Montuno Productions is happy to announce The Fourth Annual Bay Area Latin Jazz Festival, to be held on Saturday, August 19, 2023, from 11:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. at Rowell Ranch, a picturesque, park-like venue operated and maintained by the Hayward Area Recreation and Park District (HARD). Rowell Ranch is located at 9725 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 Cuban pianist, Daniel Amat, direct from Málaga, Spain; Carlos Xavier & His Salsa Band; Montuno Productions All-Stars Salsa Project, featuring several Grammy award-winning musicians; Ricky's Grupo Afro-Nativo; 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.
Early Bird (first 100 tickets): $25.00
General Admission: $35.00
Gate (on day of festival): $45.00
Parking: $5.00 (cash upon entrance/arrival)