About Salsa Night
Music Farm is proud to begin the first of many Salsa Nights with the Cuban Cowboys on Sunday, June 12th at 8pm. This amazing 6 piece band will be leading us through a night of Cuban Salsa so arrive prepared to dance. Led by Gino Castillo, The Cuban Cowboys have become a Charleton staple, and we are thrilled for them to bring the sounds of Cuba into the Music Farm.
About Gino Castillo
Gino began playing drums at just five years old in Ecuador. He studied at music conservatories in Havana, Cuba, where he discovered his passion for Cuban jazz. He worked as a solo musician in New York for several years before settling in Charleston, South Carolina with his family in 2010. Gino has earned several Jazz Artist of the Year awards, collaborated with many renowned international artists, and has taught at the Berklee College of Music. With his band, the Cuban Cowboys
Gino also is an Afro-Cuban jazz percussionist, singer and leader of the local bands Gino Castillo Quartet and Soulfunkubanized, A tribute to Africans- American music that influenced a change in modern cuban music in the 1970s. Gino Castillo has played professionally in Ecuador, Cuba, New York City, and for the last few years in Charleston, SC. Sponsored by Pearl Drums, he has appeared in concert and recorded with a long list of international artists, many of which can be heard on his latest CD, Ya Llegue.In Charleston, he performs with his own group, The Gino Castillo Quartet. He also appears with the Charleston Jazz Orchestra and a number of other local groups.
Based on the latest local guidelines, attendees are no longer required to provide proof of negative COVID-19 test AND/OR vaccination for entry into this event. Attendees are also not required to wear a mask. Be sure to check your venue website for the latest updates and guidelines as entry requirements are subject to change.
32 Ann Street
Charleston, South Carolina, 29403