Montuno Productions, Inc., is happy to announce The Second Annual Bay Area Latin Jazz Festival, to be held on Saturday, August 21, 2021, from 11:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. at Rowell Ranch (contingent on final approval by the Alameda County Dept. of Public Health), a picturesque, park-like venue operated and maintained by the Hayward Area Recreation and Park District (HARD). Rowell Ranch is located at 9275 Dublin Canyon, Rd., Castro Valley, CA 94552.
The celebration will showcase the cultural/musical contributions of Latin Jazz, with an emphasis on Afro-Caribbean and Latin American influences. Festival attendees will be able to enjoy a diverse array of food, music, dance, and artistry. There will be booth space available for Bay Area merchants, food vendors, artisans, and community organizations.
Confirmed artists include, the headliner, Bobi Céspedes, featuring invited guest artist, seven-times Grammy-nominated percussionist, John Santos; Latin Jazz Collective with John Nava; René Escovedo Latin Jazz Ensemble; Latin Rhythm Boys; Ricky's Grupo Afro Latino MC & DJ, radio personality, Luis Medina.
As part of its community outreach efforts, Montuno Productions will seek to bring small, independently owned, local businesses, community organizations, and music fans together with the goal of making a positive contribution to the arts and the economic and cultural vibrancy, resiliency, and strength of East Bay communities.
This one-of-a-kind Latin Jazz festival will be held at Rowell Ranch in Castro Valley, a picturesque park-like venue surrounded by hills, with easy access from Highway 580; ten minute drive from Hayward, and 10 to 15 minutes from Dublin, Pleasanton, and Livermore.
General admission: $20.00 (until May 31, 2021)
General admission: $30.00 (after May 31, 2021)
Gate (door) admission: $35.00
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