Spectacular Evening of Great Cuban Music Live @ Lehman Center for the Performing Arts in NYC

LEHMAN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS presents
A Spectacular Evening of Great Cuban Music

ORQUESTA ARAGÓN & ORQUESTA BROADWAY

“Orquesta Aragón still puts on an energetic live show, intent on making the audiences stand-up and scream.”
–The New York Times

“One of the most beloved and respected bands ever to come out of Cuba, Orquesta Aragón is still going strong.”
–Los Angeles Times

Lehman Center for the Performing Arts is proud to present directly from Cuba, the legendary champion of Cha-cha-cha and Danzón, ORQUESTA ARAGÓN,

and the great Charanga Band based in NYC –  ORQUESTA BROADWAY, on Saturday, May 13th, 2017 at 8 : p.m.

Orquesta Aragón

still fabulous after it was formed nearly 80 years ago in Cienfuegos, internationally spearheaded the first wave of Cuban Cha-Cha-Cha and countless rhythms like Cha Onda and Mozancha that captivated American audiences.

The New York based Orquesta Broadway is celebrating more than 50 years as one of the most popular Charanga-style bands, a form of Cuban dance music,

first popularized in the 1940s that combines classical musical instruments with African rhythms.  Performance produced by Lehman Center and Leo Tizol.

Lehman Center for the Performing Arts is on the campus of Lehman College / CUNY at 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West, Bronx, NY 10468.

Tickets for ORQUESTA ARAGÓN & ORQUESTA BROADWAY on Saturday, May 13th, 2017 at 8pm are $100*VIP, $65, $55, $50

and can be purchased by calling the Lehman Center box office at 718-960-8833

Monday through Friday, 10 am–5 pm and beginning at 12 noon on the day of the concert

or through online access at www.LehmanCenter.org.

*New This Season: HAVANA CAFÉ and Lehman Center special VIP pre-concert wine & hors d’oeuvres reception

starting at 6:30 p.m. VIP tickets include the reception and the best seats in the house. At the reception meet other patrons and the staff of Lehman Center.

Sponsored by Havana Café Restaurant and Havana Club Puerto Rican Rum.

Lehman Center is accessible by # 4 or D train to Bedford Park Blvd. and is off the Saw Mill River Parkway and the Major Deegan Expressway.

Low-cost on-site parking available for $5.

For high resolution photos, click these links:

Orquesta Aragón
http://lehmancenter.org/th_gallery/orquesta-aragon/

Orquesta Broadway
http://lehmancenter.org/th_gallery/orquesta-broadway-2/

For additional information, photos, interview requests, contact:
Leah Grammatica  /  LGPR  / 212-243-6052  /  Leahgram@aol.com

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