Penn Live Arts Blog

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Posted September 28, 2020

World Music Music Latin Roots Latin Jazz Dance Jazz

Photo of Ballet Hispánico by Paula Lobo
September 15 to October 15 is National Hispanic American Heritage Month, an annual event celebrating the cultural contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans. We are proud to serve Philadelphia as a cultural destination that connects you with some of the best Hispanic music and dance artists each season. To honor Hispanic Heritage Month, we wanted to share some video highlights from some of the amazing array of Hispanic artists who have performed on our stages over the past few years. Enjoy!

Spanish Harlem Orchestra

Spanish Harlem Orchestra last performed here in January 2020.

A Día de los Muertos Musical Adventure 

Mexico Beyond Mariachi performed SUGAR SKULL! here in September 2019.

Chucho Valdés

The Chucho Valdés Trio last performed here in April 2018 as part of our Cuba Festival.

Miguel Zenón

Miguel Zenón last performed here in February 2017 with SFJAZZ Collective.

Ballet Hispánico

Ballet Hispánico last performed here in February 2016.

Papo Vázquez Mighty Pirates Troubadours & Sofia Rei

Philly native Papo Vázquez and his Mighty Pirates Troubadours performed with vocalist Sofia Rei back in December 2015.

Arturo Sandoval

The Arturo Sandoval Quintet last performed here in November 2014.

Eddie Palmieri

Eddie Palmieri last performed here back in February 2012.

Sonia De Los Santos

Sonia De Los Santos performed here in May 2018 as part of our Philadelphia Children’s Festival.