Grupo Candela band

The National Endowment for the Arts Big Read and the Fox Cities Book Festival Present Grupo Candela

A FREE live music event to kick off the 2024 NEA Big Read, presented by Fox Cities Book Festival, featuring Grupo Candela, a 12 piece tropical band. Join us for the BIG reveal of the 2024 community read title. Drinks for purchase. Donations appreciated.

Join us 6:00pm – 6:30pm for a free dance lesson with the Fox Valley Latin Dancers. Learn some basic Latin Dance movements to get you out on the dance floor before Grupo Candelo begins at 6:30PM.

NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.


Thursday, October 26, 2023


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Poplar Hall