Holiday in Havana: A Swingtime Voyage South of the Border

Join us as we celebrate the Holidays with a classic 1940s floorshow

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Holiday in Havana: A Swingtime Voyage South of the Border will feature over 75 performers bringing you classic song and dance numbers that will transport you to 1948 Cuba, featuring some of the most delightful Latin Jazz and traditional American Jazz music you will hear in any place, at any time.

Performers include the elegant and often revealing Donna Touch, the alluring Senora Tentacion, Chicago’s darlings, The Galaxie Girls, the rhythm bound Chicago Chorus Girl Project, our dashing host Richard Strimer, entrancing Mambo performance and lesson by Mixed Motion Arts the fantastical Flat Cats, the spectacular Chico Havana Orchestra and even more guests.

Wednesday December 16, 2015, Alhambra Palace, 1240 W Randolph

  • 7:45pm Doors open
    8pm Free Mambo lesson
    8:30-10pm Holiday in Havana: A Swingtime Voyage South of the Border
    10pm a complete set featuring the Flat Cats

Tickets are general admission: $25 at the door.

Make a night of it!  Click here for reservation at Alhambra Palace for dinner.

About the amazing music for the evening:

The Chico Havana Orchestra, lead by Paul Asaro featuring The Flat Cats, Andy Schumm of the Fat Babies, Richie Santiago and many more will inspire you to dance, to sing, and to take a conga line trip around the magnificent dance floor at the Alhambra Palace, 1240 W. Randolph. This 12 piece orchestra was put together expressly to bring the sounds and feel of Caribbean and South American  music into Chicago’s Riverwest neighborhood for this very special event. The music for the evening will range from traditional Mambo to quintessential  Hot Jazz. You can try to stay in your seat, but your body is sure to take over and find you in the middle of the floor dancing the night away.

Guests are encourage to don classic vintage attire.

For more information, or to inquire about having your own “Holiday in Havana”, contact us!