- Wed., July 5, 2017, 7:30 pm
Joan Soriano plays steel string bachata, a genre of music essential to Dominican culture that draws upon a variety of influences from Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean. Soriano creates danceable music by blending bachata with sacred Afro-Dominican traditions.
- Wed., July 12, 2017, 7:30 pm
Totó la Momposina represents the music of Colombia’s Caribbean coastline embodying its African, indigenous Indian and Spanish cultures to create a unique musical tradition. A recipient of the WOMEX Lifetime Achievement Award and the Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Totó la Momposina focuses on cumbia, one of the better known hypnotic rhythms of Colombia.
- Wed., July 19, 2017, 7:30 pm
El Septeto Santiaguero is a Latin Grammy Award-winning band playing Cuban son. Since its founding in 1995, the group has performed in more than 30 countries, mixing different circuits of salsa, jazz and world music.
- Wed., July 26, 2017, 7:30 pm
Hailing from Zimbabwe, Mokoomba is a 6-piece award-winning band that blends traditional Tonga and Luvale rhythms with dashes of funk, ska and soukous. Mokoomba has taken their raw afro-fusion energy to dancefloors in more than 50 countries around the world.