WNZN 89.1 FM will emcee this event and broadcast live from the
Museum. The Latino Heritage Festival is gratis, however
paid admission is necessary to tour the Rock Hall exhibits.
community festivals offers opportunities for the Midwest’s
diverse ethnic communities to become more acquainted with the
Rock Hall and the range of music styles and cultures it
The Latino Heritage
Festival is a kick-off to Hispanic/Latino Heritage month,
celebrated September 15 - October 15. The festival will feature
an array of musical talent that will highlight Rock and Roll
Hall of Fame Inductees of Latino descent, including: Carlos
Santana, Jerry García, and Ritchie Valens, and
provide the soundtrack to an afternoon of lively entertainment:
Micka Nova &
Gozadera are a Latin fused band from Cleveland, performing at the
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum’s Latino Heritage Festival
for the first time.
Founded in 2009 in Lorain, Ohio, the
Players got their start playing in a local church together. The
group performs smooth Latin jazz music, influenced by the likes
of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Carlos Santana as well as
Peter White, Marc Antoine and Jeff Lorber.
The awe inspiring moves of City Breaks Crew with
Urbana Entertainment bring together many of the area’s most
talented musicians and artists including DJ Ely, Blazin’ El
Unico, Alco, D’Son, La Voces De La Calle, Evolution and many
La Cosecha Galeria, translated to mean “the
Harvest Gallery,” opened in 2002 as the first Latino-owned and
managed art gallery in the greater Cleveland area. Since its
inception, the gallery has showcased a long list of local
artists, including former Cleveland Indians player Omar Vizquel,
bringing his talent back to the city of Cleveland. More
recently, La Cosecha Galeria has established itself as the
premier event manager, promoter, art designer of the largest
events held in the Latino community during the last few years in
Ohio. They will present a one of a kind arts installation at
Latino Heritage Festival at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
For more information, visit rockhall.com/event/latino-heritage-festival-2013.
About the Rock and
Roll Hall of Fame and Museum:
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Inc. is the nonprofit
organization that exists to educate visitors, fans and scholars
from around the world about the history and continuing
significance of rock and roll music. It carries out this mission
through its operation of a world-class museum that collects,
preserves, exhibits and interprets this art form and through its
library and archives as well as its educational activities.
The Museum is open seven
days a week from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. On Wednesdays (and
Saturdays through Labor Day), the Museum is open until 9 p.m.
Museum admission is $22 for adults, $18 for adult residents of
Greater Cleveland, $17 for seniors (65+), $13 for youth (9-12),
children under 8 and Museum Members are always free, for
information or to join the membership program call 216.
515.8425. For general inquiries, call 216.781.ROCK (7625) or
www.rockhall.com. The Museum is generously funded by the
public, various organizations, and Cuyahoga County residents
through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture.