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Orquesta Tropikiimba Brings Afro-Caribbean Music to Garden Party

Piedmont Arts will host its annual Garden Party on Thursday, June 6, 2019 from 6 – 9 pm in the Gravely-Lester Art Garden. The event will feature live music by Orquesta Tropikiimba.

Orquesta Tropikiimba's specialty is Afro-Latino music: Salsa, Rumba, Bachata, Merengue, Calypso, Afro-Pop and the list goes on and on. Their infectious rhythms are guaranteed to get you on your feet and dancing. One of the few authentic Afro-Caribbean orchestras in Virginia, the members of this 13-piece band hail from countries as diverse as Cuba, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Panama, Colombia, Mexico, Dominican Republic, St. Thomas and the United States.

In addition to live music, guests can enjoy craft beer from Danville’s Ballad Brewing and food by Cheesesteak Factory and Jerk House. Water and lemonade are free of charge, but guests should bring cash for the bar and food truck, and a lawn chair or blanket for seating. No outside food or drinks are allowed at this event. In case of rain, the Garden Party wil…

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