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Unnamed Venue

NY United States

September 2016

Back to Las Villas Salsa Concert & Documentary

September 18, 2016 @ 12:00 am - 3:55 am
Unnamed Venue NY United States

Between the years 1950 and 1980, a top tourist attraction for Latinos was the popular resort and hotels known as Las Villas of Plattekill located in New York. Originally operated by Spanish immigrants, Las Villas was a group of dance clubs that served as a summer vacation hot spot for Latinos and gave birth and rise to tropical music, to include mambo, salsa, rumba, and merengue, in the United States. Las Villas became a forum for showcasing live musical artists…

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