Tricultural Pop Musician Carlos Olmeda Featured as Headliner
June 24, 2011 (El Cajon) -- World Music fans of all ages are invited to enjoy free acoustic music and dance, crafts for children, refreshments and more at the El Cajon Library’s Summer Music Festival, 201 E Douglas Ave, Saturday, June 25, from 1 – 6 p.m. The festival will take place on the front lawn of the library, and is free and open to the public. A limited number of chairs will be provided, and attendees are welcome to bring lawn chairs or blankets.
Featuring six performances highlighting various cultures and styles, the event is part of the ongoing Acoustic Showcase series of concerts sponsored by the Friends of the El Cajon Library and co-sponsored by the Housing Opportunities Collaborative (HOC). Performers include headliner, tricultural pop musician Carlos Olmeda (pictured), bluegrass band Old Town Road, folk artist Allen Singer, Persian-style jazz with Dornob, Bollywood dance with Naad Performing Arts, and Kentucky/Appalachian folk artist Ross Moore. The Festival also kicks off the library’s travel-themed Summer Reading Club. The Reading Club encourages customers of all ages to read, attend free events and win prizes for reading during the summer at the library.
"Music brings cultures together, and our library is known as a regional cultural center,” says Branch Manager Nancy Saint John. “We know our customers will be inspired by this amazing array of entertainers.”
For more information on the Summer Music Festival and Summer Reading Club, visit www.sdcl.org<http://www.sdcl.org/> or contact branch staff at (619) 588-3718.