Archive for the ‘Latin music’

  • “Viva Mexico” celebracion de la independencia
    There is a free celebration of Mexican Independence from Spain geared for all ages on Sep 15 from 10a-2p. There will be live music, dance and delicious Mexican . Call 702-229-2642 for more info. Brinley Community School 6150 Smoke Ranch Rd Las Vegas. Related Cine en el Centro, Ballet Folklorico – estilo America Central, Cuentos (tales) de Nuestra America
    by at September 3rd, 2007 at 06:09 am
  • Celebracion de la independencia mexicana
    Ole! The great Mexican Independence Celebration known as “On Fire in the Desert” features Rick Arroyo and the Latin Percussion Ensemble. Additional entertainment includes the dancers Latin Fashions. Join this celebracion de la independencia mexicana staged by the City of Las Vegas on Sep 08 from 2 p- 4p. FREE admission. Call 702-229-4800 for more info. West...
    by at August 25th, 2007 at 06:08 am
  • NV Jazz Orchestra plays Latin – Free
    The Rainbow Library amphitheater is the venue for a Nevada Jazz Orchestra free outdoor concert featuring Latin Jazz on Jul 23 @ 8pm. The 18-piece big band will play tunes from their new Latin Jazz CD “Como No!” plus a few non-Latin favorites. Bring a picnic basket and lawn chair or blanket. Concessions available. Please NO glass containers, alcoholic beverages...
    by at July 5th, 2007 at 07:07 am
  • Guitarists Garcia Y Reyna
    The City of Las Vegas presents the guitarists Jeremy Garcia and Rosendo Reyna in an afternoon of “Baile del Sol” Jun 24 @ 3pm. From classical training to rumba-based nuevo flamenco, this duo combines Spanish rhythm and exquisite guitar work to create a original compositions and arrangements of high energy and vitality. Tickets are $10 advance/$15 performance...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • 4th Annual World Folk Festival
    Performers from around the world gather to present traditional music and dances at the 4th Annual Las Vegas World Folk Festival Jun 20-22 @ 7pm. The festival is hosted in part by the local troupe Mexico Vivo Dance Company, led by Ixela Gutierrez. Tickets $7 adults/$5 teens & seniors/$3 children. 3-day pass: $14 adults/$10 teens & seniors/$6 children. Call 702-229-6211...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Ollimpaxqui Ballet Company
    Jun 23 @ 7 pm, in conjunction with the 4th Annual World Folk Festival, the Ollimpaxqui Ballet Company performs Mexico‘s traditional dances, including pre-Columbian rituals, Veracruz bamba, Sonora deer dance with colorful routines from the rich tradition of Nayarit and Michoacan. Ollimpaxqui means joyful movement in Aztec. Ampt name, no doubt. Tickets $10 adults/...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • 2007 Las Vegas Guitar Festival
    The 2007 Las Vegas Guitar Festival runs Jun 20-24 with a series of 8 performances. The Festival features classical guitar, jazz guitar and flamenco guitar and is sponsored by the International Guitar Institute. Their website is The program includes classes (for players of all levels), workshops and concerts. Tickets for individual events...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Guatemalan Film, Food & Music
    The award-winning film “Silence of Neto” will be screened at the Whitney Library Jun 24. Directed by Luis Argueta, you will view the political and sociological struggles of this diverse people through the eyes of a young Guatemalan boy. Guatemalan food and music will be provided. A $15 donation is asked to benefit the Hermano Pedro Hospital in Antigua, Guatemala....
    by at June 21st, 2007 at 12:06 pm
  • Free Flamenco Guitar Concert
    Spanish guitarist Ricardo Griego will perform traditional flamenco music interspersed with original compositions at the Clark County Library Jul 15 @ 2pm. He will be joined by flamenco dancers for a free concert. Call 702-507-3400 for more info. Library 1401 E Flamingo Las Vegas NV
    by at June 15th, 2007 at 06:06 am
  • Daddy/Daughter Baile
    Univision Radio co-sponsors this 3rd annual Father’s Day Daddy/Daughter Dance with the City of Las Vegas. The whole family is invited to DJ music in English and Spanish with contests, prizes and refreshments. There will be a professional photographer on hand to capture the special moment. The Dance goes from 7p-10p on Sat Jun 16. Tickets $3. Call 702-229-1515....
    by at June 4th, 2007 at 05:06 am
  • Latin Jazz Connection
    The Nevada Jazz Society presents the Nevada Jazz Orchestra Latin Jazz Connection with 18-pieces and arrangements by director Barry Ross. Musical selections will include new as well as straight-ahead. Ross is an internationally known trombonist, composer and educator who spent many years in New York and Berlin before becomoing music director of the Nevada Jazz Orchestra...
    by at June 1st, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Karin Denise at Elvis’
    Elvis has closed. See related Elvis’ Restaurant & Lounge has closed I’m the kind of person who likes to have a good time and I don’t have a lot of hang-ups about the kinds or types of people to help me achieve that. I figure there are good people everywhere and they come in all shapes, sizes and life-style preferences. So I don’t like...
    by at May 27th, 2007 at 10:05 am
  • Festival Anual del Memorial Day
    27 Mayo domingo de 11a-5p est 9th Festival Anual del Memorial Day por La Asociacion Boricua de Las Vegas y El Tiempo. DJ Jose, Baile, Comida avec presentacion en vivo de El Trio Richard Goboy y Sons de Vegas, David Romero, Mario Arseno de Vegas Sabor Orchestra, Rick Arroyo, Joseph Santiago (de Latin Breeze) y mucho mas. Entradas: Adultos $5, ninos menores de 10 anos entran...
    by at May 25th, 2007 at 02:05 pm
  • Broadway tunes en espanol
    May 25 & May 26 Memorial Day Weekend @ 7pm is the performance of popular Broadway show tunes in Spanish. This is an 80-minutes show with songs like “New York New York“, and “Singin in the Rain” with selections from “Evita,” “West Side Story,” “Chorus Line” and “Chicago.” The production is the...
    by at May 22nd, 2007 at 09:05 am
  • Los Reyes de Albuquerque perform
    The Martinez family has been playing la musica hispanica from their native New Mexico for 45 years. This award winning group Los Reyes de Albuquerque will perform May 20 the music of traditional wedding celebrations, La Fiesta de los Novios, and a special tribute to Mexico. Tickets $10 advance/$15 day of event. Call 702-229-6211. Reed Whipple Cultural Center 821 Las Vegas...
    by at May 15th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Salsa with Vega Sabor Orchestra
    Come dance salsa to the Latin beat of the Vega Sabor Orchestra Sat May 19. The City of Las Vegas sponsors this event with a salsa/merengue dance workshop at 7pm; actual dance starts at 8pm. There will be dance contests and no-host bar. Tickets are $10. Call 702-229-1515 for more info. East Las Vegas Community Center 250 No Eastern Ave Las Vegas NV
    by at May 14th, 2007 at 08:05 pm
  • Registration Begins for Summer “Cultural Arts Classes”
    Lumped together under the broad category of “cultural arts classes” is a variety of wonderful activities sponsored by the City of Las Vegas. Check out website or call specific Center. May 12-24 registration. Reed Whipple Cultural Center: pottery for all levels, youth certamics; ballet, hip hop, hula; private flute, guitar, piano....
    by at May 11th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Cinco de Mayo @ French Josette’s Bistro
    This Saturday night is Cinco de Mayo at the French bistro owned by the blonde bombshell, Josette. You have Kiki Kalor who will lead the celebration with hot Latin song and dance. Look for a Spanish heritage show with flamenco and castenets with DJ Dancing after the show. The party at Josette’s Bistro opens for dinner at 6p and goes on til closing. This should be...
    by at May 4th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Tastes & Tunes in North Las Vegas
    This is the 5th Annual Tastes & Tunes Festival May 4-5 with free admission. The Mexican Village will showcase Cinco de Mayo festivities with vendors and live Latino music on the Findlay Toyota Fiesta Stage. There will also be lots of action with boxing bouts provided by Barry’s Boxing. Look for a full-sized carnival by Royal West Amusements. Music will also...
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Cinco de Mayo @ Lorenzi Park
    Celebrate the culture of Mexico at the Cinco de Mayo Festival May 5 6p-10p in Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza. Disfrutan la musica, dance, crafts and family activities. Call 702-229-1087 for more info. Admission is Free. Lorenzi Park 720 Twin Lakes Dr Las Vegas NV (off W Washington). Related Cinco de Mayo Musica @ The District, Cinco de Mayo “Cazadores Las Chicas”,...
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Cinco de Mayo Musica @ The District
    Come enjoy Rick Arroyo and the Latin Percussion from 6p-10p at the Courtyard at the District at Green Valley Ranch. Latino musical entertainment for the whole family and it’s free. Call 702-990-2131 for more details. Related Cinco de Mayo Musica @ The District Tastes & Tunes in North Las Vegas Cinco de Mayo “Cazadores Las Chicas”, Free Cinco...
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Free Cinco de Mayo concert
    En el espirito de Cinco de Mayo, a free mariachi concert will be held May 2 @ 7pm at the main theater at Clark County Library. Look for students from Clark Country School District’s Mariachi Music Instructional Program and a dance performance by Rancho’s “Ballet Folklorico.” For more info call 702-507-3400. Clark County Library 1401 E. Flamingo...
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 07:04 am
  • Tiempo Libre Cuban Timba
    The Miami-based, Grammy-nominated hot Cuban timba band, Tiempo Libre, will perform on Sat Apr 28 8pm thanks to the City of Las Vegas. This group of seven native-born Cubans are known for high-voltage Latin jazz and seductive, modernized interpretations of traditional Cuban music. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Call 702-229-6383 for tickets. $10 advance/$15...
    by at April 7th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Mexico Vivo!
    Que lindo celebration of the colorful traditions of fokloric dancing, music, theatre and pageantry of Mexican/Latin American rituals. Icela (Ixela) Guitierrez, founder of the dance troupe Mexico Vivo, directs the production featuring ranchero-style music. Entrance $10/children under 12 free. Saturday Apr 21 @ 7pm. East Las Vegas Community/Senior Center 702-229-1515 250...
    by at April 5th, 2007 at 07:04 am
  • Free Pasqua Cultural Festival
    There are egg hunts all over town, so I won’t try to list all those. This bi-lingual (Spanish-English) festival looks like a great place to spend the Saturday before Easter if you are looking for Latino activities. There will be entertainment, art projects, games etc. It’s rumored the Easter Bunny might make an appearance. FREE. Co-sponsored by La Nueva...
    by at March 28th, 2007 at 04:03 pm
  • Ballroom Dancing for Normal People
    Want to dance like a professional, or at least not embarrass yourself on the dance floor? I’ve come across a studio in the New Orleans Square (not the Hotel Casino) that offers lessons in ballroom dancing, tangos, salsa, swing etc. as well as dance exhibitions and a Ballroom DanceFest with prizes. The sponsor is Tiger Jesse of the Blackbelters Lions Club 702-892-8423....
    by at March 25th, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • Fiesta Latina de la primavera
    Lest we forget that not everyone is Irish, or wanna be Irish, I want to give a mention to the Spring Festival happening this Sunday, Mar 18 at Freedom Park. This is going to be an all day celebration of Hispanic culture with exhibits, food, and of course, music. What is any Latino celebration without music? The event is co-sponsored by the City of Las Vegas Dept of...
    by at March 15th, 2007 at 10:03 am
  • Musica Latina
    If you love Latin music, there are two big events coming up in March, both sponsored by the Performing Arts Division of the City of Las Vegas. Mariachi Plata de Las Vegas, purported to be Las Vegas’ favorite mariachi band will perform at the East Las Vegas Community Center Sat Mar 24 @ 7pm. This local group is made up of Clark Co School District educators who have...
    by at March 11th, 2007 at 02:03 pm
  • Esperanza y Maggie Por La Manana
    My friend and powerhouse, Esperanza Montelongo, is no longer co-hosting the radio show 8-9 am M-F on KRLV 1340 AM, Nevada’s only Spanish Talk Radio Station. “Hey girlfriend!” Esperanza is the type who keeps nothing close to the chest and you are NEVER in doubt to what she thinks about anything – the perfect personality for talk radio. Herself...
    by at February 4th, 2007 at 01:02 pm
  • Firefly Tapas and Salsa
    If you are looking for that kind of lively, Latin atmosphere to sip Mojitas and Sangria while nibbling at an array of tantalizing tapas, then Firefly on Paradise is “el lugar” to see and been seen. With the vast variety of tapas on the menu, I would suggest a group of friends so you can have a tasting event. The music is pulsating and you are elbow to elbow...
    by at February 2nd, 2007 at 04:02 pm