HEADLINER: SWA - Salseros With Attitude
Saturday, June 25 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Salseros with Attitude, bring the freshest latin vibes with an urban attitude! A blend of today’s “salsafied” chart toppers in both English and Spanish along with anthems that will take you way back. Inspired by the tropical sounds of Latin America along with North American R&B and Hip hop classics, SWA delivers a unique sound that mixes traditional roots with today’s latino pop culture. SWA has shared the stage with salsa royalty like Charlie Aponte and Ismael Miranda and Panamanian-Canadian star Fito Blanko among others, and are taking Canada’s Latin music scene by storm.

La Borinqueña
Sunday, June 26: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm


La Borinquena is a salsa band in Toronto with an authentic sound and hard beating tunes focused on the dancer. Created in 2017, La Borinquena has already made a name for itself among musicians and audience.

The Orchestra's main style is influenced mainly from Puerto Rican salsa style and singers. The styler is relaxed yet with intense rhythms, strong horn arrangements and catchy singer lines, producing an authentic blend of concersavtive and aggressive salsa style.

 
Bachata Swing Toronto
Friday, June 24: 8:30 pm-9:30 pm & 10:00 pm-11:00 pm

A live music band composed of some of the Toronto’s best bachata musicians from the Dominican Republic, Chile and Ecuador. The passion for bachata and merengue runs in the veins of each of the members which can be felt and seen in their music and performances.
Frenesi
Saturday, June 25: 3:00 pm-4:00 pm, 4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Frenesi Latin Band is a group of Latin musicians living in the Greater Toronto Area. After many encounters playing with other bands in the Toronto music scene, Edgar Abril got together a group of musicians with different ages and backgrounds (Ecuador, El Salvador, Peru, Mexico and Colombia) to start playing Latin music as one band. Frenesi Latin Band plays Latin American music like Salsa, Merengue, Cha Cha, Bolero, Cumbia, Bachata, among others. The band always performs live, with no pre-recorded sounds or tracks, giving the musicians freedom to perform while enjoying the emotion of the present moment and bringing the best musical atmosphere to any party or special event.
Latin Swing
Saturday, June 25: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm, 6:45 pm-7:30 pm

Bass player Fhanor Molina, began his musical experience at an early age in the city of Cali-Colombia, where he has participated in several large musical groups and Salsa bands. He is a highly recognized Latin artist in the community and has had the opportunity to record several professional LP's and perform internationally.The Latin Swing Orchestra is a group of professional musicians that has had the opportunity to participate in numerous festivals such as the Beaches Jazz International Festival, TD Niagara Jazz Festival, Brantford Jazz Festival, as well as private and local parties in various cities throughout Ontario.
The Imbayakunas
Friday, June 24: 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm, 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm  
Saturday, June 25: 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm, 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm


The Imbayakunas are a band with unique world music fusion that combines traditional Andean sounds with contemporary Latin rhythms. They have become well known for their musical mix of pan flutes, guitar, violin, charango and drums with a wide repertoire of musical sounds spanning from traditional Andean San Juan’s to classics such as “Hotel California” by The Eagles.
DJ Gio
Saturday, June 25: 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm, 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm, 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Giovanni Torres (DJ Gio) was born and raised in Medellin, Colombia. Salsa music and dance surrounded him at an early age and soon grew to become one of his true passions. He pursued his dance career as a performer, instructor, choreographer, judge, and founded a well-known dance group in Toronto, “Los Salsomanos”. Besides holding a dance maestro title, Giovanni has DJ’d and taught internationally. His guest appearances include Salsa Congresses and Festivals across Canada, the United States, Europe and Colombia. He also represents some of Toronto’s finest nightclubs.