Redwood City Salsa Festival 2014
Redwood City is going to be sizzling during its 7th annual Salsa Festival with multiple stages featuring a variety of Latin Music, including Salsa and Jazz, as well as Reggae, that will fire up downtown with music and dancing all day long.
Amateur and professional Salsa Chefs will compete for fun, prizes and Salsa Glory, at the mouth watering and exciting Salsa Tasting & Competition, where the public takes part in the judging. Public tasting is from 12-5pm.
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Smooth jazz guitarist Ray Obiedo was born and raised in Richmond, California, where as a child he frequently traveled to nearby San Francisco to take in free concerts by the likes of the Jimi Hendrix Experience and Cream; still, he did not pick up the guitar until age 17, also drawing considerable influence from acts including James Brown, Miles Davis, and Earth, Wind & Fire....
Edgardo Cambón would like to introduce you to his Salsa Band "Edgardo & Candela's" The word CANDELA has many related meanings in Spanish: candle, fire, measurement unit for luminosity, it's also often used to describe a hot tempered character or to compliment someone's good looks, but most significantly, in the old days drummers would light a small fire by the street curve, to heat up and thus tune their congas and other type of hand drums: "Darle CANDELA al tambor" ("Set the drums on fire"....
Ef Johnson's mastery of so many different styles, coupled with a passion for harmony vocal and horn arrangements, all factor into a magical blend of vibrant, original contemporary jazz that is winning fans and airplay worldwide....
A San Francisco-based reggae band that's ready to represent. The members played with countless bands before Native Elements, and are adept at rock, jazz, blues, R&B, and hip-hop. Under the stewardship of the Twinkle Brothers: Ralston and Norman Grant, their full-length CD Nice n' Up, released in 1996, is competitive and features a heavy dub sound to complement the unforgettable rhythms....
2200 Broadway St.
Redwood City, CA 94063
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