FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Hialeah Park Presents a Weekend of Salsa Featuring Lucy Grau, Jose Fajardo, Jr. and Tito Puente, Jr.
Hialeah, FL – November 13, 2017 – Hialeah Park’s Fountain Terrace will host a weekend of Latin music concerts presented by Jack Daniel’s featuring Miami disco / salsa queen Lucy Grau on Friday, November 17, and Jose Fajardo, Jr. and Tito Puente, Jr. on Saturday, November 18, 2017. Both shows are free and open to the public of all ages, and both begin at 9 p.m. DJ El Russo will spin his mix of pop and Latin dance tunes beginning at 8 p.m.
Grau is best known for her salsa-fied version of the Donna Summer disco classics “On the Radio” and “Last Dance”. Singer and percussionist Fajardo Jr. carries on the charanga legacy established by his father, Cuban bandleader and flautist Jose Fajardo, recording and performing throughout the U.S. Puente Jr. is the son of the famous Mambo King Tito Puente who now leads his own in-demand Latin / salsa band.
Food trucks will be curated by the Cuban Boys, who will also have their mobile unit present. Hialeah Park is located at 100 East 32nd Street, Hialeah, FL 33013. For more information, please visit www.HialeahPark.com.
Hialeah Park began making history in 1922 as the Miami Kennel Club, the first pari-mutuel greyhound track in America, founded by Missouri cattleman James Bright and aviation pioneer Glenn Curtiss. In early 1925, the newly renamed Hialeah Park opened for thoroughbred racing over a one-mile dirt track.
Today Hialeah Park is home to a state-of-the-art casino, which began operations in August of 2013. It features 800 Las Vegas-style slot machines, electronic roulette and blackjack, South Florida’s most popular poker room, several restaurants and cocktail lounges, and seasonal quarter horse racing.
Champions Simulcast Center and Sports Bar, on the second floor of the iconic Clubhouse, is open year-round, offering bettors world-class horse racing action from across the United States.
Newly redesigned space is available for weddings, quinces, and special events. The park’s vast outdoor space is also available for events. An official corporate partner of the University of Miami, Hialeah Park is listed as an Audubon Bird Sanctuaryand is recorded in the National Register of Historic Places.
With entrances at 100 East 32nd Street and 2200 East 4th Avenue, Hialeah Park is easily accessible from all major Miami highways. The landmark venue is conveniently located just minutes by car from Miami International Airport, South Beach, Downtown Miami, Coral Gables, and Doral.
FRANK FIORE / Hialeah Park VP of Entertainment
Hialeah Park Racing & Casino, with entrances at 100 East 32nd Street and 2200 East 4th Avenue, is easily accessible from all major Miami highways. The landmark venue is conveniently located just minutes by car from Miami International Airport, South Beach, Downtown Miami, Coral Gables, and Doral. Hialeah Park –”The World’s Most Beautiful Race Course”– is one of Miami’s most iconic destinations. For more information, please call 305-885-8000 or visit www.hialeahpark.com.