Segunda Quimbamba will perform live online 2 sets on Saturday September 19th at 5pm as part 3 of Perth Amboy Artworks Virtual Concert Series. The show will also feature Bodega Satellite with an intermission performance. Segunda Quimbamba is a dance and drum ensemble that perform Bomba and Plena, the vibrant drum music of Puerto Rico. Band Director Juan Cartagena is a recognized Master Folk Artist by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Founded in 1989, Segunda Quimbamba have many recordings & have performed throughout the US and Internationally. Their beloved performances at the Live at the Ferry Slip Music Series in Perth Amboy have attracted all ages to learn about roots music and celebrate Puerto Rican Culture. This year due to the pandemic the Live at the Ferry Slip Music Series was changes into a virtual concert series. You can still be inspired online by Segunda Quimbamba! Watch the show live online Saturday September 19th from 5-7pm on the Perth Amboy Artworks Facebook page.
Grant funding has been provided by the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders through a grant award from the Middlesex County Cultural and Arts Trust Fund.