Miami-Based Band set for a show on the at Fountain Terrace stage during final Saturday of February
The Miami-based Afro-Cuban funk bandPALO! will bring its unique brand of music to Hialeah Park for a free outdoor concert on Saturday, February 27, 2016. PALO! is set take the Fountain Terrace atage at 9 p.m. that night to entertain concert goers with a unique, danceable sound that blends the allure of Cuban music with funky beats and jazzy improvisation. The show is free and open to the public; must be 21 and over to enter the casino.
PALO!’s catchy original songs feature the sultry vocals of Latin Grammy-nominated Leslie Cartaya and the impromptu virtuosity of Latin Grammy-winning saxophonist Dr. Ed Calle. The scorching percussion and vocals of Philbert Armenteros (congas) and Raymer Olalde (timbales) punctuate their performances with Cuban fire. Producer / pianist Steve Roitstein (Celia Cruz, Willy Chirino, Tito Puente, Cheo Feliciano, Oscar d’Leon) fuses these elements with a foundation of edgy, unforgettable rhythms.
PALO! was nominated for a 2015 Grammy and a Latin Grammy for their albumPALO! Live. The band has performed in packed houses and festivals in Los Angeles, Boston, Chicago, New York, and other cities in the United States and Canada. PALO! has received many accolades from music critics the world over, such as this glowing praise from the New York Post: “Afro-Cuban Funk is Cuban music for the new generation. And the leader of the sound is the Miami- based band PALO!”.
Hialeah Park Racing & Casino, with entrances at 100 East 32nd Street and 2200 East 4th Avenue, is easily accessible from all major Miami highways. The landmark venue is conveniently located just minutes by car from Miami International Airport, South Beach, Downtown Miami, Coral Gables, and Doral.