Festival Fever: Albany LatinFest, 8/27/11


The 16th annual Albany LatinFest returns to Washington Park in Albany on Saturday, running from 11am til 6pm, celebrating Latino heritage with lots of ethnically diverse food, crafts, children’s activities and, of course, music! The fest is free and family-friendly.

In case of bad weather, the fest will move underneath the I-787 overpass at the Corning Preserve Boat Launch, the same rain site used for Alive at Five.

Here’s the schedule of performances for the 2011 LatinFest:

11am: The Washington Park Drummers, DJ Rollo
12noon: Mob Man & Blaze, DJ Rollo
1pm: En Clave Dance Studio, DJ Rollo
2pm: Tony Swing (merengue and Latin swing)
3:30pm: Mob Man & Blaze
4pm: DJ Rollo
4:30pm: Tito Rojas (salsa veteran)


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Bluestock Music Festival @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, August 26-28
Restoration Festival @ St. Joseph’s Church, Albany, August 27-28
Everything Under the Sun Music & Arts Fest @ Noel Field, North Adams, August 27-28
Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival @ Corning Preserve’s Riverfront Park, Albany, September 10, FREE
LarkFest @ Lark Street, Albany, September 17, FREE
Jazz at the Lake: Lake George Jazz Weekend @ Shepard Park, Lake George, September 17-18, FREE
PearlPalooza @ North Pearl Street, Albany, September 24, FREE
FreshGrass: A Festival of Art & Bluegrass @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, September 24-25
Hippiefest @ the Palace Theatre, Albany, October 13

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