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Tito Puente Latin Music Series Returns for 2022

The six-concert Tito Puente Latin Music Series returns to Boston parks on in July and August. Performers include Berklee College of Music faculty, students, alumni, and world-renowned artists.

Created in honor of Latin music icon Tito Puente, this series celebrates 15 years of bringing live Latin music with a strong salsa influence to Boston parks.  The series is sponsored in part by Berklee College of Music and Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción. Free salsa lessons will be led by MetaMovements at select concerts.

The Tito Puente Latin Music Series kicks off on July 7 at O’Day Playground in the South End with an additional performance on July 14.  The series will also feature performances at LoPresti Park in East Boston on Thursday, July 21, McLaughlin Playground in Mission Hill on July 28, Mozart Street Playground in Jamaica Plain on August 4, and Boston Common (Tremont Street) on August 12. 

All concerts are at 7 p.m. (Besides August 12, which starts at 6 p.m.).  All locations are wheelchair accessible.  In the event of inclement weather, all concerts will be canceled with no rain dates.  The series schedule is as follows:

Thursday, July 7, 2022, 7 p.m. 
  • O’Day Playground
  • 75 West Newton Street, South End
  • Gorzarsa
Thursday, July 14, 2022, 7 p.m. 
  • O’Day Playground
  • 75 West Newton Street, South End
  • Latin Logic 
Thursday, July 21, 2022, 7 p.m. 
  • LoPresti Park
  • 33 Sumner Street, East Boston
  • Alea
Thursday, July 28, 2022
  • McLaughlin Playground
  • 239 Parker Hill Ave. Mission Hill 
  • David Rivera and Su Piquete
Thursday, August 4, 2022, 7 p.m. 
  • Mozart Street Playground
  • 10 Mozart Street, Jamaica Plain
  • Astoria Salsa Company
Friday, August 12, 2022, 6 p.m. 
  • Boston Common
  • Tremont Street 
  • Eguie Castrillo

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