* Poncho Sanchez

When:
July 21, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
2019-07-21T20:00:00-04:00
2019-07-21T20:15:00-04:00
Where:
Blues Alley
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW Washington
DC 20007
Cost:
$50 - $55 (Plus $12 Minimum and $5 Fees)

A congas player of the highest order, Poncho Sanchez has played with acts ranging from Cal Tjader to Mongo Santamaría to Hugh Masekela. Here he leads a mid-size band. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m.

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