Matthews steps into salsa

July 31, 2017 by  

Charlotte Salsa Events is boasting that it is hosting the largest Latin dance festival in both Carolinas, coming in a few weeks. The festival is called Charlotte Bachata Salsa Fest 2017, and this will be its sixth year.

The fest will be three days of social Salsa Dancing in 3 ballrooms. Ballroom One will be 100% Bachata; Ballroom Two will be a mix of Mambo, Salsa and Cha Cha. The third ballroom will have dancers enjoying Zouk, Kizomba, and Tarraxinha.

Over 40 instructors and workshops will be presenting information and demonstrations on how to perform these exotic dances. Some of these workshops will include Beginner Bachata, Kizomba and Salsa Bootcamps, Bachata Dominicana, and Tricks and Dips. There will be Salsa L.A. Style, New York Style Mambo, and Pachanga.

DJs will be playing Latin music, and live performances such as Gaby and Martin (a duo from Mexico) and New York’s Yamulee are confirmed artists. Full passes will include night parties, all performances, workshops, and pool parties. VIP seating is extra for the evening shows.

Professional and amateur dancing will be showcased. Teams and individuals from here in Matthews are no doubt marking their calendars and signing up to inspire and show off their Latin dance prowess.

The Bachata and Salsa Festival will begin Friday, August 17 at 1:00 pm and wind down Sunday, August 20 around 7:00 pm. The venue will be the Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel at 3315 Scott Futrell Drive, Charlotte.