Monday, January 30, 2023

Bay Area's Latino website – events, food, music + empower

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Cuban Dance Party with Son Chévere and Salsa classes // Oakland

January 7 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm


1st Saturday Cuban Salsa Party feat. Son Chévere
Lake Merritt Dance

Buy tickets here.



RCR hosts a Cuban Salsa Dance Party every 1st Saturday of the month at the LMDC in Oakland. Live music this month will be with Ryan’s own band Son Chévere.

On Saturday, January 7th we’ll be celebrating January Birthdays, including Ryan’s! Contact us in advance if your birthday is in January and we’ll put you on the guest list (just be sure to bring your ID).

The venue is the main ballroom at the Lake Merritt Dance Center which is a PERFECT venue for dancing — an amazing hardwood dance floor with lots of space to dance, beautiful decor, and a stage for live music.

Here’s the schedule for the night:

7:00pm Doors Open
7:15pm Beginner Dance Class
7:15pm Int/Adv Dance Class
8:15pm DJ Ritmo
9:00pm Dance Performance
9:15pm Live Son con Timba with Son Chévere
10:00pm DJ Ritmo
10:15pm Son Chévere 2nd Set
11:00pm DJ Ritmo

Registration is now open at:

Son Chévere is a quartet that plays Cuban Dance Music — Son Cubano con Salsa y Timba. They opened for Havana D Primera during their San Francisco show in 2019. The members of Son Chévere are Jordan Wilson (Tres & Vocals), Ryan Mead (Percussion & Vocals), Maria Lorenzi (Upright Bass Keytar & Vocals), with special guest Mario Silva (Trumpet).

The LMDC building is owned by the City of Oakland so we are required to vacate by midnight. Masks are NOT required at our event in the ballroom or Hall 3 (designated food and drink area adjacent to ballroom), but masks ARE required in the hallway and bathrooms as the space is shared with other groups.
There is absolutely no food or drink in the ballroom, including water — be sure to keep all food and drink (including water) in Hall 3 or the lobby.


January 7
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Event Categories:
, , , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *