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CANDELA FRIDAYS NYC @ DANCESPORT STUDIOS


 

See Promo Video.

DATE OF EVENT Held on the 1st, 3rd & 5th Fridays of each month.
TIME Normal social dancing hours are 8:30 PM to 4:00 AM.  Classes 8:30 - 10:30 PM.  If times are different, they will be noted on our Main Calendar or a flyer above.

LOCATION

DanceSport Studios, 22 West 34th Street (between 5th & 6th Avenues), 4th floor, midtown Manhattan, New York City.  East entrance.  This party is held in the G Room, the very large studio in the back.
VIEW LOCATION MAP Click Here For Map .  Travel instructions are below.
PRESENTED BY NYC's DJ El Maestro.
CONTACT INFO DJ El Maestro  - Phone (347) 5226320, Email - elmaestro4u@gmail.com ,  Websites  www.candelafridays.com and www.DJAlexElMaestro.com  .  DanceSport Studio Phone - (212) 307-1111 .
TYPE OF EVENT & VENUE This is a "Gran Fiesta Latina Social" (Salsa Dura with a touch of bachata and merengue) held in a very large dance studio with excellent wooden dance floor, mirror walls, state of the art sound system.  This recently renovated very attractive dance studio is fixed up like a club with an nearby café serving water, sports and other beverages, as well as snacks.
MUSIC Mostly pure classic salsa plus a little cha cha, bachata & merengue.
DANCE PERFORMANCES There often will be performances. They would be listed on our Main Calendar.
DJ NYC's DJ El Maestro and occasional guest DJs.
BAND Maybe.  They would be listed on our Main Calendar.
DANCE FLOOR Large beautifully finished wooden ballroom dance floor which is "medium speed.  There is also a separate bachata room.
PRICES Regular admission is $15.  $10 with promo text.  Send "salsamania" to 545454 to get your promo discount admission text.  Prices subject to chage.

The bar usually has drink specials.  For special events, prices may be a few dollars higher.  Prices subject to change.

BEVERAGES AND FOOD This event features an nearby cafe with seating serving specialty platters, sandwiches, a variety of beverages, coffee, bottled water, soft drinks, pastries, smoothies. 
DRESS CODE Casual

DANCE TIMING

Almost entirely "New York On 2" timing and style, plus a bit of bachata and merengue.

DESCRIPTION

See Promo Video.

Since his start here in NYC, DJ El Maestro has risen in popularity among New York salseros, DJing in local venues such as Mambo Fateegz, the Jimmy Anton Social, Club Cache, Club Iguana, the Santo Rico Social, Rumbamba Saturdays, Karisma Social, the Brooklyn Salsa Congress in 2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012,  the 10th, 11th & 12th  Annual New York Salsa Congress, the Big Apple Salsa Festival and outside of NY in major venues such as guest DJ at the Houston Salsa Congress, Connecticut Salsa Fest, the Peru Salsa Congress.  He has his own Salsa Dura Event Salsamania Saturdays every second and fourth Saturday of the month and also his event Candela Fridays.

Candela Fridays NYC is a classic New York On 2 salsa, bachata sensual and merengue alegre social being held in a very attractive midtown dance studio with a professional wooden ballroom dance floor and a nearby cafe serving refreshments for relaxing and socializing. There is a separate bachata room.  Get your dance on at Candela Fridays.
 

HOW TO GET THERE This event is being held at DanceSport , 22 West 34th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues), 4th floor, East Entrance, in the midtown area of Manhattan, New York City.  It is held in the G Room, the very large studio in the back of DanceSport.  Studio phone 212-307-1111.  To see a map showing the exact location, Click Here For Map

Public transportation:  The closest subways would be the B, D, F, N, Q, R, V, W trains to the 34th Street-Penn Station subway station.  There are also busses across 34th Street and up and down 5th Avenue, 6th Avenue and Broadway.  For more information on public transportation, click on  NYC Subway-Bus-Train Maps , or NY-NJ PATH Train Maps or Long Island Railroad Maps or MetroNorth Railroad Maps .

There is street parking nearby but you will probably have to drive around looking for a while. 
 

OTHER INFORMATION

Age 18 to party and 21 to drink.  ID required at the bar.  No outside drinks or food.

Discount Parking Garage Available:  The studio is on 34th Street between 5th & 6th Avenues.  There is a parking garage available at GGMC Parking, 325 5th Avenue, 212-725-4102.  They give a discount to people who come to the DanceSport Studio.  The entrance to the parking garage is on 33rd Street between 5th & Madison Avenues, and 33rd Street is a one-way street heading west.  So when you come up Madison Avenue, turn left onto 33rd Street.  Parking fee is $10 after 5pm; $20 before 5pm.  Special price does not apply to oversized vehicles (cargo vans).  Remember to have your parking ticket stamped by the DanceSport staff so that you get this discount.
 


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Special thanks to salsero Amir Shimoni for design and technical help in the creation of these events pages.
See his web site www.MamboPics.com for photographs of the people, events and performers of the New York & New Jersey mambo scene.

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