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.
Mon05Mar20189pm to 11:30pmAckerman Union Grand Ballroom, 308 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles 90095
On Monday, March 5, we will play for the Ballroom Dance Club at UCLA for their Annual Winter Quarter Salsa Party, in Westwood, from 9pm to 11:30pm. The location is UCLA's Ackerman Union Grand Ballroom, 308 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles 90095. Free Salsa dance class with James and Cynthia from 7:30pm to 9pm. Sponsored by the Ballroom Dance Club and International Folk Dance Club at UCLA, all ages are welcome. Affordable metered parking is just off campus at the corner of Westwood Blvd/Le Conte Ave. There is free parking in Westwood Village at city meters after 8pm. This event is free and open to the public, but donations of any amount are welcome. Join us for Salsa dancing with our full band! Free.
Thu08Mar20186:30pm to 9:30pmCandela La Brea, 831 S La Brea Ave, LA 90036
On Thursday, March 8, from 6:30pm to 9:30pm, we will play for the Third Annual Gala to benefit Big Sunday in Los Angeles, honoring Marta Kauffman, Kaiser Permanente. The location is Candela La Brea, 831 S La Brea Ave, LA 90036. Big Sunday connects people through helping, with the belief that absolutely everyone has some way that they can help somebody else, and produces or promotes more than 2,000 giving-back events annually. Tickets for the gala are $250 per person. We'll be playing with our full nine-piece band. Join us to support a good cause! For more info, please go to bigsunday.org, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 323-549-9944.
Fri09Mar20187pm to 10pm15334 Whittier Blvd, Whittier CA 90603
On Fridays, March 9, 16, 23 and 30, and every Friday, we will play at Mulcaheys Bar in Whittier from 7pm to 10pm. The address is 15334 Whittier Blvd, Whittier 90603. Call 562-943-3112. If you loved dancing to Salsa on Friday evenings at the Radisson Hotel, join us to continue the tradition at Mulcaheys Bar, just a couple of miles away. Plenty of convenient free parking. Taco bar available. Live Salsa music for dancing with our band from 7pm to 10pm. DJ spins music until 2am. Cover charge $5, but free cover before 7pm.
Sun18Mar20181pm to 4pm13755 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey CA 90292
On Sunday, March 18, we will play at Fisherman's Village in Marina del Rey, from 1pm to 4pm. 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. Two hours of free parking with validation. Always lots of great dancers at Fisherman's. Free.
Sat21Apr20182pm to 3pmWest Covina Library, 1601 West Covina Pkwy, West Covina CA 91790
On Saturday, April 21, our Latin quartet will play at the West Covina Public Library from 2pm to 3pm. The address is 1601 West Covina Pkwy, West Covina CA 91790. For info, please call 626-962-3541. Here is the County of LA invitation: “Join us for a top-notch concert! Everyone is welcome to this free concert. Susie Hansen and her band will give a lively, informative, interactive and fun program of Latin Jazz and Salsa music for families and children of all ages.” Free.
Sat10Nov2018Sat17Nov2018Seven day cruiseDeparts from the Port of Los Angeles, San Pedro
From Saturday, November 10, through Saturday, November 17, we sail on a seven-day Salsa cruise departing the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro. Join us for the “Classic California Coast Cruise” on the beautiful Ruby Princess, with stops in San Francisco, Monterey, San Diego and Ensenada. Enjoy five live Salsa dance concerts with the Susie Hansen Latin Band. There will be three evening Salsa dances in a lovely private ballroom, and two public daytime Salsa dances outdoors by the pool. Free Salsa dance class at each show with Josie Neglia. DJ will spin Salsa and Bachata after the band, so there will be lots of opportunities to dance. Cabins prices start at $789, and go to to $1129 for a beautiful balcony cabin. To book the cruise or for more info, call 310-729-9828, email: cruise@SoCalETC.org, Seaside Travel House, CST #1016717, website: www.socaletc.org. Rates are per person based on double occupancy, and include cruise fare, all meals, three private concerts, two public concerts, Salsa dance classes, and a private cocktail party. Port charges of $135 are additional. Rates are subject to change until booked with a deposit. The deposit of 20% is due at time of booking to reserve your cabin. Final payment due on August 1, 2018. You can feel secure booking NOW -- a full refund of your deposit will be available to you until 90 days before the cruise date. Please join us!! The band is really excited to be playing this cruise, and we hope you'll be there too.