LATIN FESTIVAL: SANTERIAS
October 5 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm EDT$20
A FESTIVAL SHOWCASING LATIN MUSIC AND CULTURE
An exciting event that brings the Latin American culture to life in the City of Toronto
The Latin Festival 2019 is a unique 3-day event that celebrates the culture of hispanic – Latin America from Thursday October 3 to Saturday October 5, 2019 at the Jazz Bistro in Toronto. This flavourful festival will showcase the finest Latin music in Canada.
Attendees will enjoy live entertainment by top performers such Latin Singer AMANDA MARTINEZ, Juno-nominated Latin Jazz pianist RAFAEL ZALDIVAR and the hottest latin band in Toronto SANTERIAS.
The word “Santerías” represents a cultural fusion where dance and music are fundamental ingredients for healing. Santerias Band proposes that their dynamic and upbeat style of music, coined by them as RUMBAFUNK, should be a universal healing language. Some songs bring in Latin rhythms while some embrace a Brazilian Tropicália sensibility, but all of them get bathed in a vibrant mixture of pop and funk aesthetics. Ana Lía Arias Garrido (Dominican Republic) on lead vocals, Juan Dino Toledo (Chile) on guitar and backing vocals, and Oriana Barbato, (Chile) on bass and backing vocals, are the core of this musical superpower. They have a roster of guest musicians and most recently, Randolf Jimenez (Venezuela), has been put in charge of the rhythmic backbone.