El Swing – Saturday 13 July – Son De Habana live + El Swing DJs + Yamile’s Salsa Dance Class

El Swing – the best in live and recorded Salsa. And the friendliest crowd!

Saturday July 13th

The Portico

23a, Knights Hill,

SE27 0HS

Advance tickets: £8 (early bird)/£10 + booking fee from Eventbrite

£12 OTD

Ahi Na Ma

Making their El Swing debut, Son De Habana specialise in Cuban Salsa, Timba, Son and Rumba. 

The group formed in 2009 in London inspired by contemporary timba sounds, Latin Jazz and Rumba and a shared love for artists such as Marc Anthony, Celia Cruz, Oscar de Leon, Luis Enrique, Los Van Van amongst others . Their unique style fuses a dance oriented Cuban sound with great vocal harmonies and punchy horn lines that get mixed with modern urban genres including Reggaeton.

Now hailed as London’s Best Salsa party band by Latin Music magazine, The band have played at many prestigious venues all over the UK including all the major Latin festivals in London as well as Ronnie Scott’s, the Jazz Cafe etc. 

This band is hot and guarantees to bring pure fire. So, come ready to dance. A great El Swing experience is guaranteed, as always!

Colombia–born Yamile, our Salsa dance teacher extraordinaire, leads a fun class for all-comers, with energy and flair. 
 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: Son De Habana
11-12: El Swing DJs

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.