SAVE THE DATE for an unforgettable night of with ABAKUA, Frankie Martinez and Avenida B!

2015 marks not only the 15th anniversary of the Abakua Afro-Latin Dance Company, but also a special year for its founder, Frankie Martinez with this special birthday occasion! Happy Birthday Frankie!!!

We are one of NYC's longest running salsa events and committed to bringing you the best in Afro-Latin music! Hosted by Emanuel Blackett! Featuring classic Salsa Dura, Cha Cha Cha, and Boogaloo played by internationally acclaimed dancer and choreographer, Mr. Frankie Martinez! Complimentary dance lesson at 9:30pm. State of the art sound system and hardwood dance floors! Drink specials & Cash bar available. Dress code: Comfortable & Casual. The ABAKUA Afro-Latin Dance Company invites you to party with US, celebrate Frankie’s birthday with dance and LIVE MUSIC by Avenida B! Que Viva La Música!

Avenida B" is a local New York band committed to playing salsa dura for the dance community. With its roots in the Lower East Side of NYC, this new group has an old soul, committed to unearthing and reviving the old school sound, and timeless swing, of the kind of salsa that truly makes you want to get up and dance. Through our unique repertoire and attention to such details as song speed, duration and structure, we hope to reconnect dancers and musicians in a meaningful way that reflects both the dancer's experience and our love for the music that we call salsa dura!

The combination of this sensational band, Frankie Martinez and many of New York's finest social dancers guarantees an unforgettable night!

-Dance Lesson at 9:30PM (all levels welcome) taught by Abakua dancer, Host of the party, Mr. Manny Blackett
-Music provided by Mr. Frankie Martinez
-$15 for this special event. (*** 13$ before 10:30PM reduced admission***) Dance All Night!
-Specialty Drinks / Cash Bar available.
Everyone is invited!!!
(characters and musical instruments welcome)

412 8th Avenue 4th Floor, New York NY 10001
(between 30th and 31st street)
You Should Be Dancing...! Dance Center

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See you on the dance floor!