Roost Restaurant is happy to invite you to the Jazz Lounge at Union Arts Center! Presented by Mz. Valentine, July’s Jazz Lounge will showcase jazz vocalist Chico Alvares & Mafimba
We have two dinner seatings upstairs with the concert:
Doors open at 5pm first come first served
6pm (arrive by 5:30) and 8pm (arrive by 7:45)
Please arrive promptly. Seating is first come first served. Roost will be offering a delicious seasonal menu with the concert ($25 minimum per person at tables)
We recommend purchasing tickets at least 48 hours in advance.
Entrance to the concert is through the door on the LEFT
NOTE: Concerts take place on the second floor. Roost and Union Arts Center are located in a one-hundred-year-old restored firehouse without an elevator.
Ernesto “Chico” Álvarez Peraza is a Cuban North American artist of Latin American music. He was born in New York City but grew up in Cuba and currently lives in the state of New Jersey. Álvarez has been performing as a singer throughout the New York City tri-state area since the 1980s. He currently performs with the Afro-Cuban band Mafimba and is also the host of a Latin jazz radio show on Sunday afternoons at WBAI Pacifica Radio (99.5 FM) called the New World Gallery. Alvarez is also a graphic artist and has designed album covers for various Latin music labels over the years. Alvarez is the recipient of an award from the National Federation of Alvarez is the recipient of an award from the National Federation of Community Broadcasters and has interviewed famous artists such as Dizzy Gillespie and Tito Puente.