Ventana al Jazz series artist “The Leslie Cartaya Quartet” added to concert lineup
HARTFORD, CONN., June 16, 2015 — The Travelers Championship today announced a third concert event will take place at this year’s tournament. A free live show featuring world-famous Ventana al Jazz series artist The Leslie Cartaya Quartet will take place on Thursday, June 25.
Ventana al Jazz joins an entertainment lineup that already includes the Powerstation Events Concert Series—Dennis DeYoung and the Music of STYX on Friday, June 26, and Bret Michaels on Saturday, June 27.
“Join us at the Travelers Championship to enjoy a full day of world-class golf, and then sit back, relax and take in the smooth Latin sounds of Leslie Cartaya,” said Nathan Grube, Tournament Director for the Travelers Championship. “Concerts at the Travelers Championship have been a fan-favorite each year, rounding out a day at the golf course with great entertainment.”
The concert will begin at approximately 7 p.m., soon after the last golfer of the day finishes his round, and will be held in the MetroHartford Alliance Fan Zone located near the center of the course. The concert is free with the purchase of an “Any One Day” ticket on Thursday, which provides fans access to the tournament and all entertainment throughout that day.
“We could not be happier to be partnering with the Travelers Championship as it continues to deliver world-class entertainment to complement the PGA TOUR’s best and brightest stars,” said Pedro Zorrilla, President of Ventana al Jazz. “We are excited to bring a culturally significant show to the Travelers Championship and hope that everyone enjoys our Latin Jazz series.”
Ventana al Jazz at the Travelers Championship is presented by Univision TV Hartford-Springfield, The River 105.9 FM (iHeartMedia) and CTLatinoNews.com.
The Travelers Championship will take place from June 22 to 28 at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut. Tickets are on sale now at www.TravelersChampionship.com.
About Ventana al Jazz
Ventana al Jazz is a Puerto Rican-born Latin jazz music series that has operated on a monthly basis in San Juan, Puerto Rico, since 2008. The series focuses on delivering the best that Latin culture has to offer through jazz, while serving as an arts and entertainment anchor for host communities. In recent years, Ventana al Jazz has grown its footprint to include Miami, Orlando, New York and Chicago, and expects to be in 25 cities by 2020. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/VentanaaljazzMBV
Entravision Communications Corporation, (NYSE: EVC), a diversified media company serving Latino audiences and communities with an integrated platform of solutions and services that includes television, radio, digital media and data analytics to reach Latino audiences across the United States and Latin America. Hartford branch operates Univision TV and Unimas TV in the Hartford market and Univision TV in the Springfield Market.
About iHeart Media
With 245 million monthly listeners in the U.S., 97 million monthly digital uniques and 196 million monthly consumers of its Total Traffic and Weather Network, iHeartMedia has the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America. It serves over 150 markets through 858 owned radio stations, and the company’s radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM, HD digital radio, satellite radio, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com and on the company’s radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile app, in enhanced auto dashes, on tablets and smartphones, and on gaming consoles.
About Latino News Network
Latino News Network (LNN), the publisher of CTLatinoNews.com, is a McCormick Foundation National Award Winner. A Connecticut-based news site, LNN serves English language-dominant Latinos throughout Southern New England and currently expanding nationally. In addition to a daily site, LLN also provides its news articles at no cost to other English-language media partners to ensure the stories reach as many readers as possible. The founder is Latino journalism leader Diane Alverio.
About the Travelers Championship
As the first PGA TOUR event of the season in the Northeast, the Travelers Championship is one of the region’s premier sporting events. The tournament proudly supports the PGA TOUR’s Tradition of Giving Back by donating 100 percent of net proceeds to charities. Travelers, a leading provider of property casualty insurance for home, auto, and business, is the Official Property Casualty Insurance Provider of the PGA TOUR and became the tournament’s title sponsor in 2007. The company has been doing business in the community for more than 150 years and has been a corporate sponsor of this event each year since its inception in 1952. Complete details are available on www.TravelersChampionship.com.