Category Archives: Events & Activities

Events like concerts, baseball games; sport events and anything taking place on the north coast of the Dominican Republic and other part of the island.

Dominican Republic Jazz Festival 2015

The 19th Dominican Republic Jazz Festival will celebrate four nights of free concerts, Nov. 5-8, 2015, in the North Coast towns of Puerto Plata, Sosua and Cabarete.  Presented by the Dominican Ministry of Tourism, the renowned, cultural event also conducts musical workshops for youth through FEDUJAZZ, the festival’s foundation. Confirmed artists for 2015 include David Sánchez and John Patitucci.

Since its inception, the Dominican Republic Jazz Festival has presented internationally renowned Latin Grammy and Grammy Award-winning musicians such as Ignacio Berroa, Joe Lovano, Chuck Mangione, Ray Baretto, Néstor Torres, Chucho Valdés, Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez and Arturo Sandoval. Additional jazz greats have included Stanley Jordan, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Danilo Pérez, El Canario, Ismael Miranda, and Cuco Valoy among many other talents.

Dominican Republic Jazz Festival 2015

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 – Santiago, Centro Leon – 8 pm

  • Big Band Conservatory of Santo Domingo with Javier Vargas (Dominican Republic) Featuring Special Guests Jim Kelly, Jim Odgren and Jason Camelio (USA)
  • Tribute to Juan Colon (Dominican Republic)
  • Student Loan String Band (USA)

Thursday, November 5, 2015 – Sosua, Casa Marina Amphitheater – 8 pm

  • Big Band Conservatory of Santo Domingo with Javier Vargas (Dominican Republic) Featuring Special Guests Jim Kelly, Jim Odgren and Jason Camelio (USA)
  • Roy Assaf Trio (Israel)

Friday, November 6, 2015 – Puerto Plata, Parque Independencia – 8 pm

  • Manuel Tejada (Dominican Republic)
  • Berklee Global Jazz Institute (USA)
  • Tribute to Sandy Gabriel (Dominican Republic)
  • David Sánchez Quintet (Puerto Rico)

Saturday, November 7, 2015 – Cabarete Beach – 8 pm

  • Youth Concerts – Noon (Dominican Republic)
  • Josean Jacobo (Dominican Republic)
  • John Patitucci (USA)

Sunday, November 8, 2015 – Cabarete Beach – 8 pm

    • Mario Canonge Trio (France)

    • Pengbian Sang and Retro Jazz (Dominican Republic)

    • Tribute to Crispin Fernandez (Dominican Republic)

        • Pedrito Martinez Group (Cuba)

More information about the Dominican Republic Jazz Festival 2015 here

Artists featured during previous editions of the Dominican Republic Jazz Festival

Ignacio Berroa

Chuck Mangione – Feels so good

Joe Lovano

Chuck Mangione

 

Puerto Plata is preparing for the second version of the Tourist Fair Discover Puerto Plata Market Place

Puerto Plata is preparing for the second version of the Tourist Fair Discover Puerto Plata Market Place, an initiative organized by the Tourism Cluster of this destination with the support of the hotel industry and tourism of the Northern Dominican. The event will be held from October 16 to 18 at the Hotel Be Live Grand Marien of the Costa Dorada, which will bring together professionals from more than twenty countries, which will meet on 49 stands the wide range of this destination in Dominican Republic.

Discover Puerto Plata MarketPlace 2013

More information: http://www.discoverpuertoplata.com/newsmarketplace

Andre Agassi to play in the Dominican Republic

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Former super tennis stars, Andre Agassi, Jim Courier, Ashley Harkleroad and will be in the Dominican Republic to participate in the Encounter of Great Tennis Masters – General Insurance Cup. Participating for the DR will be top women tennis player, Francesca Segarelli. The exhibition matches will take place on 19 October at the Parque del Este tennis installations.
The exhibition has already been staged in different countries in Latin America and Europe. The event is promoted by Eventos A.L.P and Kaeco. It is sponsored in the Dominican Republic by General de Seguros, Tricom and the Dominican Tennis Federation (Fedotenis).

Article taken from http://dr1.com/calendar/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=7654

Wyclef Jean & The Ilegales in concert in Puerto Plata

Wyclef Jean Puerto Plata

To increase its entertainment offer, the Puerto Plata Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club facilities will host a concert featuring the internationally renowned singer Wyclef Jean and the group The Ilegales, representing local talent, on Saturday October 12 at the Center Court area of this enclave, located in Cofresi, Puerto Plata.

The presentation will be hosted by the Vacation Club hotel, Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club, dedicated to the members and guests who are staying at the resort, who will be able can enjoy the show for free.
 
Wyclef Jean, who recorded with Shakira “Hips don’t lie”, has also worked with artists such as Pitbull, Santana, Eric Clapton, Queen, and others group like Aventura, has promised to present a sensational concert in Puerto Plata for the Dominican public. He will be pllaying the biggest hits of his discography.