Archive for August, 2015


jill dreaddy dance co posterLATIN DANCE LESSONS Fall 2015

Exciting news from Bailamos St. John’s instructor Stacy Fowler:

I am very excited to announce that this fall I will be teaching Latin Dance with Jill Dreaddy Dance Co. Registration opens Aug. 17, 2015

Here is the tentative schedule:

Classes will run Sept. 21 – Dec. 15, 2015
120 Lemarchant Rd. Studio

Tuesday 9-10 pm Beginner Salsa Bailamos St. John's logo
Monday 7:45-8:45 pm Experienced Salsa/Bachata
Tuesday 8-9 pm Experienced Merengue/Bachata

For further details or questions please email me: bailamosstjohns “AT”

Registration details:

JDD Is Celebrating Its 19th Season!!
If you’re a returning student, we can’t wait to see you again! If you plan on taking a class at JDD for the first time, we can’t wait to meet you!
Registration is open to all starting August 17th.

NEW STUDENT’S – you are required to register in person during office hours. You can register at either location, CBS or St. John’s.
RETURNING STUDENT’S – registration will be available online as of 6pm August 17th. Register anytime, anywhere, 24/7! No line ups or waiting!! Payment must be made with Visa and Master Card.

641 Conception Bay Hwy location
August 17, 19, 25, 27, 31 and September 02
Time: 6pm-8pm
120 LeMarchant Road location
August 18, 20, 24, 26 and September 01 & 03
Time: 6pm-8pm

These registration details regarding place and time are also in the Fb event: REGISTRATION FOR THE UPCOMING DANCE SEASON

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havana blues 2015

Havana Blues – They’re back! Fb event:

Friday Aug 21st 9:30pm-3am <> The Republic <> 379 Duckworth Street

One night only! The summer salsa event not to be missed!
Proudly supported by Salsa in St. John’s!

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Beginner Adult Latin Hustle Class available at Mount Pearl School of Dance in the fall, Sundays from 7-8pm! Registration information and class schedule online at
Pass the word along! Keep the Hustle movement alive!

…more exciting events coming in the fall too, keep checking back for updates! J Judy D

Hierrito Fernandez Aug 8 2015

Join us for an unforgettable evening of Latin music…you’ll feel like you’re in a tropical paradise!
Hierrito Fernandez, born in Holguin Cuba, made his way to Toronto Canada in 2004. Since then, this multi-instrumentalist musician has been mesmerizing audiences alongside the most renowned musicians in Cuba and Toronto. His genre scope knows no bounds. From modern jazz to Brazilian jazz his flag sound is the sounds of Cuba, old and new. Hierrito’s guitar dexterity is unique and spell-binding. Hierrito attended the Jose Maria Ochoa Conservatory in Holguin where he graduated to become the great artist he is today.
His experience since his academic years includes Trio Union, Las Neiras group, and collaborations with the renown Arara group in Cuba. In Toronto, Onelvis regularly collaborates with musicians like Luis Mario Ochoa, Tipica Toronto, maestro Hilario Duran, Café Cubano, Clave King (Johnny Borres), Joaquin Nuñez, and also the great bassist Roberto Riveron, his cousin. He has performed regularly in the Beaches International Jazz Festival and other various festivals throughout Ontario and Canada. His first performance in St. John’s was as the lead vocalist with the 10 piece Cuban Orchestra Tipica Toronto at the Arts and Culture Centre with the International Council for Traditional Music World Conference.
Come check out this wonderful opportunity to hear some infectious Latin music without having to leave the rock! Saturday, Aug 8th, 10:30pm-1:30am at The Black Sheep 164 Water St. $10 cover. Come early…last month we had a crowd dancing all night! Fb event link: Hierrito Fernandez fb event link


Check back next week for more exciting Salsa lesson and Latin event news 🙂

-Judy D