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



Bonar Hall Dance – Sat 28th June

26 06 2014

Some of you may be interested in this Freestyle Dance event, Ceroc, Jive, Salsa, Tango.  Tickets from the Rep 01382 223520 – £12 or on the door. 8pm till 12.30am

Latin Quarter latin social – fri 21st Feb

8 02 2014
Latin Quarter social – Friday 21st February, Forthill Sports Club (function suite), Fintry Place, Broughty Ferry, DD5 3BG, see directions below & google map. Doors open at 8pm with a beginners taster salsa class followed by music & dancing till 12 midnight.  Entry to social £5/£4 (students), pay on door. Anyone welcome, bring friends & family, no partner necessary.  Come & spice up your life with some latin spirit & help raise money for Azul Wasi, home for former street children at the same time.  Please pass this on or pop a poster up if you can. 
 LQfeb13colDirections :
From bottom road from dundee towards broughty ferry, turn up forthill road , go up hill then take right turn onto Fintry Place, when see scholl on your left turn right down small road, signposted to sports centre on fence, follow road around to right, continue & park.  Building is to right hand side & upstairs ( not sports centre on left side).


Bannockburn Salsa night next Friday -17th Feb

11 02 2012

Bannockburn Salsa night – Regular monthly social night with Filipe & Anne & DJ Lorna (3rd fris of the month).  Definitely worth travelling for folks, a few folks are planning to go through from Dundee.

Friday, 9:00pm – 1:00am – February 17 th.  Bannockburn Miners Welfare and Social Club 36 Morrison Drive , Bannockburn. There’s also a DJ challenge next fri.  Map here : http://www.wheresbest.co.uk/venue/52383/Bannock-Burn-Miners-Social-Club/

If you’re new to Salsa more details about other regular social Scottish latin/salsa events can be found on http://www.salsaholics.co.uk or via Salsalink which you can sign up for on the website.  Happy dancing !

Medieval Ball, Edinburgh Nov 11th

5 11 2011

Remember Next Friday 11th Nov is the Medieval Salsa Ball in Edinburgh with workshop & show with Leon Rose.  There is a private bus from Dundee going email sarahbrox@gmail.com asap for contact details regarding this.  For more details  http://www.salsaholics.co.uk/index.php?Operation=Clubs&subop=info&Id=2389&date=20111111


Latin Quarter Spice night – Fri 1st April

14 03 2011
Here are the details for the Latin Quarter Salsa Spice night on Fri 1st April, a night of dancing & performances TBC.  Please pass the word, see poster.   Fri 1st April 8pm till 12.30am at The Chamber Suite, Panmure St, Dundee DD1 1ED.  Free salsa class at 8.15pm, tickets on the door, £5/ £4 ( stu), money goes to the Azul Wasi project in Peru for Street children, come & have fun & help the children too !
Will send more details about performances once confirmed.

Charity Valentines Latin Ball- Sat 12th February 2011

14 01 2011

LATIN QUARTER presents a CHARITY Valentines Latin Ball at The Apex City Quay Hotel &
Spa, 1 West Victoria Dock Road,  Dundee, DD1 3JP  on  Saturday February 12th
2011 with Son Al Son, Cuban music band.  Doors open at 8pm on till 1am, come along
and feel the Cuban spirit with a live band, free beginners Salsa class at
8.15pm.  There will be a Raffle on the night and a dance competition.
Tickets £12 ( students £9)  on the door or £2 DISCOUNT for tickets
purchased in advance from sarahbrox@gmail.com or Grouchos (Dundee), tickets on sale
from 15th Jan 2011.  Money raised goes to Azul Wasi street children project near Cusco, Peru.

Groups welcome, tables can be reserved for 8 or more if
tickets purchased in advance.  Please print off or email posters around friends if you can.

Information about 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 Bongos) Eric Alfonso (Congas) and from Scotland, Bob Thomson (Bass) and Lorne Cowieson (Trumpet)with Lino Rocha on Vocals and Guiro and Simon Gall on Piano and Vocals.

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 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 this Sat at Club Romano

19 11 2010

REMEMBER Latin Quarter on this Sat eve 20th Nov, 8pm till 12pm @ Club Romano,  16 West Wynd, Dundee DD1 4JQ  ( just off Perth Road, near Dilsee restaurant)   If you’re new to Latin Quarter, its a latin night with music to dance to with a free beginners salsa class at 8pm.  Pay on the door £5/ £4 (students), all money raised goes to  help the Azul Wasi street children project in Peru.  See charities tab on website for more details about Azul wasi.  Please pass the word, there will also be a raffle on the evening with a hige hamper donated for the 1st prize !, thanks to the Brae Partnership.

Latin Quarter & Club Romano- Sat 20th Nov 8pm

10 11 2010

Salsa social night on Sat 20th Nov, 8pm till 12pm @ Club Romano,  West Wynd, Dundee ( just off Perth Road, near Dilsee restaurant)   If you’re new to Latin Quarters, its a latin night with music to dance to with a free beginners salsa class at 8pm.  Pay on the door £5/ £4 (students), all money raised goes to  help the Azul Wasi street children project in Peru.  Please pass the word, there will also be a raffle on the evening too if anyone would like to donate a prize.

Also Azul Wasi Christmas vouchers are on sale, a lovely gift for friends, family or via a collection at work, prices start at £5.  See link for a list of vouchers, PROJECTAWgiftlist2.  Email sarahbrox@gmail.com for more details of how to purchase these or info about Latin Quarter.

Are u dancin’ – Bonar Hall Wed 29th Sept

27 09 2010

There is an evening of community dance performances this wed eve 7.30-9.30pm, Rueda Caliente from the Chamber suite classes are performing too, tickets £4/ £3 ( concessions), from the Dundee city centre box office tel : 434940.