2:00-2:45 Dan Hanczar Summer Band... A bunch of well seasoned musicians playing beach and summer songs will make you wanna dip your toes in the Allegheny (maybe not). 3:00-3:45 Machete Kissumontao...A seven piece band playing Salsa, bombas, plenas and other traditional music from Puerto Rico 4:00-4:45 Springwater Band Local favorites playing Southern Rock. 5:00-5:45 Mephis Hill Very talented artists playing Rock/ bluesy, folk... 6:15-6:40 Awesome poi (Fire) spinners will surely be a hot way to end the night!!!
Solar Concert Series at The Children's Museum hosted by SLB Radio and the New Hazlett Theater!
Bio: Machete Kisumontao is a 7-piece Puerto Rican music band from Pittsburgh that blends Puerto Rican rhythms and Afro-beat music through drums, horns and electric guitars. They have performed around the city for the past nine years, energizing crowds in the Latin American Caribbean Festival; at benef...See Full Bio
““Guaracha got everyone up and dancing with a set that ranged from salsa to Cuban son. They were followed by the astounding Machete: a six-piece [sic] ensemble that blends Puerto Rican music with Afrobeat via horns, African drums and guitar. Tying it all together was the earth-mother- like Geña: a sheer life force who sang and danced like a gypsy, occasionally conducting the scoreless ensemble. It was hypnotic, psychedelic - and impossible not to groove to. Clearly, this Geña was tapping into something well beyond our immediate understanding, which she attempts to describe on the band's website: ‘Machete is the sound of your soul, the root of your heart beat, the respect for our Great Foremother, the laugh of a child, the silent tear of a mother, the love of gods, the strength of un CICLÓN, the peace of the dead and alive like the ocean.’ Took the words right out of my mouth.” ”