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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 to perform a tribute

Friday 23rd August 2024
7:00pm til 10:30pm (Performance starts 8:30pm)
Minimum Age
18+

Friday 23rd August 2024
7:00pm til 10:30pm (Performance starts 8:30pm)
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 | Jazz | Latin | Salsa | World Music


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A Tribute To Los Van Van. 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 MUEVETE Oxford to bring an unmissable night of Latin music and dance to the heart of Oxford.

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

Muevete Oxford and their 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 – LIVE MUSIC

10:00PM – AFTER PARTY 

10:30PM - 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 Oxford. 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 Bachata dance workshops led by Muevete Salsa and Bachata Oxford. Providing three levels from beginners to advanced, The team will either show you your first steps, or test your hardest moves.

Then the night moves over to the Salsa workshops and whilst the DJ plays the biggest hits straight out of Cuba, the Muevete team will provide classes for all levels and teach up until the live music.

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

162 Cowley Road, Oxford, OX4 1UE

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