SOCIAL: 5pm - 9pm (bar and reception open all day)
ENTRY: £8 till 6pm | £10 after
The London Irish Centre,
50-52 Camden Square,
London, NW1 9XB
Camden Town underground (Northern Line) – 10-12 min walk | 0.6 miles
Camden Road overground– 5 min walk | 0.3 miles
Buses to Murray Street bus stop: 29 (West End) and 253 (Euston) – 0.1 miles
Plenty of free street parking around Camden Square (after 6.30pm & on weekends)
September Vinyl Matinee is bringing Dj Vincent, a talented dj with some of the best salsa parties in Paris under his belt and a style that keeps dancers wanting more, together with a talented veteran of salsa and well-experienced as a dj, collector and promoter in the UK latin scene, Dj Dave Hucker. Together they will play a fine & diverse set for salser@s to continue the weekend with quality tunes and the best salsa soundscape.
4 hours of uninterrupted top tunes in a relaxed Sunday afternoon setting, at our beautiful home, the London Irish Centre. Join the Matinee groove!
We are rewarding ‘early bird’ dancers with discounted £8 entry till 6pm (£10 after)
The music behind our DJs:
Vincent’s moto: musicality and swing above all else!
He discovered salsa in 2003 almost by chance. Passionate about Cuban salsa at the beginning, he met the New York Style “On2” in 2006. With total love at first sight, he begun Puerto Rican Salsa with the renowned choreographer Mouaze Konate.
Vincent has been playing for a long time at Paris’ Latin dancefloors and continues on from convention to festival to satisfy his new passion.
His travels and his overflowing taste for music have allowed him to expand his musical culture and discover other types of sounds.
Drawing also on his past as a classical musician, Vincent Amiche naturally begins to search and collect opus of all sides and all eras.
Encouraged by his friends, including DJ Loïc Thomas of Paris, he finally launched behind the turntables in 2015 with one goal: to share with the dancers the sounds he loves!
Regular DJ at the parties “Mambo salsa” and Pachamama (formerly Barrio Latino) in Paris, he also had the opportunity to share his passion abroad, especially in London, Hamburg, Stockholm, Croatia, and even in Korea, South (Seoul, Busan).
Deejay resident at the Théâtre du Renard, a Parisian club for Puerto Rican salsa aficionados, Dj Vincent is now one of the figures that counts in the very closed club of Deejays estempillés Mambo de Paris.
Dave Hucker is a DJ who has been playing the music of two continents and a few assorted Islands for nearly 40 years.
As a dj and promoter he has created many legendary clubs, like The Sol Y Sombra in Charlotte St in 1982, opened up the first full time Latin and Tropical Club upstairs at Ronnie Scotts in 86 . And did Wed & Sat nights at Cuba in Kensington High St and a highly regarded hardcore Salsa Dura & Cuban night on Sundays at Villa Stefano in Holborn.
Over the years he was also a regular guest at The Mambo Inn in Loughborough Junction. As well as playing at many different clubs over the decades. Dave also regularly played for the Cuba Solidarity campaign and the Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign Club Sandino sessions all over the UK.
He has always been championing Latin music and has DJ’d in Japan, Australia, Turkey and Germany.
Dave has been involved in many compilations of Salsa, African and Caribbean music.
He also did regular columns for magazines like London’s Straight No Chaser and Los Angeles’s The Beat, where he wrote about the music he was interested in.
He is one of the organisers and DJ’s at the Latin Sound System at The Notting Hill Carnival.