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Benefit for The Tipitina's Foundation

Help us save the music of New Orleans!
Featuring:

  • Mambo NYC - West Side Salsa Dance Band
  • Casa Mantequilla - Amsterdam Avenue Originals


Special Tribute:    Music of Dr. John, Neville Brothers, Wild Tchoupitoulas, and more.

100% of proceeds will go to The Tipitina's Foundation

Mambo NYC is proud to represent a new generation of salsa players, dedicated to exploring the continued evolution of salsa music in New York City. A culturally diverse group with members from San Juan, Madrid, the Bronx and Brooklyn, Mambo NYC has captivated audiences with their unique blend of Salsa Dura, Cuban traditional, and original arrangements. Mambo NYC is at the vanguard of the surging cross cultural salsa-swing movement with one foot planted in the Fania tradition and the other in R&B. We WILL get you on your feet, so come prepared to dance!

Check out the Mambo NYC website and listen to the music! www.mambo-nyc.com

Casa Mantequilla is a New York City based, all-originals band which grew out of Mantequilla house on 109th street back in the early 90's. The writing team of Brendan "Chucho" Malone on guitar and Hawthorne "Hawk" Smith on saxes spans world styles from Mississippi Blues to North African Flamenco and back again. Percussionist Mark "Butta" Righter and bassist Jefferson "Baby" Stonier round out this talented crew of musicians who have performed around the world only to land back on Amsterdam Avenue. The music they make ranges from the sensuous to the sublime, with a delicious and infectious groove at all times. This band will get your hips moving, your fingers popping, wake your mind up and put a smile on your face!

Check out their music: www.mambo-nyc.com/casa.htm

The exact date of this concert is not known, but it occurred in the marked year around this time.

Earlier Event: November 4
Fernando Otero &X Tango Special Guest
Later Event: November 11
Peña del Taller