Charanga Tropical Events

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 www.amazon.com, www.cdbaby.com, and www.charangatropical.com.

Mayito Rivera with Charanga Tropical at Lake Harriet Bandshell

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Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy, Minneapolis

Add a hint of Cuba into your summer with Grammy Award winner Mayito Rivera and Charanga Tropical as they heat up the Lake Harriet Bandshell!

As one of the picturesque lakes in the renowned Chain of Lakes, Lake Harriet features 67 acres of land and 344 acres of water. The bandshell is one of the best outdoor venues the Twin Cities has to offer!

For more information and a complete schedule for Lake Harriet Bandshell, visit http://www.mplsmusicandmovies.com/

Private Event

Sunday Danzón Matinee

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Icehouse Restaurant, 2528 Nicollet Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404

It's a Sunday late afternoon siesta of lush Latin music. This monthly event features the rich sounds of Danzón, full of strings and beautiful melodies, and the national dance of Cuba. In 2015 Charanga Tropical became the first American group ever to perform at the International Danzón Festival in Havana. Come here the repertoire that brought the band to the 'The Pearl of The Caribbean' Cuba. $7 cover with rum based drink specials. ¡Qué Rico!

Private Event

Sunday Danzón Matinee

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Icehouse Restaurant, 2528 Nicollet Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404

It's a Sunday late afternoon siesta of lush Latin music. This monthly event features the rich sounds of Danzón, full of strings and beautiful melodies, and the national dance of Cuba. In 2015 Charanga Tropical became the first American group ever to perform at the International Danzón Festival in Havana. Come here the repertoire that brought the band to the 'The Pearl of The Caribbean' Cuba. $7 cover with rum based drink specials. ¡Qué Rico!