Festival Features Salsa, Mexican, Afro-Cuban, Merengue, Brazilian, Latin Rhythms
The College of Southern Maryland’s Annual Latin Music Festival will give area residents a taste of Latin American culture April 15-16 with performances at the La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Center.
At 8 p.m., April 15, CSM’s Latin Ensemble Ritmo Caché director Dr. Stephen Johnson will lead the group in Salsa, Mexican, Afro-Cuban, Merengue and other musical styles of Latin America. The ensemble consists of both student and community musicians who play drums, hand percussion, rhythm section, woodwind and brass instruments. Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door.
On the second day of the festival, at 8 p.m., April 16, the Pa’ Gozar Latin Band will perform Brazilian, Cuban, Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia, Mexican and other Latin rhythms.
Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door.
For information and clips from Pa’ Gozar Latin Band, visit http://www.laurasosa.com/.
The Latin Festival performance by Pa’ Gozar is sponsored by the Charles County Arts Alliance and the Maryland State Arts Council.