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¡Arriba! Orlando Marin, the Last Mambo King

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On the High Line in the Chelsea Market Passage (between 15th and 16th Streets)

West 16th St. and 10th Avenue

New York, NY 10014

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¡ARRIBA!: LATIN DANCE PARTY WITH ORLANDO MARIN

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Wednesday, June 7

6 – 7 PM Dance lesson

7 – 9 PM Live music

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On the High Line at 16th St.

Feel the rhythm of some of New York City’s hottest Latin bands as the High Line is transformed into an epic dance floor for our annual series. Grab your friends and get ready to dance.

Come mambo with living legend and all-time-favorite Orlando Marin, The Last Mambo King and his all-star band. Orlando will be lighting up the ¡Arriba! Stage for the seventh consecutive year. Join us at 6 PM for a dance lesson with Milteri Tucker Concepcion of Bombazo Dance Company, or come early for a drink at Terroir and a killer sunset view.

UPCOMING ¡ARRIBA! DATES

July 5: Folklore Urbano
August 2: Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra


ABOUT THE ARTISTS

Orlando Marin, The Last Mambo King: A contemporary of such greats as Tito Puente, Machito, and Tito Rodriguez, Orlando Marin is the only Latin orchestra leader from New York's golden era of mambo still performing regularly. Marin formed his first band in 1951 and recorded his first album in 1954 on Fiesta Records. Since then, he has performed at esteemed national and international music venues and has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Bobby Capo Lifetime Achievement Award.

Milteri Tucker Concepcion is a Puerto Rican professional dancer, choreographer, dance educator, and scholar. As the founder and artistic director of Bombazo Dance Company, she has performed with salsa legends Larry Harlow and Orchestra, Grammy Award- winner Arturo O'Farrill, Pete Rodriguez, and, at the 2013 Latin Billboard Awards, pop sensation Don Omar.

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On the High Line in the Chelsea Market Passage (between 15th and 16th Streets)

West 16th St. and 10th Avenue

New York, NY 10014

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