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.

Latin Jam Session

Monday March 19th - 9:00pm - Tuesday March 20th - 12:00am

Latin Jam Session

The Jazz Estate
2423 N Murray Ave
Milwaukee, WI  53211 Map

Cecilio Negrón Jr. joins us for our Latin Jam Session- one of our favorite nights of the month! Stop in to play or just to listen, either way it will be an unforgettable night of latin music.

$5 Door Charge
$3 Jammers

96 interested  ·  8 going
Salchata Thursdays

Thursday March 22nd - 9:00pm - Friday March 23rd - 1:30am

Salchata Thursdays

Snifters - Tapas & Spirits
606 S. 5th Street
Milwaukee, WI  53204 Map

Join us for "SALCHATA" Thursday!

Enjoy a cocktail, tapas dinner, meet new people in a perfect ambiance for social dancing to the best Salsa, Bachata and more!

FREE Bachata/Salsa lesson at 9pm by Roberto from Pulse Mke Dance Company!

$5 Old Fashion
$5 Tequila Sunrise
$5 Mexican Beers

Music by: DJ Casper

Sponsored by: Eventerro

$5 cover after 10pm

20 interested  ·  10 going
Salsa & Bachata Ritmo

Friday March 23rd - 9:00am - Saturday March 24th - 2:00am

Salsa & Bachata Ritmo

DJ Rick spinning the best videos in Salsa, Bachata and more.
No cover
Cash bar only

25 interested  ·  6 going
Chicago Salsa & Bachata Festival 2018

Friday March 23rd - 6:00pm - Monday March 26th - 5:00am

Chicago Salsa & Bachata Festival 2018

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

CSBF 2018:

Touch Events is returning to Chicago in 2018!
3 incredibile days of workshops, parties, shows and masterclasses to take your dancing to the next level!

Salsa Artists:
- Adolfo and his Latin Soul Dancers
- Karen y Ricardo
- Yamulee
- Delia Madera
- Robert & Isabel
- Marcos & Tabitha
- Andy Cruz
- Jorge Alvarez - Urban Vibe
- Kimberly Rivera
- Burju Perez
- Adrian Tenorio - The Moves Dance Co.
- Jose Serrano
- Angel Martinez
- Ernesto & Denise

More coming soon...

Bachata Artists:
- Ataca & La Alemana
- Chaves & Silvia
- El Tiguere Del Mambo & Bianca
- Maria Ramos
- Alex & Desiree
- Carlos Cinta
- Zeke
- Legacy Dance Company

Fusion Artists:
- Billy & Athoy

- DJ Tiguere
- DJ Soltrix
- DJ Emerzive
- DJ Jo-Z
- DJ Romeo
- DJ Prieto
- DJ Helio
- DJ El Caobo

More coming soon..

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2017 interested  ·  712 going
Salsa Saturday

Saturday March 24th - 9:00pm - Sunday March 25th - 2:00am

Salsa Saturday

American Serb Hall
5101 W Oklahoma Ave
Milwaukee, WI  53219 Map

Salsa Saturday
Free salsa lesson at 9pm by Francis Annan Affotey of Salsabrosa
Music by DJ Rick & DJ-Sway
Cover: free before 9:30pm $5 after 9:30pm
For VIP & bottle service call Mark (414)202-7781

27 interested  ·  6 going
Salsa Saturday

Saturday March 31st - 8:00pm - Sunday April 1st - 2:00am

Salsa Saturday

American Serb Hall
5101 W Oklahoma Ave
Milwaukee, WI  53219 Map

Salsa Saturday
Free salsa lesson at 9pm by Gustavo from Every Thing About Dance (2017 World Salsa Summit top studio & top instructor)
Music by DJ Rick & DJ Sway
Cover: free before 9:30pm $5 after 9:30pm
For VIP & bottle service call Mark (414)202-7781

13 interested  ·  5 going

Saturday March 31st - 8:00pm - Saturday March 31st - 11:00pm


The Jazz Estate
2423 N Murray Ave
Milwaukee, WI  53211 Map

Cache brings a Latin flare to The Jazz Estate with their fun blend of salsa music and big band influence, sure to get the crowd dancing!

$13 Door Charge
Includes Late Night Sessin

**Please Note: front tables will be removed for this show.

172 interested  ·  21 going
David Wake Latin Sextet

Friday April 6th - 8:00pm - Friday April 6th - 11:00pm

David Wake Latin Sextet

The Jazz Estate
2423 N Murray Ave
Milwaukee, WI  53211 Map

Latin Night! The Jazz Estate welcomes back the David Wake Sextet for a night of latin rhythms.

$12 Cover includes Late Night Session with Dan Flynn Trio

David Wake - Piano
Cecilio Negron Jr. - congas
Julio Pabon - percussion
Kevin Christensen - drums
Steve Peplin - guitar
Joey Sanchez - bass

98 interested  ·  9 going
First Friday Salsa Socials

Friday April 6th - 8:00pm - Saturday April 7th - 12:00am+8Friday May 4th - 8:00pm - Saturday May 5th - 12:00amFriday June 1st - 8:00pm - Saturday June 2nd - 12:00amFriday July 6th - 8:00pm - Saturday July 7th - 12:00amFriday August 3rd - 8:00pm - Saturday August 4th - 12:00amFriday September 7th - 8:00pm - Saturday September 8th - 12:00amFriday October 5th - 8:00pm - Saturday October 6th - 12:00amFriday November 2nd - 8:00pm - Saturday November 3rd - 12:00amFriday December 7th - 8:00pm - Saturday December 8th - 12:00am

First Friday Salsa Socials

Delaware House
2499 S Delaware Ave
Milwaukee, WI  53207 Map

Dance to the best in Latin music at Milwaukee’s premier Latin social every "First Friday" of the month at the beautiful Delaware House studio in Bay View, hosted by 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.
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219 interested  ·  1 going
Latin Fridays: April 20th

Friday April 20th - 8:00pm - Saturday April 21st - 1:00am

Latin Fridays: April 20th

Daync Studio
910 E Hamilton Street
Milwaukee, WI  53202 Map

Join us as we celebrate Spring as a community at Daync Studio's Latin Fridays social!

At 8:20pm get your dance shoes on for a beginner salsa/bachata lesson taught by studio owners Amber Rivard and Joshua Burgos for you and your friends! No experience or partner is required.

Following the lesson there will be music with the best in salsa, bachata, chachacha, kizomba, and more by our DJ!

Admission includes: lesson, refreshments, performances by the Alma Milwaukee Salsa Coed "El Cigarron" soft debut performance & more! Performances begin at 10:30pm 🙂

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

Call Josh Burgos for more info: (414) 748-2336
Hosted by Daync Studio, Latin Fridays & Alma Milwaukee
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28 interested  ·  8 going
Puerto Rican Family Festival

Sunday August 5th - 11:00am - Sunday August 5th - 7:00pm

Puerto Rican Family Festival

Humboldt Park Beer Garden
3000 S Howell Ave
Milwaukee, WI  53207 Map

Celebrating the rich Puerto Rican Cultural with family activities, traditional music, food, and dance. The event features a Home Run Derby Competion, Salsa Dance Contest, Car Show, Drum Circle, Health Fair, Children's Area, Cultural Exihibit, and More! The Puerto Rican Family Festival is FREE and open to the public.

For more information call 414-383-1000

13442 interested  ·  1606 going
2018 Wisconsin Salsa Bachata Open

Saturday September 22nd - 12:00pm

2018 Wisconsin Salsa Bachata Open

GrandStay Hotel & Suites Milwaukee Airport
6331 S 13th St
Milwaukee, WI  53221 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.
This is the largest annual fundraiser for the Salsabrositas: Wisconsin's youngest Latin Dance Team!
All proceeds will help offset expenses for the Salsabrositas to compete in 2019!

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

The 5th Annual Wisconsin Salsa Bachata Open
September 22nd and 23rd, 2018
Getting ready for the main event!!
Last year we brought SEVEN world champs, Stay tuned for what we have in store for you in 2018!

•5x World Junior Salsa Champ Natasha Silva!
•9x World Salsa, Bachata, and Hustle Champs Uriel Garcia and Vera Rowe!
•Jonathan Ibarra of Alma Latina Tijuana

~workshops & performances, along with the competition~
Kick-off Party Wednesday, September 19 at Red, White, & Blue
Workshop and Performance by 5x World Junior Salsa Champ Natasha Silva

Thursday, September 20th@TBD in Milwaukee, WI
Thursday Night Pre-party Social!!
Workshop and Performance by 5x World Junior Salsa Champ Natasha Silva
Additional performances:
Mambo Vice
Fusion MKE Dance Project

Friday, September 21 | Rumba 4 Rainbow at Union South in Madison, WI (ticket sold separately)
WHEN: Saturday, September 22nd and Sunday September 23rd

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
Jose Serrano (Chicago)
Natasha Silva (San Diego)
Karlies Kelley (Panadanza)
Krislyn World (UWM)
Kyle Culmann (Indianapolis)
Luis Armacanqui (Madison)
Jesus Aguilera (Chicago)
Apollo Shaw (Chicago)
Denita Inez (D'sueño)
Carlos Armacanqui (Madison)
Edgar Tirado (ATL)
Christine Almeida (Latin Dance Company)

6pm - HAPPY HOUR!!!!!
•••••••• Food for sale throughout the day•••••••
7pm - Wisconsin Salsa Open Dance Competition
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

7:30pm - WSO Dance Showcase

8pm - Winners announced followed by Dj Furcio!!
Wisconsin's Greatest and Largest Salsa Dance Competitions are now a Dance Festival!!
Hosted by:
- MADance Project

GUEST PERFORMANCES also provided by:
Ageless In Motion (CHI)
Hadouken (CHI)
Latin Street Samba Carioca (CHI)
Axel and Rosy (Chi)
Kip and Amy (Chi)
Rumba Buena (MKE)
Davis BGC Hip Hop Team
Kinetics Dance Company (Chi)
Latin Expressions (Ind)
Denita Inez (CHI)
Claudia Sol (NYC)

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

Price: $75 includes Thursday pre-party, workshops, competition, 2 showcases, plus admission to social dancing afterwards!
For Questions or tickets to either event, contact Danny Balderas at (414)243-0910

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211 interested  ·  40 going
2019 Chicago International Salsa Congress

Thursday February 7th - 4:00pm - Monday February 11th - 4:00am

2019 Chicago International Salsa Congress

Westin O'Hare
6100 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL  60018 Map

331 interested  ·  206 going
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