El Swing – Orquesta Estelar live + Salsa Dance Class + El Swing DJs

Saturday July 8th

The Portico
23a, Knights Hill
SE27 0HS


Adv: £8 (early bird), £10 + bkg fee from Eventbrite

£12 on the door

Ahi Na Ma

Orquesta Estelar are back in the house (see link below) with a set featuring a Cuban and Salsa repertoire from 40s classics through to contemporary hits.  Orquesta Estelar is a community-based 20 piece Cuban big band. They are a SOAS Union society and part of the vibrant SOAS community and are led by the Fab Four of Sara McGuinness, Elpidio Alegria, Bill Bland and Jimmy Martinez. 

The band play a live blast of BIG BAND Salsa that The Portico stage is now large enough and strong enough to handle!!

Our Colombian Salsa teacher, Yamile, gets the hips moving with her all-comers Salsa Dance Class from 7.30, followed by the club night with El Swing DJs and Orquesta Estelar.

The DJs (on rotation): Johnny G, Carey Lyseight and Gerry Lyseight have hosted some of London’s most legendary club nights: Salsa Fusión, Latin Swing at Wessex House, Mambo Inn.

7.30 – 8.30: Yamile leads her swinging all-comers Salsa Dance Class

8.30-12.00: Salsa Party:

                               8.30-10: El Swing DJs

                              10-11: Orquesta Estelar

                              11-12: El Swing DJs

Come and support live music at a great venue with lovely people as far as the eye can see and, of course, the very best in salsa!