All performances below are for the Susie Hansen Latin Band (except as noted for the trio or quartet, or for Susie as a guest artist). Events are in Southern California unless otherwise indicated.
Sat29Apr201712 noon to 2pmDiamond Valley Lake Sports Complex, 1801 Angler Ave, Hemet CA 92543
On Saturday, April 29, we will play at the Diamond Tamale Festival in Hemet from 12 noon to 2pm. The location is Diamond Valley Lake Sports Complex, 1801 Angler Ave, Hemet CA 92543. Festival runs from 10am to 6pm, with free admission. A celebration of tamales as one of the iconic staples of California’s rich Mexican and American heritage, there will be tamales, gourmet hot dogs, kettle corn, funnel cakes and lots of other food. There will be Tamale and Salsa contests, both professional and amateur, and booths of crafts, jewelry, ladies fashion and more. There will be a beer garden with craft breweries, and also the Diamond Vintage Car Show. Festival runs from 11am to 6pm with more live and DJ entertainment. Festival proceeds benefit local music programs for kids. Free.
Fri05May20175pm to 9pm700 Queensway Dr, Long Beach CA 90802
On Friday, May 5, come celebrate Cinco de Mayo with the Susie Hansen Latin Quartet at Hotel Maya in Long Beach, from 5pm to 9pm. The address is 700 Queensway Dr, Long Beach CA 90802. Festivities are in the Fuego Restaurant. Call 323-481-3910 for more info and reservations. There will be a variety of drink and food specials, and live Salsa dance music with our Salsa quartet. No cover! Reservations are recommended. Free.
Sun14May20172pm to 5pm13755 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey CA 90292
On Sunday, May 14, Mother's Day, we will play at Fisherman's Village in Marina del Rey, from 2pm to 5pm. The address is 13755 Fiji Way, 90292. Enjoy Salsa dancing with us in the sun and the sea air. Plenty of good food and drink available from the many vendors at Fisherman's Village. Bring your Mother or your kids and celebrate Mother's Day dancing with us. Two hours of free parking with validation. Always lots of great dancers at Fisherman's. Free.
Sun21May20174pm to 6pm1022 W Cleveland Ave, Montebello CA 90646
On Sunday, May 21, we will play at the St Benedict Spring Festival in Montebello, from 4pm to 6pm. The address is 1022 W Cleveland Ave, 90640. There will be food, games, rides, raffles and more, fun for the whole family. Purchase half-price pre-sale carnival ride tickets at the rectory office before the festival weekend. Festival runs all weekend long, from Friday evening to Sunday evening. Dance with us at this fun-filled festival. Admission is free.
Sat24Jun2017TBAHoughton Park, 6301 Myrtle Ave, Long Beach CA 90805
On Saturday, June 24, we will play once again at the Long Beach Latin Jazz and Blues Festival, our exact time TBA. The location is Houghton Park, 6301 Myrtle Ave, Long Beach CA 90805. Come Salsa dance to our 7-piece band. Lots of other great acts! Festival runs from 12 noon to 8pm, but our start time is still TBA. Come early for free parking street parking. Food trucks and more. Free.
Fri21Jul20176pm to 8pm4900 Southern Ave, South Gate CA 90280
On Friday, July 21, we will be at South Gate Park in South Gate, from 6pm to 8pm, for a concert in the park. This huge and gorgeous park is located at 4900 Southern Ave, 90280. You'll find our concert stage near the gazebo, in the center of the park. For more info, call the Mayor's office at 323-563-9543. Free.
Thu27Jul20177pm to 9pm1500 N College Ave, Claremont CA 91711
On Thursday, July 27, we will play outdoors at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, from 7pm to 9pm. The address is 1500 N College Ave, Claremont CA 91711. Enjoy a concert of Latin jazz and Salsa for dancing in this huge beautiful native garden. Gates open at 6:30pm. Bring a picnic and your dancing shoes! There will be food and drink for purchase. Tickets are $9 for general admission, $5 for members of Rancho Santa Ana.
Sat23Sep201711am to 12noonJane Addams Park, 15114 Firmona Ave, Lawndale CA 90260
On Saturday, September 23, we will play at the Lawndale Jazz and Blues Festival, from 11am to 12 noon. The location of the festival is Jane Addams Park, 15114 Firmona Ave, Lawndale CA 90260. Bring a picnic and your dancing shoes, and stay all day. Entire festival runs from 11am to 5pm. More information to come soon. Free.