Sizzling Summer Nights
The Autry National Center of the American West presents its 2014 Sizzling Summer Nights series with a lineup of renowned bands of the salsa and Latin fusion music scene, plus some new acts, Thursday evenings, July 10–August 14 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. This all-ages outdoor dance party features the best salsa and Latin fusion bands in Los Angeles, plus dance lessons that are sure to get some feet moving!
See top Latin bands in a fun, casual, energetic setting on the Autry plaza. Visitors can enjoy hot-off-the-grill food, ice-cold drinks and spirits, access to the museum galleries, a separate children’s dance floor, and more. The taco and drink bar opens at 6:00 p.m., and the museum and the Autry Store stay open until 8:00 p.m.
The stellar lineup of bands brings high-energy music that is made for dancing. If you think you can’t dance, don’t worry—our award-winning salsa instructor, Enio Cordoba, will show you how. He will teach guests some basic dance moves to get them out of their seats and on the floor. Bands include Chino Espinoza y Los Dueños del Son, Orquesta Son Mayor, Conjunto Oye!, Johnny Polanco, and other greats.