Mayito Rivera with Charanga Tropical - 6th Minnesota Salsa Fiesta

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Cedar Cultural Center, 416 Cedar Avenue, Minneapolis

Kick off summer with the 6th Annual MN Salsa Fiesta, featuring all the top Twin Cities salsa artists performing together for one night of incredible music and dance! Hear the experience mega salsa bands live, see pro dance performances, hear salsa hits spun by a guest DJ, and even sample a fresh rolled cigar on the Cedar patio. It’s the Latin music and dance party of the year!

Doors open at 7 p.m. with DJs and salsa hits. At 8 p.m. the music goes live and large.

Salsa Fiesta is a co-production by Salsa Explosion productions and the music group Charanga Tropical. Charanga Tropical is the only American group ever to perform at the International Danzón Festival in Havana, Cuba. As part of the landmark 2015 tour, Charanga Tropical played grand concert halls in Havana, appeared on national Cuban radio, and recorded in studios of Buena Vista Social Club. The resulting CD, “In Cuba” has received rave reviews in both United States and Cuba and is available on,, and