Bay Area Latin Jazz Festival
Date: Saturday, August 17, 2019
Time: 11am to 5pm (gate opens at 10am)
Address: 9275 Dublin Canyon Rd., Castro Valley, CA 94552.
Info: (510) 586-3215
MONTUNO PRODUCTIONS TO HOLD THE FIRST ANNUAL
BAY AREA LATIN JAZZ FESTIVAL, CELEBRATING AFRO-CARIBBEAN AND LATIN AMERICAN MUSICAL HERITAGE AND TRADITIONS.
The Festival Will Celebrate San Francisco Bay Area Communities’ Diversity as an Engine of Economic & Cultural Vibrancy, Resiliency, And Strength.
Montuno Productions, Inc., is happy to announce The First Annual Bay Area Latin Jazz Festival, to be held on Saturday, August 17, 2019, from 11:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. at Rowell Ranch, a picturesque, park-like venue operated and maintained by the Hayward Area Recreation and Park District (HARD). Rowell Ranch is located at 9275 Dublin Canyon, Rd., Castro Valley, CA 94552.
The celebration will showcase the cultural/musical contributions of Latin Jazz, with an emphasis on Afro-Caribbean and Latin American influences. Festival attendees will be able to enjoy a diverse array of food, music, dance, and artistry. There will be booth space available for Bay Area merchants, food vendors, artisans, and community organizations.
Confirmed artists include:
Willie Panamá, direct from Miami; El Montuno, direct from New York City; Grammy Award recipients Julius Meléndez, Christian Pepin, and Carlos Rosario; member of the legendary Escovedo family, René Escovedo; jazz vocalist, singer-song-writer, Lisa Andrea Torres; Edgardo Cambón & Candela; Dave Bass Afro-Cuban Jazz Quintet; pianist, producer, composer, and arranger, Israel “Izzy” Tanenbaum; and Latin Rhythm Boys, showcasing their new CD “CELEBRANDO – 60 Years Est.”
As part of its community outreach efforts, Montuno Productions will seek to bring small, independently owned, local businesses, community organizations, and music fans together with the goal of making a positive contribution to the arts and the economic and cultural vibrancy, resiliency, and strength of East Bay communities.
Some of the confirmed vendors/exhibitors include:
StateFarm (Katie Brazil), Farm Fresh To You, Patelco Credit Union, Discover Chiropractic (Fremont & Castro Valley), Chabot College (Hayward, CA), Steve The Hat Man (Redwood City, CA), Renewal by Andersen, Castro Valley School of Music, Rachel Grace Hair & Beauty (Castro Valley, CA), Ventana de Flores (Castro Valley), Jenn’s Cupcakes, and Castro Valley School of Music, among others.
Festival sponsors include: The World Famous Turf Club (downtown Hayward, CA), Body Mechanix (Castro Valley, CA), Lotus Cleaning Services (Oakland, CA), Northern California Arthritis Center (Walnut Creek & San Ramon), Brews & Brats (Hayward, CA).
Montuno Productions, Inc., based in the San Francisco Bay Area, provides live music entertainment-related services, including concert production, and artist management and booking. Founded in 2004 by Luis R. Mendoza, MP also offers technology consulting (focused on the entertainment industry), advertising and marketing services. MP was incorporated as a California Benefit Corporation in August 2014.
For additional information visit bayarealatinjazzfestival.com
Luis R. Mendoza
Montuno Productions, Inc.
A California Benefit Corporation
Tel. (510) 586-3215