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Lineup for 8th annual Latino Music Festival announced

The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago has announced the full schedule for the 8th Annual Latino Music Festival,Sept. 20 – Dec. 15.

More than 20 concerts representing music from Latin America and Spain will take place across the city and suburbs at venues that include: the Humboldt Park Boathouse, Chicago Public Library, Cindy Pritzker Auditorium, The Art Institute of Chicago, Instituto Cervantes, Chicago Cultural Center, Harper College Performing Arts Center and Mayne Stage, among others.

Fareed Haque kicks off the opening night of the Latino Music Festival.

The festival opener is a concert by legendary guitarist Fareed Haque at the Humboldt Park Boathouse, 1440 N, Sacramento on Sept. 20.

Festival highlights include: Uruguayan guitarist Eduardo Fernandez in a solo recital at the Art Institute of Chicago’s Fullerton Hall, 111 S. Michigan, Oct. 6; Ensemble Dal Niente contemporary dance, Chicago Public Library, 400 S. State, Nov. 14; the world premiere of Gustavo Leone’s “Absurdopera” at the Mayne Stage, 1328 W. Morse, Nov. 21-22; Paquito D’Rivera, Mayne Stage, Dec. 15; and harpsichordist Ignacio Prego, Instituto Cervantes, 31 W. Ohio, Oct. 31.

For more information and a full schedule visit www.latinomusicfest.org.