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

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BIG THANKS !

3 06 2013

10thannparty&news 063Thanks to everyone who made last Friday’s 10th Anniversary party such a success, we raised £ 1837       for the Azul Wasi  project in Peru which is fantastic.  There was a short clip about Azul Wasi & LQ on stv news last friday (31 may) which can be seen on stv player after clip about puffins.

Thank again to SON al SON,  Mark & guys for the PA Sound, Tom Jolly from Global Ed, Tribal Storm, Arsh  & LQ salseros for performances, & the Sponsors – Martin Alan civil engineering, Stephen builders & GT Diamond drilling.   Also Grouchos, SAS advertising, Mary -Kate for sourcing most of the fantastic raffle prizes & all those who donated raffle & auction prizes, Ashley & Monojit for the door, Susan, Hamish & Mary -Kate for helping with raffle & those who helped with photocopying & posters etc.





7 days to go until 10th Anniversary Charity Extravaganza !

25 05 2013

Poster_Bandcopy10thann copyHi folks, Only 7 days to go till the big night at Marryat Hall in Dundee, massive sprung dance floor so let’s fill it ! Come & join in the celebrations at the 10th Anniversary Charity Extravaganza ! Bring along friends & family.

Friday 31 May @ The Marryat Hall, City Square, Dundee celebrating 10 years of Latin Quarter and support for the Azul Wasi project for former street children in Peru. Live Latin band – SON AL SON with tribal belly, Indian and salsa dance performances. 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 sarahbrox@gmail.com for groups of 8 or more prepaid ticket       holders. Come and enjoy a little ‘latin spirit’ and help raise money for Azul Wasi. Please pass the word !





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