October Vinyl Matinee is bringing an old favourite straight from Spain to remind us how true storytelling is played, Dj Martinelli! His music will keep you grooving with a top variety of salsa flavours and fantastic retro sounds, while adding to Martinelli’s storytelling will be our host, talented Dj Erick the Saint!
4 hours of uninterrupted top tunes by our invited djs will guarantee continuous dancing under the finest salsa music in a relaxed Sunday afternoon setting, at our new beautiful home, the London Irish Centre. Join the Matinee groove!
Relaxed, welcoming, quality venue, a separate bar area for an awesome selection of drinks; spirits, the finest Guinness, as well as coffee and snacks.
We are rewarding ‘early bird’ dancers with discounted £8 entry till 6pm (£10 after)
SOCIAL: 5pm - 9pm (bar and reception open all day)
ENTRY: £8 till 6pm | £10 after
VENUE: The London Irish Centre, 50-52 Camden Square, London, NW1 9XB
Camden Town underground (Northern Line) – 10-12 min walk | 0.6 miles
Camden Road overground– 5 min walk | 0.3 miles
Buses to Murray Street bus stop: 29 (West End) and 253 (Euston) – 0.1 miles
Plenty of free street parking around Camden Square (after 6.30pm & on weekends)
The music behind our DJs:
Martinelli first entered the world of salsa in 1999 by taking dancing lessons and from 2010 he got fully dedicated in collecting salsa records. For over 7 years he has dived deep into the salsa music world first by programming some of the greatest salsa websites currently available like www.saoko.com and www.golpeybembe.com where you can listen to and learn about salsa music in all its glory.
He hosts the very popular vinyl afternoon party La Malanga in Madrid that invites dis to indulge dancers in the best of salsa.
He has also established himself as a returning as well as resident dj in some the finest salsa nights in Spain (S.O.S - Madrid, Chanclacha - Madrid, Mambiné - Madrid, La Matiné - Madrid, La mafia del guaguanco - Madrid, Shine Mambo - Madrid, Salsa pal bailador - A Coruña, Palladium Valencia - Valencia, Fiestas Locales - Valladolid, Areito Salsa Sessions - Ondarroa, S.O.S - Oviedo).