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Latin, salsa & Cuban bands

Lose yourself to the rhythm of our Latin bands, do the mambo or salsa to Afro-Cuban bands, or chill to Brazilian bossa nova duos.

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Havana Beat

  • Brighton
  • 4-8
  • (16)

Explosive and energetic Cuban band fronted by a fantastic female vocalist. One of the finest bands representatives of Cuban son, Latin and salsa music in the UK today!

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from£550

Soneando

  • London
  • 3-6
  • (20)

With bold sounds and frantic Latin beats, Soneando perform Cuban Son reminiscent of The Buena Vista Social Club as well as hot salsa with a serious groove! The band features top musicians from South America.

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from£1,465

Son Aché

  • London
  • 5-9
  • (21)

Internationally acclaimed Cuban band with incredible female lead vocals, a driving intensity and irresistible rhythms guaranteed to turn any event into a fiesta!

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from£1,415

Cuban Twist

  • London
  • 3
  • (10)

Seasoned musicians hailing from Cuba and Venezuela playing traditional Cuban melodies in Spanish, alongside Latin reinterpretations of UK and US chart-topping hits.

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from£430

Trio Luna

  • London
  • 2-3
  • (21)

Uplifting Latin band featuring acoustic guitars, vocals and percussion and performing a heady mix of Latin music from across The Caribbean and South America.

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from£850

Samba Central

  • London
  • 3-12
  • (16)

Thrilling samba drumming group who play pounding Brazilian samba rhythms that resonate with excitement. Various line-ups of either 3, 6 or 12 fantastic drummers are available, as well as additional brass and vocals.

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from£1,995

Carnival Karaoke

  • Brighton
  • 13
  • (4)

Belt your heart out with a carnival-style live karaoke band! Carnival Karaoke are a 13-piece live samba band ready to perform all your favourite songs with you, from Whitney Houston to David Bowie. The liveliest bandeoke in town!

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from£675

Mariachi Experience

  • London
  • 3
  • (12)

Arriba Arriba!! Enjoy traditional Mariachi songs as well as the latest pop and reggaeton hits with with these enthusiastic and charismatic musicians.

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from£555

Samba Brasileiro

  • London
  • 2-5
  • (2)

Samba Brasileiro will take you on an exotic musical journey through Brazil - from upbeat samba to nostalgic Bossa Nova and ending with a healthy dose of Musica Popular Brasileira.

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from£605

Rio Jazz

  • London
  • 2-3
  • (10)

Captivating Brazilian duo playing the best of celebrated Brazilian songwriters such as Antonio Carlos Jobim, Joao Gilberto, Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil and Vinicius de Moraes as well as uplifting pop songs. Also available as a trio with percussionist.

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from£580

Tempo Latino

  • Leeds
  • 3
  • (16)

Latin flavour to soul, funk, pop and reggae classics, as well as hip-shaking Buena Vista salsa and Latin jazz/soul favourites! Ideal for filling dancefloors, or to add cool, background sophistication.

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from£2,585

Ritmo Latino

  • London
  • 6-9
  • (3)

With a song list of sizzling samba and salsa, groovy cha cha and infectious Latin pop, Ritmo Latino are an all-star band who have entertained celebrities like Anthony Joshua and Tony Hadley.

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from£1,230

Rio Bossa

  • West Sussex
  • 4
  • (1)

The epitome of authentic Brazilian music, embodying the true spirit of Brazil's rich musical culture, showcasing a blend of technical mastery and artistic flair that leaves listeners mesmerized.

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from£490

Latin Sound Duo

  • London
  • 2-7
  • (3)

An exceptionally skilled and adaptable musicians committed to performing the finest music from all over Latin America. Their hot mix of Latin rhythms is guaranteed to have your guests moving their feet!

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from£495

Mariachi Audaz

  • London
  • 2-4
  • (4)

Mariachi Audaz is a group of versatile and talented musicians who are available to hire and perform authentic folk and popular music that reflects the true sound of their native Mexico.

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from£1,290

Brazil Connection

  • London
  • 4-7
  • (8)

Enchanting rhythms and beautiful melodies are brought to life by this sensational female-fronted Brazilian band. Perfect as either background music during receptions or for dancing the night away.

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from£1,165

Bailando

  • London
  • 6
  • (14)

Latin style party band, perfect for starting the dancing at weddings, parties and celebrations! Duo and trio line-ups also available.

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Sambalanco

  • Leeds
  • 4-7
  • (3)

Lively male-fronted band paying homage to the legendary artists of Afro-Brazilian jazz, samba and bossa nova. Smaller line-ups available.

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from£740

Flamenco Fire

  • London
  • 2
  • (14)

This award-winning Spanish guitar duo play energetic instrumental flamenco and rumba-based music and can perform both original music and covers for your special event.

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from£815

La Sonora Latina

  • London
  • 4
  • (26)

Sizzling combination of latin and caribbean styles, this four piece band bring a huge mix of soul, samba, funk and Cuban beats! Duo and trio option also available.


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Latin & Salsa band booking FAQs

What type of Latin and salsa bands do you offer?

You can book a wide range of Latin bands playing traditional music from all over the continent, including Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, and Cuba.

Whether you're looking for a Brazilian band playing salsa or choro music, an Afro-Cuban band reminiscent of Buena Vista Social Club, or a Latin party band that covers everything from samba and merengue to the latest Latin pop and reggaeton, we've got you covered.

Do you offer Latin bands for both lively and background music settings?

Yes, we offer bands suitable for all types of atmospheres. For dancing and evening events, our Brazilian bands, Afro-Cuban bands, and Latin party bands will keep your guests entertained with lively South American music.

For gentler background music at receptions and parties, our bossa nova bands play classics by iconic artists like Antonio Carlos Jobim and Sergio Mendez.

Can I hire a Latin band for a themed event, such as a carnival or street party?

Absolutely! For a true carnival spirit, consider hiring our Brazilian samba drummers or Mexican mariachi bands, which are perfect for street parties, shop openings, and festivals.

Do your bands bring their own equipment?

Yes, the band will be fully self-contained and bring their own equipment, including PA system and lighting as needed.

How long will the band play for?

The band typically performs 2 x 60 minute sets or 3 x 40 minute sets, but this can often be adjusted based on your event's specific requirements.

How much space does a Latin band need?

The space required can vary depending on the size of the band and the setup. Generally, a minimum of about 3 x 3 meters is needed for a small band, with larger bands requiring more space. Specific requirements can be discussed during the booking process.

Can I request specific songs or genres?

Absolutely! Our Latin bands are versatile and can often accommodate specific song requests or focus on certain genres. It's best to discuss your preferences early in the booking process to ensure the band can meet your needs.

How far in advance should I book a band?

It's advisable to book as far in advance as possible, especially for popular dates like weekends and holidays. This will give you the best chance of securing your preferred band for your event date.

What is the booking process like?

The booking process is straightforward. Once you've selected your preferred band and made your enquiry, we’ll send you an all-inclusive quote. Let us know if you have any queries regarding event details, band requirements, or any specific requests.

If you’re happy to go ahead with the booking, let us know and we’ll send you a contract to review and sign. A deposit is typically required to secure the booking, with the balance due closer to the event date.

Is it possible to see the band perform live before booking?

Some of our Latin and salsa bands may have live showcases or videos of their performances available. It's worth asking if there are any upcoming opportunities to see them live or if there are recent performance videos you can watch to get a feel for their style and energy.

What other types of musicians do you offer?

If you’re hiring a band for a private event, don’t forget to check out our wedding bands and party bands.

If you’re set on world music we can offer musicians from around the world, such as Jewish and klezmer bands, Indian musicians, French musette bands, as well as ska, country, and bluegrass bands – please enquire for more information.

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