This event is part of the Mission Playhouse Community Engagement Program, Engage!
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Louie Cruz Beltran & his Jazz Ensemble (Free Outdoor Concert!)
June 30, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
We’ll be having a FREE outdoor concert, ‘Noche de Baile’ at the Playhouse Plaza!
Noche de Baile will feature Louie Cruz Beltran, a “charismatic entertainer and master percussionist who has captivated audiences with his dynamic stage presence and wonderful vocals” and his Jazz Ensemble. Louie has performed at the Hollywood Bowl, Gibson Amphitheater, Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, and Dodger Stadium among others. 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.
“….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
“…exciting, danceable, and fun…”~Buddy Sampson, The Scoop LA
Learn more about Louie and watch clips of past performances at: www.louiecruzbeltran.com
This event is part of the “San Gabriel Summer Nights Music & Movies” series held each Thursday night June 9th-August 11th at one of two locations: the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse or Vincent Lugo Park.
Below is the series lineup All concerts begin at 6:30 PM • Movies begin at dusk or 8:30 PM
June 9: Mission District- Surf’s Up San Gabriel with Woodie & the Longboards
June 16: Vincent Lugo Park- Rock’n the Park Concert featuring Cold Duck
June 23: Vincent Lugo Park- Movie in the Park, Cinderella (2015)
June 30: Mission Playhouse Plaza-Noche de Baile with Louie Cruz Beltran
July 7: Vincent Lugo Park-Americana in the Park Concert featuring Bumptown
July 14: Vincent Lugo Park-Family Concert & Movie, screening of Minions (2015)
July 21: Mission Playhouse Plaza-Stage 626 Concert
July 28: Vincent Lugo Park-Movie in the Park, Zootopia (2016)
August 4: Vincent Lugo Park-Viva Mariachi Concert
August 11:Mission Playhouse- Jazz Concert & Movie at the Playhouse