Left to right: Mike Fitch, Jacob Ackerman, Anne Muth, Christina Marsilia, Fred Morgan, Marshal Mueller and Cody Bustamante are the Havana Club. - Photo by Steve Buzalsky

The Havana Club at Characters

The Havana Club will perform a blend of contemporary Latin music, Afro-Cuban rhythms and horn arrangements from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Sunday, June 27, at Characters Lounge at the Red Lion Hotel, 200 N. Riverside Ave., Medford.

Salsa, cha-cha, merengue and bolero for dancing will be presented.

The group features musicians from the Ashland band Salsa Brava, including Mike Fitch on timbales, Jacob Ackerman on bass, Anne Muth on keys, vocalist Christina Marsilia on flute, Fred Morgan on percussion, Marshal Mueller on saxophone and Cody Bustamante on congas.

Some of Havana Club's members have traveled to Cuba to study the country's music and dance at La Escuela Nacional de Arte. See www.myspace.com/dancesalsabrava for more information about Havana Club.

The group also will perform from 10 p.m. to midnight Sunday, July 4, at El Nuevo Tapatio, 1633C Highway 99, Ashland.

Cover is $10 at each show. Call 541-779-5811 to reach the Red Lion Hotel, or call 541-488-2276 to reach El Neuvo Tapatio.

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