The 14th Annual Miami Salsa Congress will be taking place from July 29th to August 2nd at the Deauville Beach Resort in Miami Beach. The five-day Latin music and dance event will feature a compilation of top Salsa talent, including local and international music bands, world-renown dancers, dancing instructors and top DJs.
This year, the “Legendary Concert Series” will include:
— A 50-year Celebration of Salsa for Willie Rosario and his Orchestra
— Latin Grammy Award-Winning Pianist, Pepe Montes and his band
— A tribute to legend Cheo Feliciano featuring Grupo Éxito
— Honoring Salsa Classics: Ray Barretto, Tommy Olivencia, Sonora Ponceña and El Gran Combo, featuring David Lucca and his Orchestra
— Mystiques Reunion and Pool Party Band, Orquesta Selección Latina
Some of the DJ Headliners include:
— Franklin Ayala
– Danis La Clave
— Jr. Sosa
— Alfredo Rodríguez
— Jorge Charun (among others)
“We are very excited for this year’s lineup, which will be attracting over 5,000 event fans from across the globe,” said Founder of the Congress and Owner of Salsa Lovers, Rene Gueits. “This year we will have more than 500 individual performers that include a wide range of artists, not only from the U.S., but also Colombia, Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Uruguay, Cuba, Canada and even Paris, making this the best international salsa event of its kind.”
Other featured events include:
— Bachata Room – Presenting a mix of the best DJ’s, live bands and artists performing until 3 a.m.
— Kizomba/Zouk Room – Introducing the newest dance craze to hit the Salsa community and providing a change of pace to slow rhythms of these sensual dances.
— After-Party Room – Also known as the “South Beach After Party,” in which attendees will experience the Best South Beach Club DJs spinning Latin and Open Format music all night.
— Pool Parties – The Miami Salsa Congress is hosting three of the hottest pool-parties at a historic beachfront resort.
— Mystiques Reunion – For one night only, attendees can experience the era that sparked Miami’s Salsa scene.
In addition, and for the first time ever, the Miami Salsa Congress will introduce the Youth Dance Festival, which will include workshops, parties and showcases for kids only