Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca Open 26th Summer Nights Outdoor Music Festival

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Congo-born musician and singer Lemvo and his band will kick off the festival, which features live music, food, cocktails, kid zone, and dance lessons, with their Afro-Cuban beats July 7 at the Osher Marin JCC.

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Lemvo and his band, Makina Loca, manage a blend of Cuban and Central African traditions that is seamless and organic - and infectious. - L.A. Times

Saturday, July 7 brings the first of the 26th Summer Nights five Saturday nights of outdoor concerts and Congo-born musician and singer Ricardo Lemvo and his band, Makina Loca. Their unique and uplifting blend of Afro-Cuban rhythms infused with Pan-African styles, bright horns, fat bass lines, amazing percussion and melodies linger with audiences for days; be prepared for a street party that must be danced through!

The beautiful, intimate outdoor setting offers a dance floor on the turf with pre-concert dance class from Salsa Marin for this event. Pop up Restaurant from Marin’s own El Huarache Loco offers dinners available for purchase. So bring a picnic or appetite, family, and friends. Kids 17 and under are FREE.

WHAT: Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca perform outdoors at the Osher Marin JCC July 7, 2018
TICKETS: From $25. Kids 17 and under free.
Multiple seating options, including reserved table seats.
Available at http://www.marinjcc.org/arts
WHEN: Sat. July 7 @ 7 p.m. Doors: 6:15 Gen Ad/ 6:00 VIP/Subscribers
WHERE: The Osher Marin JCC, 200 N San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, 1/2 mile E off 101
PARKING: Ample FREE parking.
MORE: Dinners, snacks, coffee, tea, sodas beer, wine, cocktails available for purchase or bring a picnic. No glass or alcohol allowed to be brought in.

The Summer Nights venue is located in an intimate, safe, natural setting with easy access and seating choices for all.

Playground on-site, children’s art activities and free admission for ages 17 and under make for a fabulous family night out. The Osher Marin JCC Summer Camp staff host the Kid Zone this evening with hands-on fun for the little ones.

Created to celebrate diversity, explore commonalities, and bring generations together through live music, Summer Nights works to build community through the arts.

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