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Chicago Latin Jazz Festival

July 19, 2014 @ 1:30 pm - 9:00 pm


A tribute to Victor Venegas, a native of Durango, Mexico, who became one of the great bassists in Latin music as a South Side Chicagoan, will highlight the 8th annual Chicago Latin Jazz Festival. Now in its second year as a two-day music and cultural arts and crafts attraction, the event will offer a full range of musical performances, instrument- and mask-making workshops and other activities.

Friday July 18

Friday July 18
7-7:45 Jose Porcayo Tribute to Victor Venegas
8:00-8:45 James Sanders’ Proyecto Libre
9:00-10:00 Johnny Blas Afro Libre Orchestra

Saturday July 19
1:30-2:15 Mama Edie, bilingual storyteller and percussionist
2:30 3:15 Holy Cross/Immaculate Heart of Mary Marimba Ensemble
3:30-4:15 Tambours Sans Frontieres

5:30-6:15 Juan Pastor’s Chinchano
6:30-7:15 Ruben Alvarez’ Sun Sounds
7:30-8:30 Direct from Puerto Rico! William Cepeda Afro-Rican Jazz


July 19, 2014
1:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Humboldt Park Boathouse
1359 N. Sacramento Ave.
Chicago, IL United States

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