Monday, March 21, 2011

Salsa in the Providence Area...

Hola Salsa Socialites,

Salsa in Providence Lives!!!! The Salsa Scene is Providence is alive and well and eager to continue to grow and celebrate the joy salsa brings to its people and the City.

There are 2 phenomenal Salsa Nights in Providence who continue to provide a great evening of Socializing, Dancing and all things Salsa. If you are looking to get your SalsaFix on you should check out SalsaCity on Tuesdays and Salsa Sundays at Platforms. Both venues offer its visitors a great Dance Floor, Dance lessons are offered at both, Dj's are feature at both venues, as well as bar specials and a welcoming crowd. Here is some info on both:

SalsaCity Tuesdays at Celtic Lounge Downtown Providence, 397 Westminster Street Providence RI
On Tuesdays SalsaCity hosts its weekly Salsa Nights with 2 lessons by 2 Dance Instructors, Martin & Sydonee, in the early part of the evening, there is a 7pm class that offers Cha Cha Cha & Bachata lessons, the class is a Beginners/Intermediate drop in class they cover the basics and then offer an intermediate combo pattern to enhance dancers skills. The 8pm class is an All-Levels Salsa Class, and it is just that All-levels, it is taught in the same way that the 7pm class. afterwards their resident DJ Flip Dogg offers a blend of Latin dance with an emphasis on Salsa. DJ Flip does an excellent job, he is fresh to the salsa scene and he definately mixes up R&B into his Cha Cha and Salsa, which keeps you dancing and updated with the music. But he does give a great dose of the Salsa Classics. The evening is extremely relaxed and inviting, so all Hardcore dancers, Casual Dancers and Complete Beginners are welcomed. Check out SalsaCity for yourselves and Join the Providence Salsa scene.

Salsa Sundays at Platforms, 165 Poe Street, Providence, Salsa has been served up here for a few years, Hector who is both the promoter and dance instructor hosts an evening that is chilled and open to the public. They offer a dance lesson at the beginning of the evening at 8pm, its usually a Salsa beginners lesson and he covers all the basics. then afterwards the Dance floor opens up for Social Dancing. Salsa is also mostly played at Platforms with blends of Merengue and Bachata. its a place for everyone looking to do some Salsa dancing on the Weekends.

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