Thursday, September 28

Willy Chirino, Tito Puente Jr. at Seminole Casino March 25

Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr +

Willy Chirino with special guest Tito Puente, Jr. will perform live in concert at Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee Saturday, March 25 at 9 p.m. with gates opening at 8 p.m.
Willy Chirino is celebrating 50 years in the music business and is recognized throughout the world as the creator of the Miami Sound, a fusion of Cuban music, rock, jazz, Brazilian and Caribbean rhythms. Born in Consolación del Sur in Cuba, Chirino left Cuba and came to the United States through Operation Pedro Pan, along with thousands of Cuban children. He has written several songs that are emblematic for the Cuban people, but none more so than “Nuestro Día (Ya Viene Llegando)” which has become a second national anthem for his compatriots inside and out of the captive island.
During his career, Chirino has released more than 35 albums and is the composer of over 100 songs that have been recorded by more than 60 artists. He won a Grammy in 2006 for Best Salsa/Merengue Album for “Son del Alma” and was nominated in 2007 for a Latin Grammy for Best Salsa Album for “35o Aniversario-En Vivo.”

Tito Puente Jr.

Tito Puente, Jr. carries his father with him, imprinted on his physical being and locked in his soul. It’s in his looks, his joy, and his music. Crowds lured to a venue by the father are returning to see the son and to once again participate in the high voltage celebration that takes place on stage. Puente, Jr. has become an audience favorite in casinos, performing arts centers, symphony halls and jazz festivals worldwide. His CD, “In My Father’s Shoes” features the classic Puente titles and was spun into a BET Jazz television special of the same name.
Advance general admission tickets for this outdoor concert are $39 and are available from Ticketmaster or at VIP tickets also are available for $69 that include up-front reserved seating and two drink tickets for beer, wine or soda; water is complimentary.
For tickets, visit


About Author

SWFHappenings Magazine is the best news source for local arts, music, theater and all around entertainment events.

Leave A Reply