Manhattan Skyline Dinner Cruise with Cuban Crooner Pepito Gómez
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Kidrockers is back for the latest in its series of indie rock-comedy concerts for families with singer-songwriter Adam Green of the Moldy Peaches and the hot new baroque pop band San Fermin. Hosted by comedians Seth Herzog (Late Night with Jimmy Fallon) and Craig Baldo (Last Comic Standing), this authentically awesome Greenwich Village show is plenty cool for schoolkids ages 3 through 13 and highly recommended for their parents too, with original music not specifically written for the younger set. Green is an artist, filmmaker and "anti-folk" solo artist, whose Moldy Peaches' single, "Anyone Else But You" from the film Juno hit No. 1 on the Billboard charts. Led by recent Yale music grad Ellis Ludwig-Leone, the eight-piece live ensemble San Fermin were recently recognized by The New Yorker for their ability to "deliver epic and emotion-laden rock, with glorious and operatic vocals, electronic break beats, horns, strings, and other flourishes." Come early and check out an educational musical activity in the lobby before the show. Learn More
Quotes & Highlights
- “The Cuban singer Pepito Gómez’s vocal tone is … a beneficent alarm, a positive shout.” --<em>The New York Times</em>
- “Pepito Gómez represents his homeland well with stirring dance tunes and a commanding stage presence.” --<em>TimeOut New York</em>
- “Every note is perfectly in-tune, perfectly controlled, and capable of exploding into euphoric emotion at any instant. “ --Timba.com
Get up and dance or watch the views and listen to gorgeous traditional Cuban music by Pepito Gomez, called one of Cuba’s best singers of all time by Omara Portuondo of the Buena Vista Social Club.
Called "another order of performer" by The New York Times, "Pepito" Gómez has taken the U.S. by storm since his arrival from Cuba. His soulful tenor voice, both beautiful and strong, has a unique timbre rarely found. His authentic Cuban sound has caught the attention of fans, critics and fellow musicians.
His popularity is worldwide; he has sold out venues like Italy’s 5,000-capacity La Tropical. Joe’s Pub Theatre in New York debuted Pepito’s Evolution of Cuban Music project, and it sold out as well. Recent awards include Fiestacubana.net’s Best Male Singer and an award in Cuba for his touching song on environmental awareness, “Tiempo Dificiles.” Recent shows include famed venues such as Carnegie Hall, The Fillmore, Jackie Gleason Theatre in Miami, Yoshi’s in Oakland and the Havana Film Festival in New York. Gomez is now recording with nine-time Grammy-winning producer Jose Lugo.
The evening includes a 3-hour skyline cruise around Manhattan, full dinner buffet of rice, beans, chicken, yuka and plantains and a free Salsa class. There is a cash bar.
The Jewel is one of Manhattan’s premier party motor yachts. The impressive USCG certified 80' long leisure cruiser boasts two spacious decks, one with canopied outdoor access offering the most spectacular opportunities to capture New York City’s dazzling skyline, majestic bridges and iconic landmarks! The views outside may be outrageous but the fun on board will be off the charts! The Jewel's Grand Salon boasts an exceptional layout ideal for all guests to mix and mingle. Get out there and lose your inhibitions ... dance, revel, romance and have a blast ... the night is yours!