Marc Antoine headlines Casselberry’s Latin Jazz & Art Festival


Mingle with more than 7,000 lovers of Jazz and Latin culture and music at Casselberry’s signature cultural event, the Latin Jazz & Art Festival, on Saturday, Sept. 27.

With internationally renowned musical acts, savory cuisine, visual art demonstrations, specialty vendors, Latin dance presentations, Latin art exhibits, and delightful children’s activities, you won’t know where to look next!The festival, sponsored by City of Casselberry, WLOQ Orlando’s Smooth Jazz and El Sentinel, takes place on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Lake Concord Park (located at 95 Triplet Lake Drive).

The festivities begin at 4 p.m. with flamenco dancers and a Latin art exhibit that will offer a visual explosion of brilliantly colored costumes and cultural expressions.The concert begins at 5 p.m. with teachers and students of the New World Music School of Orlando performing a variety of tunes to rev up the crowd.

Then we have Opus Mundi blending a fresh sound in jazz, Latin and Puerto Rican folklore sound.And, the headliner is legendary jazz fusion guitarist Marc Antoine. His career boasts many #1 hits on the R&R contemporary jazz charts, as well as topping the Billboard charts. Everyone is invited to bring a blanket, chairs and all of their friends to the lakefront amphitheater to enjoy an exciting evening that kicks off at 4 p.m.Mark your calendars so you don’t miss New World Music School of Orlando, Opus Mundi, Marc Antoine, dancers, food vendors and several art exhibits.This free concert is sponsored by the City of Casselberry, WLOQ Orlando’s Smooth Jazz and El Sentinel.  For more information, call 407-262-7700 ext. 1507 or visit the website www.casselberry.org.