Provisional timings for 10th Anniversary night- May 31st

22 05 2013

10th Anniversary Charity Extravaganza Evening is 7.30-12 midnight (sharp), lots of great things to fit in to this special evening celebrating 10 years of Latin Quarter and it’s support for the Azul Wasi project in Peru & other projects.  All money raised on this evening will go to Azul Wasi. Hope you can join the celebration !

Doors open at  7.30pm, eve will begin with a 30 min taster beginners salsa class at 7.40pm,  There is a belly dance performance at   8.30pm & the live band SON al SON will play a first set at 9pm.  During the break between sets there is an Indian dance performance, Raffle, presentation & Salsa demo.  Following break the band will play a 2nd set, then DJ music for dancing till midnight.

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Not long till Latin Quarter 10th Anniversary Extravaganza !

16 05 2013

Don’t forget to get tickets in advance for a discount & book tables for parties of 8 or more.  Additions to programme are Tribal belly dance & Indian dance performances !

Poster_Bandcopy10thann copyLatin Quarter 10th Anniversary Charity Extravaganza ! Friday 31 May @ The Marryat Hall, City Square, Dundee to celebrate 10 years of Latin Quarter and the Azul Wasi project for former street children in Peru. Live Latin band – SON AL SON with performances too. Doors open at 7.30pm with a taster salsa beginners class and evening finishes at midnight. Tickets, £12 on the door or £10 in advance from Grouchos (cash only), or via email sarahbrox@gmail.com. Tables reserved via sarah brox@gmail.com for groups of 8 or more prepaid ticket holders. Please start passing the word, pop a poster up in a local shop, library or email to family, friends & work colleagues if you can.  Any raffle or auction donations would be gratefully appreciated, please send info for these to email above. Come and enjoy a little ‘latin spirit’ and help raise money for Azul Wasi. To date over £70, 000 has been raised since 2002 by Latin Quarter.

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 10th Anniversary Extravaganza !

28 03 2013

Ok guys it’s here, the biggest LQ event yet ! in a beautiful large ballroom with large wooden sprung dance floor !

Poster_Bandcopy10thann copyLatin Quarter 10th Anniversary Charity Extravaganza ! Friday 31 May @ The Marryat Hall, City Square, Dundee to celebrate 10 years of Latin Quarter and the Azul Wasi project for former street children in Peru. Live Latin band – SON AL SON with performances too. Doors open at 7.30pm with a salsa beginners class and evening finishes at midnight. Tickets, £12 on the door or £10 in advance from Grouchos (cash only), or via email sarahbrox@gmail.com. Tables reserved via sarah brox@gmail.com for groups of 10 or more prepaid ticket holders. Please start passing the word, pop a poster up in a local shop, library or email to family, friends & work colleagues if you can.  Any raffle or auction donations would be gratefully appreciated, please send info for these to email above. Come and enjoy a little ‘latin spirit’ and help raise money for Azul Wasi. To date over £70, 000 has been raised since 2002 by Latin Quarter.

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





BIG Thanks – LQ band night 27th April

30 04 2012

MANY THANKS from Latin Quarter to everyone who supported the band night last Friday at The Invercarse. The night raised £741 (after all costs for band, PA, advertising etc) for the Azul Wasi project.  A big thanks to everyone that helped during the night, donated raffle prizes and took part in the Rueda demo.





Latin Quarter Charity Live Latin Band night – Fri 27th April

21 04 2012

A week to go  !! until the LATIN QUARTER CHARITY BAND NIGHT with the groovy live band SON al SON @ The Invercarse Hotel, 371 Perth Rd, Dundee, DD2 1PG on Fri 27th April.  8.00pm till 1am,with free Salsa beginners class at 8.15pm.  Tickets £12 (£10 students) on door or £2 DISCOUNT in advance from sarah at classes or via sarahbrox@gmail.com also from Grouchos in Dundee ( cash only). There’s a raffle on the night, Peru goods for sale and a Rueda dance demo. Tables can be reserved via sarahbrox@gmail.com for 10 to 12 people for prepaid ticket holders.

The band Son al Son was formed in 2008. Its line-up is made up of musicians from Cuba and Scotland.  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 recreated this sound to bring a little bit of Havana to you.  Son al Son play a lively set of traditional Cuban songs guaranteed to get your feet tapping and out of your seat in no time, Gozar! Enjoy!.





Latin Quarter Charity Live Latin Band night – Fri 27th April

9 04 2012

A week to go to the LATIN QUARTER CHARITY BAND NIGHT with live band SON al SON @ The Invercarse Hotel, 371 Perth Rd, Dundee, DD2 1PG on Fri 27th April.  8.00pm till 1am,with free Salsa beginners class at 8.15pm.  Tickets £12 (£10 students) on door or £2 DISCOUNT in advance from sarah at classes or via sarahbrox@gmail.com also from Grouchos in Dundee ( cash only). There’s a raffle on the night, Peru goods for sale and a Rueda dance demo. Tables can be reserved via sarahbrox@gmail.com for 10 to 12 people for prepaid ticket holders.





NEW Cuban club night in Edinburgh & live Cuban band 7th March

6 02 2012

New Cuban club night in Edinburgh running every month at the Jam House, a fab venue for live music and djs, right in the city centre (Queen Street).   Also SIERRA MAESTRA Cuban band night  wed 7 March.  Cuban dance holidays run by Kath are also great.  See link for more band info :  http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=550049960&ref=tn_tnmn#!/pages/Caledonia-Languages-Culture-Adventure/136349933077425