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Latin Explosion w/ Pablo Cardenas & West Coast Cuban All stars

July 13 @ 8:30 PM - 2:00 AM

For those who couldn’t make it to last one! July 13th is the new date! Come celebrate Latin culture while dancing and enjoying the best live Latin music performed by the West Coast Cuban All Stars.

Join these talented musicians as they play music from Cuba and Latin America. The line-up includes Laura Deviato and Michel Rivero on vocals, Peter Dowse on bass, Nicolas Marquez on drums, Leon Torres on congas, Olimpo Ortega on bongos.

Our dance workshop will be led by the talented and energetic Cuban instructors Yensey Watson and Isabel Arias, who will show you some great steps and partner moves! Yensey graduated from the National Arts School in Havana and many of you will recognize the gorgeous Isabel as she is one of the most popular dance instructors in the community. These two amazing dancers were born with rhythm in their veins and have an infectious personality that is sure to inspire even the most reluctant to join them on the dance floor as they share their knowledge of Cuban tradition and culture through dance.

Doors open 8:30, Salsa class 9 pm, live band 10 pm, dance performance 11 pm and DJ music till 2:00 am.

Tickets $20 cash door / $17 online at Eventbrite latinexplosionadvanceticket.eventbrite.com or in person at Lyle’s Place, 770 Yates St.

Mark your calendars for July 13th at The Victoria Event Centre and see you all at the Latin Explosion!



– The Victoria Event Centre currently does not have an operational elevator, and there is one long flight of stairs at the venue entrance. If you would like to attend the event but require assistance with accessing the space, please contact us at events@victoriaeventcentre.ca and VEC staff will do their best to accommodate.

– More detailed venue accessibility info is available at https://victoriaeventcentre.ca/attendees/accessibility/

– Washrooms are for all genders.


July 13
8:30 PM - 2:00 AM
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Victoria Event Centre
1415 Broad Street
Victoria,BCV8W 2B2Canada
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