Celebrate Music & Dance: Forest Hills
May 26, 2023
Saturday | June 10, 2023
1:00 – 4:00 PM, FREE!
Forest Hills Bandshell
1-12 Cross Bay Pkwy, Queens, NY 11693
Join Midori & Friends in a celebration of music and culture from the Americas. Get ready to sing, dance and clap along! With a wide range of musical styles and influences from North, South and Central America, everyone is sure to find something they love at this concert.
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Dive in to Dominican music with celebrated guitarist, vocalist, and composer Yasser Tejeda, an award-winning Dominican composer, guitarist, vocalist, and producer. Combining traditional African-rooted Domincan folk music with jazz, rock and Caribbean rhythm, Yasser Tejeda inspires audiences to dance, sing, and celebrate their roots. This is one rock party you don’t want to miss!
La Manga is a cultural identity laboratory inspired by the spirit and ancestry of the great Caribbean musical diaspora. Honoring Black and Indigenous oral traditions; connecting with the power of tambores Afro-Colombianos and celebrating life through storytelling and bailes cantaos. This project is the work of a collective of women artists including Daniela Serna, Mafer Bandola, Andrea Chavarro, Katherine Ocampo, and Lina Fernanda Silva. Join La Manga for a journey through the music of Colombia, Puerto Rico, and Venezuela!
This program was made possible with support from the Honorable Council Member Lynn Schulman of District 29 and generous sponsor: