Harlem Stage Presents the Uptown Nights Latin Music Series!
Our 40th anniversary season is in full swing, and we are excited to launch the new Uptown Nights Latin Music Series! From September through December 2023, we'll present an exciting array of artists from the Latin diaspora with multi-genre performances you won't want to miss — CHECK OUT OUR VIDEO!
UPTOWN NIGHTS LATIN MUSIC SERIES PABLO MAYOR'S FOLKLORE URBANO ORCHESTRA
Friday, September 22 | 7PM
Kicking off the series is Colombian-born, Pan-Latin pianist, composer, and educator Pablo Mayor who on Friday, September 22 at 7PM performs with his powerhouse 13-piece Folklore Urbano Orchestra in an exciting night of music and dancing. Plus, there will be a pre-show salsa and Colombian dance class taught by choreographer, dancer, and Harlem Stage commissioned artist, Daniel Fetecua, and a post-show DJ dance party with DJ Franklin Ayala and co-hosted with Talia Castro-Pozo!
UPTOWN NIGHTS LATIN MUSIC SERIES DAFNIS PRIETO CANTAR
Friday, October 27 | Set 1: 7PM & Set 2: 9PM
On Friday, October 27 at 7PM and 9PM Cuban-born GRAMMY Award-winning drummer, composer, and bandleader, Dafnis Prieto performs the New York debut of his heralded 2022 album, Cantar. The album features music and lyrics by Prieto and will have you dancing in your seat to songs in three languages — English, Spanish, and Portuguese. Don't miss this electrifying performance by who The New York Times calls a "marvel of acrobatic musicianship."
UPTOWN NIGHTS LATIN MUSIC SERIES CARNEGIE HALL CITYWIDE FLOR DE TOLOACHE
Friday, November 10 | 7:30PM
Making their Harlem Stage debut is the Latin GRAMMY Award-winning Flor de Toloache. Taking their name from the legendary Toloache flower, still used today as a love potion in Mexico, this culturally diverse ensemble is New York City's first, and only, all-female mariachi band. With a contemporary flair, they push the boundaries of centuries old traditional Mexican music. After their Tiny Desk performance, NPR Music stated, "There should be fireworks named after this band, for all the intensity and color and life that bursts forth from Flor de Toloache." Fall under their spell on Friday, November 10 at 7:30PM. Presented in partnership with Carnegie Hall Citywide.
UPTOWN NIGHTS LATIN MUSIC SERIES YASSER TEJEDA & DJ SABINE BLAIZIN (OYASOUND)
Friday, December 1 | 7:30PM
Finally, on Friday, December 1, Afro-Dominican bandleader, and guitarist Yasser Tejeda performs a combination of traditional folkloric music, rock with Caribbean rhythms, and jazz followed by a DJ dance party music spun by DJ Sabine Blaizin (Oyasound) bringing her Haitian roots to the turntable. Presented in partnership with World Music Institute and Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute.
In honor of our 40th anniversary season we're offering a special discount giving you 40% OFF your single transaction ticket purchase to 4 shows or more. So, why not enjoy this new series to the fullest?
Buy tickets to 4 or more performances and GET 40% OFF! Usediscount code HS40at checkout.
(Tickets must be purchased in a single transaction. Excludes tickets to April 27 Benefit Concert and June 3 Annual Gala)
FROM OUR FRIENDS AT TOWN HALL
The Town Hall Presents Let Us Descend: A Conversation with Jesmyn Ward and Ta-nehisi Coates
Friday, October 24
Let Us Descend is author Jesmyn Ward's most magnificent novel yet, a masterwork for the ages. Join Ward and Ta-nehisi Coates for this special evening of conversation. All tickets include a copy of the book.