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Tristan Butler Y Timba Británica FEAT. Mayito Rivera

Tristan Butler y Timba Británica will be joined direct from Havana by world famous, Grammy-award-winning vocalist, Mayito Rivera.

Thursday 22nd - Friday 23rd August 2024
7:00pm til 3:00am (Performance starts 10:30pm)
Minimum Age
18+

Thursday 22nd - Friday 23rd August 2024
7:00pm til 3:00am (Performance starts 10:30pm)
Minimum Age
18+

Tristan Butler Y Timba Británica FEAT. Mayito Rivera

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Tristan Butler Y Timba Británica FEAT. Mayito Rivera


Tristan Butler Y Timba Británica FEAT. Mayito Rivera

Mayito Rivera | Tristan Butler Y Timba Britanica

Music Genres

Afrobeat | Big Band | Jazz | Latin | Salsa


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Tristan Butler Y Timba Británica FEAT. Mayito Rivera.

TRISTAN BUTLER Y TIMBA BRITÁNICA Present: A Tribute to Juan Formell Y Los Van Van de Cuba. FEAT. MAYITO RIVERA

Meneo Music has partnered with Latin Dance Edinburgh to bring an unmissable night of Latin music and dance to the heart of Edinburgh.

For their duet UK tour, 15 Piece London based group Tristan Butler y Timba Británica will be joined direct from Havana by world famous, Grammy-award-winning vocalist, Mayito Rivera to perform a tribute to Legendary Cuban Group, Juan Formell Y Los Van Van.

FREE DANCE CLASSES

One of the UK’s most sought after dance teachers, AMI EMIRATO and his team will provide a series of Cuban Salsa and Bachata dance classes from beginner to advance.

7:00PM - DOORS

7:30PM – CUBAN SALSA DANCE CLASSES

8:30PM – BACHATA DANCE CLASSES

9:30PM – SOCIAL DANCE (50:50 Salsa/Bachata)

10:30PM – LIVE MUSIC

12:00AM – AFTER PARTY Reggaeton/Salsa/Bachata CLUB NIGHT

03:00AM - CURFEW

THIS EVENT IS LIKELY TO SELL OUT SO PLEASE GET YOUR TICKETS EARLY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT.

FULL EVENT BIO

Direct from Cuba, and exclusively for summer 2024, all-star London based group Tristan Butler y Timba Británica will be joined by world famous, Grammy-award-winning vocalist, Mayito Rivera for a sensational night of latin music and Dance in Edinburgh. World-class music, salsa and bachata dance classes, LATINO Club night afterparty - a taste of Havana without the 9-hour flight!

The evening will begin with a Cuban dance workshops led by the esteemed dancer Ami Emirato. Providing three levels from beginners to advanced, Ami and his team will either show you your first steps, or test your hardest moves.

Then the night moves over to one of the worlds most popular Latin dances, Bachata. Whilst the DJ plays the biggest hits in the Bachata repertoire, AMI and his team will classes for all levels and teach up until the social dance where the party begins.

Mayito Rivera – “The Poet of the Rumba” will then take to the stage with London’s Timba Británica for the headline set. A giant of Cuban music, Rivera is renowned for the power and atmosphere that he brings with him everywhere he goes, moving audiences as well as keeping them moving. For fifteen years he was front man with Los Van Van, uncontested as Cuba’s top band, winning countless awards, as well as being Grammy-nominated for his own project Negrito Bailador. His guest appearances with other groups are legendary – “creating the mood, among the bandmembers and audience, that history is taking place before their eyes.” (timba.com). At the same time, he has featured on nearly every all-star compilation produced in Cuba in the last decade.

Mayito will be in the UK performing his career defining repertoire, alongside Tristan Butler y Timba Británica. This 15-piece latin orchestra, led by Tristan Butler, one of the UK’s most sought-after percussionists, is dedicated to performing the intricate, groove-based arrangements of modern Cuban Salsa.

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Venue Address

9C Victoria Street, Edinburgh, EH1 2HE

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