New Jersey Performing Arts Center Presents Héctor Acosta ('El Torito') and Milly Quezada

New Jersey Performing Arts Center Presents Héctor Acosta ('El Torito') and Milly Quezada

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Héctor Acosta ("El Torito") and Milly Quezada on friday, June 14th at 8:00 p.m.

A Father's Day celebration featuring high-energy music from the Dominican Republic, courtesy of two of world music's leading vocalists: best-selling bachata and Latin pop starHéctor Acosta ("El Torito") and Milly Quezada, known worldwide as "The Queen of Merengue."

With a career that's spanned over two decades, Latin GRAMMY nominee Héctor Acostahas become known for irresistible Latin beats that draw on Dominican musical traditions. Since the release of his 2006 debut album, Sigo Siendo Yo, Acosta has become known for a string of hits, including "Me Voy" and "Sin Perdon." A regular on the Billboard charts, his fifth studio album, Con el Corazon Abierto, includes the lead single "Tu Veneno," which became Acosta's third No. 1 hit on the Tropical Songs chart.

Four-time Latin GRAMMY winner Milly Quezada is one of the world's leading proponents of merengue, the fastest of the Latin American dance music styles. Quezada first hit the scene as part of Milly, Jocelyn & Los Vecinos, a group she formed with her siblings. Since the 1990s, she's been known primarily as a solo artist, taking Dominican music around the world with tours of Japan, Spain, Central and South America, and the U.S. Quezada's biggest hits include "Lo Tengo Todo," "Porque Me Amaste," "Vive" and "Toma Mi Vida."

Tickets to see Héctor Acosta ("El Torito") and Milly Quezada are available on Friday, March 22nd at 10 a.m. at or 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722) or by visiting the NJPAC Box Office.

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), located in downtown Newark, N.J., has the most diverse programming and audience of any performing arts center in the country, and is the artistic, cultural, educational and civic center of New Jersey - where great performances and events enhance and transform lives every day. NJPAC brings diverse communities together, providing access to all and showcasing the state's and the world's best artists while acting as a leading catalyst in the revitalization of its home city. Through its extensive Arts Education programs, NJPAC is shaping the next generation of artists and arts enthusiasts. NJPAC has attracted more than 9 million visitors (including over 1.7 million children and families) since opening its doors in 1997, and nurtures meaningful and lasting relationships with each of its constituents.

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