• WELCOME TO LATIN MUSIC TONIGHT!!

    Please check out a complete listing of upcoming Latin music performances below.  

    CONGRATULATIONS to Trombeatz! New Release!

    Get yours at TruthRevolutionRecords.com or BandCamp.com!

    LATIN JAZZ . SALSA . LATIN DANCE PARTY . MARIACHI . TANGO . FLAMENCO & Check out what's NEW to the listings:

    6/8 SPANISH HARLEM ORCHESTRA . 4/24 The Hartt School AFRO-LATIN ENSEMBLE . 4/20 LALO RODRIGUEZ & LATIN HEARTBEAT ORCHESTRA . 4/27 MARIA ZEMANTAUSKI . 4/27 RIO SAMBA SHOW BAND . 5/1 TIMBALON'S LATIN JAZZ PARTY . 5/2 COMBO CHIMBITA . 5/11 FLAMENCO PASSION . 5/11 CITA RODRIGUEZ . 5/18 LUISITO CARRION . 5/31 SAMMY FIGUEROA SEXTET . 6/7 CARLOS HERNANDEZ CHAVEZ "Latest" birthday party of many, many! . 6/14 THE TORRES TRIO & ORLNDO ORTIZ 

    Love Live Music!  Celebrate with your loved ones!

    If you have a listing you'd like to see included on this page, please email it to: flmcnutt@yahoo.com


  • `Check out the numbers here :  Hispanics in Hartford.
     41.3% (not including Asian & Black Hispanics)
     
    ~SATURDAY April 20. 2019
    TV - 11am El Show de Analeh . Univision Hartford . New Haven . Springfield  www.AnalehShow.com
    4/20    Catholic Charities and Bishop Betancourt from Puerto Rico – Easter Show    
    4/27 – ® Catholic Charities and Bishop Betancourt from Puerto Rico – Easter Show
     
    6:30pm JOEL SANCHEZ y LOS BOHEMIOS
    Francesco's . 318 Franklin Ave . Hartford. 860-296-3024
     
    8-11pm ISABELLA MENDEZ - Bossa Nova, Jazz & More
    Cave a Vìn - A Wine Bar on State Street . 975 State Street . New Haven
     
    8pm Door DOBLE MAMBO Baile Sábado de Gloria
    Puerto Rican Society . 152 High St . Hartford.  $8 Advance/$10 Door
     
    8pm Door LALO RODRIGUEZ with The LATIN HEARTBEAT ORCHESTRA
    Sazon y Mambo . 1691 Main St . Bridgeport.  203-685-4176
    $35 advance at www.tickeri.com or Sazon y Mambo.
     
    8pm Door BRONX CHARANGA Saturday Night Salsa
    The West Gate Lounge at the West Gate Inn Nyack 
    26 Route 59 & Exit 11 off NY Thruway I/87
    Nyack, New York 10960
    (PHONE) 845-358-8100  (Fax) 845-358-3644
    CALL FOR RESERVATIONS
    www.westgateninnnyack.com
     
    9pm INVASION SECRETA Agustin Vasquez
    Roma56 . 898 New Britain Ave . Hartford.  No se cobra entrada.
     
    ~SUNDAY April 21. 2019
    5-8pm LOS TROVADORES DE AMERICA Jaime Chiluisa
    Puerto Vallarta . 2385 Berlin Tnpk . Newington
     
    7pm JOE DIAZ y BORIKEN
    Roma56 . 898 New Britain Ave . Hartford.  No se coba entrada.
     
    ~WEDNESDAY April 24. 2019
    6-9pm JASON JENKINS Every Wednesday
    solo flamenco/acoustic guitar
    Quattro's Restaurant . 14 Waters St . Guilford.  203-453-6575
     
    7-10pm The Hartt School's 
    AFRO-LATIN ENSEMBLE at
    Latin Jazz Wednesdays!
    John McCahey - trombone
    Sarah Hanahan - alto saxophone and flute
    Reagan Johnson - guitar 
    Andrew Wilcox - keyboard
    Brayden Beason - bass 
    Kirk Woodard - drums 
    TBA - percussion.
    Casona . 681 Wethersfield Ave . Hartford. 860-519-5590
    Dinner/ Party Reservations 860-578-8416
     
    ~THURSDAY April 25. 2019
    7:30-10:30pm THE TORRES TRIO 
    Tablao SONO . 86 Washington St . Norwalk. 203-939-9602
     
    ~FRIDAY April 26. 2019
    6-9pm JASON JENKINS solo flamenco/acoustic guitar
    El Pulpo & Tapas Bar . 386 Main St . Middletown.  860-788-7525
     
    6:30-9:30pm. RAY SANTIAGO's SALSA JAZZ QUINTET (Espada Lite)
    Casona . 681 Wethersfield Ave . Hartford. 860-519-5590
    Dinner/ Party Reservations 860-578-8416
     
    ~SATURDAY April 27. 2019
    TV - 11am El Show de Analeh . Univision Hartford . New Haven . Springfield  www.AnalehShow.com   
    4/27 – ® Catholic Charities and Bishop Betancourt from Puerto Rico – Easter Show
     
    6:30-10pm ED FAST & CONGA BOP. CongaBop.com
    Porrón & Piña . 1 Haynes St . Hartford.  860-904-2101
     
    7-10pm JASON JENKINS solo flamenco/acoustic guitar
    Chifrijo Restaurant . 242 No. Main St . Ansonia. No cover
     
    8pm Maria Zemantauski, world flamenco guitarist, will perform for the the Connecticut Guitar Society at 
    Asylum Hill Congregational Church, 814 Asylum Avenue Hartford, CT 06105.  Tickets $30 Non-members, $25 CGS members, $10 Students w/ID. Advance ticket reservations are highly recommended. For more information please visit www.ctguitar.org or call The CGS office (860) 249-1132.   
    Maria is a flamenco guitarist and composer whose music programs show an artistic and innovative blend of styles. Her musical influences are Spanish, Classical and Flamenco guitar. As a child, Maria's parents encouraged her to take guitar lessons, but María always refused to do so claiming she wanted to discover the instrument on her own.
     
    8pm Brazilian Carnival Hangover Party
    RIO SAMBA SHOW BAND
    VFW Club, 83 South St . West Hartford.  $23 Advance/$28 Door
    Tickets: 860-268-6292 or 860-918-4460. www.JosePaulo.com
     
    9pm GRUPO A FUEGO MAXIMO
    Alpine Cafe . 99 Franklin Ave . Hartford. No cover. 
     
    9pm Door LOS NN's De La RUMBA
    además DENNIS y SU GRUPO SWING
    Club Favela . 15 Newfield Ave . Hartford.  860-913-9620 or 203-685-4176
    Tickeri.com. Pre-Sale $20
     
    ~SUNDAY April 28. 2019
    5-8pm LOS TROVADORES DE AMERICA Jaime Chiluisa
    Puerto Vallarta . 2385 Berlin Tnpk . Newington
     
     ~WEDNESDAY May 1. 2019
    6-9pm JASON JENKINS Every Wednesday
    solo flamenco/acoustic guitar
    Quattro's Restaurant . 14 Waters St . Guilford.  203-453-6575
     
    7-10pm TIMBALON's Latin Jazz Party!
    Jesse "Timbalon" Perez - percussion, David "Goya" Gonzalez-keyboard & more!
    Latin Jazz Wednesdays!
    Casona . 681 Wethersfield Ave . Hartford. 860-519-5590
    Dinner/ Party Reservations 860-578-8416
     
    ~THURSDAY May 2. 2019
    6-9pm JASON JENKINS solo flamenco/acoustic guitar
    Cavey's . 45 East Center St . Manchester. 860-643-2751
     
    6:30pm HAVANA NIGHTS @ Stonebridge Restaurant
    with The Pasofino Social Club.
     
    8pm COMBO CHIMBITA @ The State House, 310 State St. New Haven.
    Comprised of Carolina Oliveros’ mesmeric contralto, illuminating storytelling and fierce guacharaca rhythms, Prince of Queens’ hypnotic synth stabs and grooving bass lines, Niño Lento’s imaginative guitar licks, and Dilemastronauta’s powerful drumming, the lure and lore of Combo Chimbita comes into existence...fuse the perennial rhythms of the Afro-Latinx diaspora with a modern-day consciousness, while tracing the prophetic traditions of our ancestry.
    ENROUE HALFKENNY
    +special guest  tba
    $10 advance / $12 day of show Tickets: www.eventbrite.com
    (under 21 with guardian)
     
    ~FRIDAY May 3. 2019
    6-9pm JASON JENKINS solo flamenco/acoustic guitar
    El Pulpo & Tapas Bar . 386 Main St . Middletown.  860-788-7525
     
    6:30-9:30pm MARIO PUEBLO y LOS SABROSO DE LA SALSA
    Yes, you can dance!
    Casona . 681 Wethersfield Ave . Hartford. 860-519-5590
    Dinner/ Party Reservations 860-578-8416
     
    6:30-9:30pm JOEL SANCHEZ y LOS BOHEMIOS
    Francesco's After Dark . 318 Franklin Ave. Hartford. 860-296-3024
     
    ~SATURDAY May 4. 2019
    6:30-10pm ED FAST & CONGA BOP. CongaBop.com
    Porrón & Piña . 1 Haynes St . Hartford.  860-904-2101
     
    7-10pm JASON JENKINS solo flamenco/acoustic guitar
    Chifrijo Restaurant . 242 No. Main St . Ansonia. No cover
     
    ~SUNDAY May 5. 2019
    5-8pm LOS TROVADORES DE AMERICA Jaime Chiluisa
    Puerto Vallarta . 2385 Berlin Tnpk . Newington
     
     ~WEDNESDAY May 8. 2019
    6-9pm JASON JENKINS Every Wednesday
    solo flamenco/acoustic guitar
    Quattro's Restaurant . 14 Waters St . Guilford.  203-453-6575
     
    7-10pm DOUG "Dougie" LONG'S LATIN JAZZ PARTY
    Dougie Long - electric bass
    Tony Gonzalez - Percussion
    David Goya Gonzalez - keyboard
    Latin Jazz Wednesdays!
    Casona . 681 Wethersfield Ave . Hartford. 860-519-5590
    Dinner/ Party Reservations 860-578-8416
     
    ~FRIDAY May 10. 2019
    6-9pm JASON JENKINS solo flamenco/acoustic guitar
    El Pulpo & Tapas Bar . 386 Main St . Middletown.  860-788-7525
     
    6:30-9:30pm JOE DIAZ y BORIKEN
    Casona . 681 Wethersfield Ave . Hartford. 860-519-5590
    Dinner/ Party Reservations 860-578-8416
     
    ~SATURDAY May 11. 2019
    7pm FLAMENCO PASSION!
    Educational Center for the Arts (Arts Hall), 55 Audubon Street, New Haven CT
    Tickets: $20 (www.Valramosflamenco.com/mystore-2/
    Celebrating its 25th anniversary in style, The Val Ramos Flamenco Ensemble perform an evening of great Flamenco music, song, and dance!
    Hailed as "(t)he best of classical Flamenco brought to modern standards" (Rootsworld) and "A hidden treasure of Flamenco in the Americas...Superb musicianship," the group will perform a concert on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. featuring the talents of VAL RAMOS and JOSE RAMOS on guitars, ALFONSO CID (Flamenco singer), REBECA TOMAS (Flamenco dancer), KRIS JENSEN (on flute), ASHLEY JONES (on violin), CARLOS HERNANDEZ CHAVEZ (on bass), MATT MOADEL (on percussion), and TERE LUNA (special guest vocalist). 
     
    8pm Door CITA RODRIGUEZ La Condesa de La Salsa Celebrates Mother's Day!
    The West Gate Lounge at the West Gate Inn Nyack 
    26 Route 59 & Exit 11 off NY Thruway I/87
    Nyack, New York 10960
    (PHONE) 845-358-8100  (Fax) 845-358-3644
    CALL FOR RESERVATIONS
    www.westgateninnnyack.com
     
    ~SUNDAY May 12. 2019
    5-8pm LOS TROVADORES DE AMERICA Jaime Chiluisa
    Puerto Vallarta . 2385 Berlin Tnpk . Newington
     
     ~WEDNESDAY May 15. 2019
    6-9pm JASON JENKINS Every Wednesday
    solo flamenco/acoustic guitar
    Quattro's Restaurant . 14 Waters St . Guilford.  203-453-6575
     
    7-10pm ZACCAI CURTIS Latin Jazz Quartet
    Zaccai Curtis - keyboard,
    Danny Torres - bass,
    Nelson Bello - percussion 
    Marcos "Kilo" Torres - percussion.
    Latin Jazz Wednesdays!
    Casona . 681 Wethersfield Ave . Hartford. 860-519-5590
    Dinner/ Party Reservations 860-578-8416
     
    ~THURSDAY May 16. 2019
    6-9pm JASON JENKINS solo flamenco/acoustic guitar
    Cavey's . 45 East Center St . Manchester. 860-643-2751
     
    ~FRIDAY May 17. 2019
    6-9pm JASON JENKINS solo flamenco/acoustic guitar
    El Pulpo & Tapas Bar . 386 Main St . Middletown.  860-788-7525
     
    6:30-9:30pm AHMED GONZALEZ & GRUPO ISLA
    Casona . 681 Wethersfield Ave . Hartford. 860-519-5590
    Dinner/ Party Reservations 860-578-8416
     
    7:30pm Door ED FAST & CONGA BOP w/Feat. Guest ANTHONY CARRILLO
    Ed Fast – vibraphone and percussion
    Yolanda Coggins- vocals
    Amy Quint Millan – piano
    Sam Bevan – bass
    Jorge Fuentes – Congas
    Sarah Hanahan – flute/alto
    Special Feature: world renowned percussionist
    Anthony Carrillo (Eddie Palmieri, Batacaumbele, Paul Simon)
    The Side Door at The Old Lyme Inn . 85 Lyme St . Old Lyme
    www.TheSideDoorJazz.com . $35 . 860-434-2600
     
    ~SATURDAY MAY 18. 2019
    7-10pm JASON JENKINS solo flamenco/acoustic guitar
    Chifrijo Restaurant . 242 No. Main St . Ansonia. No cover
     
    8pm Door LUISITO CARRION Directly from Puerto Rico!
    The West Gate Lounge at the West Gate Inn Nyack 
    26 Route 59 & Exit 11 off NY Thruway I/87
    Nyack, New York 10960
    (PHONE) 845-358-8100  (Fax) 845-358-3644
    CALL FOR RESERVATIONS
    www.westgateninnnyack.com
     
    ~SUNDAY May 19. 2019
    5-8pm LOS TROVADORES DE AMERICA Jaime Chiluisa
    Puerto Vallarta . 2385 Berlin Tnpk . Newington
     
     ~WEDNESDAY May 22. 2019
    6-9pm JASON JENKINS Every Wednesday
    solo flamenco/acoustic guitar
    Quattro's Restaurant . 14 Waters St . Guilford.  203-453-6575
     
    7-10pm ED BYRNE Latin Jazz Evolution
    Latin Jazz Wednesdays!
    Casona . 681 Wethersfield Ave . Hartford. 860-519-5590
    Dinner/ Party Reservations 860-578-8416
     
    ~FRIDAY May 24. 2019
    6-9pm JASON JENKINS solo flamenco/acoustic guitar
    El Pulpo & Tapas Bar . 386 Main St . Middletown.  860-788-7525
     
    ~SATURDAY May 25. 2019
    6:30-10pm ED FAST & CONGA BOP. CongaBop.com
    Porrón & Piña . 1 Haynes St . Hartford.  860-904-2101
     
    ~SUNDAY May 26. 2019
    5-8pm LOS TROVADORES DE AMERICA Jaime Chiluisa
    Puerto Vallarta . 2385 Berlin Tnpk . Newington
     
    ~THURSDAY May 30. 2019
    6-9pm JASON JENKINS solo flamenco/acoustic guitar
    Cavey's . 45 East Center St . Manchester. 860-643-2751
     
    ~FRIDAY MAY 31. 2019
    6-9pm JASON JENKINS solo flamenco/acoustic guitar
    El Pulpo & Tapas Bar . 386 Main St . Middletown.  860-788-7525
     
    7pm & 9pm SAMMY FIGUEROA SEXTET . $42
    Full Series Info : www.neaae.com
    Sammy Figueroa has long been regarded as one of the world’s great musicians. As one of the music’s leading percussionists he has played on countless records and is well-known for his versatility in a multitude of musical styles.  When Sammy plays percussion he tells a story, creating a playful conversation with other musicians and taking the listener on a musical journey . As one of the world’s greatest congueros, he is currently considered to be the most likely candidate to inherit the mantles of Mongo Santamaria and Ray Barretto. 
    Palace Theater Police Club . 100 East Main St . Waterbury.  203-346-2000 . www.palacetheaterct.org. (HartfordJazzSociety.com)
     
    ~SATURDAY June 1. 2019
    Puerto Rican Parade & Festival del Coqui
    Bushnell Park . Hartford.
     
    ~FRIDAY June 7. 2019
    6:30-9:30pm CARLOS HERNANDEZ CHAVEZ does what he wants.
    Come celebrate his birthday! Yes, it has been a lot of birthdays!
    Casona . 681 Wethersfield Ave . Hartford. 860-519-5590
    Dinner/ Party Reservations 860-578-8416
     
    ~SATURDAY June 8. 2019
    8pm Door 2019 Grammy Winners
    SPANISH HARLEM ORCHESTRA
    The West Gate Lounge at the West Gate Inn Nyack 
    26 Route 59 & Exit 11 off NY Thruway I/87
    Nyack, New York 10960
    (PHONE) 845-358-8100  (Fax) 845-358-3644
    CALL FOR RESERVATIONS
    www.westgateninnnyack.com
     
    ~FRIDAY June 14. 2019
    6:30-9:30pm THE TORRES TRIO with ORLANDO ORTIZ
    00's Back in Town!!
    Casona . 681 Wethersfield Ave . Hartford. 860-519-5590
    Dinner/ Party Reservations 860-578-8416

    ~SATURDAY . JUNE 22. 2019
    12-7pm 5th Annual Latino Fest
    Presented by HartfordLatinoFest.com and The Hartford Yard Goats
    For more sponsorship & vendor application info:  Victor Luna 860-983-5629
    Latino Fest to take place at the Church of the Good Shepherd . 155 Wyllys St . Hartford.

    ~JULY 19-21
    Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz
    Bushnell Park . Hartford.
     
    ~JULY 22 MONDAY NIGHT JAZZ in Bushnell Park
    ORQUESTA ESPADA Opens the evenings show!
     
    ~JULY 26-28
    24th Annual Litchfield Jazz Festival . Goshen Fairgrounds, Goshen, CT
    We will post the Latin Jazz Artists as soon as the line-up is announced!
    LitchfieldJazzFest.com
     
    ~SATURDAY . AUGUST 10. 2019
    1-8pm 4th annual Puerto Rican Festival of New Haven
    Presented by Puerto Ricans United, Inc.
    New Haven Green - Rain date Aug. 11. 2019