Navy Pier’s Free Inaugural LatiNxt Presented by Sol

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Experience the bold and future sounds of Latin music at Navy Pier’s inaugural LatiNxt Presented by Sol, a free, two-day Latin music and art festival on Friday, June 15 and Saturday, June 16. Co-curated by Future Rootz – a collective of Latinx music curators, artists, taste-makers and socio-cultural instigators – the festival features world-renowned talent in Latin music and includes a crafts and vinyl record fair in Pier Park on Saturday, with a special 10th anniversary tribute to Buenos Aires’ ZZK Records, one of South America’s prominent and leading labels in emerging and transglobal music. LatiNxt Presented by Sol, which explores music transpiring from and within Latin cultural dichotomies, will offer vibrant performances by artists from across the globe, including Latin Grammy-nominated Centavrvs (Mexico), Polaris Music Prize-winning Lido Pimienta (Toronto), King Coya and Queen Cholas (Argentina), Dat Garcia (Buenos Aires), Boogat (Montreal), Jigüe (Cuba), IFE (Puerto Rico), Zuzuka Poderosa (NYC), La Misa Negra (Oakland), Sonido Gallo Negro (Mexico), Uproot Andy (NYC) and locals Ayana Contreras, Esso Afrojam Funkbeat, Dolor Folktronico, Cedeño, Sandra Treviño, Kinky P. The festival will also showcase El Tianguis artisan market curated by Pachanga and a record fair curated by Sonorama. For more information or to view the complete schedule, visit or download the Navy Pier app on any Android or iOS device.

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