Son Yambu – Cuban Salsa Party

  • Saturday | 19.07.14
  • 8.00pm
  • Band on the Wall, Manchester
  • £14 on the ...

Son Yambu are a UK based band play authentic Cuban son – the essential Afro-Cuban sound that originated in the streets of eastern Cuba and gave rise to modern salsa. The band members, who all have a lifetime’s experience playing son, mainly come from Santiago De Cuba (the birthplace of son) and are all passionate about maintaining the traditions of the genre.

Playing their irresistible tropical rhythms, Son Yambu bring their audiences a truly sensational, authentic Latin-music experience. This night is guaranteed to turn into a fiesta!


DJ Lubi (Lubi Jovanovic) is one of the UK’s leading salsa/Cuban/Latin music DJs with a career stretching back over three decades. He was a pioneer in the UK Latin/salsa scene of the 1980s and 1990s and post 2000, he began DJing beyond these shores and has to date played hundreds of clubnights and festivals internationally in over 25 countries. Since 2003, he has produced 40 Latin music compilations for a host of labels including Nascente, World Music Network (Rough Guides), Protel, V2 Music, Freestyle and the greatest salsa label of all time, New York’s Fania Records. With a track record like that, no wonder they call him “The Don”….

The Picturehouse Cafe Bar is open beforehand for delicious food and drinks.