Encuentro Latin Jazz Festival

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Country and Region United StatesNew Jersey
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Newark, New Jersey, USA
Festival Description

Step out of your seat and onto the dance floor! Mix, mingle and dance the night away at this special event that kicks off a weekend of sizzling Latin jazz at NJPAC. The evening will feature live music courtesy of Cubanoson, a traditional Cuban dance orchestra created by pianist Leonel “Papo” Ortega. This high-energy evening will also welcome the sounds of DJ Jose Rodriguez. Cash bar and refreshments will be available. If you did not attend this event last season, check out what you’re missing… The festival is a collaboration with NJPAC’s Alternate Routes and Arts Education. The Curator/Producer is Ms. Baraka Sele.

Festival Dates October 15 - 16, 2010

Festival Events:

Schedule 2010:
  • Friday, October 15, 7:30pm, at Victoria Theater
    • Baila Mi Gente - Latin Dance Party
      All seats $28
  • Saturday, October 16, 7:30pm, at Victoria Theater
    • Danilo Perez Trio and Poncho Sanchez and His Latin Band
      All seats $39


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Practical Info:

  • New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC)
    One Center Street
    Newark, NJ


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