Eddie Palmieri Benefit Concert for Mexico and Puerto Rico Disaster Relief
Advance concert tickets are $40, and VIP packages are $150.
Alderman José Pérez encourages residents to attend the benefit concert for Mexico and Puerto Rico Disaster Relief on Saturday, October 28. The concert will start at 10 p.m., and will take place at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino Woodland Dreams Ballroom, 1721 W. Canal St.
The concert will take place after the United Migrant Opportunity Services (UMOS) Hispanic Awards Banquet, which honors the contributions of Wisconsin Hispanics to their communities.
Eddie Palmieri, a 10-time Grammy winning Latin jazz musician and composer, will be headlining the event. He will be joined by world-class virtuoso William Cepeda, a brief opening set by Milwaukee salsa musician Jesus “Joey” Burgos, and musicians from local Latin music ensembles.
Alderman Pérez says, “I am very proud of the generous spirit and unity shown throughout Milwaukee amid these tragedies in Mexico and Puerto Rico. I urge you to attend this concert, donate to the Red Cross, and enjoy a night full of great music.”
Advance concert tickets are $40, and VIP packages are $150. All ticket proceeds will benefit the American Red Cross’s efforts to help the victims of the earthquake in Mexico City, and hurricane victims in Puerto Rico. Tickets can be purchased at http://eddiepalmiericoncertforprmx.mivoz.com/.
What: Benefit concert for Mexico and Puerto Rico Disaster Relief
When: Saturday, October 28 at 10 p.m.
Where: Potawatomi Hotel & Casino Woodland Dreams Ballroom, 1721 W. Canal St.
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