SAN GABRIEL MISSION PLAYHOUSE
320 SOUTH MISSION DRIVE
SAN GABRIEL, CALIFORNIA 91776
Join us at the beautiful Playhouse plaza for a free outdoor summer concert featuring Louie Cruz Beltran and his Jazz Ensemble, Thursday evening, July 5th at 6:30pm
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. Enjoy a fun-filled night of great grooves and positive energy with Louie and his ensemble of amazing musicians.
“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
Parking is free. We provide fold up chairs (first come, first served).You can bring your own chair if you’d like.
Food will be available for purchase from Downtown LA’s Zagat rated Pez Cantina Coastal Mexican Kitchen.
Nomad Ice Pops will be selling their refreshing handcrafted all natural fruit pops.
This event is part of our 2nd Annual Jazz Nights series which continues on July 26th with The Yuko Mabuchi Trio with special guests Robert Kyle & Billy Mitchell, and concludes on August 23rd with Kiki Ebsen and the Jeff Colella Quartet .
Jazz Nights is a part of the Mission Playhouse’s Community Engagement Program,