Latin Quarter Charity Band night – 22nd October

11 09 2016

sas-hands-up13th Anniversary party : LATIN QUARTER CHARITY BAND NIGHT with the groovy live band SON al SON @ The Friary, Tullideph Rd, Dundee, DD2 2PN on Saturday 22nd October, 2016,  8pm- 1am.  Free Salsa beginners class at 8.15pm. Tickets £13 on door or £3 DISCOUNT in advance from Grouchos (cash only), sarah at classes or via Will be a bar and a raffle on the night. Tables can be reserved via same email for 8 minimum for prepaid ticket holders. Anyone welcome, no partner necessary.  Proceeds go to the Azul Wasi project in Peru near Cusco, home for former street children.  Pop a poster up if you can – lqoct22bandposterf

Any donations for the Raffle would be gratefully received, please email sarah if you would like to make a donation, so a list can be made for the evening.

Information about the band.

The band Son al Son was formed in 2008. Its line-up is made up of musicians from Venezuela, Lino Rocha(lead vocals and hand percussion)  from Cuba, Wilder Mesa Moya,(Lead Vocals and Congas) and Eric Alfonso (Timbales), from Scotland, Bob Thomson (Bass),Simon Gall (Piano and Vocals) and Euan Allardice (Trumpet), from USA Michael Meyer (Trombone).

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 De Tula and Dos Gardenias are played in cafes and bars across Cuba.

Son al Son have added songs from La Excelencia, Cubanismo along with original compositions,Juanito,Cimarron and Morena 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!

mini documentary of band –



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