to the Beacon Theatre on September 28, 2016

Bibi Ferreira, the Grand Dame of Brazilian Stage

INTERVIEW ~ The living legend debuts “4 x Bibi” with the best of Piaf, Rodrigues, Gardel, and Sinatra at Symphony Space September 20 & 23, 2016

Jorge Mejia

Mejia, the President of Sony/ATV Music for Latin America and the U.S., is also a classical pianist and composer. His first album is “Preludes.”

Black Eyed Peas

The Peas remade their first hit “Where is the Love” with a host of celebrities in response to the 2016 terror attacks on people and police #WHERESTHELOVE

Tony Succar UNITY Latin Tribute to Michael Jackson

If you like Michael Jackson and Salsa, you will love this.

Take the A Train: Billy Strayhorn at 100

Jazz in July at the 92nd Street Y explores the music of Duke Ellington’s collaborator Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 8pm with Bill Charlap.

American Rhapsody: Gershwin, Arlen & the Blues

Jazz in July at the 92nd Street Y explores the classic theater tunes of George Gershwin and Howard Arlen. Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 8pm.

Kings of Stride: Eubie, Fats & the Lion

Jazz in July at the 92nd Street Y explores the Stride Jazz piano style that developed out of Ragtime. Featuring clarinetist Anat Cohen on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 8pm.

Unforgettable: The Nat King Cole Songbook

Cole’s brother Freddy Cole sings hits like “Unforgettable” and “Mona Lisa.” The band is led by Jazz in July Artistic Director Bill Charlap. It’s at the 92nd Street Y, Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 8pm.

Jazz Goes Hollywood: Dietz & Schwartz

Jazz in July at the 92nd Street Y goes to Hollywood with the songs of composer Arthur Schwartz and lyricist Howard Dietz. Featuring Bill Charlap, Renee Rosnes, and Sandy Stewart. Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 8pm

Bill Charlap Summertime Swing Party

The great Jazz pianist opens Jazz in July at the 92nd Street Y with a night of unforgettable Swing-era hits.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 8pm

Fleur Seule

Relive all the romance and glamour of the 1940s through Swing, Jazz, and Ballroom music from around the world. Fleur Seule plays Midsummer Night Swing at Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Park Wed, June 29, 2016.

Angelica de la Riva

The Brazilian opera singer and American Jazz singer reprise the collaborations of Frank Sinatra and Antônio Carlos Jobim
Sheen Center
Fri, June 10, 2016 at 8pm

Rosa Passos sings romantic Brazilian Bossa Nova ballads

One of Brazil’s great romantic bossa nova singers
Blue Note Jazz Club
Greenwich Village, Manhattan
June 6 – 8, 2016

Ana Moura & Buika

Two strong female vocalists sing Portuguese Fado, Spanish Flamenco, and Pop standards
Carnegie Hall
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 8pm

New York Festival of Song

MERKIN CONCERT HALL, LINCOLN SQUARE, Tue, April 26, 2016 ~ Compositora: Songs by Latin American Women featuring soprano María Valdés and baritone Efraín Solís
#MUSICFESTIVAL

Salt Cathedral

Brooklyn-based ElectroPop fronted by Juliana Ronderos and Nicolas Losada, originally from Bogotá, Colombia.
Berlin
Friday, March 25th at 8pm

Qasida Persian Spanish Flamenco Festival at Carnegie Hall

MIDTOWN, Mar 18, 2016 ~ A Flamenco of Arabic poetry by Spanish and Persian musicians.
# persian spanish flamenco festival live music

Ara Malikian

Armenian violinist from Lebanon living in Spain connects Flamenco to its ancient roots
Le Poisson Rouge
Flamenco Festival!
Friday, March 18, 2016, 7:30pm

Vicente Amigo plays Spanish Flamenco at Carnegie Hall

MIDTOWN, Mar, 4, 2016, Spanish flamenco live music ~ Amigo’s “Tauromagia” is one of the great Flamenco guitar albums

Lyrics and Lyricists: The Songbook Meets Rock and Country

1950s radio played American Songbook standards, Rock and Roll hits, and Country classics. The program directed by two-time Tony Award winner James Naughton features Argentine vocalist Solange Prat.
92nd Street Y
February 27-29, 2016

Adriana Trotta

Adriana Trotta Farewell Concert NEW YORK March 10, 2014 ~ Ximena stopped…

Chick Corea

Chick Corea and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis…

The Duchess of Alba

The Hispanic Society of America hosted a performance of Spanish song and dance joined by the Duchess herself who coyly watched without saying a word.

Rolando Villazón

World-class opera tenor Rolando Villazón, originally from Mexico City, sings Verdi´s “Requiem”…

Mar Salá Band

Instituto Cervantes presents Mar Salá Band with its mix of Flamenco rhythms…

Raul Jaurena

Instituto Cervantes presents Raul Jaurena, one of the world’s bandoneón masters and…

Bajofondo

Bajofondo, led by Uruguayan superstar Gustavo Santaolalla at the Highline Ballroom in 2012.

Escalandrum

New York ~ Oct 6, 2012 Birdland presented “Escalandrum,” the sextet of…

REVIEW: Borges & Piazzolla in New York

October 5, 2012
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Birdland
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan

Chicha Libre

Barbés presents Chicha Libre, Peruvian-influenced Pscyhedelic Cumbia with Brooklyn attitude Mon Sep…