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This Sunday: Don’t miss the 31st annual Feria del Barrio in North Philly

Feria del Barrio | Credit: G. Widman for Visit Philadelphia | via http://www.visitphilly.com/events/philadelphia/feria-del-barrio/
Feria del Barrio | Photo by G. Widman for Visit Philadelphia | via visitphilly.com/events/philadelphia/feria-del-barrio

This Sunday, September 13th is the 31st Annual Feria del Barrio. Starting at Noon, Feria is one of the city’s largest outdoor celebrations of Latino arts and culture, and a free family event held in North Philly on North 5th Street between Cambria and Lehigh Avenues. Continue reading →

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From Puerto Rico to Philly, Plena Libre will perform at the 29th annual Feria del Barrio September 8th

plenalibre-banner-1Coming straight from San Juan, Plena Libre will be bringing their fast paced, Afro-Rican sound to Philadelphia’s 29th annual celebration of Latin arts and culture, Feria del Barrio. On September 8th, the four time Grammy nominated group will heat up the stage at Centro de Oro with their hip swaying rhythmic core layered with high-spirited brass and traditional vocals. Founded by bass player and composer, Gary Nuñez, the 12-piece ensemble will then be touring the U.S. in support of the recent release of their thirteenth feature length album, Corazon. Find more about the the performance and other events at the Latin festival here. Look up the future U.S. tour dates here. Watch the 2013 SanSe performance of “Que Bonita Bandera” off of their new album below.