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Orquesta Akokan

Orquesta Akokan

Jul 12th 2018 @ Damrosch Park

New York, NY
I Was There
Midsummer Night Swing
Thursday, July 12th, 2018
6:00 PM
Damrosch Park
W. 62nd Street, New York, NY 10023
Blending vintage sound, original tunes, infectious rhythms, and endless heart, Orquesta Akokán extends the golden era of Cuban mambo to now. Following their critically acclaimed debut album on Daptone Records, power vocalist José “Pepito” Gómez and an orchestra of Cuban music all-stars bring the spirit of old Havana to the heart of Manhattan.Dance Instructors: Christopher Rogicki and Nayelli Valencia Turrent teach Cuban Salsa and Rueda de CasinoDJ: Ron McGugins