Salsa NYC

Salsa is Caribbean New York, so it’s Cuban, DominicanPuerto RicanColombian and Venezuelan from The Bronx, El Barrio and Loisada.

Happy Birthday Celia Cruz, Queen of Salsa. ¡Azúcar!

October 21, 1925 ~ Úrsula Hilaria Celia Caridad Cruz Alfonso was born in Havana, Cuba
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Celia is one of the artists most responsible for popularizing Latin music around the world

“La Canción” ~ Puerto Rican Hip-Hop Musical, Spanish Off-Broadway

REPERTORIO ESPAÑOL, KIPS BAY, Friday, February 1, 2019 ~ Puerto Rican playwright Cándido Tirado’s musical about a Bronx kid who wakes up with a song in his head. Original music by Reggaeton legend VICO C.
#PUERTORICAN #OFFBROADWAY #HIPHOP #MUSICAL #INSPANISH

Gilberto Santa Rosa Puerto Rican Salsa

NEW JERSEY PAC, NEWARK, NJ ~ Fri, February 1, 2019 ~ The “Gentleman of Salsa” is still going strong. “Perdoname”
#PUERTO RICAN #SALSA #LIVE MUSIC

Marc Anthony Puerto Rican Salsa

PRUDENTIAL CENTER, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, Sun February 16, 2019 ~ The best-selling Tropical Salsa artist of all time, Marco Antonio Muñiz was born in New York City to parents from Guayama, Puerto Rico on September 16, 1968.
#PUERTO RICAN #SALSA #LIVE MUSIC

Salsa Saturdays at La Marqueta keep Old School Salsa Alive in El Barrio

LA MARQUETA, EAST HARLEM, Saturdays, May-October ~ Old timers dance old school Salsa (mostly on1) at a street party with music and food. ¡Vamos a gozar! FREE

Joe Arroyo Colombian Salsa Legend

November 1, 1955
Alvaro José Arroyo González was born in Cartagena de Indias, Bolívar, Colombia.
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Joe Arroyo became one of the greatest Colombian Tropical singers of all time

David Rubenstein Atrium ~ Thursday Free Concerts

Thursday Free Concerts (some Fridays)
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David Rubenstein Atrium
Lincoln Center, Manhattan
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African, Colombian, Cuban, Dominican, Folk, Guatemalan, Indigenous, Mayan, Mexican, Puerto Rican & Spanish bachata, cumbia, merengue, salsa, and soukous music and dancing

Grupo Niche, Colombian Salsa legends

Friday, November 16, 2018
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Dominican salsa singer Yiyo Sarante
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La Boom
Woodside, Queens
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The Colombian Salsa legends: “Cali Pachanguero,” “Un Aventura…”

New York International Salsa Congress 2018

Marriott Marquis
Times Square Theater District, Manhattan
Thursday – Monday
August 30 – September 3, 2018

Gerardo Contino plays a FREE show at The Archway in DUMBO Brooklyn

NYC’s best Cuban dance band.
The Archway
DUMBO, Brooklyn
Thursday, August 23, 2018

Mambo Legends Orchestra are players from Tito Puente’s orchestra

Midsummer Night Swing
Damrosch Park Lincoln Center
Wednesday, July 4, 2018

NYC Dance Week 2018 ~ 10 days FREE dance, fitness & wellness classes

June 14 – 23, 2018

Willie Colón joins the 34th New York Salsa Festival at Barclays Center

BARCLAYS CENTER, PROSPECT HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN, Saturday, June 9, 2018 ~ The original bad boy of salsa keeps it going on

SummerStage 2018 FREE concerts in NYC parks

JUNE – SEPTEMBER
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Central Park SummerStage
Rumsey Playfield, Central Park
Parks across NYC

BIG Salsa Festival

New York Hilton Midtown
Midtown, Manhattan
MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
Thursday – Monday
May 24 – 28, 2018

Dance Parade 2018 is NYC’s biggest dance event with over 10,000 dancers

African, Argentine, Bolivian, Brazilian, Cuban, Dominican, French, Haitian, Italian, Puerto Rican dances and more
Broadway, University Place, 8th St, Tompkins Square Park & Nublu 151
Manhattan’s Flatiron District, Union Square, Greenwich Village & East Village
Rain or Shine
Saturday, May 19, 2018

Bryant Park Dance Party ~ Latin Festival: Cha Cha, Boogaloo & Salsa

Argentine, Colombian, Cuban, Dominican, Puerto Rican, Peruvian & Spanish Bachata, Cumbia, Tango, Salsa & Vallenato for dancing.
Bryant Park
Midtown, Manhattan
Wednesdays, MAY 2 – JUNE 8
LATIN FESTIVAL: CHA CHA, BOOGALOO and SALSA
New Swing Sextet & Quintero’s Salsa Project
Friday, June 8, 2018
FREE

Dance Parade 2017

Flatiron District to Tompkins Square Park
East Village
Saturday, May 20, 2017

Salsa Saturdays at La Marqueta keep Old School Salsa Alive in El Barrio

LA MARQUETA, EAST HARLEM, Saturdays, May-October ~ Old timers dance old school Salsa (mostly on1) at a street party with music and food. ¡Vamos a gozar! FREE

Gonzalez y Gonzalez has dancing to live Salsa bands Friday & Saturday

192 Mercer St
between Bleecker & Houston
Greenwich Village
Closed on Mondays

La Marina Beach is a great Washington Heights Party on the River

La Marina
Washington Heights, Manhattan
May – September
Sunset Salsa
Thursday, August 9, 2018

New York International Salsa Congress 2018

Marriott Marquis
Times Square Theater District, Manhattan
Thursday – Monday
August 30 – September 3, 2018

34th New York Salsa Festival 2018 Legends of the 1970s at Barclays Center

Saturday, June 9, 2018
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Barclays Center
Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
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Willie Colón, Oscar D’León, Rey Ruiz, Andy Montañez, Tito Nieves, Eddie Santiago, Charlie Aponte, Grupo Niche, Los Adolescentes, Africando, Tony Vega, David Pabón, & more…

BIG Salsa Festival

New York Hilton Midtown
Midtown, Manhattan
MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
Thursday – Monday
May 24 – 28, 2018

New York International Salsa Congress 2017

New York Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway
Midtown, Manhattan
Pre-Events Friday-Thursday, August 25-31, 2017
Festival Thursday-Sunday, August 31 – September 3, 2017

The New York Salsa and Bachata Festival 2017 is all Memorial weekend

Non-stop dance workshops, performances, and parties at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, Memorial Day Weekend, May 25-29, 2017

Mariana Parma Tango and Salsa Coaching and Choreography

Teaching Tango
Tango La Nacional
La Nacional
239 West 14th St
between Seventh & Eighth Ave
Chelsea, Manhattan
Thursday, January 4, 2018

Eddie Palmieri “Mi Luz Mayor” Puerto Rican Jazz & Salsa

GREENWICH VILLAGE, Jan 15-20, 2019, Tue-Sun ~ Palmieri celebrates his new album “Mi Luz Mayor” at the Blue Note.
# puerto rican live music jazz

Gilberto Santa Rosa Puerto Rican Salsa

NEW JERSEY PAC, NEWARK, NJ ~ Fri, February 1, 2019 ~ The “Gentleman of Salsa” is still going strong. “Perdoname”
#PUERTO RICAN #SALSA #LIVE MUSIC

Marc Anthony Puerto Rican Salsa

PRUDENTIAL CENTER, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, Sun February 16, 2019 ~ The best-selling Tropical Salsa artist of all time, Marco Antonio Muñiz was born in New York City to parents from Guayama, Puerto Rico on September 16, 1968.
#PUERTO RICAN #SALSA #LIVE MUSIC

Jerry Rivera ‘Cara de Niño’ plays a Free SummerStage concert

EAST RIVER PARK, LOWER EAST SIDE, SUMMERSTAGE, Sun, August 12, 2018 ~ Jerry Rivera / Nuyorican Poets Cafe: La Bruja and Chembo Corniel. FREE

Lincoln Center Out of Doors 2018 free music, dance, movies and word

Free African, Colombian, Cuban, Ecuadorian, Mexican, Puerto Rican music, dance and word…
Lincoln Center, Pregones Theater & Harlem Meer
July 25 – August 12, 2018
FREE

Joe Quijano y Su Conjunto Cachana play Midsummer Night Swing

Eddie Torres & Maria Torres teach Salsa on2. Eddie is the founder of New York Salsa on2.
Midsummer Night Swing
Damrosch Park, Lincoln Center
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Midsummer Night Swing 2018 big band Salsa & Tango dancing outdoors

Dancing to live orchestras outdoors on a sprung-wood floor.
Damrosch Park Lincoln Center
Tuesday – Saturday
JUNE 26 – JULY 14, 2018

Ismael Miranda FANIA All-Star headlines Puerto Rican Parade Gala

Sheraton New York Times Square
Midtown, Manhattan
Friday, June 8, 2018

El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico plays B.B. King Blues Club’s closing week

B.B. King Blues Club
Midtown, Manhattan
Thursday, April 26, 2018

‘FANIA All Stars Live in Africa’ captures the excitement that was la Salsa

Museum of the City of New York
East Harlem, Manhattan
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Legendary Cuban voices Lena Burke, Malena Burke, & Xiomara Laugart

Lena once starred in a movie as La Lupe. Xiomara once starred Off-Broadway as Celia Cruz.
Hostos Center
Mott Haven, The Bronx
Friday, March 23, 2018

18th Latin Grammy Awards 2017 Nominees & Winners

MGM Grand Garden Arena
Las Vegas, Nevada / Univision
Thursday, November 16, 2017

La India is the Princess of Salsa

La Salsa Vive 2017
Madison Square Garden
Chelsea, Manhattan
Friday, November 10, 2017

Tito Rojas “El Gallo Salsero”

La Salsa Vive 2017
Madison Square Garden
Chelsea, Manhattan
Friday, November 10, 2017

La Salsa Vive puts Salsa legends from the 1970s and 1980s back on stage

Madison Square Garden
Chelsea, Manhattan
On Sale April 14, 2017
Concert
Friday, November 10, 2017

Cuba Caliente is the Gerardo Contino Cuban Salsa dance party

The Woods
Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Sundays in November, 2017

ColombiaFest IV Cultural Trade Fair

Penn Plaza Pavilion
401 Seventh Ave
(at 33rd St)
Chelsea, Manhattan
Saturday – Sunday
October 21 – 22, 2017

SummerStage 2017 free concerts in NYC parks

May – October
LATIN ARTISTS
June 21 – September 10, 2017

New York Salsa Festival fills an arena with Salsa legends

June 10, 2017, Saturday
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Barclays Center
Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
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Willie Colón, Eddie Palmieri, Tito Nieves, Grupo Niche, Fruko y Sus Tesos, Tito Rojas, DLG, Eddie Santiago, Frankie Negron, Domingo Quiñones, and more…

Dance Parade 2017

Flatiron District to Tompkins Square Park
East Village
Saturday, May 20, 2017

59th Grammy Awards (2017)

Staples Center
Los Angeles, California
Sunday, February 12, 2017

Maelo Ruiz

The Puerto Rican Salsa singer joins the “Love in Salsa” concert at Lehman Center Sat, Feb 11, 2017

‘I Like it Like That’ ~ Boogaloo

Pete Rodriguez sang it in 1967. Darnell Martin made it a movie in 1994. Tito Nieves covered it in 1997. David Maldonado made it a musical in 2016.
Puerto Rican Traveling Theater
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
September 22, 2016 – January 29, 2017

Tony Succar UNITY Latin Tribute to Michael Jackson

If you like Michael Jackson and Salsa, you will love this.


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