Salsa NYC

Salsa is 1950s Cuban dance music played by Puerto Ricans and others in New York in the 1960s, 70s and beyond

BIG Salsa Festival 2019 at New York Hilton Midtown

MIDTOWN, NYC | Memorial Day Weekend, Fri-Mon, May 24-27, 2019 | Salsa festival | Salsa workshops, salsa shows, and salsa dancing

Grupo Niche Colombian salsa at Barclays Center

PROSPECT HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN; Sat, Jun 9, 2019; Colombian salsa legends ~ ‘Cali Pachanguero,’ ‘Un Aventura es mas bonita…’

‘La Canción’ Puerto Rican Hip-Hop Musical at Repertorio

KIPS BAY, NYC | Sat Jun 8, 2019 | Puerto Rican hip-hop off-broadway musical theatre in Spanish | Cándido Tirado’s tale of a Bronx kid who wakes up with a song in his head. Music by reggaeton legend VICO C.

Tito Rojas “El Gallo Salsero”

PROSPECT HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN | Sat, Jun 9, 2019 | “El Gallo Salsero” (The Salsa Rooster) comes to town

SummerStage 2019 Lineup Announced

NYC PARKS | Jun 1 – Aug 27, 2019 | Summer outdoor live music dance theater festival | African, Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Colombian, Creole, Cuban, Dominican, French, Garifuna, Haitian, Indigenous, Italian, Jewish, Mexican, Puerto Rican, Spanish culture and more. FREE

Jerry Rivera sings Puerto Rican Salsa at Barclays Center

PROSPECT HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN | Sat, Jun 8, 2019 | Live music Puerto Rican salsa | Mr. “Cara de niño, alma del hombre”

Willie Colón Puerto Rican Salsa at Barclays Center

PROSPECT HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN, Sat, Jun 8, 2019 ~ The original bad boy of salsa keeps it going on

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

October 21, 1925 (Mon in 2019); Cuban music ~ Úrsula Hilaria Celia Caridad Cruz Alfonso was born in Havana, Cuba ~ Celia helped popularize Latin music around the world

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

Marc Anthony Puerto Rican Salsa at Barclays Center

PROSPECT HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN | Sat, Nov 2, 2019 | Live music Puerto Rican salsa | The best-selling tropical salsa artist of all time

Gilberto Santa Rosa Puerto Rican Salsa at Bergen PAC

ENGLEWOOD, NJ | Sat, Nov 9, 2019 | Live music Puerto Rican salsa | The “Gentleman of Salsa” is still going strong. ‘Perdoname’

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

BIG Salsa Festival 2019 at New York Hilton Midtown

MIDTOWN, NYC | Memorial Day Weekend, Fri-Mon, May 24-27, 2019 | Salsa festival | Salsa workshops, salsa shows, and salsa dancing

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…

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


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Mas Salsa

La India Puerto Rican Salsa at Barclays Center

PROSPECT HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN; Sat, Jun 8, 2019 ~ New York Salsa Festival
CENTRAL PARK, NYC; Sun, Aug 25, 2019 ~ SummerStage

Dance Parade New York 2019

FLATIRON, UNION SQUARE, EAST VILLAGE, NYC | Sat, May 18, 2019 | Dance parade & festival | African, Bolivian, Brazilian, Cuban, Dominican, Ecuadorian, Mexican, Panamanian, Puerto Rican & Spanish dances

RAMAS Festival ~ Rincón Alternative Music Art Surf

RINCÓN, PUERTO RICO; Fri-Sun Mar 22-24, 2019; Surfing art music festival ~ Big party for the surfers in Puerto Rico this weekend. Yellow Man, Pirulo y La Tribu and Fofé y Los Fetiches headline. “Ja man”

El Gran Combo & La Sonora Ponceña play Radio City

MIDTOWN, Sat, Feb 16, 2019, Puerto Rican salsa live music ~ The most popular salsa group ever…

Roberto Roena Puerto Rican salsa legend at Lehman Center

JEROME PARK, THE BRONX, Sat, Jan 26, 2019 ~ ‘Tu Loco, Loco, Pero Yo Tranquilo.’ They don’t make salsa like that any more. Once the band starts, you can’t stop dancing.
# puerto rican salsa live music

Puerto Rican jazz legend Eddie Palmieri reopens El Teatro at El Museo

EAST HARLEM, Sat, Feb 23, 2019, Puerto Rican jazz live music ~ Palmieri celebrates the reopening of El Museo’s El Teatro and his new album ‘Mi Luz Mayor’

SummerStage 2018 FREE Latin concerts in NYC parks

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

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

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

LINCOLN CENTER, Jul 25-Aug 12, 2018, Summer music festival with African, Colombian, Cuban, Ecuadorian, Mexican and Puerto Rican music, dance and word.

Mambo Legends Orchestra are players from Tito Puente’s orchestra

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

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 at Damrosch Park

LINCOLN CENTER, Tue-Sat, Jun 26 to Jul 14, 2018, Dance Festival ~ Dance salsa, tango and swing outdoors to live orchestras on a sprung-wood floor

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

June 14 – 23, 2018

Ismael Miranda FANIA All-Star headlines Puerto Rican Parade Gala

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

Dance Parade 2018

FLATIRON, UNION SQUARE, VILLAGE, EAST VILLAGE | Sat, May 19, 2018 | African, Argentine, Bolivian, Brazilian, Cuban, Dominican, French, Haitian, Italian, Puerto Rican dances and more

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

‘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

18th Latin Grammy Awards 2017 Nominees & Winners

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