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Poncho Sanchez Gets The Crowd On Their Feet At Concerts In The Park

Poncho Sanchez Gets The Crowd On Their Feet At Concerts In The Park

Concerts in the Park featured plenty of dancing Saturday night with Poncho Sanchez and his band.

Poncho Sanchez Gets The Crowd On Their Feet At Concerts In The Park


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Thousands turned out to listen to the jazz musicians, enjoy food and dance the night away.

“I love it. I like the event and the community and it’s nice to let the kids run around and listen to music,” said Newhall resident Bianca Johnson.

Dozens came to the KHTS AM 1220 to receive free face painting and temporary tattoos.

Photos: Concerts In The Park With Poncho Sanchez

“I love Concerts in the Park because I can get cool tattoos and the music is awesome,” said Michael Hyatt of Saugus. “It’s fun to be here with the family.”

Poncho Sanchez’s “influences are numerous, but among the more prominent figures that inform his music are two of the primary architects of Latin jazz – conga drummer and composer Chano Pozo and 

Poncho Sanchez Gets The Crowd On Their Feet At Concerts In The Park

trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie,” according to his website.


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“Concerts in the Park has good music and it’s a good place to play with friends,” said Megan Dodgen, 11, of Saugus.

Sanchez and his band performed numerous songs throughout the night and kept the crowd dancing till the end of the show.

Concerts in the Parks ends in two weeks with Hollywood U2 and Boogie Knights as the last two artists set for the 2014 season.

Make sure to get to the park early to grab a good seat and check out the KHTS AM 1220 booth for free face painting and to enter to win $200 to Restaurant Row.

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Poncho Sanchez Gets The Crowd On Their Feet At Concerts In The Park

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About Jessica Boyer

Jessica is an award-winning journalist, photographer, videographer and artist. She has worked with news organizations including NBC Los Angeles, KHTS AM 1220, and the Pierce College Roundup News. She is studying to receive a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism with an emphasis on Photojournalism and a minor in Anthropology at California State University, Northridge. She has studied and worked in many fields including filmmaking, journalism, studio photography, and some graphic design. She began her journalism journey at the Arroyo Seco Conquestador News Network and the Saugus High School News Network.