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Feb 10, 2018 | 8:00 PM | Saturday
Lehman Center for the Performing Arts continues its outstanding 37th Anniversary Season with the return of Salsa, Tropical Pop, and Bolero Superstar JERRY RIVERA with Salsa with Love! on Saturday, February 10th, 2018 at 8pm.
Sat Feb 10, 8:00 PM - Sat Feb 10, 11:00 PM
Lehman Center for the Performing Arts continues its outstanding 37th Anniversary Season with the return of Salsa, Tropical Pop, and Bolero Superstar JERRY RIVERA with Salsa with Love! on Saturday, February 10th, 2018 at 8pm. One of the biggest musical acts in the world, the four-time Grammy-nominated, multiplatinum-selling singer will perform his Salsa Romantica hits such as “Amores Como el Nuestro”, “Casi Un Hechizo”, “Ese”, and “Qué Hay De Malo?”. Produced by Lehman Center and José Raposo.
Lehman Center for the Performing Arts is on the campus of Lehman College/CUNY at 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West, Bronx, NY 10468. Tickets for JERRY RIVERA on Saturday, February 10th, 2018 at 8pm are $125*VIP, $75, $55, and $50 and can be purchased by calling the Lehman Center box office at 718-960-8833 (Monday through Friday, 10am–5pm, and beginning at 12 noon on the day of the concert), or through online access at www.LehmanCenter.org. *VIP Reception: The HAVANA CAFÉ, Havana Club Rum and Lehman Center special VIP pre-concert wine, beer, Havana Club Rum & hors d’oeuvres reception will start at 6:30pm. VIP tickets include the reception and the best seats in the house. At the reception meet other patrons and the staff of Lehman Center. Sponsored by Havana Café Restaurant and Havana Club Puerto Rican Rum. Lehman Center is accessible by #4 or D train to Bedford Park Blvd. and is off the Saw Mill River Parkway and the Major Deegan Expressway. Low-cost on-site parking available for $5.
JERRY RIVERA, the Salsa, Tropical Pop, and Bolero Superstar, was born and raised in Puerto Rico in a musical family of singers and is one of the best-selling Tropical music artists of all time. As a child, he would often accompany his parents at their performances. At one of these shows Frankie Ruiz sang a couple of songs with them and posed for a picture with the then 13-year-old Rivera, forever becoming his idol and inspiration. A year later, Tommy Olivencia heard Rivera sing and encouraged his father, Edwin “Pino” Rivera, to make a demo of young Jerry, which Pino presented to CBS Records, who subsequently signed him. Rivera earned the nickname "El Bebé de la Salsa" with the release of his first album Empezando A Vivir, which spawned his