Levitt AMP Music Series: Radio Jarocho

  • Presented By: CREATE portage county
  • Dates: August 3, 2017
  • Location: Pfiffner Pioneer Park Bandshell
  • Address: 1100 Crosby Avenue, Stevens Point, WI 54481
  • Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Price: Free
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  • Overview
  • Come close down the Levitt AMP Stevens Point Music Series Thursday August 3rd with Mexican Folk band Radio Jarocho. Bobby Danzcyk and the Polish Memories open this celebratory night of community and culture with food and beverage trucks on site.

    About the headliner: Son Jarocho is a style of music and dance originating from Veracruz, Mexico, a genre that blends it’s roots in Spanish, Afro-Caribbean and Mexican cultures to create an addictive, danceable and energetic form of music. If you’re looking for a crash course in this vibrant musical experience, Radio Jarocho will provide it.

    Radio Jarocho writes their own songs inspired by this popular genre, tailored with assorted influences, creating a contemporary repertoire that captures the spirit of the traditional style. The band has championed their genre by performing over the past decade in dozens of concerts and fandangos in several cities, including New York, Washington DC, Philadelphia, and Boston.

    About the Levitt AMP Stevens Point Music Series: The Levitt AMP Stevens Point Music Series is a CREATE Experience supported in part by the Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation, a private foundation that empowers towns and cities across America to transform underused public spaces into thriving destinations through the power of free, live music. This project breathes new life into Pfiffner Park—a historically rich green space along the Wisconsin River—with the aim to strengthen the local community by helping to create a thriving city center that welcomes people of all walks of life to experience the cultural scene in the historic neighborhoods surrounding the city’s core. Presented by Create Portage County, a nonprofit that leads community development efforts through continued arts advocacy and creative placemaking.

Levitt AMP Music Series: Radio Jarocho