TRAVEL: Puerto Rico’s Legendary Resort Launches El San Juan LIVE!
El San Juan Offers Exclusive Entertainment, Musical Acts and New Cocktail Program
The celebrated El San Juan Resort & Casino, A Hilton Hotel returns to its roots as one of the destination’s premier entertainment venues with the launch of El San Juan LIVE, an exclusive live music series occurring weekly, Wednesday through Sunday.
El San Juan LIVE features entertainers selected from the ranks of established artists on the island and that of up-and-coming musicians. El San Juan LIVE is a complete entertainment experience, and includes a bespoke mixology menu by renowned Cocktail Chef Matt Biancaniello formerly of Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel’s Library Bar, along with his protégé, Luke Fisher, who are offering a revamped menu of eight new cocktails available in the hotel’s opulent lobby.
The alluring and seductive lobby at El San Juan serves as the backdrop for the specially curated selection of performers ranging from new talent along to award-winning musicians. Wednesdays focus on Latin Jazz with Grammy nominated Latin Jazz star, Charlie Sepulveda and Latin jazz flautist Kalani Trinidad, along with other featured performers. Thursday is Open Format featuring a roster of experimental Latin musicians, including renowned performer, Millo Torres and Puerto Rico Idol winner, Christian Pagan. Feature Fridays brings popular international artists such as Gilberto Santa Rosa, focusing on salsa, merengue and tropical rhythms. Saturday is Big Band night, opening with Charlie Sepulveda heading El San Juan Big Band, followed by featured salsa artists. The music week closes with Classical Sunday, featuring a variety of tropical musicians including local and Cuban artists, such as Prodigio Claudio and Bobby Pérez. The roster also features surprise guest artists throughout the season, as musical celebrities grace the stage for impromptu jam sessions, sharing in this unparalleled musical experience.
Winter rates start at $239 per room per night, plus tax and surcharge for the tower rooms. Rates upon request for the secluded beachfront villa suites, adjacent to the Encanto and Fantasy pool enclaves.