Latin Quarter Charity Band night – 22nd October

17 10 2016

sas-hands-up13th Anniversary party : LATIN QUARTER CHARITY BAND NIGHT

Less than 1 week to go now folks, please keep passing the word, share some latin spirit, groove on a great dance floor & help raise money for Azul Wasi, small home in Peru for former street children.

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) or from sarah at classes this tuesday.  Bar and a raffle. Tables can be reserved via same email for 8 minimum for prepaid ticket holders. Anyone welcome, no partner necessary.  Any donations for the Raffle would be gratefully received, please email sarah  : sarahbrox@gmail.com 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 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5HE06ULa0E

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Son-al-Son/489778144443159

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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 sarahbrox@gmail.com. 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 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5HE06ULa0E

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Son-al-Son/489778144443159





Thanks

15 11 2015

A BIG thanks to everyone who came along last fri eve to The Friary, Son al Son band event. We raised £651 for the Azul Wasi project (after outgoings), a great turn out. Thanks to people who came from afar. Thanks to those who donated for the raffle and to all who helped out on the eve. Big thanks to those who brought groups along and for selling the tickets. Without your help it wouldn’t have been so successful.





Events

19 09 2015

If interested in either of these may be able to get a discount- email sarahbrox@gmail.com

 

Glasgow – Havana in the Fall- Live Cuban Band, Havana D’ Primera – Friday Oct 16th.

Mini cuban salsa festival with dance workshops on 17th Oct– See link for more details

https://www.facebook.com/events/1676878745881498/

8th Scottish Salsa Congress- Edinburgh

THERE ARE JUST UNDER 200 FULL PASSES LEFT, LAST YEAR WE HAD TO TURN PEOPLE AWAY.

http://scottishsalsacongress.co.uk/bookings/

 





A few SON al SON gigs …

17 07 2014

Son al Son, excellent son/ salsa band playing next thursday at Crail Community Hall, £12.50, 8pm, there is room for dancing & you can get tickets on the door too. http://www.crailfestival.com/programme.html    online box office http://www.crailfestival.com/store/p19/Salsa_comes_to_Crail_-_24%2F7%2F14_-_8.00pm.html.     hope you can make it !

Also playing in Glasgow on Sun 27th at Stereo, maybe some advance tickets left from band £10 each, leave a comment or in-box us on facebook site, otherwise book on-line via:http://www.ticketweb.co.uk/event/son-al-son-live-band-and-academia-de-salsa-djs-tickets/128475.

And at the Edinburgh festival on 14th Aug,  https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/salsa-with-son-al-son

If you want to keep uo to date join at https://www.facebook.com/sonalsonband

 

 





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

 





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

29 09 2013

nov13sonalsonnewposterfinalPoster_Bandcopynov13final copyLATIN QUARTER CHARITY BAND NIGHT with the groovy live band SON al SON @ The Invercarse Hotel, 371 Perth Rd, Dundee, DD2 1PG on Fri 22nd Nov. Timings 8pm till 1am, with free Salsa beginners class at 8.15pm. Tickets £12 on door or £2 DISCOUNT 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.  All money raised for the Azul Wasi project in Peru near Cusco, home for former street children. Please pass the word if you can !