OC Great Park Hot salsa returns to OC Great Park with LA bandleader Johnny P Free dance party on Sept 11 honors the Park’s military heritage 07.28.2009 – Twitter Pitc date/time: Friday, September 11, 2009 at 8pm Salsa sizzles! Polanco bring Free dance instruction begins at 7:30pm Park on Fri 9/1 location: Orange County Great Park News Facts directions: http://www.ocgp.org/visit/hours-directions/ LA bandlea cost: Free event. Parking is $8 salsa to Ora a free danc Johnny Polanco’s music pops up in some interesting places—including the movies September Death to Smoochy and Contact, shoe and beer commercials, the Playboy Jazz Fest provides da Johnny strik at the Hollywood Bowl and the Latin Grammys. But there’s no place the salsa A former Ma musician would rather be playing than in front of a busy dance floor. He’s been a Polanco wa regular at such jumping LA venues as El Floridita and the Mayan. Now he’s a regular Marine Air S at the Orange County Great Park: On September 11, he and his band Conjunto the Orange Amistad make their third appearance in two years at the park’s Friday night dance The concert party. County Gre transformed The Bronx-born Polanco began performing with his uncles when he was 13 and by the first gre 14 he was performing professionally with the Steve Colon Band. Proficient on guitar, 21st centur Irvine Barcla tres, violin, vibes, bass, percussion and other instruments, he played in several series of tot bands on both coasts – and served in the Marines, stationed at El Toro Air Station, concerts an located at is now the Orange County Great Park – before starting his own band Conjunto Amistad in 1993. They have since not only become one of the hottest salsa Resource Li bands in the nation, but they’re played a sizable part in the resurgence in popularity Johnny Pola of the music. Amistad Orange Cou Johnny Polanco’s performance is one of 17 free summer concerts and dances Irvine Barcla Johnny's My produced for the Orange County Great Park by the Irvine Barclay Theatre. Dance instruction by Atomic Ballroom begins at 7:30pm; live music starts at 8pm at the Tags Great Park’s Preview Park, accessible from Sand Canyon Ave. near the I-5. There is Irvine, Barcla ample parking at $8 per vehicle, so load up on friends and family. This year’s dance arts, music, parties take place on an enlarged dance floor, with improved sound and staging. Great Park, The festival atmosphere of the concerts and dances is enhanced by the on-site instruction, Hangar Café bar and vegetarian café, which opens at 6pm, and by free rides in The events, sals Marines, da Great Park Balloon. For more information about events at the Orange County Great Park, please visit www.ocgp.org. Please direct press inquiries to Sandy Robertson at firstname.lastname@example.org Short URL: http://pitch.pe/19678 Video Embed Code <object width="445" height="364"><param name="movie" 5 value="http://www.youtube.com/v/LPz1N0JsYW4&hl=en&fs=1&border=1"></param>< param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/LPz1N0JsYW4&hl=en&fs=1&border=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" width="445" height="364" wmode="transparent"></embed></object> 6 About OC Great Park Summer Concerts Contacting OC Great Park Summer Concerts OC Great Park Summer Concerts Sand Canyon & Marine Way Irvine, CA 92618 Website: http://www.ocgp.org Press Contact Sandy Robertson Email: email@example.com LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/sandy-robertson/10/500/900 Interview Request For artist interviews: contact the individual artist rep listed on the press release Product Sample Request Jim Washburn Email: firstname.lastname@example.org © Copyright 2009 PitchEngine, Inc.