Live Bands

Willie Villegas y Entre Amigos event photo

Willie Villegas y Entre Amigos

Thursday April 18th

Willie Villegas y Entre Amigos are the primary source for the Classic Salsero who's looking for a “Blast from the Past” sound that was popular in the decades of the 60’s, 70’s & early 80’s. Entre Amigos are a two trombone-led Salsa band based in Brooklyn, NY, presided over by the formidable figure of Willie Villegas who is no newcomer to the worldwide Salsa scene, Willie has played with such luminaries as 10x Grammy award winner and NEA Jazz master Eddie Palmieri, the legendary “Rey de la Pachanga” Joe Quijano and the Iconic Joe Cuba Sextet as well as Salsa legends Frankie Ruiz, Lalo Rodríguez, Paquito Guzmán and “The King of the Mambo” Tito Puente.

08:00 PM - 02:00 AM

2024-04-18 20:00:002024-04-18 02:00:00America/New_YorkWillie Villegas y Entre AmigosWillie Villegas y Entre Amigos are the primary source for the Classic Salsero who's looking for a “Blast from the Past” sound that was popular in the decades of the 60’s, 70’s & early 80’s. Entre Amigos are a two trombone-led Salsa band based in Brooklyn, NY, presided over by the formidable figure of Willie Villegas who is no newcomer to the worldwide Salsa scene, Willie has played with such luminaries as 10x Grammy award winner and NEA Jazz master Eddie Palmieri, the legendary “Rey de la Pachanga” Joe Quijano and the Iconic Joe Cuba Sextet as well as Salsa legends Frankie Ruiz, Lalo Rodríguez, Paquito Guzmán and “The King of the Mambo” Tito Puente.Gonzalez y GonzalezGonzalez y GonzalezGyG@GyGnyc.com
Willy Torres event photo

Willy Torres

Friday April 19th

Throughout Torres’s career there has been hundreds of albums of which he has been a part of, in part as: producer, arranger, vocalist, background vocalist, vocal coach, musical Director, pianist, multi percussionist, multi instrumentalist to name a few. Mr. Torres has made a name for himself as a first call musician in every level out of the New York area, although originally from Puerto Rico. It is very common for Mr. Torres to get flown all over the world when it pertains to producing and recording major international albums.

11:00 PM - 03:00 AM

2024-04-19 23:00:002024-04-19 03:00:00America/New_YorkWilly TorresThroughout Torres’s career there has been hundreds of albums of which he has been a part of, in part as: producer, arranger, vocalist, background vocalist, vocal coach, musical Director, pianist, multi percussionist, multi instrumentalist to name a few. Mr. Torres has made a name for himself as a first call musician in every level out of the New York area, although originally from Puerto Rico. It is very common for Mr. Torres to get flown all over the world when it pertains to producing and recording major international albums.Gonzalez y GonzalezGonzalez y GonzalezGyG@GyGnyc.com
Marcano Masacote y su Conjunto Bembé event photo

Marcano Masacote y su Conjunto Bembé

Sunday April 21st

Music by DJ John John

08:30 PM - 01:00 AM

2024-04-21 20:30:002024-04-21 01:00:00America/New_YorkMarcano Masacote y su Conjunto BembéMusic by DJ John JohnGonzalez y GonzalezGonzalez y GonzalezGyG@GyGnyc.com
Santiago y la Orquesta event photo

Santiago y la Orquesta

Thursday April 25th

A Colombian style Salsa band, Santiago Moyano is a third generation of singers in his family and fronting one of the best live Salsa performances currently in NYC.

08:00 PM - 02:00 AM

2024-04-25 20:00:002024-04-25 02:00:00America/New_YorkSantiago y la OrquestaA Colombian style Salsa band, Santiago Moyano is a third generation of singers in his family and fronting one of the best live Salsa performances currently in NYC.Gonzalez y GonzalezGonzalez y GonzalezGyG@GyGnyc.com
Rafaelito y su Tumbao event photo

Rafaelito y su Tumbao

Saturday April 27th

Rafaelito y su Tumbao is a Latin Salsa Band, an Orchester conveying the temperament, fever, and terrific rhythm of Latin America during each performance. That is a project of Rafael Pareja. After having performed on Latin, Jazz and Salsa stages for many years, the Peruvian decided to found their own Salsa band which refers to the old structure of the New York Salsa style and deals with the Cuban and afro-Antillean music as well as expressions of the Latin American music having origin in the Cuban music. The Latin band consists of young and experienced musicians whose characteristics are to combine a powerful part of the passion and successful interplay which leads to a compact and clear sound. It is also mentionable that more than 20 musicians within the Munich Germany, Lima Peru, and New York USA music scene take an active part in this project taking turns occasionally.

11:00 PM - 03:00 AM

2024-04-27 23:00:002024-04-27 03:00:00America/New_YorkRafaelito y su TumbaoRafaelito y su Tumbao is a Latin Salsa Band, an Orchester conveying the temperament, fever, and terrific rhythm of Latin America during each performance. That is a project of Rafael Pareja. After having performed on Latin, Jazz and Salsa stages for many years, the Peruvian decided to found their own Salsa band which refers to the old structure of the New York Salsa style and deals with the Cuban and afro-Antillean music as well as expressions of the Latin American music having origin in the Cuban music. The Latin band consists of young and experienced musicians whose characteristics are to combine a powerful part of the passion and successful interplay which leads to a compact and clear sound. It is also mentionable that more than 20 musicians within the Munich Germany, Lima Peru, and New York USA music scene take an active part in this project taking turns occasionally.Gonzalez y GonzalezGonzalez y GonzalezGyG@GyGnyc.com
Sonora Nuyorkina event photo

Sonora Nuyorkina

Thursday May 2nd

La Sonora Nuyokina is a contemporary salsa band. Our members are young talented musicians who bring a fresh sound to the latin genres. Our repertoire goes from all time classics to the most popular hits today, to our own original material. The members of La Sonora come from different parts of Latin America and North America: the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Nicaragua, Venezuela, and Ecuador, as well as the United States. Each musician brings their unique taste, talent, and experience to give La Sonora its vibrant sound.

08:00 PM - 02:00 AM

2024-05-02 20:00:002024-05-02 02:00:00America/New_YorkSonora NuyorkinaLa Sonora Nuyokina is a contemporary salsa band. Our members are young talented musicians who bring a fresh sound to the latin genres. Our repertoire goes from all time classics to the most popular hits today, to our own original material. The members of La Sonora come from different parts of Latin America and North America: the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Nicaragua, Venezuela, and Ecuador, as well as the United States. Each musician brings their unique taste, talent, and experience to give La Sonora its vibrant sound.Gonzalez y GonzalezGonzalez y GonzalezGyG@GyGnyc.com
Willy Torres event photo

Willy Torres

Friday May 3rd

Throughout Torres’s career there has been hundreds of albums of which he has been a part of, in part as: producer, arranger, vocalist, background vocalist, vocal coach, musical Director, pianist, multi percussionist, multi instrumentalist to name a few. Mr. Torres has made a name for himself as a first call musician in every level out of the New York area, although originally from Puerto Rico. It is very common for Mr. Torres to get flown all over the world when it pertains to producing and recording major international albums.

11:00 PM - 03:00 AM

2024-05-03 23:00:002024-05-03 03:00:00America/New_YorkWilly TorresThroughout Torres’s career there has been hundreds of albums of which he has been a part of, in part as: producer, arranger, vocalist, background vocalist, vocal coach, musical Director, pianist, multi percussionist, multi instrumentalist to name a few. Mr. Torres has made a name for himself as a first call musician in every level out of the New York area, although originally from Puerto Rico. It is very common for Mr. Torres to get flown all over the world when it pertains to producing and recording major international albums.Gonzalez y GonzalezGonzalez y GonzalezGyG@GyGnyc.com
Uptown Royalty event photo

Uptown Royalty

Thursday May 9th

Uptown Salsa Royalty is truly a new musical phenomenon. Created by sensational seasoned stage veterans husband/wife dynamic duo Jodi Music & Ron Renaissance.

08:00 PM - 01:00 AM

2024-05-09 20:00:002024-05-09 01:00:00America/New_YorkUptown RoyaltyUptown Salsa Royalty is truly a new musical phenomenon. Created by sensational seasoned stage veterans husband/wife dynamic duo Jodi Music & Ron Renaissance.Gonzalez y GonzalezGonzalez y GonzalezGyG@GyGnyc.com
Santiago y la Orquesta event photo

Santiago y la Orquesta

Friday May 10th

A Colombian style Salsa band, Santiago Moyano is a third generation of singers in his family and fronting one of the best live Salsa performances currently in NYC.

11:00 PM - 03:00 AM

2024-05-10 23:00:002024-05-10 03:00:00America/New_YorkSantiago y la OrquestaA Colombian style Salsa band, Santiago Moyano is a third generation of singers in his family and fronting one of the best live Salsa performances currently in NYC.Gonzalez y GonzalezGonzalez y GonzalezGyG@GyGnyc.com
Grupo K'ndela event photo

Grupo K'ndela

Thursday May 16th

Music by DJ J Loco

08:00 PM - 02:00 AM

2024-05-16 20:00:002024-05-16 02:00:00America/New_YorkGrupo K'ndelaMusic by DJ J LocoGonzalez y GonzalezGonzalez y GonzalezGyG@GyGnyc.com
Sebastian Natal event photo

Sebastian Natal

Thursday May 23rd

Sebastian Natal is an Uruguayan born multi-genre multi-instrumentalist, seasoned performer and music producer. He is proficient in piano, bass, percussion, trumpet, trombone and vocals across a range of genres including salsa, samba, tango, Afro-Peruvian music, Cuban timba, Latin Jazz, candombe, Argentine Folklore and son. Sebastian’s vast range of talents have landed him many opportunities all over the world, touring with and playing alongside a range of artists including English rockstar Eric Clapton, the incredible Camila Cabello, the jazz trombonist Conrad Herwig, Uruguayan music group Sonora Borinquen and many more across a range of countries including Argentina, Europe, Uruguay, Asia, Latin America and North America. He gained substantial commercial success, producing albums with the 5 times Grammy Award winning Willy Torres. Currently, he is the bassist of the Pedrito Martinez Group, who were nominated for Grammy and Latin Grammy a couple times.

08:00 PM - 02:00 AM

2024-05-23 20:00:002024-05-23 02:00:00America/New_YorkSebastian NatalSebastian Natal is an Uruguayan born multi-genre multi-instrumentalist, seasoned performer and music producer. He is proficient in piano, bass, percussion, trumpet, trombone and vocals across a range of genres including salsa, samba, tango, Afro-Peruvian music, Cuban timba, Latin Jazz, candombe, Argentine Folklore and son. Sebastian’s vast range of talents have landed him many opportunities all over the world, touring with and playing alongside a range of artists including English rockstar Eric Clapton, the incredible Camila Cabello, the jazz trombonist Conrad Herwig, Uruguayan music group Sonora Borinquen and many more across a range of countries including Argentina, Europe, Uruguay, Asia, Latin America and North America. He gained substantial commercial success, producing albums with the 5 times Grammy Award winning Willy Torres. Currently, he is the bassist of the Pedrito Martinez Group, who were nominated for Grammy and Latin Grammy a couple times.Gonzalez y GonzalezGonzalez y GonzalezGyG@GyGnyc.com
Santiago y la Orquesta event photo

Santiago y la Orquesta

Saturday May 25th

A Colombian style Salsa band, Santiago Moyano is a third generation of singers in his family and fronting one of the best live Salsa performances currently in NYC.

11:00 PM - 03:00 AM

2024-05-25 23:00:002024-05-25 03:00:00America/New_YorkSantiago y la OrquestaA Colombian style Salsa band, Santiago Moyano is a third generation of singers in his family and fronting one of the best live Salsa performances currently in NYC.Gonzalez y GonzalezGonzalez y GonzalezGyG@GyGnyc.com
Rafaelito y su Tumbao event photo

Rafaelito y su Tumbao

Thursday May 30th

Rafaelito y su Tumbao is a Latin Salsa Band, an Orchester conveying the temperament, fever, and terrific rhythm of Latin America during each performance. That is a project of Rafael Pareja. After having performed on Latin, Jazz and Salsa stages for many years, the Peruvian decided to found their own Salsa band which refers to the old structure of the New York Salsa style and deals with the Cuban and afro-Antillean music as well as expressions of the Latin American music having origin in the Cuban music. The Latin band consists of young and experienced musicians whose characteristics are to combine a powerful part of the passion and successful interplay which leads to a compact and clear sound. It is also mentionable that more than 20 musicians within the Munich Germany, Lima Peru, and New York USA music scene take an active part in this project taking turns occasionally.

08:00 PM - 02:00 AM

2024-05-30 20:00:002024-05-30 02:00:00America/New_YorkRafaelito y su TumbaoRafaelito y su Tumbao is a Latin Salsa Band, an Orchester conveying the temperament, fever, and terrific rhythm of Latin America during each performance. That is a project of Rafael Pareja. After having performed on Latin, Jazz and Salsa stages for many years, the Peruvian decided to found their own Salsa band which refers to the old structure of the New York Salsa style and deals with the Cuban and afro-Antillean music as well as expressions of the Latin American music having origin in the Cuban music. The Latin band consists of young and experienced musicians whose characteristics are to combine a powerful part of the passion and successful interplay which leads to a compact and clear sound. It is also mentionable that more than 20 musicians within the Munich Germany, Lima Peru, and New York USA music scene take an active part in this project taking turns occasionally.Gonzalez y GonzalezGonzalez y GonzalezGyG@GyGnyc.com
Johnny

Johnny "Dandy" Rodriguez Jr

Friday May 31st

John Rodríguez Jr. (born 1945), better known as Johnny "Dandy" Rodríguez, is an American bongo player. He was the long-time bongosero for Tito Puente, and also played with Tito Rodríguez, Ray Barretto and Alfredo de la Fe. He belonged to several popular bands of the salsa era such as Tico All-Stars, Fania All-Stars and Típica 73. Rodríguez grew up in El Barrio (Spanish Harlem), New York, being interested in stickball (street baseball), rather than music.[1] Nonetheless, influenced by his father, 17-year old Johnny earned a position playing bongos in the Tito Puente Orchestra. Johnny spent over 30 years with the orchestra, also working with Tito Rodríguez from 1965 to 1968 and with Ray Barretto from 1970 until the end of 1972. Johnny went on to form Típica 73, of which he remained a member until 1979. He then returned to Tito's band, playing alongside him until the time of Tito's death in May 2000.

11:00 PM - 03:00 AM

2024-05-31 23:00:002024-05-31 03:00:00America/New_YorkJohnny "Dandy" Rodriguez JrJohn Rodríguez Jr. (born 1945), better known as Johnny "Dandy" Rodríguez, is an American bongo player. He was the long-time bongosero for Tito Puente, and also played with Tito Rodríguez, Ray Barretto and Alfredo de la Fe. He belonged to several popular bands of the salsa era such as Tico All-Stars, Fania All-Stars and Típica 73. Rodríguez grew up in El Barrio (Spanish Harlem), New York, being interested in stickball (street baseball), rather than music.[1] Nonetheless, influenced by his father, 17-year old Johnny earned a position playing bongos in the Tito Puente Orchestra. Johnny spent over 30 years with the orchestra, also working with Tito Rodríguez from 1965 to 1968 and with Ray Barretto from 1970 until the end of 1972. Johnny went on to form Típica 73, of which he remained a member until 1979. He then returned to Tito's band, playing alongside him until the time of Tito's death in May 2000.Gonzalez y GonzalezGonzalez y GonzalezGyG@GyGnyc.com
Johnny

Johnny "Dandy" Rodriguez Jr

Friday July 5th

John Rodríguez Jr. (born 1945), better known as Johnny "Dandy" Rodríguez, is an American bongo player. He was the long-time bongosero for Tito Puente, and also played with Tito Rodríguez, Ray Barretto and Alfredo de la Fe. He belonged to several popular bands of the salsa era such as Tico All-Stars, Fania All-Stars and Típica 73. Rodríguez grew up in El Barrio (Spanish Harlem), New York, being interested in stickball (street baseball), rather than music.[1] Nonetheless, influenced by his father, 17-year old Johnny earned a position playing bongos in the Tito Puente Orchestra. Johnny spent over 30 years with the orchestra, also working with Tito Rodríguez from 1965 to 1968 and with Ray Barretto from 1970 until the end of 1972. Johnny went on to form Típica 73, of which he remained a member until 1979. He then returned to Tito's band, playing alongside him until the time of Tito's death in May 2000.

11:00 PM - 03:00 AM

2024-07-05 23:00:002024-07-05 03:00:00America/New_YorkJohnny "Dandy" Rodriguez JrJohn Rodríguez Jr. (born 1945), better known as Johnny "Dandy" Rodríguez, is an American bongo player. He was the long-time bongosero for Tito Puente, and also played with Tito Rodríguez, Ray Barretto and Alfredo de la Fe. He belonged to several popular bands of the salsa era such as Tico All-Stars, Fania All-Stars and Típica 73. Rodríguez grew up in El Barrio (Spanish Harlem), New York, being interested in stickball (street baseball), rather than music.[1] Nonetheless, influenced by his father, 17-year old Johnny earned a position playing bongos in the Tito Puente Orchestra. Johnny spent over 30 years with the orchestra, also working with Tito Rodríguez from 1965 to 1968 and with Ray Barretto from 1970 until the end of 1972. Johnny went on to form Típica 73, of which he remained a member until 1979. He then returned to Tito's band, playing alongside him until the time of Tito's death in May 2000.Gonzalez y GonzalezGonzalez y GonzalezGyG@GyGnyc.com