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Salsa events for Friday, June 5, 2020
Important: Event times are subject to change. Always double check with the event organizer before making plans.

Albertos Salsa

Event Type:  Beginner Lesson, Intermediate Lesson, Dance Party
Cost:  $10 ($7 student, $15 band nights)
Location:  Mountain View
Description:  A cool bar & lounge located in Mountain View with a great instructor and chill atmosphere. Plenty of seating, a full bar, and live bands of Friday nights. Music is a mix of salsa and bachata, with a sprinkling of cha cha and merrengue.
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Cigar Bar

Event Type:  Music & Dancing
Cost:  $10
Location:  San Francisco
Description:  Salsa night at The Cigar Bar & Grill, a unique San Francisco restaurant & bar located in historic Jackson Square, featuring salsa dancing every Friday and Saturday night. Live salsa music at 10pm every night. For complete line-up and more information please visit our website cigarbarandgrill.com See also Chevere Sundays for their Sunday event.
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Club Fox Salsa Night

Event Type:  Salsa Dancing, Live Music
Cost:  $15 ($10 w/ student ID)
Location:  Redwood City
Description:  Salsa dancing every 1st & 3rd Friday of the month (every Friday during the summer!) at Club Fox in Redwood City, sponsored by Salsa Pa'l Bailador. Dancing from 9pm-2am to the hottest salsa, bachata, merengue, and cha cha cha. Live music on some nights.
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Dance Fridays

Event Type:  Salsa & Bachata Lesson, Social Dancing, Live Music
Cost:  $20
Location:  San Francisco
Description:  Live music and dancing every Friday night at Space 550 in San Francisco. Doors open at 7:30pm followed by a beginner salsa and bachata lesson at 8pm. No experience or partner necessary. There are two rooms for dancing with a different live salsa band every week. Dancing until 2:30am every Friday night with a full bar for drinks. 21+.
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Lux Mambo Nights

Event Type:  Salsa Dancing Lesson, Salsa Dancing Social
Cost:  $15
Location:  San Jose
Description:  Salsa lessons and dancing every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month at The Rose Ballroom in San Jose. Open level mambo lessons from 9-10pm with Carolyn Barreno & Stefan Trandafirescu, followed by dancing until 1am (Mambo, Bachata, Salsa Dura, Guaguanco, & Cha Cha Cha).
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Palomar Ballroom

Event Type:  Beginner Lesson, Intermediate Lesson, Dance Party
Cost:  $12 Classes & Party, $6 Just Dancing
Location:  Santa Cruz
Description:  Drop in a salsa class with Jeremy, followed by a salsa party with music from DJ Omambo at the Palomar Ballroom.
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Salsa & Bachata Fridays in San Mateo

Event Type:  Salsa Dancing Lesson, Salsa Dancing Social
Cost:  $15 drop-in (discount passes available)
Location:  San Mateo
Description:  Join us for a fun night of Salsa & Bachata classes at the Motion Arts Center in San Mateo. Whether you want to learn bachata or salsa or both, we'll teach you all you need to start enjoying dancing. Even if you never danced in your life, our lessons will teach you to feel comfortable dancing with a partner. You'll leave each class excited for the next lesson!
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Salsa Bachata Social Fridays

Event Type:  Salsa Dancing Lesson, Salsa Dancing Social
Cost:  $20 (discount passes available)
Location:  Pleasanton
Description:  Salsa dancing every Friday night at the Mark Ballas Dance and Performing Arts studio in Pleasanton. Newcomer and beginner salsa lessons from 7pm, followed by social dancing until 10pm. Dancers of all skill levels are encouraged to come! Discount Salsa Night Passes available, see front desk for details.
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Salsa Fridays Salinas

Event Type:  Salsa Dancing Lesson, Salsa Dancing Social
Cost:  $15
Location:  Monterey
Description:  Salsa and bachata lessons every Friday at Giorgio's Restaurant in Salinas, followed by social dancing until 12:30am.
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Salsa Marin

Event Type:  Salsa Dancing Lesson
Cost:  $15 drop in, discounts for more
Location:  San Francisco
Description:  Beginner class in front studio - no experience necessary. Intermediate/Advanced class in back studio - learn interesting patterns Very comfortable atmosphere, nice teachers, friendly class. Class often goes out dancing to a club in Marin after class.
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Salsa Rueda ODC

Event Type:  Beginning & Intermediate Salsa Rueda Lessons
Cost:  $13 a class
Location:  San Francisco
Description:  Beginning and intermediate Miami-style Salsa and Havana-style Casino rueda moves taught every Thursday at the ODC Dance Commons by veteran Rueda-instructor Ryan Mead.
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