Latin Music NYC

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

Afro-Latino Fest celebrates our African roots

Afro- Brazilian, Colombian, Cuban, Dominican, Ecuadorian, Haitian, Mexican, Panamanian, Puerto Rican talk, movies and music.
TALKS
Schomberg Center
Harlem, Manhattan
Friday, July 13, 2018
FILM FESTIVAL
Abron Center
Lower East Side, Manhattan
Saturday, July 14, 2018
CONCERT
The Well
East Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Sunday, July 15, 2018

BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! 2018 ~ African, Colombian, Chilean, Mexican

African, Chilean, Colombian, French-Canadian & Mexican music, dance and film.
JUNE – JULY
Prospect Park Bandshell
THURSDAY ~ JULY 12, 2018
Antibalas (Afrobeat), Combo Chimbita (Colombian), DJ Nickodemus (World)
FRIDAY ~ JULY 13, 2018
Ana Tijoux (Chilean), Girl Ultra (Mexican)
SATURDAY ~ JULY 14, 2018
Kronos Quartet with Trio Da Kali (Malian)
FREE

Django Reinhardt NY Festival keeps the Gypsy Jazz legend alive

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

Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet Live Music Milonga at The Django

The Django at the Roxy Hotel
Tribeca, Manhattan
Tuesday, July 17, 2018

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

O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra are multi-Grammy winners
Birdland
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
Sunday, July 22, 2018

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

Lincoln Center
Also Pregones Theater and Harlem Meer
July 25 – August 12, 2018

Los Habaneros, NYC’s Best Cuban Dance Band, play Madison Square Park

Madison Square Park
Flatiron District, Manhattan
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
FREE

Shakira’s ‘El Dorado’ tour at Madison Square Garden

Madison Square Garden
Chelsea, Manhattan
Friday, August 10, 2018

Eddie Palmieri to play Free SummerStage concert

New York Puerto Rican Latin Jazz and Salsa Legend
Central Park SummerStage
Manhattan
Sunday, August 26, 2018

Bryant Park presents New York City Opera ~ ‘The Crucible’

Bryant Park
Midtown, Manhattan
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
FREE

Laura Pausini at Radio City Music Hall, Italian & Spanish Pop Diva

New ‘Fatti sentire | Hazte sentir’ album
Radio City Music Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
Friday, August 31, 2018

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

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

Born in Havana, Cuba
October 21, 1925
Sunday, October 21, 2018

Andrea Bocelli is classical pop crossover

Multi-Grammy nominated
Italian crossover tenor
Madison Square Garden
Chelsea, Manhattan
Thursday – Friday
December 13 – 14, 2018

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

Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, the Italian-American pop star, was born in New York City on March 28, 1986.

Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Hélène Grimaud to play Ravel with Heras-Casado

Spaniard Pablo Heras-Casado conducts the French pianist.
Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Tickets on sale July 20, 2018

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

Celebrate the birthday of the Argentine bandoneon player, composer, and Tango orchestra leader in Buenos Aires on May 5, 1897.
Sunday, May 5, 2019

Enrique Iglesias is the King of Latin Pop

Born in Madrid, Spain
May 8, 1975

Buika is the Queen of Flamenco Soul. Happy Birthday!

May 11, 1972: Buika was born in Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Elio Villafranca is the Latin Jazz composer of the African diaspora

Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Columbus Circle, Manhattan
Friday – Sunday
May 4 – 6, 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

Gregorio Uribe is NYC’s Colombian Cumbia Jazz King

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

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

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

Blue Note Jazz Festival 2018

Argentine, Brazilian, Cuban, French, Italian, Puerto Rican, Spanish Jazz & Salsa.
Blue Note Jazz Club
Greenwich Village, Manhattan
FESTIVAL June 1 – 30, 2018
~ Sergio Mendes
Brazilian Jazz
Sony Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
~ Al Di Meola
Italian – American Jazz
The Town Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
Saturday, June 30, 2018

Ismael Miranda FANIA All-Star headlines Puerto Rican Parade Gala

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

Grupo Niche to bring Colombian Salsa to the New York Salsa Festival

Legendary Colombian Salsa band, “Cali Pachanguero,” “Un Aventura…”
Barclays Center
Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
Saturday, June 9, 2018

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

Barclays Center
Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
Saturday, June 9, 2018

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

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

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

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…
Barclays Center
Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
Saturday, June 9, 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 Birdland 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

Mariza is the heir to the Queen of Portuguese Fado

Central Park SummerStage at Rumsey Playfield
Saturday, June 23, 2018

Forro in the Dark is a Brazil Party Wednesdays at Nublu in the East Village

Nublu Classic
East Village, Manhattan
Wednesdays in June 2018

Chris Botti, Italian-American Jazz trumpeter to play Blue Note Jazz Festival

BLUE NOTE JAZZ FESTIVAL
Sony Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
Sunday – Monday
June 24 – 25, 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

SummerStage 2018 FREE concerts in NYC parks

JUNE – SEPTEMBER
Gerard Schneider, Gabriella Reyes de Ramirez and Adrian Timpau sing arias and duets for the Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series
Jackie Robinson Park
Harlem, Manhattan
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series 2018 FREE

June 11 – 29, 2018

LAMC 2018 Latin Alternative Music Conference

The Stewart Hotel
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Sunday
July 10 – 14, 2018

Mariachi Flor de Toloache to play LAMC Acoustic Showcase

2017 Latin Grammy winners for “Best Ranchero / Mariachi Album”
LAMC Acoustic Showcase
The Loft at City Winery
Hudson Square, Manhattan
Thursday, July 12, 2018

Jorge Drexler is the Philosopher King of Latin Music

Jewish – Uruguayan Academy Award-winning singer is our favorite Spanish-language songwriter.
LAMC (Latin Alternative Music Conference) closing concert with Trending Tropics, ÌFÉ, and DJ Raff.
Central Park SummerStage
Saturday, July 14, 2018

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

SummerStage
Queensbridge Park
Queensbridge, Queens
Thursday, July 12, 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

El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico plays B.B. King Blues Club’s closing week

B.B. King Blues Club
Midtown, Manhattan
Thursday, April 26, 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

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

Radio City Music Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
Saturday, April 7, 2018

Argentine pianist Horacio Lavandera to play Carnegie Hall

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

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

Crescent City Monk with Herlin Riley & Pedrito Martinez.
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Appel Room
Columbus Circle, Manhattan
Friday – Saturday
April 6 – 7, 2018

Ana Moura brings her Portuguese Fado voice to The Town Hall

One of the great contemporary Fado singers who crosses over from Fado traditions.
Midtown, Manhattan
Thursday, April 5, 2018

Daymé Arocena brings her Cuban Rumba Jazz voice to Pioneer Works

Pioneer Works
Red Hook, Brooklyn
Saturday, April 7, 2018

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

Colombian Reggaeton Star Maluma is coming to Madison Square Garden

Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza
Front entrance on Seventh Ave
between 31st & 33rd St
Sunday, March 25, 2018

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

Flamenco Festival
Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Lincoln Square, Manhattan
Thursday – Saturday
March 22 – 24, 2018

Omar Sosa & Seckou Keita reconnect Cuba and Venezuela with Africa

Roulette
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn
Thursday, March 22, 2018

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

Carmen Linares, Marina Heredia, Arcángel, & Ana Morales.
Carnegie Hall
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
Midtown, Manhattan
Saturday, March 17, 2018

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 brings ‘Versos olvidados’ (Forgotten Verses) to NYC

Flamenco Festival
Music built around the female poets of the Generation of 27.
Roulette
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn
Friday, March 16, 2018

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 brings his postmodern Flamenco voice to Schimmel Center

Flamenco singing with rock, electronics, and multimedia.
Schimmel Center
Financial District, Manhattan
Wednesday, March 14, 2018

José Antonio Rodríguez is Córdoba’s award-winning Flamenco guitarist

Flamenco Festival
One of the great Spanish contemporary Flamenco guitarists.
Roulette
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn
Saturday, March 3, 2018

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

Luis Fonsi ‘Despacito’ LA X LOVE LIVE tour Radio City Music Hall

LA X LOVE LIVE tour
Radio City Music Hall
1260 Sixth Avenue at 51st St
Midtown, Manhattan
Friday, February 9, 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

Jordi Savall is a legend of early Western music

2018 Grammy Nominee
“Best Classical Compendium”
Sunday, January 28, 2018

Bomba Estéreo ‘Ayo’ Grammy nominee

Grammys 2018 nominee Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album
Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza
Front entrance Seventh Ave
at 32nd St Chelsea, Manhattan
Sunday, January 28, 2018

Vicente Amigo ‘Memoria De Los Sentidos’ Grammy nominee

~ Best World Music Album
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

14th Winter JazzFest 2018 brings together 10,000 Jazz lovers

Multiple venues in Midtown, Greenwich Village, East Village, Lower East Side, Hudson Square, and SoHo, Manhattan
January 10 – 17, 2018
JAZZ MARATHON
Friday – Saturday
January 12 – 13, 2018

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

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

APAP NYC 2019 brings performing arts showcases to NYC in January

New York Hilton Midtown
Sheraton New York Times Square
Friday – Tuesday
January 4 – 8, 2019

Puccini’s ‘Tosca’ stars Anna Netrebko and Argentine tenor Marcelo Álvarez

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
December 31, 2017 – May 12, 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

‘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

‘The Magic Flute’

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
November – December
FINAL PERFORMANCE
Saturday, December 9, 2017

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

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

Nicky Jam ‘Fénix’, ‘El Amante’ 2017 Latin Grammy nominee

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
Thursday, November 23, 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

18th Latin Grammy Awards 2017 Nominees & Winners

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

Mariah Carey All I Want for Christmas is You

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

38th Paul Winter’s Winter Solstice Celebration 2017

Cathedral of St. John the Divine
1047 Amsterdam Ave
between 110th & 113th St
Morningside Heights, Manhattan
Thursday – Saturday,
December 14 – 16, 2017

Carlos Henriquez is the Latin side of Jazz

Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Time Warner Center
Lincoln Square, Manhattan
~
New Year’s Eve with Paquito d’Rivera & Carlos Henriquez
Sunday, December 31, 2017

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

Rodrigo y Gabriela ‘Tenth Anniversary Tour’ Mexican Rumba Flamenco

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

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

Lincoln Center White Light Festival 2017 explores the art of spirituality

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

‘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

Song of the Year

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

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
October – March
LAST CHANCE THIS SEASON
Saturday, March 10, 2018

Marc Anthony For Babies wins 2017 Latin Grammy

Best Latin Children’s Album

Septeto Santiaguero ‘Raíz’ 2017 Latin Grammy nominee

Best Traditional Tropical Album

Juan Gabriel ‘Vestido De Etiqueta Por Eduardo Magallanes’

2017 Latin Grammy Nominee
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

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

Carlos Gardel is the icon of Argentine Tango and was the second Latin idol

December 11, 1890
Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Big Band Holidays

Jazz at Lincoln Center
Time Warner Center
10 Columbus Circle
Lincoln Square
Wednesday – Sunday
December 13 – 17, 2017

Los Cafres ‘Alas canciones’ 2017 Latin Grammy nominee

Best Engineered Album

Jerry Rivera ‘Cara de Niño’

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

Ana Gabriel from Mexican Rancheras to Latin Pop

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

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

Beacon Theatre
2124 Broadway
Upper West Side
Wednesday, September 27, 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 2017-18 Season brings Italian culture to New York City

The 2017-18 Season brings 25 works and 5 new productions.
Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
Monday – Saturday
Late-September to mid-May

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

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

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

Paco Peña is a traditional Flamenco guitar legend

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

Daddy Yankee is the Godfather of Reggaeton

A global cultural influencer with three Grammy nominations for ‘Despacito’ including Song of the Year and Record of the Year. Hey, it’s the Song of the Decade!

Reik is a Latin Pop trio from Mexicali

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

‘Die Zauberflöte’ is Mozart’s Magic Flute

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

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

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

Harlem Havana 2017 celebrates Afro-Cuban music and culture

Harlem
August 12-23, 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

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

Brasil Summerfest 2017 is the biggest Brazilian music festival outside Brazil

Central Park Summerstage, Nublu, NaturaBrasil, Brooklyn Public Library, The Archway, David Rubenstein Atrium, Joe’s Pub, Museum of the Moving Image, The Django, Hester St
Manhattan & Brooklyn
August 5 – 13, 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

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
Friday-Saturday
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

Farruko is a young Puerto Rican Reggaeton and Pop star

United Palace Theater
Friday, August 4, 2017

LAMC 2017 Latin Alternative Music Conference

Rock en Español industry conference and showcases
July 11-15, 2017

Totó la Momposina is Colombia’s Queen of Cumbia

Rumsey Playfield
Central Park
Saturday, July 8, 2017

SummerStage 2017 free concerts in NYC parks

May – October
LATIN ARTISTS
June 21 – September 10, 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

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

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

NY Fado Festival, the past, present, and future of Portuguese Fado

At Sport Club Portugues in Newark, NJ, Schimmel Center in the Financial District, and Joe’s Pub in the East Village, Feb 24-26, 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

59th Grammy Awards (2017)

Staples Center
Los Angeles, California
Sunday, February 12, 2017

Maelo Ruiz

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

‘Tony Bennett Celebrates 90’ Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album Grammy

~ Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
60th Grammy Awards (2018)
Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza
Front entrance Seventh Ave
at 32nd St Chelsea, Manhattan
Sunday, January 28, 2018

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

Carmen

Argentine tenor Marcelo Álvarez is Don José in Bizet’s French opera at the Metropolitan Opera Jan 19 – Feb 18, 2017

Aurelio Martinez is a Honduran Garifuna star

The leading voice of the Garifuna people, Indigenous Carib of Honduras, plays a free concert at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, Thu, Jan 19, 2017

JP Jofre

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

Winter JazzFest 2017 Jazz marathon

OPENING EVENTS
Thursday, January 5, 2017
JAZZ MARATHON
Friday-Saturday
January 6-7, 2017
SPECIAL SHOWS
Sunday-Tuesday
January 8-10, 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

La Serenissima

A celebration of music and arts from the Venetian Republic at Carnegie Hall and other venues February 3-21, 2017

Cucu Diamantes

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

Encuentro NYC Colombian Music Festival

Colombian music and dance for the entire family
Le Poisson Rouge
Greenwich Village
Saturday, December 3, 2016

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

17th Latin Grammy Awards 2016

T-Mobile Arena
Las Vegas, Nevada
Thursday, November 17, 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

José Luis Perales

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

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.

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.

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.

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

Compositora: Songs by Latin American Women featuring soprano María Valdés and baritone Efraín Solís
Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 8pm

Salt Cathedral

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

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

Qasida

A Flamenco of Arabic poetry by Spanish and Persian musicians
Carnegie Hall
March 18, 2016, 8:30pm
Flamenco Festival 2016

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

Birdland
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
October 5, 2012

Chicha Libre

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


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