The City of Allentown Department of Parks and Recreation 2016 Noches de Ritmo series will kick-off Saturday afternoon at the West Park Bandshell located between 15th & 16th streets along Linden and Turner streets.
HALA Hispanic American League of Artists starts the celebration at 3pm followed by the Plena USA group and the Puertorican Culture Preservation Organization. Games and promotions during that time period will be organized by La Ola Radio 99.5 FM.
Hector Rosado & Orq HACHE will take the stage from 5pm – 6:30pm as part of Jazzfest at Noches de Ritmo. The scheduled 7pm performance of The Jeff “Tain” Watts Quartet has been cancelled.
La Ola Radio 99.5 FM is the partnering sponsor and will provide their radio personalities to emcee the event, as in previous years.
The Allentown Marine Band concert on Sunday, May 8 at 3pm at West Park is still on as scheduled.
All performances are free to the public.
For further updates throughout the weekend, please visit www.facebook.com/allentownparkandrec, tune into La Ola Radio 99.5 FM, or call the Recreation Inclement Weather Hotline at 610-437-7757.
Noches de Ritmo’s planning committee is made up of partners including La Ola Radio 99.5fm, Hispanic American League of Artists, Puertorrican Culture Preservation Organization, and Allentown City Council Parks & Recreation Committee Chair Cynthia Mota.