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Fiesta Resistance

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About Fiesta Resistance

The UK's top Cuban-style Salsa band to light up the dance floor with Salsa hits, Cuban classic & Latin-infused covers of English pop tunes!
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Fiesta Resistance is a professional seven-piece Salsa band, lighting up the dance floor with a mix of original arrangements, salsa classics, and Latin-infused covers of English pop hits. The band was formed in 2010 by Nick the drummer who had studied music in Cuba as part of his degree course. I also studied music in Cuba and spent a few years teaching Salsa dancing before joining the band in 2020 - I play bass and keyboards. The others in the band are Lorena on vocals (she is from USA but her family is from Puerto Rico), Gareth (trumpet) and Ed (trumpet), Pedro (keys) and Noel (congas).

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Fiesta Resistance's Reviews

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Irene C
1 year ago, for a Charity event in Building Bay
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5 out of 5

Fiesta Resistance played for the Salsa charity event we organised in October 2022 at the Coal Exchange Hotel in Cardiff. I highly recommend them! Irene, Zumba Instructor for SalsaConIrene, Cardiff.

Refaat M
1 year ago, for a Bar / Club / Venue event in Cardiff CF10 5BZ
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5 out of 5

Fiesta Resistance have played at the Cardiff International Food and Drink Festival a few times. They are popular with the Salsa dancers and it's a great atmosphere for dancers and listeners alike.

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Fiesta Resistance's Song list

Son de la Loma (Miguel Matamoros)
Chan Chan (Buena Vista Social Club)
Life On Mars (Latin arrangement of this David Bowie tune!)
Llorarás (Oscar de Leon)
Valerie (Salsa arrangement of this Amy Winehouse classic!)
Mi Tierra (Gloria Estefan)
Despues de Todo (Los Van Van)
La Vida es un Carnaval (Celia Cruz)
Don't Speak (Latin arrangement of this No Doubt tune)
Take On Me (Latin arrangement of this tune by A-ha)
El Cuarto de Tula (Buena Vista Social Club)
Hotel California (Latin arrangement of this Eagles tune)
Caravan (Cumbia-style arrangement of this Duke Ellington classic)
Guantanamera (Joseíto Fernández)
Quimbara (Celia Cruz)
Loco Pero Feliz (Pirulo y la Tribu)
La Guarapachanga (Septeto Santiaguero)
Dile A Catalina (Chucho Valdés)
Porque Dios
Mambo Influenciado (Chucho Valdés)
Mi Tierra

Fiesta Resistance's Prices

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Standard Prices
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Up to 1 hour£1200
Up to 2 hours£1420
Up to 3 hours£1600
Wedding ceremony + Drinks reception + Dinner7 musicians
- Music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave. - 2 x 45 min performances at the drinks reception. - 2 x 45 min performances as dinner is being served.


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Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

We have a set line-up which is as follows: Vocals, 2 Trumpets, Keys, Bass Guitar, Congas and Drums.

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

Yes, we can provide this for a £100 fee.

How much time do you need to set up?

We usually set up about 1 to 1.5 hours before the performance time.
Salsa, Cuban music
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Event types:
Bar / Club / Venue event, Wedding, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Christmas party, New Year's Eve, Birthday party
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