Gina Chavez. Credit Spencer Selvidge. Chulita Vinyl Club Parties An all-girl, all-vinyl group of self-identified womxn DJs bringing together the community of vinyl loving mujeres. Cielo Nightclub Want to get down to grade A reggaeton or silky smooth bachata? Check out Cielo, a nightclub with an international vibe that plays many diverse genres of Latin music.
Maybe you are a newbie first attempting the steps of the Bachata, or a competitive ballroom fanatic practicing your Rumba, Merengue or Cha-Cha-Cha, or a clubbier type turned on by modern forms of Cumbia and Reggaeton. Or perhaps you are one of the multitude of dancers worldwide that worship at the altar of all things Salsa. Either way, Los Angeles has got you covered. Latin dance in all its diversity has found a home in our city ever since—well, ever since its founding in ! On any given night - but especially during the weekend - the best live orchestras, small combos and Latin music DJs are guaranteed to be playing one of our world-class venues, continuing a tradition that has historic roots in this entertainment mecca. El Floridita is renowned for its live dance performances and has been host to some of the best regional and national salsa combos, including their signature Conjunto Amistad led by the late Johnny Polanco. This should be your go-to place if you or a person you know is all about the most up-to-date versions of the salsa, merengue and bachata sounds.
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The club which originally opened in featured big-name acts. In recent years it has been a focus of hip hop , reggaeton and salsa music. Its history is similar to that of its competitor the Copacabana. Lou Walters , father of television journalist Barbara Walters , opened the club in at Broadway at 47th Street in a landmark three-story wedge shaped building that marked the north end of Times Square and was famed for the signs on the building's south side where Broadway and Seventh Avenue cross. Its most famous sign was the neon Coca-Cola sign.