Grammy Award Winner Jose Feliciano Will Headline Latin Fest 2012 in Punta Gorda on Nov. 24 Have ya heard the news? Seven-time Grammy and Latin Grammy Award winner Jose Feliciano will headline Latin Fest 2012 in Punta Gorda, Fla., on Saturday, Nov. 24. In addition to the Grammys, he was honored with the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Latin Recording Academy, has recorded nearly 70 albums and has earned more than 45 gold and platinum records. Have we mentioned he's headlining Latin Fest 2012 on Nov. 24 at Edison State College - Charlotte Campus? Here are the details... Latin Fest 2012 is part of Edison State College's 50th anniversary celebration. The event will take place outdoors (26300 Airport Road, Punta Gorda, Fla.) and the park will open at 5 p.m. with the opening act Sol Caribe, an energizing salsa band, at 6 p.m. Mr. Feliciano will take to the stage around make his way to the stage shortly after 7 p.m. http://youtu.be/xMtuVP8Mj4o The Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce along with its major sponsors, Mundo Fox, Charlotte Regional Medical Center, Doris Limosine, Fourpoints by Sheraton Punta Gorda Harborside, the Downtown Merchants’ Association, Ciuro Music Entertainment, Millenium Physicians’ Group and the SW Florida Parrot magazine, are ready to party "Punta Gorda Style." Are you? Tickets for this once in a lifetime opportunity to hear one of the world’s greatest guitarists are available in the online payment center of www.puntagordachamber.com or by calling 941 639 3720 during office hours. Also, the online payment option will be suspended at 5 p.m. on Friday, November 23 and any remaining tickets will be transferred to the venue for purchase from 5 p.m. onwards on Saturday, November 24. Refreshments will be available for purchase in the park, so no coolers will be allowed, as well as no pets. Tickets are $55 per person. For additional information about Latin Fest 2012 visit www.puntagordachamber.com.
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