Social dance

  1. Jairo Varela, Founder of Colombia's Grupo Niche, Dead at 62

    August 08, 2012 6:03 PM EDT Jairo Varela, the iconic founder and leader of celebrated Colombian salsa band Grupo Niche, died suddenly of apparent heart failure in his home in Cali, Colombia. He was 62 years old. Varela created a signature salsa sound characterized by its fas ...

  2. Pedro Arroyo, Puerto Rican Radio Programmer and Salsa Advocate, Dead at 60

    April 15, 2012 5:21 PM EDT Puerto Rican radio programmer Pedro Arroyo, a salsa musician and lover who founded "El Día Nacional de la Zalsa" (National Salsa Day), a massive annual concert dedicated to the genre, died Saturday in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He was 60 yea ...

  3. Marc Anthony At Work On Three Albums

    June 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Salsa star Marc Anthony has always had a penchant for recording different albums, and even different styles - like pop and salsa - simultaneously. Now, he's in the middle of recording not two, but three projects. "I'm in the studio ...

  4. Palmieri Celebrates Career Milestone At Latin Jazz Fest

    March 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Eddie Palmieri will headline this year's Los Angeles Latin Jazz Festival, one of two Latin music festivals to be presented this year at L.A.'s Greek Theatre by promoter Eddie Rodriguez' Latin Works Music in association with Nederlan ...

  5. ON THE ROAD: CROWD CONTROL

    November 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST The International Assn. of Assembly Managers (IAAM) is partnering with concert promoters House of Blues and Live Nation to organize local chapter meetings in a number of U.S. cities. The International Assn. of Assembly Managers (IAAM) is partnerin ...