Latin Music in New York City

Latin music is Classical, Opera, and Flamenco. It’s BachataMerengueTangoSambaCumbia, and Mariachi. It’s Jazz, Rock, PopBossa NovaSalsa, Hip-HopReggaeton, and more.

Celebrate Mexico Now 2017 contemporary Mexican culture in the world

Venues in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx
October 14 – 22, 2017

Lincoln Center White Light Festival 2017 explores the art of spirituality

Lincoln Center and venues across Manhattan
October 18 – November 15, 2017

Nilko Andreas world-Classical guitar and sweaty Rumba Flamenco Pop

43 West 24th St, Flatiron District
Friday, October 20, 2017

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

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
September – December, 2017
Friday, October 20, 2017

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

ColombiaFest IV
Penn Plaza Pavilion
401 Seventh Ave (at 33rd St)
Chelsea, Manhattan
Saturday – Sunday
October 21 – 22, 2017

Celia Cruz is the Queen of Salsa and Latin music ¡Azúcar!

Celia Cruz was born in Havana, Cuba on October 21, 1925

Grupo Rebolú is Afro-Colombian Caribbean dance music

ColombiaFest IV
Penn Plaza Pavilion
401 Seventh Ave at 33rd St
Chelsea, Manhattan
Saturday – Sunday
October 21 – 22, 2017

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

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
October 2017 – April 2018
Saturday, October 21, 2017

Paco Peña is a traditional Flamenco guitar legend

92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Ave at 92nd St
Saturday, October 21, 2017

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

Metropolitan Opera House Lincoln Center
September – October 2017
Saturday, October 21, 2017

Dizzy Gillespie is one of the fathers of Bebop, Modern Jazz, and Latin Jazz

John Birks Gillespie was born in Cheraw, South Carolina on October 21, 1917

Tony Bennett ‘Viva Duets’ features duets with Latin American Pop stars

In English, Spanish, & Portuguese
Monday, October 23, 2017

Paquito D’Rivera plays a Benefit for Puerto Rico

Le Poisson Rouge
158 Bleecker St
between Sullivan & Thompson
Greenwich Village
Monday, October 23, 2017

‘La Bohème’ is Giacomo Puccini’s Italian opera about bohemian life in Paris

October – March
Monday, October 23, 2017

Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks are Hot Jazz

Iguana New York
240 West 54th St, Midtown
Mondays & Tuesdays
October – November 2017

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

Metropolitan Opera
Lincoln Center
October – November
Thursday, October 26, 2017

Orchestra of St. Luke’s Vaughn Williams’ ‘Dona Nobis Pacem’

Saint Thomas Church
1 West 53rd St
between Fifth and Sixth Ave
Midtown, Manhattan
Thursday, October 26, 2017

Ana Gabriel from Mexican Rancheras to Latin Pop

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

Ludovico Einaudi is a true Classical music Pop Star

Beacon Theatre
2124 Broadway
between 74th & 75th St
Upper West Side, Manhattan
Monday, October 30, 2017

Eliane Elias from Bill Evans to Brazil

Jazz at Lincoln Center
Rose Theater
Broadway at 60th Street
Lincoln Square
Friday – Saturday
November 3 – 4, 2017

Carlos Henriquez is the Latin in Jazz

Nuevo Jazz Latino
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Appel Room
Broadway at 60th Street
Friday – Saturday
November 3 – 4, 2017

Elio Villafranca is the Latin Jazz composer of the African diaspora

Nuevo Jazz Latino
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Appel Room
Broadway at 60th St
Lincoln Square
Friday – Saturday
November 3 – 4, 2017

Pedrito Martinez is the world’s first-call Cuban rumbero

Nuevo Jazz Latino
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Appel Room
Broadway at 60th Street
Friday – Saturday
November 3 – 4, 2017

Edmar Castaneda is the Chick Corea of the Andean Harp

The Hiromi Duet
NJPAC Victoria Theater
Newark, New Jersey
Sunday, November 5, 2017

Rodrigo y Gabriela ‘Tenth Anniversary Tour’ Mexican Rumba Flamenco

Capitol Theatre
Port Chester (Long Island)
Wednesday, November 8, 2017

New York Philharmonic Bernstein and Don Quixote

David Geffen Hall
Lincoln Center
Thursday & Saturday
November 9 & 11, 2017

Ismael Miranda “El Niño Bonito de la Salsa” is a FANIA All-Star legend

La Salsa Vive
Madison Square Garden
November 10, 2017

La Salsa Vive 2017

Madison Square Garden
Chelsea, Manhattan
Friday, November 10, 2017

Grupo Niche is classic Colombian Salsa for Cali Pachangueros

With Willy Chirino
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
Newark, New Jersey
Saturday, November 11, 2017

Pedro Giraudo is NYC’s busiest Argentine Tango Jazz leader

376 9th St
Park Slope, Brooklyn
Thursday, November 15, 2017

Latin Grammys 2017 for music in Spanish or Portuguese

MGM Grand Garden Arena
Las Vegas, Nevada
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Mariah Carey All I Want for Christmas is You

Beacon Theatre
2124 Broadway
between 74th & 75th
Upper West Side
Monday – Tuesday
November 27 – 28, 2017
December 4 – 5, 2017

Tito Rojas “El Gallo Salsero”

Bergen Performing Arts Center
Englewood, New Jersey
Saturday, November 25, 2017

Andrea Bocelli is classical pop crossover

Multi-Grammy nominated
Italian crossover tenor
Madison Square Garden
December 13-14, 2017

Eddie Palmieri is a living legend of Latin Jazz

B.B. King Blues Club
237 West 42nd St
between Seventh & Eighth Ave
Midtown, Manhattan
Thursday, December 28, 2017

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

Grammy-winning Argentine-American mezzo-soprano
Metropolitan Opera
Lincoln Center
December 2017
January 2018

Encuentro NYC Colombian Music Festival

Colombian music and dance for the entire family
Le Poisson Rouge
Greenwich Village
December 2017

Shakira brings her El Dorado World Tour to Madison Square Garden

Colombian Pop
Madison Square Garden
Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Buika is the Queen of Flamenco soul

The Town Hall
123 West 43rd St
between Sixth & Seventh Ave
Friday, January 12, 2018

60th Grammys 2018 return to Madison Square Garden

Madison Square Garden
Sunday, January 28, 2018

APAP NYC Association of Performing Arts Presenters

Conference with music showcases all over town
January 12-16, 2018

Winter JazzFest 2018 Jazz marathon

Greenwich Village Nightclubs
January 5-10, 2018

Gilberto Santa Rosa “El Caballero de la Salsa” celebrates 40 years on stage

Radio City Music Hall
1260 Sixth Avenue
between 50th & 51st St
Midtown, Manhattan
Saturday, February 3, 2018

Osvaldo Fresedo had a long career making melodic Tangos like “Vida Mía”

Celebrate the Argentine bandoneon player, composer, and Tango orchestra leader’s birth in Buenos Aires on May 5, 1897

Concerts in the Parks by the New York Philharmonic

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

Blue Note Jazz Festival 2017

Brings great Latin artists to Subrosa in the Meatpacking District and the Blue Note in Greenwich Village, June 1-30, 2017

Lincoln Center Out of Doors 2018 free music, dance and spoken word

Damrosch Park & Hearst Plaza
Lincoln Center
July and August 2018

Harlem Havana 2017 celebrates Afro-Cuban music and culture

August 12-23, 2017

Gerardo Contino y Los Habaneros is NYC’s best Cuban Salsa dance band

American Museum of Natural History
Upper West Side, Manhattan
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Paco de Lucía Project by Javier Limón

World Music Institute
Symphony Space
2537 Broadway
Upper West Side
Saturday, October 14, 2017

Javier Limón is a Spanish Flamenco institution

Paco de Lucía Project
Symphony Space
2537 Broadway
Upper West Side
Saturday, October 14, 2017

Ricardo Arjona ‘Circo Soledad Tour’

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

Seu Jorge, Samba legend, channels David Bowie in ‘The Life Aquatic’

Beacon Theatre
2124 Broadway
Upper West Side
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

‘Die Zauberflöte’ is Mozart’s Magic Flute

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

Luis Fonsi ‘Love + Dance World Tour’ #1 ‘Despacito’

Kings Theatre
1027 Flatbush Ave
Flatbush Brooklyn
Thursday, September 28, 2017

Metropolitan Opera 2017-18 Season brings 25 works and five new productions

Season premiere
New production of Bellini’s Italian opera Norma
Monday, September 25, 2017

Jerry Rivera ‘Cara de Niño’

St. George Theatre
35 Hyatt St
St. George, Staten Island
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Daddy Yankee is the Padrino of Reggaeton

Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk
Thursday, September 21, 2017

Enrique Iglesias is the King of Latin Pop

The Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull LIVE! tour
Prudential Center
25 Lafayette St
Newark, New Jersey
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Arturo O’Farrill and Resist are multiple Grammy-winning Afro-Cuban Jazz

315 W 44th St, Hell’s Kitchen
Birdland Latin Jazz Big Band
September 14-17, 2017

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

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

Nicky Jam & Plan B “El Ganador”

Puerto Rican Reggaeton
Madison Square Garden, Chelsea
Sunday, September 10, 2017

Los Crema Paraiso is a great Venezuelan Psychedelic Rock band

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

SummerStage 2017 free concerts in NYC parks

Latin artists June 21 – September 10, 2017

El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico is the most popular Salsa band ever

Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk
3052 West 21st St
Coney Island, Brooklyn
Sunday, September 3, 2017

Miguel Zenon ‘Típico’

Teatro LATEA
Lower East Side
Saturday, September 9, 2017
Greenwich Village
Monday, September 11, 2017

Alex Sensation is New York City’s top Hispanic DJ

97.9 FM Monday-Saturday
Mega Summer Concert
Madison Square Garden
Thursday & Saturday
August 24 & 26, 2017

La India is the Princess of Salsa whose voice flies above the clouds

St. Mary’s Park, The Bronx
Friday, July 28, 2017

LAMC 2017 Latin Alternative Music Conference

Rock en Español industry conference and showcases
July 11-15, 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

Lady Gaga “Joanne World Tour”

Citi Field
123-01 Roosevelt Ave
Flushing Meadows – Corona Park, Queens
August 28-29, 2017

Brasil Summerfest 2018 is the biggest Brazilian music festival outside Brazil

August 2018

Gloria Trevi is the Mexican Madonna

Madison Square Garden
Saturday, August 12, 2017

Hot new Reggaeton singer Ozuna brings his ODISEA Tour to the United Palace

United Palace Theater
Washington Heights
July 28-29, 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

Gregorio Uribe releases Cuba-inspired single Salomé

New single Salomé
Friday, July 28, 2017

All-woman Mariachi Flor de Toloache are NYC’s Mariachi Kings

Traditional and Nuevo
Central Park SummerStage
Saturday, July 8, 2017

Forro in the Dark is a Brazil Party

Brasil Summerfest
Brooklyn Public Library
Prospect Park
Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Bomba Estéreo Ayo updates Cumbia for the world we live in now

“Ayo” released August 11, 2017
Irving Plaza
17 Irving Pl
Union Square
August 15-16, 2017

Farruko is a young Puerto Rican Reggaeton and Pop star

United Palace Theater
Friday, August 4, 2017

Marc Anthony “Full Circle Tour”

Best selling Tropical Salsa artist of all time
Madison Square Garden
Saturday, August 26, 2017

Septeto Santiaguero carries on the Buena Vista Social Club tradition

Raíz album release party
Joe’s Pub at the Public
East Village
Friday, July 28, 2017

Totó la Momposina is Colombia’s Queen of Cumbia

Rumsey Playfield
Central Park
Saturday, July 8, 2017

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

Samba Legend
Central Park Summerstage
Saturday, August 5, 2017

Django Reinhardt NY Festival keeps the Gypsy Jazz legend alive

July and November
315 West 44th St
Hell’s Kitchen
July 4-9, 2017

Bebe siempre me quedara at Irving Plaza

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

Los Cafres is an Argentine Reggae band

204 Varick St
Hudson Square (SoHo)
Monday, June 12, 2017

New York Salsa Festival fills an arena with Salsa legends

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

Willie Colón was the bad boy of Salsa back in the day

He is back at the New York Salsa Festival at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Sat, Jun 10, 2017

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 are the best guitar duo in existence

The Brazilian-born Classical guitar duo play the 92nd Street Y, Sat, Apr 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

Watch the American folk singer with a Mexican heritage get inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, or on HBO on Fri, Apr 7 at 7pm


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