CSM Presents Annual Latin Music Festival, April 15-16

April 13, 2016

Festival Features Salsa, Mexican, Afro-Cuban, Merengue, Brazilian, Latin Rhythms

The CSM Latin Festival will feature performances by Latin American band, Pa’ Gozar Latin Band, 8 p.m., April 16.

The CSM Latin Festival will feature performances by Latin American band, Pa’ Gozar Latin Band, 8 p.m., April 16.

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/.

For tickets or information, contact bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828 or www.csmd.edu/Arts/.

The Latin Festival performance by Pa’ Gozar is sponsored by the Charles County Arts Alliance and the Maryland State Arts Council.

The CSM Latin Festival will feature performances by Latin American band, Pa’ Gozar Latin Band, 8 p.m., April 16.

The CSM Latin Festival will feature performances by Latin American band, Pa’ Gozar Latin Band, 8 p.m., April 16.