Upcoming Performances

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.

  • Sat
    07
    Jan
    2017
    6:30pm to 10pm8039 Beach Blvd, Buena Park CA 90620


    On Saturday, January 7, we will return to Knott's Berry Farm from 6:30pm to 10pm. The address is 8039 Beach Blvd, Buena Park 90620. Our stage is in the Fiesta Plaza area. Call 714-220-5200 for ticket prices and more info. Show times are 6:30pm, 8pm and 9pm. Dance floor. Join us for Salsa dancing!

  • Sun
    15
    Jan
    2017
    1pm to 4pm13755 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey CA 90292

    On Sunday, January 15, we will play outdoors 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. Two hours of free parking with validation. Always lots of great dancers at Fisherman's. Free.

  • Tue
    31
    Jan
    2017
    6:30pm to 8:30pm1320 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach 90266

    On Tuesday, January 31, we will play at the Manhattan Beach Public Library. The event runs from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. The address is 1320 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach 90266. Enjoy Salsa dancing with us from 7:30pm to 8:30pm. Terrific dance instructor Tenia Worick teaches the Salsa dance steps from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. Free.

  • Sun
    05
    Feb
    2017
    1pm to 4pm13755 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey CA 90292

    SUNDAY MORNING UPDATE:  We are NOT cancelled for the weather!  So see you there! On Sunday, February 5, we will play outdoors 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. Two hours of free parking with validation. Always lots of great dancers at Fisherman's. Free.

  • Sun
    12
    Feb
    2017
    11am to 3pmFIGat7th, 735 S Figueroa St, Downtown LA

    On Sunday, February 12, 11am to 3pm, our trio will play for the jazz brunch at FIG at 7th, in Downtown Los Angeles. The address is 735 S Figueroa St, 90017. Call 213-955-7170. This lovely mall is located at the southwest corner of Figueroa St and 7th St. No cover charge, and lots of great food to choose from in their food court where will will be performing. Daniel Castillo will be on congas and vocals, Susie on electric violin and vocals, and Joe Rotondi will be playing piano and keyboard bass.  We'll be performing  Latin Jazz and lots of great Salsa, Cha Cha Cha, Bolero and Cumbia for dancing. Free.

  • Thu
    23
    Feb
    2017
    8pm to 12 midnight8463 Sierra Ave, Fontana 92335

    On Thursday, February 23, we will play for Noches Con Ritmo in Fontana, from 8pm to 12 midnight. The location is Center Stage Theater, 8463 Sierra Ave, Fontana 92335. Call 909-429-7469. Ticket price of $5 includes a Salsa dance class from 7pm to 8pm. Appetizers available along with a full bar. Join us for great Salsa dancing in this gorgeously restored old theater. 18 and over. Cover $5.

  • Sun
    26
    Feb
    2017
    11am to 3pmFIGat7th, 735 S Figueroa St, Downtown LA

    WE PLAY TODAY RAIN OR SHINE! We'll either be outside in the Atrium, or indoors in the Food Court. On Sunday, February 26, 11am to 3pm, our trio will play for the jazz brunch at FIG at 7th, in Downtown Los Angeles. The address is 735 S Figueroa St, 90017. Call 213-955-7170. This lovely mall is located at the southwest corner of Figueroa St and 7th St. No cover charge, and lots of great food to choose from in their food court where will will be performing. Daniel Castillo will be on congas and vocals, Susie on electric violin and vocals, and Joe Rotondi will be playing piano and keyboard bass.  We'll be performing  Latin Jazz and lots of great Salsa, Cha Cha Cha, Bolero and Cumbia for dancing. Free.

  • Mon
    06
    Mar
    2017
    9pm to 11:30pmAckerman Union Grand Ballroom, 308 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles 90095

    On Monday, March 6, we will play for the Ballroom Dance Club at UCLA for their Annual Winter Quarter Salsa Party, in Westwood, from 9pm to 11pm. 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.

  • Wed
    08
    Mar
    2017
    9pm to 12pm833 W Torrance Blvd, Torrance CA 90502


    On Wednesday, March 8, we will play at Alpine Village in Torrance, from 9pm to 12 midnight, where Wednesday is Salsa night. The address is 833 West Torrance Blvd, 90502. Call 323-321-5660 for more info. Dance on their beautiful huge wood dance floor. Salsa dance class begins at 7:30pm. Excellent dining -- dinner is served until 9pm. Full bar. Free parking.  Lots of great dancers! Cover charge only $5.

  • Sun
    19
    Mar
    2017
    1pm to 4pm13755 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey CA 90292

    On Sunday, March 19, we will play outdoors 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. Two hours of free parking with validation. Always lots of great dancers at Fisherman's. Free.

  • Sun
    09
    Apr
    2017
    2pm to 5pm13755 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey CA 90292

    On Sunday, April 9, we will play outdoors 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. Two hours of free parking with validation. Always lots of great dancers at Fisherman's. Free.

  • Tue
    18
    Apr
    2017
    9:30pm to 12:30am1022 W Cleveland Ave, Montebello CA 90646

    NEW!! JUST ADDED! On Tuesday, April 18, we will play at the Blue J Bar and Lounge in DTLA, from 9:30pm to 12:30am. The address is 333 S Alameda St #115, Los Angeles CA 90013, phone 213-988-7326. This regular Tuesday Salsa night is produced by "Nights of Dance." Doors open at 6pm for happy hour and food and drink specials all night. Nicole Gil and Charlie Antillon teach a beginners Salsa dance class at 6:30pm, and an intermediate class at 8pm. Social dancing with DJ Charlie continues until 2am. There is convenient parking in the garage on Alameda just south of the club. Cover charge is $10, including dance classes and open dancing. Join us for a great new Salsa night in Downtown LA!

  • Sat
    22
    Apr
    2017
    11:15am-12:15pmWhite Park, 3885 Market St, Riverside CA 92501

    On Saturday, April 22, we will play at the 5th Annual Riverside Tamale Festival from 11:15am to 12:15pm. The location is White Park, 3885 Market St, Riverside CA 92501. This year the festival runs from 10am to 7pm. Fun for the whole family -- Kids Zone, tamale eating contest, over 30 food vendors, craft beer, two stages of entertainment, arts and craft booths. This event is a fundraiser for Spanish Town Heritage Foundation. $1 donation entry fee, children under 12 free.

  • Sat
    29
    Apr
    2017
    12 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.

  • Fri
    05
    May
    2017
    5pm 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.

  • Sun
    14
    May
    2017
    2pm 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.

  • Sun
    21
    May
    2017
    4pm 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 church 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.

  • Sun
    11
    Jun
    2017
    2pm to 5pm13755 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey CA 90292

    On Sunday, June 11, we will return to 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. Two hours of free parking with validation. Always lots of great dancers at Fisherman's. Free.

  • Thu
    15
    Jun
    2017
    6:30pm to 8:30pm2236 Goodall Ave, Duarte CA 91010


    On Thursday, June 15, we will play the opening night concert at beautiful Pamela Park in Duarte, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm, as part of "Parks After Dark." The address is 2236 Goodall Ave, Duarte CA 91010. Call 626-357-1619. Free taco bar, with beef and chicken tacos, quesadillas, rice, beans and beverage.  Come and dance with us! Free.

  • Fri
    16
    Jun
    2017
    7pm to 9:30pm24500 Town Center Dr, Valencia 91355

    On Friday, June 16, we will play for gala opening night of the Valencia Jazz and Blues Concert Series in Valencia, from 7pm to 9:30pm. The location is outdoors in Downtown Valencia, adjacent to the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 24500 Town Center Dr, 91355. Food available in adjacent area. Lots of dancers! Free.

  • Sat
    24
    Jun
    2017
    1pm to 2pmHoughton Park, 6301 Myrtle Ave, Long Beach CA 90805

    On Saturday, June 24, we will play once again at the Long Beach Uptown Jazz Festival, from 1pm to 2pm. The location is Houghton Park, 6301 Myrtle Ave, Long Beach CA 90805. Come Salsa dance to our 7-piece band. Festival runs from 11am to 7:30pm. Come early for free parking street parking. Food trucks and more. Lots of other great acts including Ozomatli, DX3 and more. Free.

  • Mon
    03
    Jul
    2017
    7pm to 9pmCudahy Park, 5220 Santa Ana St, Cudahy CA 90201

    PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN TIME FOR OUR SHOW TODAY!!!  On Monday, July 3, we will play at the City of Cudahy's Independence Day Celebration, from 6pm to 8pm. The location is Cudahy Park, 5220 Santa Ana St, Cudahy 90201. Call 323-773-5143 for more info. Lots of activities for the family, food booths and food trucks. Celebrate the Fourth of July on July 3 with us! Entertainment starts at 4pm and continues until 9pm. Fireworks are at 9pm. Come dance to our band. Free.

  • Sun
    16
    Jul
    2017
    2pm to 5pm13755 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey CA 90292

    On Sunday, July 16, we will return to 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. Two hours of free parking with validation. Always lots of great dancers at Fisherman's. Free.

  • Wed
    19
    Jul
    2017
    9pm to 12pm833 W Torrance Blvd, Torrance CA 90502


    On Wednesday, July 19, we will play at Alpine Village in Torrance, from 9pm to 12 midnight, for their Wednesday Salsa night. The address is 833 West Torrance Blvd, 90502. Call 323-321-5660 for more info. Dance on their beautiful huge wood dance floor. Salsa dance class begins at 7:30pm. Excellent dining -- dinner is served until 9pm. Full bar. Free parking. Lots of great dancers! DJ Alfredo spins until the wee hours. Cover charge only $5.

  • Fri
    21
    Jul
    2017
    6pm 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 9520 Hildreth 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.

  • Thu
    27
    Jul
    2017
    7pm 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.

  • Tue
    01
    Aug
    2017
    6pm to 7pm85 E Holly St, Pasadena CA 91103


    On Tuesday, August 1, we will perform at the Levitt Pavilion at Memorial Park in Pasadena, from 6pm to 7pm. The address is 85 E Holly St, 91103. Call 626-795-4331. This concert is especially for seniors, but everyone is welcome. Come and dance! Free.

  • Sun
    06
    Aug
    2017
    5pm to 6:30pm2236 Goodall Ave, Duarte CA 91010

    On Sunday, August 6, we will play a concert in the park at Lunada Bay Park in Palos Verdes Estates, from 5pm to 6:30pm. The address is 2201 Palos Verdes Dr West, 90274. Bring a picnic, your dancing shoes and your folding chairs. Always lots of dancers at this event. Free.

  • Thu
    10
    Aug
    2017
    6:30pm to 8:30pm1300 W Whittier Blvd, 90640

    On Thursday, August 10, we will play a concert at Montebello City Park from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.  The address is 1300 W Whittier Blvd, 90640.  We play in the bandshell.  Call 323-887-4540. We'll be performing with our big band, including horns.  Bring your dancing shoes. Free.

  • Sat
    12
    Aug
    2017
    2pm to 3:30pm151 E Carson St, Carson CA 90745

    On Saturday, August 12, our quartet will play a concert at the Carson Library from 2pm to 3:30pm.  The address is 151 E Carson St, Carson 90745. There will be a nice space for dancing. Sponsored by LA County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and the LA County Arts Commission. Free.

  • Sun
    13
    Aug
    2017
    9:30pm to 11:30pmRumba Room Live, 400 Disney Way #201, Anaheim CA 92802

    On Sunday, August 13, we will play for dancing at the Rumba Room Live in Anaheim, from 9:30pm to 11:30pm. The address is 400 Disney Way #201, Anaheim CA 92802. For information, call (657) 999-7900. Salsa dance class at 8pm. Beer and specialty drink specials all night. Come dance with our big band. Free admission all night.

  • Fri
    25
    Aug
    2017
    7:30pm to 10pmPaseo Colorado, Pasadena

    On Friday, August 25, we will play at Paseo Colorado in Pasadena, from 7:30pm to 9:30pm, for "Dancing Under the Stars," with live music and Salsa dance instruction. Our concert in this beautiful outdoor mall will be held in the Starbucks Plaza, located at 300 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena CA 91101.  (Note that we are NOT playing in the Garfield Promenade, where the other three shows of this Salsa dance series will be held). The event is produced by Erin and Tami of Pasadena Ballroom Ballroom Association, who will give a free dance class of Salsa and Bachata from 7pm to 7:30pm. Huge beautiful wood dance floor. Free.

  • Sun
    27
    Aug
    2017
    5pm to 7pmGandara Park, 1836 Stewart St, Santa Monica CA 90404

    On Thursday, August 27, we will play a Latin jazz concert at Gandara Park from 5pm to 7pm.  This lovely park is located at 1819 Stewart St, Santa Monica 90404. Take the Expo line! We'll be performing with our big band, including horns. Bring a picnic, or grab a bite at the food trucks. Laura Canellias, the Salsa Diva, will teach a free Salsa dance class from 4:30pm to 5pm, and a mini-class at 6pm during our break. Come dance with us. Free admission, free parking, free bike valet.

  • Fri
    01
    Sep
    2017
    7m to 9pm6333 W 3rd St, Los Angeles CA 90036

    On Friday, September 1, 7pm to 9pm, we will play a concert at the Original LA Farmers Market on the west side of Los Angeles. The address is 6333 West 3rd St, 90036. Call 323-933-9211. The historic Farmers Market is located at Fairfax and 3rd St, adjacent to the Grove. Celebrate Labor Day weekend with us as we close out their summer concert series. Enjoy good company, a wide variety of food and drinks for purchase, and great Salsa dancing! Always lots of excellent dancers when we play at the Farmers Market. Free.

  • Sun
    03
    Sep
    2017
    5pm to 7pm750 Santa Anita Ave, South El Monte CA 91733

    On Sunday, September 3, we will play an "End of Summer Concert" at the Whittier Narrows Recreation Center, from 5pm to 7pm. The address is 750 Santa Anita Ave, South El Monte CA 91733. Enjoy Salsa dancing with us in this beautiful, huge and verdant park in the San Gabriel River Valley, right next to the river.Free parking -- get there early!  Food and drinks will be available at food trucks. Free.

  • Sun
    10
    Sep
    2017
    2pm to 5pm13755 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey CA 90292

    On Sunday, September 10, we will again 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. Two hours of free parking with validation. Always lots of great dancers at Fisherman's. Free.

  • Sat
    16
    Sep
    2017
    4pm to 6pmSilverado Park, 1545 W 31st St, Long Beach CA 90810

    On Saturday, September 16, we will perform at the Long Beach Hispanic Heritage Festival, from 4pm to 6pm. The location is Silverado Park, 1545 W 31st St, Long Beach CA 90810. Join us for Salsa dancing. Festival runs from 12 noon to 6pm. Sponsored by Councilmember Robert Uranga, Long Beach District Seven. Free.

  • Sat
    23
    Sep
    2017
    11am 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.

  • Fri
    06
    Oct
    2017
    8pm to 11pm1901 S San Gabriel Blvd, San Gabriel CA 91776

    On Friday, October 6, we will play at the St Anthony Parish Festival in San Gabriel, from 8pm to 11pm. The church address is 1901 S San Gabriel Blvd, San Gabriel 91776. There will be carnival games, rides, raffles, a beer garden, arts and crafts booths, and great food. Festival runs all weekend long, from Friday evening to Sunday evening. Dance with us at this fun-filled festival. Admission is free.

  • Sun
    08
    Oct
    2017
    4pm to 6pmLive Oak Park and Dorsey Field on Valley Blvd, Manhattan Beach

    On Sunday, October 8, we will play at the Manhattan Beach Hometown Fair, from 4pm to 6pm. The location is Live Oak Park and Dorsey Field, on Valley Dr between 15th St and 21st St, Manhattan Beach 90266. There will be great food, a wine garden, a beer garden, arts and crafts booths, live entertainment and games for the kids. Festival hours are Saturday and Sunday, October 7 and 8, 10am to 6pm. Dance Salsa with us! Admission is free.