Music Event: Gilberto de Paz and Tropix
Friday, Sept. 23 @ 8:00 PM
Bo Diddley Community Plaza
Tropix is a tropical fusion band based in Gainesville, Florida specializing in bringing Latin flavor to any event. Tropix has its roots in the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico and performs music from all over Latin America and Spain along with American standards and classics. From merengue and salsa, bachata and cumbia to disco and ballads, crossover bilingual songs … and everything in between. Tropix is composed of five core members: Gilberto de Paz (leader, vocals, piano, and guitar), Bruni Gonzales de Paz (vocals and percussion), Waldemar Cabrera (vocals, guitar, and percussion), Laura de Paz Cabrera (vocals and percussion), and Jose Joe Rivera Cepeda (percussion, trumpet, and back vocals).