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Festival Cubano Headliners Include Fajardo Jr., Rey Ruiz and Eddie Santiago

  The Aug. 15-17 Festival Cubano will feature singers   Jose Fajardo Jr.  ,   Rey Ruiz   and   Eddie Santiago  . The festival celebrates Latino and Cuban culture.
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CHICAGO — The fifth Festival Cubano has more than music to offer.

The Aug. 15-17 festival will feature singers Jose Fajardo Jr., Rey Ruiz and Eddie Santiago. Activities for children and a domino tournament will be offered, and a cooking demo is new this year. The festival celebrates Latino and Cuban music and culture.

Tickets are available online for $10 for a single-day ticket or $20 for a three-day general admission ticket, among other packages. Children 12 and younger are free.

The festival will be held at Riis Park.


Friday, 2-10 p.m.

Pedro Jesus

Tribute to Juan Formell of Los Van Van

Frankie Ruiz Jr.

Saturday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

Rey Ruiz

Eddie Santiago

Sunday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

El Gran Combo


Jose Fajardo Jr.

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