The Padre Hotel continues to present a variety of different entertainment to help draw folks to its downtown location. Tonight is no exception as it showcases “Rumba Bongo” Latin Nights, a recurring event to help you learn to dance (or improve your skills) then enjoy what you’ve learned before a live salsa and latin jazz band.
Admission to the event is free. There will be $3 domestic drafts and $5 mojitos and margaritas all night. Also included is a free dance lesson between 9 and 10 PM, followed by dancing to the latin sounds of LunchBox until midnight.
Featuring Steve Diaz (vocals/percussion), Roberto Becerra (guitar/vocals), Daniel Musquez (bass/vocals), Isaac Hedgemon (drums/vocals), Zach Guerra (trumpet/vocals), Rudy Guerra (saxophones/vocals), Tom Keel (trombone/vocals), Sylvia Alvarez (euphonium/vocals), Kathleen McCutcheon (trumpet/vocals), with special guests Terry Cano (keyboards) and Joe Vasquez (trombone), LunchBox plays Latin Jazz, Jazz, Salsa, Cumbia, Motown, Soul, Rock, Mefengue, Folk, ChaCha… just about any genre to have a fun party.
According to The Padre’s Nunzio Urbina, himself a talented musician, “The word is getting out and The Padre Hotel is the place to be on Thursday Nights… What more can you ask for to jump-start your weekend fun?! See you all there!!!
The Padre Hotel is located at 1702 18th St., Bakersfield, CA
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