SF Bay Area
The San Francisco Bay Area is one of the most active salsa spots in the US, and it’s no surprise that there are a lot of great Bay Area salsa sites. Spanning roughly from San Francisco to San Jose, as well as surrounding areas such as the North Bay and Santa Cruz, there are many dance teams, instructors, and events that can be found in the Bay Area.
The website of Mambo Romero, one of the oldest salsa teams in the Bay Area, under the direction of Gabriel Romero. The website features a calendar of events and classes, videos and photos of the teams’s performances, and contact information for the team.
The homepage of MamboNova Dance Company, an On2 salsa team from Redwood City, California directed by Hector Reyes. The site has information about the team, photos of MamboNova team members, and a calendar of upcoming events.
The website of Louie Romero y su Grupo Mazacote, a high-energy salsa and Latin jazz band based in San Francisco. The group is directed by legendary percussionist Louie Romero, and entertains audiences throughout Northern California and beyond. Check out their website for information about upcoming concerts, their...
The homepage of Montuno Dance Company based in the South Bay and directed by Isidro Corona. On the site you can find about upcoming classes and performances of the team, as well as information about auditions.
Orquesta Borinquen is a San Francisco Bay Area salsa band headed by Bill Ortega, Sr. The band’s musical style includes salsa dura and salsa romantica. Their album can be purchased by following a link on their official website.
The website of Orquesta La Moderna Tradicion, a Latin music band known for their danzon and traditional Cuban music. On the site you can read about the history of Latin music as well as find out about upcoming performances of the band.
This is the website of a 19-member Latin Salsa Big Band formed between 2010-2011 and going by the name of Pacific Mambo Orchestra; their sound comprises of bolero, cha-cha and mambo. Located in the San Francisco Bay Area, the band regularly performs there at the Caf_ Cocomo. The site...
The website site of Pretty Boys & Girls Dance Productions (PB&G), 2005 World Salsa Champions and organizers of the annual San Francisco Salsa Congress. Their website features information about upcoming news and events, information about their various dance teams, photos, videos, DVDs, and more.
The website of San Francisco based RicaSalsa dance team, directed by Ricardo Tellez & Tianne Frias, finalists of the ESPN World Salsa Championships. On the site you can find information about upcoming classes and lessons, performance videos of the RicaSalsa dance team, and the personal blog of Ricardo...
Rueda Con Ritmo is the website of Ryan Mead and Sidney Weaverling, two Cuban-style salsa instructors in the SF Bay Area who teach partnering technique, body movement, rhythm and musicality. On their site you can out the details about their classes as well upcoming events and informations about...
Rumbaché’s sound is a blend of funk, timba, latin and many other musical styles. As a San Francisco Bay Area salsa band, they have performed at the San Francisco Salsa Rueda Festival and at other festivals. You can purchase their CD by following a link on their official website.
The website of Jake Jacobs, a Bay area salsa instructors with over 15 years of teaching experience. On his website you can find information about upcoming salsa lessons, salsa music, dance advice, instructional DVDs, salsa humor, and tons of other content.
Salsa By The Bay is the SF Bay Area’s guide to salsa dancing, featuring an up-to-date calendar of events, reviews of local salsa venues, profiles of local salsa teams and instructors, and more!
A salsa dancing information site for Santa Cruz, California. You can find information about salsa venues in Santa Cruz here, as well as read their blog and sign-up for their newsletter, which provides weekly updates on salsa events going on in Santa Cruz.
The website of Salsa Dance Now, a salsa dance program based in San Jose, where you can find information about upcoming classes and lessons, videos of performances, and episodes of the Salsa Dance Now TV program.
The official website of the Salsa Festival on the Fillmore, held every year in July on Fillmore Street in San Francisco. The event features free salsa lessons, live salsa music, and outdoor salsa dancing. You can find more information about the event on their site.
The website of Salsa Gente (formerly Salsa Rueda Santa Cruz) a dance studio in Santa Cruz, California run by Chris & Jessica Dieseldorff. Salsa Gente teaches Cuban-style salsa in Santa Cruz, including rueda de casino and suelta, from beginning to advanced levels.
The blog of Salsa Nick, who shares news, articles, and blog posts about Cuban-style salsa, as well as information about his upcoming rueda classes.
An informational site for the Bay Area salsa rueda scene, with information about rueda events and classes throughout San Francisco and the East Bay.
The website for the annual San Francisco Salsa Rueda Festival, featuring the lineup of performances and instructors, live bands, registration, and photos from previous Festivals.