DonGato Band performs May 6

DonGato Latin Band will be playing in Minden on May 6.

DonGato Latin Band will be playing in Minden on May 6.

The last in Carson Valley Arts Council’s 2022-2023 Concert Series will feature music from DonGato’s Latin Band 7 p.m. May 6 at the CVIC Hall in Minden. This is a departure from the usual Friday night concerts.

DonGato Latin Band is comprised of Barbara Calebaugh (lead vocalist), Jack Gruber (bongos), Orlando (DonGato) Ramos (piano and background vocals), Carlos McCoy (saxophone and flute), Hugo Ochoa (Bass), and Freddie Miranda (saxophone and percussion).

The band plays sophisticated Latin music blended with, Cuban son, salsa, cha-cha-chá and smooth Latin jazz with a dash of a tropical feel. DGLB’s song list includes a tribute to the Buena Vista Social Club and American Pop tunes with a Latin Beat.

Tickets are $20 members, $24 general audience, and kids under 18 are free with a paid adult ticket. Tickets are available at the Copeland Cultural Arts Center, 1572 Highway 395, Minden, online at, and by phone at 775-782-8207. Tickets will also be available at the door for $28 if not sold out. For more information, visit

“Special thanks goes to our Concert Series sponsors and supporters for the 2023-2026 Concert Series: Nevada Arts Council, NEA Arts Works, WESTAF, Douglas County, Coffee on Main, Record Courier, NV Energy, Sierra View Dental Center, Carson Valley United Methodist Church, Democrats/DCDWomen, Double J Auto, Custom Framing & Design, Bike Habitat, Historian Inn, Karen and Brian Fitzgerald, T-Mobile, Walmart, Hawkins Foundation, US Bank, Rotary of Minden, Towns of Minden and Gardnerville, Carson Valley Visitors Authority and Chamber of Commerce, and the Smallwood Foundation.”


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