Latin Quarter Charity Live Band night – Nov 22 with Son al Son

12 11 2013

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Only 10 days to go ! Come & enjoy some latin spirit with the groovy live SON al SON band @ The Invercarse Hotel, 371 Perth Rd, Dundee, DD2 1PG on Fri 22nd Nov. 8pm-1am.  There’s a free Salsa beginners class at 8.15pm to get any newcomers started. The band are FANTASTIC, a rare opportunity to have space to dance to a live salsa band on a huge wooden floor.
Tickets £10 in advance ( or £12 on the door). In advance from sarah at classes or via sarahbrox@gmail.com also from Grouchos in Dundee (cash only). Will be a raffle on the night. Tables can be reserved via sarahbrox@gmail.com for 10 to 12 people for prepaid ticket holders.  Money raised for the Azul Wasi project in Peru near Cusco, home for former street children. www.salsadundee.com.  Please pass the word !
The band Son al Son was formed in 2008. Its line-up is made up of musicians from Cuba, Ricardo Fernandes Pompa,(Lead Vocals and Congas), Eric Alfonso (Timbales) from Venezuela, Lino Rocha (lead vocals and hand percussion) from Scotland, Bob Thomson (Bass), Simon Gall (Piano and Vocals) and Lorne Cowieson (Trumpet).

 As the name suggests, Son al Son play son, a style of music made popular in 1920’s Havana and more recently in the film “Buena Vista Social Club”. To this day, songs like Chan Chan, El Cuarto Del Tula and Dos Gardenias are played in cafes and bars across Cuba.   Son al Son have added songs from La Excelencia, Cubanismo and original songs to bring a more ‘salsa dura’ (hard salsa!) feel to their set. Along with the ‘traditional’ songs (with a salsa twist!) and the modern salsa songs,we’re sure Son al Son will get your feet tapping and out of your seat in no time, Gozar! Enjoy!  http://www.facebook.com/sonalsonband

 

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