Booze y Bachata at Assembly
It’s time to let loose and have some much needed FUN. So go ahead and grab a little booze and get ready to bachata! Meet your Bachata Teacher: Orlando Machuca JR: Orlando
It’s time to let loose and have some much needed FUN. So go ahead and grab a little booze and get ready to bachata!
Meet your Bachata Teacher: Orlando Machuca JR:
Orlando Machuca JR is a jack of all trades and one of DMV’S best instructors. A great lead, follow, and mentor, he’s been teaching salsa and bachata for over 19 years at venues across the DMV including The Salsa Room, Cafe Citron, Bachata Brunch, The Renegade, MGM Diablo’s Cantina, and now Assembly! He’s performed and traveled alongside ClaveKazi Dance Studio and worked with top stars, like Andy Cruz, Jayson Molina, Stracy Diaz, and Julissa Cruz to name a few. Coming into his true form as an entertainer, hosting events, and MC, Orlando can be found at Pura Vintage, DC Salsa Bachata Festival, Underground Anniversary, Interfusion Festival, and now Baltimore Salsa Bachata Congress, and more!
Assisted by Estefany!
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Meet your DJ: DJ Hercules – William Sanchez
A “NuYoRican” native now living in the DMV, William Sanchez/DJ Hercules is known as “The Strongest Man in SALSA” and has been filling floors of venues for more than 20 years. William looks to present music outside of the box, bridging the classic past of all types of genres with a forward sense toward the profound sound of today and beyond.
Growing up in the New York City area, William was influenced by many genres including Salsa, Mambo, Cha-Cha, Bachata, Merengue and Latin House. His specific passion for salsa music comes from growing up in a Puerto Rican home where his dad was consistently playing mostly salsa, along with some merengue and boleros.
“I love all types of music…and if I hear a sound that moves me, I go with it. I enjoy seeing a dancer’s reaction, driven by the feeling of a song that moves them physically and emotionally. ASI!! (Like That!)”
DJ Hercules is the resident DJ at The Salsa Room located in Arlington, VA, and Salsa Radio DJ playing in concerts driven by salsa artists such as El Gran Combo, Sonora Poncena, Oscar D’Leon and Gilberto Santa Rosa, to name a few.
(Friday) 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1700 N Moore St, Arlington, VA 22209-1904, United States
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