Save the Date: Atlanta Salsa Festival 2016 Is Almost Here

Hot music and hot moves abound at the Atlanta Salsa Festival. A celebrated event featuring artists from Europe, South America, Asia and the Caribbean, this annual festival offers a wide range of entertainment for music and dance lovers. From pool parties to workshops, and of course, lots of dance rooms, guests will have plenty to see and do.

The Atlanta Salsa Festival offers three days and four nights of around-the-clock dancing and entertainment. Whether you’re interested in salsa, timba, bachata, rumba, merengue or kizomba, you are sure to get your fill! It’s all happening in downtown Atlanta beginning on Sept. 8, 2016, and you can get tickets to the event online now. Prices range from $20 to $80.

Every night of the event there are different themes, including:

Cuban Nostalgia on Thursday 9/8
International on Friday 9/9
All White on Saturday 9/10
Pajamas on Sunday 9/11

Workshops are a very popular aspect of the event and this year there are numerous classes that you can sign up for, including:

  • Salsa On1
  • Salsa On2
  • Cuban Dance
  • Bachata
  • Kizomba
  • Rueda
  • Afrocuban Rumba

There is also a long list of popular artists and DJs who will be performing at the event. Just a few include:

  • Jose “Pepito” Gomez
  • Son de Atlanta (pictured right)
  • TimbAche’
  • Jorge Charun
  • Jose Malave
  • Harvey Brisard
  • Mane Martinez
  • Mike Arana
  • Skip Lopes
  • Jose Jimenez
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