Música y Ritmos

Date: Sunday, September 26, 2021

Time: 1:00 pm E.D.T.

¡Disfrutar los sabores Latinos! Música y Ritmos returns with an incredible line-up of musicians, dance and music workshops, visual arts, and food! In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, come out and enjoy! Performances by Segunda Quimbamba Puerto Rican Folkloric Ensemble, and Gabriel Alegría Afro-Peruvian Sextet.
Online ticket sales end September 25 at midnight. Tickets can be purchased at the door starting at 12:30 noon on September 26.

1:00pm Gates Open

1:00pm-5:00pm: Kids Zone Open; Artisan Vendors; Food Trucks

1:30pm – 2:15pm – Bomba y Plena Exposure : Experiential Workshop with Segunda Quimbamba. Get an introduction to the instruments and rhythms of the Puerto Rican forms. Dance and drum with the band!

2:00pm-4:00pm – The Gallery at Nimbus: Wyme Santos Curates “Hadali (sun) Kathi (moon) Vuniabu (water)”

3 pm – Grooving & Afro-Peruvian Rhythms: with Gabriel Alegria Afro Peruvian Sextet. Gain unique insights into the narratives of Peruvian musical traditions in this hands on and interactive workshop. Participants will be guided through the dance, music and poly-rhythms abundant within the music of the band.

3:40pm – 4:40pm – Performance: Gabriel Alegría Afro-Peruvian Sextet

5:00pm – 6:00pm – Performance: Segunda Quimbamba

About the Nimbus Arts Festival:
Nimbus leads Jersey City and statewide audiences back to live performance with the first annual, star-studded, outdoor Nimbus Arts Festival, presented on the Harborside Campus with lead sponsorship by Mack-Cali. With a lineup of nationally-renowned and locally-loved performing artists including Nimbus Dance, Jersey City’s hometown dance company, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, co-presentations with Segunda Quimbamba Puerto Rican Folkloric Center, Riverview Jazz Festival, and Hudson West Folk Festival, the Festival offers world-class arts in a laid-back and socially-distanced atmosphere, complete with food trucks, drink refreshments by CoolVines, and artisan vendors. 7 fully produced performances take place over 5 dates throughout the summer in Downtown Jersey City.
Mack-Cali is the lead sponsor of the Nimbus Arts Festival. The Festival is supported by Mayor Steven M. Fulop, the Jersey City Municipal Council, and the Office of Cultural Affairs, the Exchange Place Alliance, LMC – A Lennar Company, and the HK Organization. CoolVines is the Beverage Sponsor of the Nimbus Arts Festival.

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