Celebrate Providence 375 Erik Andrade & The Johnny Miranda Band
In honor of the 375 Anniversary of Providence RI, there will be a FREE Outdoor Concert featuring The Johnny Miranda Band and spoken word artist Erik Andrade.
The Johnny Miranda Band is an acclaimed traditional Cape Verdean music -- lively, nostalgic. Coladeira, mazurka, batuko, funana, morna
Erik Andrade will be performing live spoken word poetry during the band break in the middle of there set.
The concert is free in Billy Taylor Park bring kids and a lawn chair and come out for a great night of culture, music, and poetry in honor of Cape Verdean Culture and Providence Rhode Islands 375 anniversary.
The “Celebrate Providence!” Neighborhood Performing Arts Series is presented and sponsored byChristopher Johnson and Poetry in Public Places, the City of Providence, Angel Taveras, Mayor, the Department of Art, Culture & Tourism, and the Department of Parks & Recreation.
On a side note fittingly this performance is next to my great grandmother Celestina Andrade's home. And as as a fourth generation CV in America performing in her old neighborhood in honor of Cape Verdean and Providence culture I am blessed and honored.
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