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 !





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.





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