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Win tickets to: Arte Americas summer concert series

nightsFresno’s summer days can be brutal. But our nights … our nights are so very lovely.
Which is why Arte Americas hosts a series of Friday-night concerts in it outdoor pavilion each summer. The Nights in the Plaza series features local and regional bands playing Latin lazz and mariachi, Brazilian, Son Jarocho and rockabilly.

We’ll be giving away passes each week (except July 4, 25 and Sept. 26) for the rest of the series’ run. This week’s concert features Steve Alcala’s “little big band,” Rumba 32. To enter to win, leave a comment in this post. Tell us your favorite way to spend a warm summer’s night in the Valley. The contest runs through noon Thursday. Winners will be chosen at random, notified by email and be able to pick up the passes at The Fresno Bee office (1626 E. Street) during normal business hours. Passes are good for any concert night, but do not guarantee entry, so early arrival is suggested.

We’ll have a new contest up every Monday so keep checking back. Complete performer schedule and contest rules on the jump.

Sept. 20: Trio Ellas
Sept. 27: Trio Moonlight
July 11: Las Cafeteras
July 18: The Experience
Aug. 1: Trio Los Romance
Aug. 8: Sergio Martinez and the Silveradoz Band
Aug. 15: Prestige
Aug. 22: Beatriz Herrera: Orgullo de Mexico
Aug. 29: The Blue J’z
Sept. 5: Metalachi
Sept. 12: Brazilian Nights
Sept. 19: Heavy Weather

Only readers who submit a comment on this post are eligible. Winners will be picked at random. Recipients will be notified by e-mail at the end of each giveaway period. No substitutions or transfer of winners/prizes. Prizes are not redeemable for cash. Some prizes may have due dates for redemption/use. Employees and immediate family of The Fresno Bee, and any/all of the participating giveaway sponsors, are not eligible to win. By accepting a giveaway, recipient consents to allow the use of his/her name and/or photograph for advertising or similar promotions without further compensation. Winner releases all sponsors of liability regarding use and enjoyment of the prizes. Tax liabilities and insurance, if any, are sole responsibility of the winner. No purchase necessary to win.

Responses to "Win tickets to: Arte Americas summer concert series"

PTolentino says:

I have gone to several of Arte Americas concerts, I’ve enjoyed listening to all of them!

Steven A. says:

Always a great way to spend an evening is at the Artes for a concert, or in the building for a day visit.

Laurie Garza says:

I’d love to take my family, we’ve never been to an Arte Americas concert.

Beatrice Prieto says:

Arte Americas is a great way to wind down the week. Great Music, Great Friends and Great Food. Arte Americas is the place to be on a Friday night.

CeCe says:

I have always wanted to go to Arte Americas!! I would love love love to go!!!

sarah rodriguez says:

I love that we have somewhere to go for great music ,entertainment, food, and enjoy the culture.

Gina Sandoval says:

Where there is a/c !

Dixie Salazar says:

It’s great fun to listen to music out of doors on cool Fresno nights and Artes is fantastico.

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