Grammy, Latin Grammy-Winning "Prince of Salsa" Luis Enrique
Known for his smooth vocals and fiery dance moves, Nicaraguan singer-songwriter Luis Enrique—"the Prince of Salsa"—is one of Latin music's first pioneers of the romantic "salsa sensual" style. Backed by a large student ensemble, the Grammy- and Latin Grammy Award-winning artist will perform some of his biggest hits. For more information on Luis Enrique, visit luisenriquemusic.com.
Luis Enrique Meets Berklee is part of Berklee's Signature Music Series and Latin Music and Culture Celebration.
The Twangbusters return to Vincent's, putting the TWANG in TGIF and busting their unique danceable blend of rollicking, retro-cool, rootsy rhythms and soulful blues. Though new to the music scene, the Twangbusters are a quartet of well-known roots music masters, recently named as a band to watch in Worcester Magazine's "Notes on the Rise".
Called "one of the finest blues artists" by Rolling Stone, acoustic blues master Paul Geremia plays a concert, celebrating the release of Love My Stuff, his first new album in seven years. The most expansive live collection of his 40-year career, it features three decades of rare and classic live performances that were recorded at theaters and clubs from California to New York.
Host Nick Noble wraps up his birthday month with four hours of his favorite songs, including tracks from Schooner Fare, Peter-Paul-&-Mary, the Highwaymen, Beth DeSombre, the Cumberland Trio, the Limeliters, Doug Kwartler, Joan Baez, and many more! No pitches, no interviews, just four hours of music.
In 1835, the capital of the United States was known as Washington City. The President at that time was Andrew Jackson, who was pro-slavery. But at least 4,000 inhabitants of the city were former slaves called “free men”. Racial tensions and relations in the Washington City reflected the conflicted feelings of the country as a whole. There were many white people who still believed in slavery of course; however, there were others who thought we should end slavery but send the Black Americans back to Africa.