For the 13th summer, Alex Torres and His Latin Orchestra will bring music, dancing and romance to the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum on Friday, August 2, from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. ‒ rain or shine. They will perform Spicy Sounds for a Hot Night on the outdoor stage in the Vanderbilt Mansion’s Spanish Revival courtyard overlooking Northport Bay.
Sponsored by TD Bank.
(Table reservations and location preference will be available only for groups of 6 or more. One payment per reservation, online only. If you would like to reserve the location of your table, please call Sarah at 631-854-5521 only after the reservation is complete. Groups of less than 6 cannot reserve tables. Groups of any size with individual tickets cannot reserve tables, even after tickets are purchased. Seating for individuals is on a first-come, first-served basis.)
As this is a benefit for the museum, we regret that tickets are non-refundable.
The Mansion Courtyard is a romantic location and the perfect setting for an enchanted evening of music and dancing. The Estate grounds open at 6:00. The performance, for listening and dancing, begins at 7:00.
Guests are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner, and to take professional, club-style Latin dance lessons ($5 per person, offered from 6:00 to 6:45) before the main event begins. Wine, beer and soft drinks will be available for purchase.
These renowned musicians and recording artists have performed to many sold-out Vanderbilt audiences and received rave reviews.
Torres and his orchestra have performed their original blend of Afro-Caribbean rhythms – including salsa, merengue, cha-cha, bomba, plena and Latin jazz – throughout North and South America. They have released 10 critically acclaimed CDs. Visit www.alextorres.com
The orchestra has shared the stage and billings with such major acts as Tito Puente, Eddie Palmieri, Andy Montañez, Los Hermanos Moreno, Arturo Sandoval, Ray Barretto, Jane Burnette & The Spirits of Havana, King Changó, Arrested Development, Branford Marsalis, and the Count Basie and Woody Herman orchestras.