A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month
WHEN: SATURDAY, SEPT 19, 2015 – 8PM
WHERE: bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt St., Englewood
Purchase tickets to see the salsa band at www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201.227.1030.
THE ENGLEWOOD HISPANIC HERITAGE FESTIVAL
WHEN: Saturday September 19, 2015 from 11AM -4PM
WHERE: on Van Brunt Street in front of the theater (rain or shine!)
Mayor Frank Huttle III, The City of Englewood In collaboration with Bergen Performing Arts Center, Englewood Public School District, Englewood Public Library, Hispanic American Chamber of Commerce of Englewood
Get ready to dance the night away to some hot salsa music! Legendary salsa band Grupo Niche is back on stage and ready to bring their old flame back to life. The group was first formed in 1981 in Cali, Colombia, and has enjoyed musical tours all over the world. They are known for their electrifying and high-energy live performances, and you won't want to miss a moment of this one-of-a-kind band!
Grupo Niche is considered one of the most important groups of Latin salsa. Their songs contain up-tempo dance music and slow-paced romantic numbers that speak to music fans of all ages and backgrounds. Every musician who plays with the group is a top-notch professional, and they have seen their share of stars throughout the band's history including Alvaro del Castillo, Tito Gomez and Moncho Santana.
They have released dozens of albums and become the most beloved salsa band in Columbian history. Among its best known hits are "Cali Ají", "Del Puente p'allá", "Sin sentimiento", "Una Aventura", "Etnia", "Gotas de Lluvia", "Han Cogido la Cosa", "Mi Pueblo Natal", "Hagamos lo que diga el corazón", "Duele más", "Nuestro Sueño" and "Canoa Rancha". Its most famous song is "Cali Pachanguero".
Plus, join the entire Englewood community in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month for a free Hispanic Heritage Festival the day of the Grupo Niche show from 11AM – 4PM. The festival is free and open to the public. Features include live music, cooking demonstrations, local vendors and restaurants, dance exhibitions, artists, family fun activities, and more! Please watch for more information coming soon!