Grupo Fantasia provides traditional island entertainment for all people and much of the music is performed on original, handmade indigenous instruments. The extensive repertoire includes original and cover songs from the Caribbean and Latin America. Also represented are various Cuban, Dominican Merengue, Puerto Rican Bomba and Plena, Colombian Cumbia, Mexican Mariachi, Calypso, Reggae and Salsa music.
The beats always get the audience dancing, and Grupo Fantasia dancers will mingle with and teach the crowd. A hot and spicy variety of music for a hot summer night.
Organized by the Needham Park and Recreation Department, the annual Arts in the Parks concerts are held on Thursday evenings from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Memorial Park gazebo, located at the corner of Rosemary Street and Highland Avenue across from the . In case of rain, the concerts will be moved indoors to the auditorium, just up the hill.
All concerts are free and open to the community.