CAPA Announces Headliners for Festival Latino 2017

CAPA Announces Headliners for Festival Latino 2017CAPA today announced the lineup of national and International Artists which will be headlining Festival Latino 2017 presented by Honda. The two-day, family-friendly, free event will be held Saturday and Sunday, August 12 and 13, from 11 am-8 pm each day in Genoa Park downtown.

Saturday, August 12

Charlie Cruz

Puerto Rican - Salsa

Named one of Puerto Rico's best salsa performers, Charlie Cruz's albums such as Imaginate and Asi Soy, as well as the 2016 single "Se Cae el Mundo" featuring Tito Nieves, showcase his upbeat, catchy flavor that always fills the dance floor.

Bachata HeightzCAPA Announces Headliners for Festival Latino 2017

Dominican - Bachata

Having just released a brand new single, "La Verdad" featuring Luis Vargas, this New York-based foursome has pioneered an urban-influenced bachata style, fusing the tropical and sentimental sounds of traditional bachata with the rock, hip hop, and R&B of the streets of NYC.

Sunday, August 13

Toño Rosario

Dominican - Merengue

Former lead singer of Los Hermanos Rosario, Toño Rosario went on to a successful solo career, earning three Grammy nominations and selling more than 100 million albums with his signature romantic merengue style.

Tito Nieves

Puerto Rican - Salsa

Fresh from his critically acclaimed performance in the Off-Broadway play I like it Like That, Grammy- and Latin Grammy-nominated salsa music star Tito Nieves ("El Pavarotti de la Salsa") has set himself apart by incorporating English into his recordings, earning numerous Gold records in a music career that spans more than 30 years.

A detailed schedule will be released at a later date, and will include the full lineup of entertainment and activities to be featured at the 2017 Festival.

All programs and artists are subject to change.

Photo Credit: Arturo Martinez

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