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Amherst, The Notch Sunset Concert
July 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Libro Azul performs music based on the Son and Afro Cuban clave forms, and rhythms include Guaguanco, Son, Cha Cha and Afro 6/8 from Cuba, Bolero, Bomba and Plena from Puerto Rico, Merengue from Dominican Republic, Cumbia and Samba from South America, and American Jazz and Blues forms. Composers include Rafael Hernandez, Johnny Pacheco, Mongo Santamaria, Cal Tjader, Carlos Jobin, Dizzie Gillespie, as well as original compositions by the band’s founder, Joe Velez. And yes, there will be a dance floor!
All 2022 concerts will now be held in the beautiful Notch Visitor Center, 1500 West St. (Rt. 116) in South Amherst at 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:00 pm). Any tickets not sold online by noon day of show will be available for purchase at the door, cash only. All event proceeds support the Friends of the Mount Holyoke Range.