Taking his inspiration from legends Chano Pozo and Dizzy Gillespie, legendary Latin jazz percussionist Poncho Sanchez plays infectious music that is pure energy. Having released over 24 albums, Poncho Sanchez and his band bring a raucous live show to the Del E. Webb Center stage as a featured artist at the First Annual Wickenburg Literary Festival. Lending a heady infusion of Latin flavor to the elements of traditional jazz, Poncho and his band can easily switch gears from a funky groove to pensive boleros to high-energy mambos and rumbas, earning the percussionist the title of "King of the Conga." Come enjoy Sanchez's kaleidoscopic swirl of some of the hottest sounds to emerge from the global music scene.
Tickets for those 18 and younger are $5 and can be reserved through the Webb Center Box Office at 928-684-6624.