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Want to find out what's going on in the Bay Area salsa scene? Here you can find the latest Bay Area salsa news, from upcoming events and announcements to competition results and salsa team auditions.

Agenda Lounge Closing This Wednesday!

Posted May 17, 2016 by Takeshi

We have received word from the promoters of the salsa night at the Agenda Lounge that the venue has been sold to new owners and will be closing down this week! This means that the this Wednesday, March 18th, will be the last night of salsa dancing at the Agenda Lounge!
This closure follows a spate of closures of salsa venues…

Bay Area Schools Dominate 2016 College Salsa Congress

Posted April 26, 2016 by Takeshi

Photo by Raul Photography Company
For the second year in a row teams from the Bay Area took the tops spots at the annual College Salsa Congress held in Los Angeles. Los Salseros de Stanford and SJSU’s Spartan Mambo were just 1 point apart, and took 1st and 2nd at this year’s competition.
The two teams competed against some of the top…

2016 SF Salsa Festival Coming Next Month!

Posted February 26, 2016 by Takeshi

The 8th Annual San Francisco Salsa Festival is coming in less than a month!
The SF Salsa Festival is a 3-day long salsa festival held in San Francisco every year, featuring dance workshops, competitions, performances, live music and dancing until 2am every night. The event will be held from Thursday, March 24th to Saturday, March 26th at the Park Central Hotel…

World Salsa Summit 2016 Results

Posted February 4, 2016 by Takeshi

The World Salsa Summit is an international salsa and Latin dance competition organized by Billy Fajardo and held every year at the Deauville Beach Resort in Miami.
This year the competition runs from Thursday, February 4th to Sunday, February 8th, and dozens of competitors from the Bay Area are flying out to compete at the event. Salsa By The Bay will…

Amanda Needs Your Support!

Posted January 5, 2016 by Takeshi

Many of you know longtime Bay Area salsa dancer Amanda Hanes. She is a beautiful, bubbly 25 year old with a heart of gold. And she needs a liver transplant very very soon.
Please help us raise funds for Amanda. Your donations will go towards her medical bills for her liver transplant.
https://www.gofundme.com/3bh6v7tw
This is her story:

World Latin Dance Cup 2015 Results

Posted December 14, 2015 by Takeshi

The World Latin Dance Cup is an international Latin dance competition organized every year by Albert Torres Productions. This year’s competition took place from Monday, December 14th to Sunday through Sunday, December 20th at the Deauville Beach Resort Hotel in Miami.
There was quite a bit of controversy at this year’s World Latin Dance Cup and you can read all about…

Salsamania 15th Anniversary Social Tonight!

Posted October 24, 2015 by Takeshi

Tonight! Join the Bay Area in celebrating the 15-year anniversary of Salsamania dance company, one of the top salsa teams in the Bay Area!
The party will be held at Space 550 in San Francisco, with lessons from World Champions John and Liz at 8:30pm, followed by dancing until 2:30am. Special dance production by Salsamania dance company at 11pm. Don’t miss…

Salsa Dancing Mannequin Replacing Women

Posted September 11, 2015 by Takeshi

In case you missed it, here is the video of the salsa dancing mannequin that went viral last week on Facebook:

San Jose Jazz Summer Fest 2015 This Weekend!

Posted August 6, 2015 by Takeshi

The annual San Jose Jazz Summer Fest is coming this weekend! The San Jose Jazz Summer Fest (formerly the San Jose Jazz Festival) is one of the largest music events in San Jose. The event takes over multiple city blocks in downtown San Jose, and features 6 separate stages of music, including a salsa stage!
The event kicks off on Friday…

SF Bachata Festival Coming This Weekend!

Posted July 14, 2015 by Takeshi

Are you ready for the biggest Bachata event of the year? The annual SF Bachata Festival is coming this weekend! The party kicks off on Wednesday and Thursday night with pre-parties at Caribbean Gardens in Burlingame, followed by a weekend of non-stop dance workshops, performances, live music and dancing until 6am every morning.
This event isn’t just for bachata-lovers either, the…

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