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San Francisco, July 12th, 2010 – July 18th, 2010, salsa dancers from all over the world will be taking over the Parc 55 Hotel on Union Square. In partnership with San Francisco Bachata Festival the Summer Salsa Festival will begin the week with several pre-parties around San Francisco. The main event will be held at the Parc 55 Hotel from July 16th – 18th.

On Monday, July 12th at 7:00pm, the salsa/bachata festival will start off with a pre-festival party in Rockit Room located on 426 Clement St., San Francisco. A beginner dance lesson is offered starting at 7:00pm. At 9:30 pm the venue will turn into a dance party with several DJ’s including DJ SalsaCrazy, Rodchata, Fab Fred, Juan Gil, Hokoku, Marky Mark, And Jerem-ahiah playing their mix of salsa, bachata, timba, and other Latin music.

The pre-festival parties continue at Glas Kat on 420 4th st. the following day on Tuesday, July 13th with the band Son de Cana playing live Salsa and Bachata music. On Wednesday, July 14th, the festival party goers will be seen at the Jelly Pier 50 on 295 Terry Francois Blvd located right on the waterfront where a salsa/bachata workshop will be provided by international dance artists Magna Gopal from New York and Camilla Yannantuno from Los Angeles.

The last pre-party before the main salsa festival event will be held on Thursday, July 15th at the Roccapulco Supper Club located on 3150 Mission Street where live music will be provided by Montuno Swing.

On Friday, July 16th, the actual salsa festival at the Parc 55 Hotel located at 55 Cyril Magnin St. will kick off. That night the band Avance will be playing live salsa. Participants can attend to take dance workshops and classes in all levels from absolute beginner to advanced dance classes. During the night, world-class performers will take the stage for shows. After the shows festival pass holders can enjoy both salsa and/or bachata social dancing in different ballrooms through out the night. On Saturday, July 17th, the workshops, classes, and performances continue. As a highlight for that night Dominque Marte with his full band playing live bachata music at the bachata ballroom and Mazacote playing salsa in the salsa ballroom.

On the last day of the Summer Salsa Festival on Sunday, July 18th dancers can practise and learn their last salsa moves of the festival from different instructors and dance the night off with Freddie Munoz and his band. The event is hosted by Juan Gil and DJ Fab Fred.

For more information about the Summer Salsa Festival, visit

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SalsaCrazy’s Summer Salsa Dance Festival launches in San Francisco the week of July 12th, that’s next week!

Do you have you your tickets?
A Massive Salsa Festival in San Francisco!
You do not want to miss this event!

Summer Salsa Festival – Details and Tickets and RSVPs
We’re less than a WEEK away! We have new RSVPs and Details
This is a long message, but lots of Info here:

According to the latest pricing update at, the “drop-In” Prices Information (NOT Offered Online) are as follows…

Nights Only
- Friday $35
- Saturday $55
- Sunday $45

MY ADVICE: There is a special Online offer for 3-Night Passes expiring on Juy 12th, Buy it here


This is just for the nights, all 3, and does not include Daytime Workshops. It’s a great deal to experience the whole night-time festivities.;

But, why come only for the nights, when dozens of the best tecers in the world are teaching all day in 5 ballrooms? You have to take these classes.

The Full Day and Night Passes “Drop-in” Prices (Not Offered Online) are a LOT more than a FULL pass, which means …

- Friday $100
- Saturday $150
- Sunday $120

That is a total of $370 if you just “drop in” on each night!
But you can get it for MUCH less AND get the pre-parties FREE!

MY ADVICE: Buy the “full pass” for $250!

It’s a great deal, it includes everything.
It’s an all access pass for 8 days!
Buy it here:; – YOU SAVE OVER $120

Here are all your options for passes:


Remember, you get BIG discounts if you buy your tickets online!


On to the Schedule and RSVPs! We have a NEW Sunday Party too.
Remember, Full Pass above gets you into ALL PreParties for free!


Sunday Night (Brand New) East Bay “Best of the Bay” Party!

Monday Night, 2 Levels, Salsa and Bachata at Rockit Room:

Tuesday Night at the Glas Kat, Salsa and Bachata Dance and Live Music with Son de Cana (playing Salsa and Bachata) – hot!

Wednesday Night at Jellys Pier 50, with Diva Ladies Workshop:

Thursday Night – Roccapulco Suppper Club, with Montuno Swing!

The MAIN Event at Parc 55 Hotel:

Wow, lots of invites for you! Lots of parties …
Next week is going to be SO Crazy.


Woohoo, Start Planning for next week!

Please Note: All Hotels, even our overflow, are selling out – so if you plan to stay downtown and haven’t already secured your hotel, you’ll want to get right on that.

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Yes, it’s San Francisco Bachata Festival time. This is huge – and it’s coming your way, Summer 2010! The San Francisco Bachata Festival, now in it’s second year, is an amazing piece of work put on by Rodney “Rodchata” Aquino, the grand-daddy of Bachata in the US.

This 8 day long bachata dance festival is a bachata dancer’s dream, with live bachata music (Domenic Marte), and instructors travelling from all over the world to participate. As a dancer, I can safely say, that if you dance bachata, you’ll probably be attending this festival (if not, there’d be a really good reason). Most every bachata dancer in the US attends this amazing event …

The main event, taking place at the Parc 55 Hotel in San Francisco (central San Francisco – the best spot in the city), is from July 16-19th. This year, the event is teamed with a Salsa Festival, to make it a complete experience for the Bachatero. Tons of pre-parties means you should plan to attend this event early.

All skill levels are encouraged to attend, even (and especially) rote beginners, as the purpose of the festival is two fold: both to have an amazing event for existing bachata dancers, but also to reach out to new bachata dancers, and spread the love of the dance and the music.

There’s simply no place else in the world that the bachata dancer (and aspiring bachata dancer) needs to be. We hope to see you at this years, San Francisco Bachata Festival.

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