Win Tickets ($20): Cuban Orchestra Melao de Cuba @ Mississippi Pizza Pub | Dance Lesson, AfroCuban Salsa Latin Jazz

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Cuban Orchestra Melao de Cuba @ Mississippi Pizza Club on November 20. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, November 20.

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From our sponsors:
Melao De Cuba November 2015Salsa Dance with Cuban Orchestra Melao de Cuba
November 20, 2015
Doors 8 p.m. / Dance 9 p.m. | $10 | 21+
More info: Facebook

Mississippi Pizza Pub
3552 North Mississippi Avenue
Portland, OR 97227

Salsa music is exemplary of all things Cuban, in the sense it is warm, sensual and easygoing. Use the conga, horns and cowbell rhythms to take your hips for a journey. Just as molasses is transformed into rum, one of the oldest spirits of the world, Melao de Cuba transforms elements of Afro-Cuban and Spanish music into vibrant, danceable music that lifts your spirit and brings joy to your heart.

Solid Salsa inspired beats with Afro-Cuban Rhythms that makes the audience get up and dance! Includes dance lesson and live salsa orchestra.

Melao de Cuba has a fresh sound with the recent addition of Sammy’s electric guitar! Santana has nothing on us!

Melao de Cuba 100% Salsa Orchestra is a salsa band with a fierce horns section!!

  • Virginia Lopez, lead vocals
  • Julie Collura, back up vocals
  • Alessandro “Marvin”, back up vocals
  • Art Alexander, piano
  • Bryan Hopkins, bass
  • Jay Machamer, congas
  • Mimy,  timbales
  • Samuel Eisen Meyer, electric guitar
  • Mieke Bruggeman, baritone sax
  • Chris Nakato, trombone
  • Levis Dragulin, trumpet
  • Caroline Chaparro, tenor sax
  • Tony, salsa dance lesson & bongos

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12 Responses to Win Tickets ($20): Cuban Orchestra Melao de Cuba @ Mississippi Pizza Pub | Dance Lesson, AfroCuban Salsa Latin Jazz

  1. Allison Mora November 18, 2015 at 6:56 pm #

    I would love to learn how to salsa dance and listen to great salsa music as well!

  2. Erin November 18, 2015 at 11:20 pm #

    This looks completely fantastic! “Lifts your spirit and brings joy to your heart” and my hips will be taken on a journey…. Yes please… I love journeys led by my hips and accompanied by my joyous heart and lifted spirit!

  3. Heather Hanson November 19, 2015 at 8:00 am #

    I want to learn how to dance! Yeah let me win!

  4. Cortney Kennedy November 19, 2015 at 2:28 pm #

    I would love to take my mama to this event. I have been trying to get her out more and she’s always wanted to do salsa.

  5. Ben November 19, 2015 at 2:58 pm #

    I love Afro-Cuban music. I even studied it in school! Just moved to portland so a great intro to a new city!

  6. Maureen A. November 19, 2015 at 3:09 pm #

    I would love to go to this! I want to learn to dance and hear some great music!

  7. Ilsa November 19, 2015 at 5:13 pm #

    if one has 2 left feet, can they still learn to salsa?

  8. TIM November 19, 2015 at 6:33 pm #

    I need to get my salsa on!

  9. Stephanie November 19, 2015 at 6:35 pm #

    This would be so fun, haven’t been salsa dancing in years!

  10. Mauraborealice November 20, 2015 at 9:15 am #

    Ready, Willing, and able! Looking for some tasty rhythms! Sabroso!

  11. Raquel Silva November 20, 2015 at 1:02 pm #

    This would be such a blast! I am Cuban from Miami and miss this every day of my life :’)

  12. Sofia May-Cuxim November 20, 2015 at 1:44 pm #

    It’s our anniversary today!

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