Saturday, July 4, 2009

Music Highlights, July 5-12

LAMC (Latin Alternative Music Conference), July 7-11 at the Roosevelt Hotel, Manhattan. As the only major conference dedicated to the marketing of Spanish-language alternative music in the U.S., this four-day event constitutes an unique networking oportunity to mingle with the genre's leading artists, label executives, managers, retailers, programers and media. With panels, exhibitions, and concerts. To see complete programming, click here.

Boricuas in Nueva York. Songwriter Pedro "Papo Forajido" Gely and poet Carlos Manuel Rivera, a.k.a. Carboinael Rixema, remember their experiences as recent arrivals from Puerto Rico in the Big Apple. Starting July 9, every Thurdsay of July and August, 6 pm, at La Pregunta Arts Café, 1528 Amsterdam Ave., rigth in front of City College. Phone (347) 591-6387.

Tato Torres & Yerbabuena in concert at Puerto Rican Festival in Newark. Friday, July 10, 6:30 - 8:00 pm, Verona Ave. and Broadway, Newark, New Jersey. Enjoy the sounds of bomba, plena and lelelay with one of the leading Boricua groups. For directions, click here.

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