Voice Choices

Willie Colón


Summerstage’s Fania All Stars concert celebrating Fania Records’ first half century, may have been canceled, but you can still catch the label’s biggest moneymaker in his middle-aged prime. Along with Rubén Blades, with whom he recorded salsa’s best selling album, Siembra, Colón is a social activist with hits galore, style to spare, and little to prove other than his life-long ability to groove in front of a red-hot band.

Sat., Aug. 16, 8 p.m., 2014

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on August 13, 2014

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