• 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 . 5/11 FLAMENCO PASSION . 5/11 CITA RODRIGUEZ . 5/15 ZACCAI CURTIS LATIN JAZZ QUARTET . 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 . 6/15 KARIBE MAMBO . 8/15 GUAJIBA Y SHARINA "La reinite que canta"

    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)
     
    ~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
     
    7pm ALEX NAKHIMOVSKY & JUNE BISANTZ
    Present Love's Tango at the Palace Theatre's Poli Club, Waterbury.
     
    ~SATURDAY May 11. 2019
    TV - 11am El Show de Analeh . Univision Hartford . New Haven . Springfield  www.AnalehShow.com
    5/11 – Mother’s Day:  Love and Real Family   
    5/18  ®  Mother’s Day: Love and Real Family  
    5/25  ® Immigrant and Refugee Coalition
     
    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. Happy Mother's Day!
    5-8pm LOS TROVADORES DE AMERICA Jaime Chiluisa
    Puerto Vallarta . 2385 Berlin Tnpk . Newington
     
    11am-2pm JASON JENKINS solo flamenco/acoustic guitar
    Mother's Day Brunch
    Barracuda Bistro & Bar . 1180 Chapel St . New Haven. 203-265-1838
     
    ~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 . Latin Jazz Wednesdays!
    Zaccai Curtis - keyboard,
    Danny Torres - bass,
    Nelson Bello - percussion 
    Marcos "Kilo" Torres - percussion.
    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
    11am-2pm JASON JENKINS solo flamenco/acoustic guitar . BRUNCH
    Barracuda Bistro & Bar . 1180 Chapel St . New Haven. 203-265-1838
     
    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 QUARTET Latin Jazz Wednesdays!! 
    Ed Byrne Quartet ~ Composer Ed Byrne, with Jen Allen on piano, Matt Dwonszyk on double bass,
    and Jocelyn Pleasant on drums ~ plus friends.
    A Doctor of Musical Arts in Jazz Studies from the New England Conservatory of Music, Ed is the recipient of many honors. He was nominated Best Trombone Soloist by Latin New York magazine; his composition Fenway Funk was nominated for a Grammy Award; and Ed played lead trombone on Eddie Palmieri’s album, Unfinished Masterpiece, which won a Grammy Award.
    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
     
    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 May 25. 2019
    6:30-10pm ED FAST & CONGA BOP. www.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 26. 2019
    5-8pm LOS TROVADORES DE AMERICA Jaime Chiluisa
    Puerto Vallarta . 2385 Berlin Tnpk . Newington
     
    ~WEDNESDAY May 29.2019
    7-10pm Ashley Jones' CUADRO LATINO TRIO
    Eddie Rivera - Guitar & Vocals
    Ashley Jones - Violin & Vocals
    Roberto Piñiero - Percussion
    Latin Jazz Wednesdays!
    Casona . 681 Wethersfield Ave . Hartford. 860-519-5590
    Dinner/ Party Reservations 860-578-8416
     
    ~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.
     
    ~THURSDAY June 6. 2019
    6:30pm HAVANA NIGHTS @ Stonebridge Restaurant
    with 7pm The Pasofino Social Club. 50 Daniel St . Milford, CT. 203-874-7947
     
    ~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 15. 2019
    9pm Door ORLANDO ORTIZ & KARIBE MAMBO 
    OO is back in town!  Catch 'em now!!
    Captain's Cove Seaport . 1 Bostwick Ave . Bridgeport.  203-335-1433.
     
    ~THURSDAY June 21. 2019
    11:30-1pm ED FAST & CONGA BOP 
    Presented by the Greater Hartford Arts Council on the Travelers Plaza, Hartford 
     
    ~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
     
    ~THURSDAY August 15. 2019
    GUAJIBA y SHARINA "La reinita que canta"
    Connecticut Historical Society (CHS) . Hartford.