For the 10th anniversary of its Salsa Festival, Redwood City presents a very special evening at the Fox Theatre on Friday, September 29th, 2017 at 9pm, featuring Spanish Harlem Orchestra.
Tickets – $40 (GA only, Floor Chairs removed for Dancing)
Friday, September 29th, 8pm Doors/9pm Show
Fox Theatre, 2215 Broadway, Redwood City, CA 94063
Fresh from the Bronx, this two-time Grammy winning Salsa and Latin Jazz powerhouse band sets the standard for excellence with authentic, New York style, hard core salsa.
As a warm up to Redwood City’s Salsa Festival the next day on September 30th, this 10th Anniversary Party will be a salsa swinging Spanish Harlem of a good time for the community to kick up their heels. Downtown Redwood City, with its lively and active music, theater, dining, and shopping scene, is a great way to enjoy the festivities for the Salsa Fest 10th Anniversary weekend.
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Spanish Harlem Orchestra, the two-time Grammy winning Salsa and Latin Jazz band, sets the standard for excellence for authentic, New York style, hard core salsa. Live or recorded, it doesn’t get any better.
Whether a concert hall or an outdoor jazz festival, there is no easing you in, they are coming at you full force from start to finish. Their energy on stage, rich sound and musical precision leave audiences mesmerized until the last note is played. With an unwavering respect for the music’s rich history, thirteen world-class musicians and vocalists come together to create an unparalleled musical experience.
Now in its fifteenth year, SHO, as they are known to fans, is dedicated to the sounds of the barrio. Their music is characterized by the raw, organic and vintage sound defined by the genre. They are on a mission to keep the musical legacy of salsa dura “hard salsa” alive and expand its audience to those who love great music, not just Latin music. Grounded in the past, while focused on the future, they strive to keep the music relevant, while creating a unique and fresh approach.
With four albums, and as many Grammy nominations, this Latin Jazz powerhouse knows it is crucial to continually push themselves and raise the bar. They recently released their fifth album, featuring two of America’s great jazz icons, Chick Corea & saxophonist Joe Lovano. Oscar Hernandez and Spanish Harlem Orchestra continue to raise the bar of excellence in their music.
Redwood City’s Salsa Festival and Anniversary Party are proud to be supported by the following sponsors:
Redwood City Parks, Recreation and Community Services
Tasting Area Sponsor: Chavez SuperMarket
Supporting Sponsors: Boardwalk Auto Mall, Dos Equis Beer, GBA Plumbing, Provident Credit Union, Whole Foods Market
Media Sponsors: Telemundo and NBC Bay Area
Community Partners: Redwood City Parks & Arts Foundation