Posted September 17, 2016 by & filed under Blog, Member News.

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The Brownsville Latin Jazz Festival invites everyone throughout Brownsville and the Rio Grande Valley to celebrate its TWENTY YEAR ANNIVERSARY! Highlights will include:

  • FREE ADMISSION TO ALL EVENTS, a gift to our fans for their steadfast support!
  • World-class music by multiple GRAMMY AWARD WINNERS & NOMINEES!
  • FESTIVAL & CYCLOBIA TEAM UP for the first LATIN JAZZ FAMILY BIKE RIDE!
  • FREE DANCE CLASSES by visiting INTERNATIONAL SALSA CHAMPIONS!
  • Awards to YOUNG ARTISTS in CAPITOL THEATRE STREET-ART COMPETITION!
  • Showcases by the TOP AMATEUR DANCE COMPANIES in the RGV!
  • DELICIOUS STREET FOOD by selected veteran Festival vendors!
  • COLD BEER & COOL COCKTAILS BY COBBLEHEAD’S!
  • All venues in BROWNSVILLE’S HISTORIC DOWNTOWN DISTRICT!

Visiting artists include the great HUBERT LAWS, the legendary jazz flutist, accompanied by MONGORAMA, the premier Latin Jazz ensemble in Los Angeles with JOSÉ RIZO, JUSTO ALMARIO, FAUSTO CUEVAS, RENÉ CAMACHO, DAYREN SANTAMARIA, DESTANI WOLF, DANILO LOZANO, JOEY DE LEON, ALFREDO ORTIZ and JOE ROTONDI.

Regional performers include CLAY MOORE, TOMÁS RAMIREZ, CHARLES HEARN, ANA LAURA CHAVEZ, MICHAEL MORDECAI, ANI THARPE, JOE CHAPA, TOM RAINES the great big sound of SON MONTUNO, the UTRGV JAZZ BAND and more!

For the latest cycloBia routes, parking, street closures and related matters please visit cycloBiaBrownsville.com. For more info on Latin Jazz Festival venues, lineups, schedules, dance lessons, table reservations, visit artsinbrownsville.org, call 956-831-9590 or email us at info@artsinbrownsville.org. For more dance info call Omar Oropeza at 956-455-2027.