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2017 Events Schedule

We hope to see you at these upcoming events! For more information, reach out to Nanette Hernandez at EventsBack

Spring 2017 Classes

Learn Bomba and Plena dancing and drumming with Segunda Quimbamba! For more information, contact Nanette Hernandez at

Spring 2017 Classes Flyer

Jazz at the Light Rail Cafe

¡Saludos! Please join us for this recognition of our director, Juan Cartagena, and his work with Segunda Quimbamba throughout the diaspora. We’ll be in Jersey City’s Light Rail Cafe on Thursday, February 9.jazz light rail cafe

Segunda Quimbamba Presents: Danza de Colores

Join us on November 25 for Danza de Colores, the biggest and best Bomba & Plena Festival at Grace Church in downtown Jersey City! It’s been 10 years since we’ve put on this HUGE event and we can’t wait. Come back and see for yourself how this festival will open up the Holiday Season in the Puerto Rican diaspora. Segunda Quimbamba will be performing as well as guest artists Alma Moyo and Artesanos de la Plena. Buy tickets in advance here.

Danza de Colores Flyer


Upcoming Performance at Newark Public Library

We can’t wait to be in Newark this Saturday (11/5) and we hope to see you there!


Register for Fall 2016 Classes

Sign up for our Dance and Drum classes! We’ll be having our first class on Sunday, October 2nd at the Cobra Fencing Club in downtown Jersey City.

Fill out our registration form below and mail it with payment to 279 Second Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302 OR fill out the form and bring it in for onsite registration the first day of class October 2nd.

We can’t wait to see you there!

Segunda Quimbamba Class Registration Form Fall 2016

2Q Fall Class Flyer



Jersey City African Cultural Arts Festival 2016

We can’t wait to perform for the JC African Cultural Arts Festival on Saturday 8/27! Join us for this FREE event at the new Berry Lane Park, 100 Garfield Ave! We start promptly at 2PM.

JC African Festival 2016

Upcoming Events

Check out our exciting calendar of events from August through November! We hope you can come out, we’ll be performing all over, many are FREE.

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July 4 in Jersey City

Fourth of July plans? Catch Segunda Quimbamba at Liberty State Park! Good music, food, and fun fireworks at this great FREE event. We’ll be on at 6pm on the kid’s stage. See you there!

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Lechon Asado 2016

We are excited to present Segunda Quimbamba’s annual Lechon Asado! Our gracious hosts Carlos and Ivette Alvarez have invited us to their home again. Coming up this Saturday 6/25, we can’t wait to see you there!

Pig Roast Flyer 2016