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Calle Ocho 3rd Birthday Party

  • The Faversham 1-5 Springfield Mount Leeds, LS2 9NG UK (map)
Our Third Birthday!!!!!!  

Our Third Birthday!!!!!!  


Friday 6th September @ The Faversham Leeds (LS2 9NG)

10pm-4am....finally an extra hour!!

8 DJs in 3 rooms playing salsa, kizomba & urban latin...

Salsa Room DJs : Lubi, Fabio Bahia, Dr Salsa plus special Julian El Duke.

Urban Latin Room DJs : Silvao & MrB

Kizomba Room DJs : Anita (Barcelona) and Candja (Kizomba Manchester)

Door price : £8/£7 advance bookings... for event and venue details/directions 


Only seems like yesterday that the north's original 3 room salsa and tropical music party was launched in Leeds by DJs Lubi and Fabio Bahia. What was a one-off summer party to fill in The Faversham's empty diary during the long student holidays has become one of the most popular, busiest and much loved salsa and tropical parties in the UK. The first one in August 2010 pulled 470 people and three years on, we're still averaging 350-400 people attending and travelling from across the UK so we must be doing something right!

Calle Ocho is firmly a resident DJ session with focus on the party and the music and less on classes, danceshows and live bands. However, we have had specially invited guest DJs, danceteachers and perfomers over the last 3 years and they have included Migual Monteiro & Marlene Almeida, DJ Jose Luis (La Bomba London), Iris De Brito, Mamboleo, DJ Sizzla (Cafe Mambo Nottingham), Element Dance, Mauricio Reyes (Latin Motion Birmingham), Robert White (Mambo City), Mo Targ (Mo T), DJ Monntunno (Newcastle Salsa Congress). Iconik (live kizomba duo)......only the best for Calle Ocho.

We continue with this policy for our third birthday's the details.

NO DANCE CLASS....this time we go back to our roots of purely being a clubnight for dancing, as our first flier said, "from dusk 'till dawn"....we will open at 10 pm and we'll finish at 4am! Yes, an extra hour especially for our third birthday and that means ALL three rooms - salsa, urban latin, kizomba - will stay open to 4am! 

SALSA ROOM : our heavyweight DJ trio of Lubi, Fabio Bahia and Dr Salsa are joined by one of the UK's original salsa DJ don's since 1990, direct from London, Colombian maestro JULIAN EL DUKE! Pioneer DJ of the UK salsa scene of the 1990s, international salsa congress DJ across the world, the mainman in London for over two decades, this is his FIRST trip to Leeds/Yorkshire and one of a handful of DJ appearances up north ever....we are honoured! The salsa room is always hot but tonight, the thermometer will explode.... 

URBAN LATIN PARTY ROOM : Our 2 resident DJs since day one will be running things as always....DJs Silvao & MrB. You know how they do it...... speaker shaking bass heavy urban latin beats from Puerto Rico, Miami, Panama, Colombia, Nueva York, Rio, Santo Domingo.....big classic reggaeton hits, latin hiphop, baile funk, new urban latin fusion, merengue electronico, r'n'b latin mash-ups and for the final hour, a touch of classic r'n'b and old school hiphop! Tiny room, big beats, always hot and packed dancefloor....

KIZOMBA & TROPICAL ROOM : Calle Ocho's first lady of kizomba since day one, Anna De Orte aka DJ Anita, is flying in once again from Barcelona to host our tropical room. She missed our summer party so we're glad to have her back to celeberate this third birthday with us. She is joined by Kizomba Manchester's resident DJ Candja making his first guest appearance. They'll be playing the latest kizomba, semba, tarraxina, kuduru, zouk and afrobeats alongside some classics.....pure afro beats for body and soul!


Check and for cheap hotel deals.

Ibis Leeds City Centre on Marlborough St is 5 minutes from the venue by cab.

Premier Travel Inn at Wellington Street is 5 minutes from the venue cab. 

Discovery Inn is 100m from the train station and 10 minutes from the venue cab.

Next Calle Ocho is not until December so come and help us celebrate our 3rd anniversary at this fantastic September party....