July 25 & 26
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 ♦ 8:30 PM
4544 N Lincoln Ave · Gary and Laura Maurer Concert Hall · 773.728.6000
A weekly showcase of world music and dance featuring the best local and touring talent! Most shows are Wednesday nights at 8:30 PM.
Most World Music Wednesday concerts are free with a $10 suggested donation. TO GUARANTEE YOUR ENTRY MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS IN ADVANCE EITHER ONLINE OR BY CALLING THE BOX OFFICE AT 773.728.6000. Reservations unclaimed 10 minutes before showtime will be released to waiting patrons.
Colombian Paíto´s Gaita Negra music comes from the Rosario Islands to capture global hearts. World-famous gaitero Paíto and his group Los Gaiteros de Punta Brava, hail from the ‘Islas del Rosario' off the coast of Cartagena, Colombia. Paíto is the last master of the Gaita Negra style, his legacy and memory are essential to understanding Caribbean Colombian music and its contribution to global music. His explosive performance leads the public to states of euphoria. Paíto and his group have toured France, Spain, Germany, Brazil, Costa Rica, Perú, Chile, Argentina and Ecuador.