FREE SALSA IN THE SUMMER
By Adrian Montanez
The heat is on in New York City and with that brings what salsa dancers love and live for most, FREE salsa dancing events throughout the five boroughs. From Midsummer Night Swing at Lincoln Center, Sunset Salsa at the 14th Street Triangle to Orchard Beach and Soundview Park, SALSEEK dishes out this year’s top outdoor summer dancing events located in the heart of the world’s greatest city. Check in for updates on additional FREE events.
* SUNDAY MAY 27 AND EVERY SUNDAY THEREAFTER @ 12PM- 6PM, DJ CISCO & DJ CARLOS @ ORCHARD BEACH SECTION 5
* SUNDAY MAY 27 @ 12PM - 6PM @ AVENUE A LOISAIDA FESTIVAL
* SUNDAY MAY 27 @ SIDE STREET LOUNGE - CONJUNTO IMAGINE AFTER THE BEACH PARTY. DOORS OPEN AT 6PM
* MONDAY MAY 28 @ 2PM-5PM GRUPO LATIN VIBE @ RIVERBANK PARK
*THURSDAY JUNE 7 & EVERY THURSDAY TILL AUGUST 31 @ 6:30PM-9PM, SUNSET SALSA @ THE 14TH STREET TRIANGLE IN THE MEATPACKING DISTRICT
** June 20: Salsa Night with YeraSon Orquestra and a Salsa dance lesson with Audrey Martinez of Dance Manhattan @ Waterside Plaza, outside on the Plaza Stage of the East River on 25th Street www.watersideplaza.com/events
* THURSDAY JUNE 21 @ 7PM EDDIE PALMIERI @ ROCKERFELLAR PARK AT BATTERY PARK CITY @ RIVER TERRACE & WARREN ST.
* TUESDAY JUNE 26 @ 7PM CANO ESTREMERA @ SOUNDVIEW PARK
** June 27: Salsa Night with Grupo Greg Ribot and a Salsa dance lesson with Audrey Martinez of Dance Manhattan @ Waterside Plaza, outside on the Plaza Stage of the East River on 25th Street www.watersideplaza.com/events
** July 25: Swing Night with the Harlem Speakeasy Orchestra @ Waterside Plaza, outside on the Plaza Stage of the East River on 25th Street www.watersideplaza.com/events
* SUNDAY AUGUST 5 @ 7:30 LA CARAS LINDA DE MI GENTE NEGRA— HOMENAJE A TITE CURET ALONSO FEATURING GRUPO ESENCIA 7 VIENTO DE AGUA WITH SPECIAL GUEST LALO RODRIGUEZ @ LINCOLN CENTER’s MIDSUMMER NIGHT SWING
* TUESDAY AUGUST 21 @ 7:00 JOSE ALBERTO "EL CANARIO", 8 Y MAS @ EAST RIVER PARK