Upcoming Events

Below are the latest events posted to the Milwaukee Salsa Facebook page. For a list of venues offering Latin dance on a weekly basis, check our regular venues page.

Bailamos! at Nomad

Thursday February 23rd - 8:00pm - Friday February 24th - 1:00am

Bailamos! at Nomad

Nomad World Pub
1401 E Brady St
Milwaukee, WI  53202 Map

There’s more than one way to heat things up on a cold Milwaukee night. Join us every Thursday for Noche de Rumba at the Nomad! Music starts at 8:30, FREE salsa dance lessons are at 9:00 on the second level, then DJ Mateo & DJ Furcio bring the Bachata at 9:30. $5 drink deals (Mojitos, Margaritas, caipirinhas, and Cuba libres) will help you unleash your inner Rico Suave.... See MoreSee Less

Salsa & Bachata Party

Friday February 24th - 9:00pm - Saturday February 25th - 2:00am

Salsa & Bachata Party

4978 S Packard Ave, Cudahy, WI 53110-1634, United States

Hosted by Las Serenata's Restaurant, you're invited to a salsa & bachata latin dance party on Friday, Febuary 24th.

* Salsa workshop at 9pm
* social dancing until close
* cash bar
* tacos and food
* DJ Enrique playing your favorite requests and best Latin beats
* raffle with prizes
* performances

$10 admission includes the workshop and free raffle ticket

~Farewell party for Nina
~Will it be your birthday? Get free admission if you are celebrating your birthday!
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Asere Afro Latin Social

Sunday February 26th - 6:00pm - Sunday February 26th - 10:00pm

Asere Afro Latin Social

Daync Studio
910 E Hamilton Street
Milwaukee, WI  53202 Map

Mark your calendars for the next Asere Afro-Latin Social, February 26th, 2017! Dance to the best Salsa Dura, Bachata, and more with with hosts DJ Furcio (Armando Hernández Velázquez) and DJ Mateo! $10 at the door. More details to come so RSVP and stay tuned...... See MoreSee Less

Salsa Sundays at Buddha Lounge

Sunday February 26th - 9:00pm - Monday February 27th - 12:00am

Salsa Sundays at Buddha Lounge

Buddha Lounge
1504 E North Ave
Milwaukee, WI  53202 Map

Heat things up every Sunday night at Buddha Lounge! Enjoy a dance lesson at 9PM followed by the best in Salsa, Bachata, and more. The kitchen is open until close so bring your appetite! No cover.

March First Friday Social

Friday March 3rd - 8:00pm - Saturday March 4th - 12:00am

March First Friday Social

First Friday Salsa Socials
2499 S Delaware Ave
Milwaukee, WI  53207 Map

Dance to the best in Latin music at Milwaukee’s longest-running Latin social (#89) every first Friday of the month at the beautiful Delaware House studio in Bay View, hosted by DJ Mateo and Mezclando Milwaukee! First Friday Salsa Socials welcome dancers of all levels; no partner or experience required! Enjoy a dance lesson at 8PM followed by open dancing and refreshments from 9PM until midnight. $10 at the door.

First Friday Salsa Socials are an alcohol-free event. Youth under 18 are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult.

Planning a birthday or other milestone? Enjoy cake service, reserved seating, and a special song and dance for you and your friends! Call or message Betsy Guerrero for details at 414-301-1357. (Minimum 5 days lead-time required for cake orders.)
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Proyecto Bembe: Latino Carnival

Friday March 10th - 7:30pm - Friday March 10th - 10:00pm

Proyecto Bembe: Latino Carnival

Latino Arts, Inc.
1028 S 9th St
Milwaukee, WI  53204 Map

Proyecto Bembé's youth performance ensemble, with professional dancers and musicians from Milwaukee's Latino music scene, presents their carnival show, inviting the community to join them on a historical, cultural and rhythmic voyage throughout Brazil and Puerto Rico's carnival celebrations.

Tickets for the evening show are $15 for general admission in advance ($20 at the door), $10 for seniors 60 and over and full-time students in advance ($15 at the door), and $8 per student in groups of 10 or more. Our Dinner & A Show special features Café el Sol's Friday fish buffet before the performance (beverage and gratuity not included) for $25 in advance ($30 at the door). Advance tickets prices are available until 3 p.m. the day of the show.

PURCHASE TICKETS AT proyectobembe.mivoz.com!
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Latin Fridays: Every Third Friday

Friday March 17th - 8:00pm - Saturday March 18th - 1:00am

Latin Fridays: Every Third Friday

Daync Studio
910 E Hamilton Street
Milwaukee, WI  53202 Map

Bring on the heat and DAYNC at Daync Studio's Latin Fridays! At 8:00 pm get your dance shoes on for a beginner salsa/bachata lesson for you and your friends, no experience or partner required!

Following the lesson there will be music with the best in salsa, bachata, chachacha, kizomba, and more by Dj TBA.


Admission includes: lesson, refreshments, performances & music!

You now have a guaranteed social every third friday at Daync Studio in addition to Milwaukee Salsa/ Mezclando Milwaukee's First Friday Salsa Socials at Delawhere House!

Cost:
$10 at the door (cash/credit/debit accepted)
** you can also pay in advance by using the Daync Studio MKE app (download via your mobile device: Apple App Store or Google Play Store by searching: Daync Studio MKE)
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Chicago Salsa & Bachata Festival 2017

Friday March 24th - 9:00am - Monday March 27th - 1:00pm

Chicago Salsa & Bachata Festival 2017

Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O'Hare
5550 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL  60018 Map

After an amazing first year, Touch Events returns to Chicago with one of the Midwest's top Latin Dance events. THE Chicago Salsa & Bachata Festival 2017, also known as CSBF 2017!!!!


Confirmed local and International artists:
- Ataca & Alemana, Tampa
- Juan Matos, Italy
- Daniel & Desiree, Spain
- Zafire Dance Company, NYC
- Chaves & Silvia, Spain
- Delia & Charlie, NYC
- Fausto & Maria, NYC
- Latin Rhythms, Chicago
- Robert & Isabel, NYC
- Urban Vibe, Chicago
- Cadence Dance Company, Canada
- Kimberly Rivera, Chicago
- Zeke Ruvalcaba & Bachata All-Stars, Chicago
- Maria Kizomba Chick, Tampa
- El Tiguere & Julianna, Tampa
- Werk MKE Dance Company, Milwaukee
- Andy 'Lyrik' Cruz, Los Angeles
- Marcos & Tabitha, Chicago/Milwaukee
- Bachata Legacy, Chicago
- Mezclando MKE, Milwaukee
- Burju Perez, MA
- Modern Clave, Chicago
- Douglas Ortiz, Milwaukee
- Latin Street Dance Company, Chicago
- SalsaBrosa Dance Company, Milwaukee
- Mambo Violento Dance Company, Milwaukee
- Ritmo Timbal y Flores, Chicago
and more....

For those that are not familiar with a Latin Dance Festival/Congress in the U.S., here is what you can expect for a nice 3 day weekend event entailing the following:

- Workshops with world renown and traveled instructors from all over the world, with a different workshop from a different instructor every hour that any and everybody can take no partner needed. (skill level may vary)

- Evening showcase of performances by local dance companies along with invited artist from all over the world that the event organizers have brought to the event.

- Social dancing with Live Music and DJs until 7 am.

This format happens the same way each and every day of the event. Yes! What you are thinking is correct, "Three days of awesome latin dancing from morning to the evening and late into the night!"

For artist, venue, bootcamps and other info visit: chicagosalsabachata.com

To book your hotel room visit:
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April First Friday Social

Friday April 7th - 9:00pm - Saturday April 8th - 12:00am

April First Friday Social

First Friday Salsa Socials
2499 S Delaware Ave
Milwaukee, WI  53207 Map

Dance to the best in Latin music at Milwaukee’s longest-running Latin social (#90) every first Friday of the month at the beautiful Delaware House studio in Bay View, hosted by DJ Mateo and Mezclando Milwaukee! First Friday Salsa Socials welcome dancers of all levels; no partner or experience required! Enjoy a dance lesson at 8PM followed by open dancing and refreshments from 9PM until midnight. $10 at the door.

First Friday Salsa Socials are an alcohol-free event. Youth under 18 are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult.

Planning a birthday or other milestone? Enjoy cake service, reserved seating, and a special song and dance for you and your friends! Call or message Betsy Guerrero for details at 414-301-1357. (Minimum 5 days lead-time required for cake orders.)
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Latin Fridays: Every Third Friday

Friday April 21st - 8:00pm - Saturday April 22nd - 1:00am

Latin Fridays: Every Third Friday

Daync Studio
910 E Hamilton Street
Milwaukee, WI  53202 Map

Bring on the heat and DAYNC at Daync Studio's Latin Fridays! At 8:00 pm get your dance shoes on for a beginner salsa/bachata lesson for you and your friends, no experience or partner required!

Following the lesson there will be music with the best in salsa, bachata, chachacha, kizomba, and more by Dj TBA.


Admission includes: lesson, refreshments, performances & music!

Cost:
$10 at the door (cash/credit/debit accepted)
** you can also pay in advance by using the Daync Studio MKE app (download via your mobile device: Apple App Store or Google Play Store by searching: Daync Studio MKE)
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Latin Fridays: Anniversary Edition

Friday May 19th - 8:00pm - Saturday May 20th - 1:00am

Latin Fridays: Anniversary Edition

Daync Studio
910 E Hamilton Street
Milwaukee, WI  53202 Map

Bring on the heat and DAYNC at our ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY Daync Studio celebration and TWO YEAR ANNIVERSARY of Alma Milwaukee Dance Company!

At 8:00 pm get your dance shoes on for a beginner salsa/bachata lesson for you and your friends, no experience or partner required!

Following the lesson there will be music with the best in salsa, bachata, chachacha, kizomba, and more by Dj TBA.


Admission includes: lesson, refreshments, performances & music!


Cost:
$10 at the door (cash/credit/debit accepted)
** you can also pay in advance by using the Daync Studio MKE app (download via your mobile device: Apple App Store or Google Play Store by searching: Daync Studio MKE)
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4th Annual Wisconsin Salsa Open and Dance Festival!!

Saturday October 7th - 11:00am

4th Annual Wisconsin Salsa Open and Dance Festival!!

The Astor Hotel
924 E Juneau Ave
Milwaukee, WI  53202 Map

WISCONSIN, this dance festival is for YOU!!!
The mission of Wisconsin Salsa Open and Dance Festival is to honor and celebrate culturally diverse dance forms through presentation, competition, education and support of artists and their traditions.

"The road to Puerto Rico starts HERE!!!"

The 4th Annual Wisconsin Salsa Open and Dance Festival
October 7th and 8th, 2017
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Getting ready for the main event!!
Last year we brought SEVEN world champs, Stay tuned for what we have in store for you in 2017!

ALREADY CONFIRMED
•4x World Junior Salsa Champ Natasha Silva!
•9x World Salsa, Bachata, and Hustle Champs Uriel Garcia and Vera Rowe!
• More champs coming very soon!!!

~workshops & performances, along with the competition~
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TWO Pre-parties in TWO Wisconsin cities!!
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Thursday, October 5th @ Revel Bar in Milwaukee, WI $10 (FREE with full pass)
$5 if you wear RED!!
Thursday Night Pre-party Social!!
Workshop and Performance World Junior Salsa Champ Natasha Silva
Additional performances:
Nueva Ola
Fusion MKE Dance Project
Bachata Syndrome
Solseras

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Friday, October 6th| Rumba 4 Rainbow at Union South in Madison, WI (ticket sold separately)
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WELCOME TO THE PARTY!!!
Saturday, October 7th and 8th
Astor Hotel
924 E. Juneau Ave. • Milwaukee, WI • (414)271-4220


Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba, Cha Cha Cha, Mambo & and more!

- Dance Workshops from among the best instructors in the world!!
(Workshops held from 11am-7pm in Ballroom and Lounge.)
Confirmed instructors:
Uriel Garcia and Vera Rowe
Freddy Angus (Salsanatti)
Jose Serrano (Chicago)
Natasha Silva (San Diego)
Celso Orozco (Fortezza)
Karlies Kelley (Panadanza)
Krislyn World (UWM)
Katherine Wilson (Milwaukee)
Kyle Culmann (Indianapolis)
Alejandro Lozano (Madison)
Luis Armacanqui (Madison)
Tony Ovalle (Chicago)
Apollo Shaw (Chicago)
David and Renee Davila (Lake Geneva)
Denita Inez (D'sueño)
Erika Marín-Spiotta (Madison Rueda)

7pm - HAPPY HOUR!!!!!
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8pm - Wisconsin Salsa Open Dance Competition
PRIZES:
3rd prize- 2 weekend passes and 1 night's Hotel stay at Chicago International Salsa Congress

2nd Prize - 2 full passes and 2 night's Hotel stay at Chicago International Salsa Congress

1st Prize - 2 full passes and 3 night's Hotel stay at Chicago International Salsa Congress

8:30pm - WSO Dance Showcase

9pm - Winners announced followed by Dj Furcio!!
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Wisconsin's Greatest and Largest Salsa Dance Competitions are now a Dance Festival!!
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Hosted by:
- SALSABROSA
- BACHATA SYNDROME
- SALSABROSITAS
- MAMBO VICE
- FUSION
- MADance Project
ALL DEBUTING NEW ROUTINES!!!

GUEST PERFORMANCES also provided by:
ALMA MILWAUKEE
PANADANZA (Mke)
Salsanatti (Cleveland)
MEZCLANDO MILWAUKEE
INSPIRACIÓN (Chi)
Axel and Rosy (Chi)
Kip and Amy (Chi)
MANA PASIFIKA (Oshkosh, WI)
GIFTED SOULS MILWAUKEE
DAVID AND RENEE (Lake Geneva)
SOLSERAS (Mke/Madison)
Kinetics Dance Company (Chi)
MMA Dance (Chi)
Latin Expressions (Ind)
and many more!!!


DJS:
DJ FURCIO (Guanajuato, Mexico)
DJ MATEO (Milwaukee)

Price: $70 includes Thursday pre-party, workshops, competition, 2 showcases, plus admission to social dancing afterwards!
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2016 EARLYBIRD SPECIAL!!!
Buy your ticket before January 1st for only $50!

For Questions or tickets to either event, contact Danny Balderas at (414)243-0910

www.eventbrite.com/e/wisconsin-salsa-and-bachata-open-tickets-31610924125?utm-medium=discovery&ut...
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