Cuban Dance Party feat: Dockside All-Stars

Bristol Jazz and Blues Festival 2018

Colston Hall becomes a hot, humid Havana nightclub for one night only featuring the star-studded Dockside All-Stars playing a selection of classic salsa, mambo and cha-cha-cha.

The 17-piece orchestra features Latin legends such as Roberto Pla, Yelfris Valdés, Michel Padron, Elpidio Algeria and many others in a show that also includes Stellan’s Salsa Souls, a live Salsa dance troupe performing, on stage, alongside the band.

Included is a FREE Salsa dance class before the show! Dress up for the occasion and join us for a Cuban Dance Party like no other.

Elpidio Alegria – vocal
Indira Román – vocal
Marta Zubieta – vocal
Roberto Pla –  Timbales
Lisa Cherian – congas
Mike Vince – bongos
Yelfris Valdés – trumpet
Michel Padron – trumpet
Joe Longridge – trumpet
Matt Colman – trombone
Magnus Dearness – trombone
Justin Pavey – trombone
Julien Alenda – alto saxophone
Craig Crofton – tenor saxophone
Ben Plocki – baritone saxophone
Jim Blomfield – piano
Sol Ahmed – bass

Stellan’s Salsa Souls
Stellan Jara – dancer
Stephanie Dumont – dancer
Mo Madaki – dancer
Marga Van Vuuren – dancer
Laura Elliot – dancer
Petar Doklestic – dancer
Sarah Leigh – dancer
Richard Darbinian – dancer

Part of Bristol Jazz and Blues Festival. For more information and to view the whole line-up, please click here.

Free dance lesson with the Stellan’s Salsa Souls

Salsa Souls come and get your free Salsa dance lesson before the show! Stellan’s Salsa Souls – the professional dance troupe performing live on stage during the show – are offering you the chance to get your Cuban moves up to scratch before the party starts.


Join the Godfather of UK Latin percussion Roberto Pla and renowned Colombian Elpidio Alegria for a masterclass in Latin and Afro-Cuban percussion techniques for intermediate and advanced players.

Claim 20% off the Roberto Pla and Elpidio Alegria Masterclass if you call or visit Colston Hall Box Office to book.

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