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Outdoors in the DU Quad
FREE — bring your own blanket or chair


Raíces (Roots) pays homage to the originators of Latin Jazz such as Cal Tjader, Tito Puente and Mongo Santamaria and also performs original music composed in the same genre. The group was founded by Chicago percussionist Ruben Alvarez and is currently led by vibraphonist Joe Sonnefeldt. Since their post-pandemic return in 2021, Raíces has played to packed audiences at Fitzgerald’s Night Club and enthusiastic crowds at several area music festivals.

Summer Sounds

Join us this summer for a series of FREE concerts in the Quad on Wednesday nights at 7:00 p.m. from June 14–August 16. Bring a blanket or chair, a picnic dinner and some friends and enjoy great music from a variety of local bands.


June 14: The Anne Thompson Band
June 21: The Redmonds
June 28: The Box Band
July 5: The Dooley Band - rescheduled for 8/23
July 12: The Street Jaxkson Band
July 19: Raíces Latin Jazz
July 26: Cheap Talking Wine
August 2: Los Gallos
August 9: The Bear Williams Trio
August 16: Radius
August 23: The Dooley Band