An authentic Cuban night out, with live bands & DJs playing hot beatsEvery week Havana’s nightlife comes to the Forge. Enjoy live music from the best Cuban and Latin musicians in the UK and try your hand (or feet) at salsa – there are even lessons at the start if you want to pick up some dancing tricks. Enjoy the Latin beats provided by the resident DJ Javier La Rosa before and after the live band.
Friday 3 February
The composer and producer Osvaldo Chacón has been called "the voice of Timba” and "The Professor” in his native Peru and has played at the best jazz festivals in Europe and Latin America.
Friday 10 February
Camina Band are a six-piece with an energetic line-up full of positive energy, playing traditional Cuban music with elements of Timba and Salsa.
Friday 17 February
Nana Y La Esencia, headed by the powerful vocals of Nana Clara, are group of seasoned musicians playing Cuban dance music combining salsa, timba, rumba, son and much more.
Friday 24 February
Son Yambu play authentic Cuban son, the intoxicating fusion of Spanish & African rhythms that gave rise to salsa and give this irresistible music a contemporary edge.
If you feel like an extra immersive latin experience then why not also book combined entry and salsa class ticket for an authentic Cuban-style Salsa lesson with Havana Londres at 7pm. Step to it!