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Maykel Blanco y su Salsa Mayor
14 October 2017
For the first time one of Cuba's very best bands, Maykel Blanco Y Su Salsa Mayor, are coming to Scotland to EDINBURGH!!!.
Loved around the world for their exciting brand of Cuban Timba, Maykel Blanco y Su Salsa Mayor are an outstanding group at the top of their musical game. Directed by Maykel Blanco, the band consists of 14 musicians. They have consistently produced hit after hit of hugely popular, highly danceable & sweetly melodic Cuban dance music They are every Cuban DJ's secret super weapon which never fails to ignite the dance floor.
One of the most talented musicians in Cuba today, Maykel Blanco is a singer-songwriter, arranger, musical director and pianist from Havana. He has played in various well known bands in Cuba and and his own group, La Suprema Ley. He took over an existing band, Salsa Mayor, in 2004, renaming it MAYKEL BLANCO Y SU SALSA MAYOR releasing their first Album RECOGE Y VETE.
Six albums later the band consistently tour Europe and South America to huge acclaim, while continuing to develop their deliriously infectious dance music including their latest album release "QUE NO ME QUITAN LA FE".
You can expect to hear a delicious selection of the band's big hits from the last 11 years, along with some of the current floor slammers from this their outstanding 6th album. You will be in heaven! The venue is the Liquid Rooms, chosen for its state of the art sound and lighting system, dance floor and capacity for 560 people.
BEAT THE ONLINE BOOKING FEE AND BUY YOUR TICKET FROM THE OFFICIAL SELLERS.AT YOUR LOCAL VENUES. CAPACITY IS 560. ONCE THEY ARE SOLD, THERE WILL BE NO MORE
SATURDAY 14th OCTOBER 2017
PROGRAMME 7.00pm - Doors open to the Public 7.00pm to 8pm DJs and Cuban Warm Up. 8.00pm to 10pm Maykel Blanco Y su Salsa Mayor. 10.00pm to 3.00am .After party venue to be confirmed
TICKET COST £23 Advance ticket-Early Bird book before 14th September 2017 £25 after 14th September 2017 £30 On the door