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Lakeside Drive-In Concert Series

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Crooners, 6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN 55432

Live music returns! See Charanga Tropical on the giant outdoor stage at Crooners’ Lakeside Drive-In Concert Series.

Crooners offers three ticketing options (click ‘ticket’ then make your selection)– Classic Drive-in with car-side food service, a covered Beer Garden with food and drink served directly to your chair location, and Tented Table Seating with full service. Classic Drive-In guests can open doors to vehicles to for optimum viewing. Hear the simultaneous radio transmissions right in your car to supplement the stage sound. Vehicles are grouped by size and assigned distance-spaced locations.

All guests are requested to honor social distancing. Tickets are reserved (buy in advance, these shows sell out!). Tented table seating is reserved in pairs to avoid group seating. Drive-In guests will have access the beer garden and/or table seating IF space allows.

This will be a single set of music from 7 p.m. to 8:20 p.m. Complete venue information about spacious Crooner location at http://croonersloungemn.com/.

To purchase ticket visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/charanga-tropical-drive-in-or-dine-out-tickets-110678995856. Then click ‘ticket’ then choose Classic Drive-in, Beer Garden or Tented Table Seating

Crooners offers three ticketing options for $20 (click eventbrite link above then ‘ticket’ to make your selection).

Salsa Night

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Hickory n' Hops, 2937 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55408

Every 1st & 3rd Friday it’s MAMBO HOUR at Hickory n’ Hops! With live salsa, drink specials, and tremendous food! Music by Charanga Tropical, the 9-piece salsa orchestra that blends 3-piece violin section with traditional Cuban beats. It’s a stellar sound that is excellent for listening and superb for dancing.

Hickory n’ Hops leads a music and culinary scene fast emerging at LynLake. For these Fridays the venue clears the tables to create a wide-open dance floor. With great offering of smoked meats, tasty apps, and beers and cocktails galore, MAMBO HOUR at Hickory n’ Hops is the spot to start the weekend. ¡Vámonos!

$5 cover

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!

Mambo Hour!

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Hickory n' Hops, 2937 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55408

Every 1st & 3rd Friday it’s MAMBO HOUR at Hickory n’ Hops! With live salsa, drink specials, and tremendous food! Music by Charanga Tropical, the 9-piece salsa orchestra that blends 3-piece violin section with traditional Cuban beats. It’s a stellar sound that is excellent for listening and superb for dancing.

Hickory n’ Hops leads a music and culinary scene fast emerging at LynLake. For these Fridays the venue clears the tables to create a wide-open dance floor. With great offering of smoked meats, tasty apps, and beers and cocktails galore, MAMBO HOUR at Hickory n’ Hops is the spot to start the weekend. ¡Vámonos!

$5 cover

Salsa Night

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Hickory n' Hops, 2937 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55408

Every 1st & 3rd Friday it’s MAMBO HOUR at Hickory n’ Hops! With live salsa, drink specials, and tremendous food! Music by Charanga Tropical, the 9-piece salsa orchestra that blends 3-piece violin section with traditional Cuban beats. It’s a stellar sound that is excellent for listening and superb for dancing.

Hickory n’ Hops leads a music and culinary scene fast emerging at LynLake. For these Fridays the venue clears the tables to create a wide-open dance floor. With great offering of smoked meats, tasty apps, and beers and cocktails galore, MAMBO HOUR at Hickory n’ Hops is the spot to start the weekend. ¡Vámonos!

$5 cover

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!

Mambo Hour!

 —  —

Hickory n' Hops, 2937 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55408

Every 1st & 3rd Friday it’s MAMBO HOUR at Hickory n’ Hops! With live salsa, drink specials, and tremendous food! Music by Charanga Tropical, the 9-piece salsa orchestra that blends 3-piece violin section with traditional Cuban beats. It’s a stellar sound that is excellent for listening and superb for dancing.

Hickory n’ Hops leads a music and culinary scene fast emerging at LynLake. For these Fridays the venue clears the tables to create a wide-open dance floor. With great offering of smoked meats, tasty apps, and beers and cocktails galore, MAMBO HOUR at Hickory n’ Hops is the spot to start the weekend. ¡Vámonos!

$5 cover

Salsa Night

 —  —

Hickory n' Hops, 2937 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55408

Every 1st & 3rd Friday it’s MAMBO HOUR at Hickory n’ Hops! With live salsa, drink specials, and tremendous food! Music by Charanga Tropical, the 9-piece salsa orchestra that blends 3-piece violin section with traditional Cuban beats. It’s a stellar sound that is excellent for listening and superb for dancing.

Hickory n’ Hops leads a music and culinary scene fast emerging at LynLake. For these Fridays the venue clears the tables to create a wide-open dance floor. With great offering of smoked meats, tasty apps, and beers and cocktails galore, MAMBO HOUR at Hickory n’ Hops is the spot to start the weekend. ¡Vámonos!

$5 cover

Mambo Hour!

 —  —

Hickory n' Hops, 2937 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55408

Every 1st & 3rd Friday it’s MAMBO HOUR at Hickory n’ Hops! With live salsa, drink specials, and tremendous food! Music by Charanga Tropical, the 9-piece salsa orchestra that blends 3-piece violin section with traditional Cuban beats. It’s a stellar sound that is excellent for listening and superb for dancing.

Hickory n’ Hops leads a music and culinary scene fast emerging at LynLake. For these Fridays the venue clears the tables to create a wide-open dance floor. With great offering of smoked meats, tasty apps, and beers and cocktails galore, MAMBO HOUR at Hickory n’ Hops is the spot to start the weekend. ¡Vámonos!

$5 cover

Sunday Danzón Matinee

 —  —

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!

Sunday Danzón Matinee

 —  —

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!

Dakota Jazz Club

Dakota Jazz Club, 1010 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403

Charanga Tropical performs one of the Twin Cities' premiere venues. Enjoy the unique charanga sound combines violins, flute, vocals, and full Latin rhythm section. Charanga’s specialty is danzón, a style that was greatly influenced by French refugees who came to Cuba in the early 19th century, as well as a vibrant mix of modern salsa and original compositions. $10

Private Event

Crooners Super Club

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Crooners Super Club, 6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN 55432

Charanga Tropical will play salsa, cha cha cha, boleros, and danzones into the early evening OUTDOORS on the lovely patio. Come enjoy the music in a new setting for the band. Crooners is one of the Twin Cities best music venues. Tickets $15.

Intl Day of Music

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Orchestra Hall , 1111 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403

Minnesota Orchestra hosts a 12-hour International Day of Music. Charnaga Tropical has the honor of closing the event with a performance on Orchestral Hall stage from 10:30pm to 11:30pm. All day beginning at noon there will be performances on multiple stages in and around Orchestra Hall, celebrating many genres of music for all ages. Charanga Tropical’s main stage concert and all other Day of Music performances are free of cost, with the exception of the 8 p.m. Minnesota Orchestra concert.

This is a wonderful event with vendors will set up a marketplace around Orchestra Hall and the City’s newly-refurbished Peavey Plaza, selling food, beverages and handicrafts, and adults and children will be able to participate in a variety of music and art activities.

Sunday Danzón Matinee

 —  —

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!