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The Salsa Rueda Festival 2022 // Oakland

February 19 @ 7:00 pm - February 21 @ 1:30 am

FEB 18 AT 6 PM – FEB 21 AT 2 AM
The Salsa Rueda Festival
3 different locations, Oakland.

We offer you a “Festi”, a bite size treat for those who are willing. A mini-Festival with big hopes for the future. Reconnect and dance with your community. We can’t wait to see you!

Buy $200 tickets here.

 

Locations:

Friday night party will be held at East Bay Community Space to reunite with your friends and instructors.

Saturday Night at La Furia Chalaca with performances, live local Timba all star band, and DJ Walt Digz.

Sunday night’s party will be at a local venue space, TBA.

 

 

For many of us, the last Salsa Rueda Festival was the last large event we attended before coronavirus led to a year that was, for most of us, characterized by loss, transition, and even isolation.

With widespread vaccination and plummeting covid rates in many communities, we believe the time has come for us to gather once again to dance together and celebrate our shared love and respect for Cuban music with our salsa familia. Perhaps slightly smaller as we gently move forward into our new world.

We offer you a “Festi”, a bite size treat for those who are willing. A mini-Festival with big hopes for the future. Reconnect and dance with your community. We can’t wait to see you!

Buy $200 tickets here.

 

This Festi will be for only 200 vaccinated participants and will follow all local guidelines at the time of the event. Dance classes and a welcome party will be held at The East Bay Community Space with parties at our favorite local clubs and venues.

Friday night party will be held at East Bay Community Space to reunite with your friends and instructors. Saturday Night at La Furia Chalaca with performances, live local Timba all star band, and DJ Walt Digz. Sunday night’s party will be at a local venue space, TBA.

Attendance at the Friday party and classes at East Bay Community Space will require the purchase of a full pass to stay in line with space capacity limits. Saturday and Sunday parties will be included in the full pass and open to the entire community.

 

Confirmed Instructors:

Kati Hernandez, Duane Wrenn, Royland Lobato, Yismari Tellez, Ramon Alayo, Ciro Anaya, Nick and Serena, Roberto Borrell, Chris Rogicki.

Class Schedule: https://docs.google.com/…/1agHUJBAL6nhOR4BmVOGn…/edit…

Friday Feb 18th
7:00 pm – 1:30 AM: Welcome party at EBCS with DJ Walt Digz and DJ Dark Rum

Saturday Feb 19th
10:00 am – 5:15 pm: Rueda, Casino, Afro-Cuban dance class at EBCS
7:00 pm – 2:00 am: Timba dance party at La Furia Chalaca with Bay Area Timba All-Stars and DJ Walt Digz

Sunday Feb 20th
10:00 am – 5:15 pm: Rueda, Casino, Afro-Cuban dance class at EBCS
7:00 pm – 2:00 am: Timba Salsa dance party at The Continental in Oakland. DJs Walt Digz, Dark Rum, JuanLove and Pepe Timba. Live drumming with Javier Navarrette y Bay Area Rumberos.

Buy $200 tickets here.

 

Only 150 tickets available now:
https://www.eventbrite.com/…/the-salsa-rueda-festi…

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Start:
February 19 @ 7:00 pm
End:
February 21 @ 1:30 am
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