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Tato Torres & YERBABUENA

New York City’s Hottest Boricua Roots Music Crew:
Tato Torres & YERBABUENA
bring the best Boricua Roots Music in town to the world famous
NUYORiCAN POEtS CafE in the heart of Loisaida (Lower East Side), NYC.

Come enjoy the sounds of YERBABUENA’s Bomba, Plena & Lelolay.

Saturday, June 10th & the 2nd Saturday of Every Month – 10:00 PM
Cover: $10

236 Rev Pedro Pietri Way
(E 3rd St between Ave B and Ave C), Loisaida, NYC, NY 10009

A new Puerto Rican generation is embracing their traditional musical expressions. YERBABUENA is the product of everything that leads to a contemporary Boricua (Puerto Rican) musical experience. It features the reality of a contemporary urban Boricua musical expression deeply rooted within tradition and community. YERBABUENA is a living link in the eternal chain that binds all generations; past, present and future in the same place and time.

At the Nuyorican Poets Cafe

(Sat), May 3 at 8pm

The Nuyorican Poets Café

Third Millennium Celebration


Legends, pioneers and new millennium poets unite for one night only on The Town Hall stage as the Nuyorican Poets Café celebrates its 35th anniversary on May 3, 2008 at 8 pm.

Mistress and Master of Ceremonies: actress/producer, *Rosie Perez *and poet/singer/ comedian, *Flaco Navaja* with some of the leading voices in the spoken word movement, including* Carlos Andrés* *Gómez, Kirk Nugent, Sandra María Esteves, Mariposa, Willie Perdomo, Steve Coleman*, *Nancy Mercado*, California’s first Poet Laureate *Quincy Troupe,* the performance poet and playwright *Jesús Papoleto Meléndez *along with the multifaceted performer, known for her mesmerizing poetry and characterizations, *Caridad De La Luz*, a.k.a. La Bruja. With music by the Boricua Roots Music group, *Yerbabuena*.

Ticket Price: $40 & 35

Producer: The Town Hall “Not Just Jazz” series