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Festival Cubano at Riis Park on Saturday, August 3, or Sunday, August 4, at 10 a.m. (Up to 55% Off)

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In a Nutshell

Jerry Rivera, Alfredo de la Fé, and Timbalive headline two days of open-air food and fun

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Aug 4, 2013. Limit 10 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Redeem starting 8/3 for a ticket at venue box office. Must show valid ID matching name on Groupon at Riis Park. Refundable only on day of purchase. Discount reflects Ticketfly's current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. Gates open at 10am. For ADA accommodations, call box office promptly upon receipt of voucher - availability is limited. For VIP option, drink ticket not valid for alcohol. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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The Deal

Ticketing Options
$12 for four single-day tickets for general festival admission (up to a $26.78 value)
$34 for a single-day VIP ticket package (up to a $68 value)

  • Express entry
  • Seating at the front of the stage
  • Backstage access, including a meet-and-greet with the performers
  • One food item and one non-alcoholic drink from backstage vendors<p>

For either option, choose between the following dates:

  • Saturday, August 3
  • Sunday, August 4<p>

Festival Cubano

  • Number of leap years since the first Festival Cubano: one
  • Saturday’s main attractions: Jerry Rivera, Alfredo de la Fé, and Xiomara Laugart
  • Sunday’s stars: Timbalive, Cachao All Stars, and Miles Peña
  • Performer nicknamed “El Bebé de la Salsa”: singer Jerry Rivera, because he was first signed by a record label at age 14 and originally accompanied himself on rattle
  • Performer with a nearly equal claim to the title: Miles Peña, who got his start in entertainment as a child actor
  • Alfredo de la Fé is best know for: bringing the violin into the stable of salsa instruments
  • Alfredo de la Fé is least known for: removing the glockenspiel from the stable of salsa instruments and erasing all evidence that it was ever there
  • Xiomara Laugart’s initial claim to fame in the U.S.: singing in Grammy-nominated fusion band Yerba Buena
  • Farthest-flung gig played by 10-piece band Timbalive: Slovakia, for the 2010 Vitamin Salsa festival
  • Cachao All Stars’ namesake: mambo godfather Israel “Cachao” Lopez<p>

Tips

  • “Great show”

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