Join us at Playhouse Plaza for a free outdoor summer concert featuring Louie Cruz Beltran and his Jazz Ensemble, Thursday evening, August 22nd at 7:00pm.
Louie has delighted crowds at a host of venues including the Hollywood Bowl, Gibson Amphitheater, Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, and Dodger Stadium. He’s shared the stage with greats such as Smokey Robinson, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, and Natalie Cole. Louie performs regularly at Catalina’s Jazz Club and Vibrato in Los Angeles and is a perennial hit on the Playhouse Plaza.
“Louie Cruz Beltran and his band are stunners…mixing Afro-Cuban rhythms and R & B influences that will move and dazzle you… -OC Weekly
“….a triumph…a sharp, uncluttered jazz ensemble…choice material deftly translated translated into Latin Grooves.” ~Richard Ginnell, Variety
”…seized attendees attention with percolating percussion, stimulating chanting choruses and searing brass arrangements.” ~Chris Walker, JazzTimes Magazine
Bring your appetite and support San Gabriel businesses! Chanos’ delicious Mexican food will be available for purchase along with all natural pops from Nomad Ice Pops.
Parking is free. We provide fold up chairs (first come, first served). You can bring your own chair if you’d like.
This event is a part of the Summer in San Gabriel series and the Mission Playhouse Community Engagement program,