Waterfront Music Series featuring Segunda Quimbamba Live in Bayview Park October 16

Segunda Quimbamba in Perth Amboy Waterfront music Series

Perth Amboy Artworks will host Segunda Quimbamba in beautiful Bayview Park for the Waterfront Music Series Finale on Saturday October 16 at 4pm. Segunda Quimbamba is a large ensemble dance and drum band that perform Bomba and Plena, the vibrant drum music of Puerto Rico. Band Director Juan Cartagena is a recognized Master Folk Artist by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and his knowledge of Puerto Rican roots music inspires the exploration and celebration of heritage. Hundreds have been attending this annual fall concert in Perth Amboy for years now, making it a much looked forward to city event. The event is free and all ages.  Grant funding has been provided by the Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners through a grant award from the Middlesex County Cultural and Arts Trust Fund.

Founded in 1989, Segunda Quimbamba have many recordings & have performed throughout the US and Internationally. Last year during the pandemic, Segunda Quimbamba performed for Perth Amboy live online, and you can get excited about their upcoming show by watching the video here. 

Waterfront Music Series featuring Victor Quezada Latin Jazz Band in Bayview Park September 25

Victor Quezada Latin Jazz Band Perth Amboy Waterfront Music Series Perth Amboy Artworks

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in Perth Amboy! We are blessed in Perth Amboy with great artists. Join us for a concert featuring cherished Perth Amboy Jazz musician Victor Quezada and his Latin Jazz Band in beautiful Bayview Park on Saturday September 25 from 4-6pm.  A saxophonist, Victor also sings and writes songs. He has played the Hub City Jazz Festival, Carteret Latin Fest, Esquina Latina and headlined the Blueberry Jazz Festival and the Perth Amboy Mayor’s Concert Series. Free & all ages! Grant funding has been provided by the Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners through a grant award from the Middlesex County Cultural and Arts Trust Fund. RSVP on Facebook or email.

Waterfront Music Series featuring Brainorchestra in Bayview Park September 18th

Perth Amboy Artworks Waterfront Music Series

Join us for some hip hop in Bayview park featuring Brainorchestra on Saturday September 18th from 5-7 pm. Brainorchestra are a band from Perth Amboy and Elizabeth formed in 2016. Their release, “From The 908”, are 13 songs they wrote, recorded, mixed and mastered independently. They have been interviewed and performed live on NJ’s most popular indie music radio station WFMU. Brainorchestra are known for their live Beat Sets which they have performed at Beat Culture, a showcase of the best independent hip hop acts on the East and West Coast. They have toured the northeast and regularly play in Brooklyn and Jersey City. They recently were a headliner at the Long Island Music Festival. Free! Grant funding has been provided by the Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners through a grant award from the Middlesex County Cultural and Arts Trust Fund.