Orlando Salsa Festival - The Hottest Tropical Celebration of the Year Plays Amway Center on Sept 22 - Tickets On Sale Now




ORLANDO, FLORIDA [June 5, 2023] – Get ready for the Orlando Salsa Festival, where fans will experience the rhythmic beats of salsa music and the hottest tropical vibes of the year featuring salsa legends Willie Colón, El Gran Combo, Victor ManuelleJerry Rivera, La India, Rey Ruiz, Fruko y sus Teso and Los Adolescentes. Produced by ATC and CMN Events, the nationally-touring salsa festival visit Orlando’s Amway Center on Friday, September 22. Tickets are on sale now.


The Orlando Salsa Festival unites salsa music fans from across the globe in a four-hour celebration inviting fans to sing and dance to the vibrant rhythms of bomba and plena while witnessing performances by the most iconic and influential salsa artists.


Colón, the legendary salsa artist and multi-instrumentalist, is a pioneer of salsa music and a best-selling artist in the genre, producing 35 albums. With a career spanning over five decades, his fusion of salsa with elements of jazz, rock and Afro-Caribbean rhythms has earned him critical acclaim and his contributions to the genre are immeasurable. His timeless classic hits, including “Che Che Colé,” “La Murga” and “Mi Sueño,” continue to connect with generations of fans.


Founded in 1962, Puerto Rican salsa orchestra and International Latin Music Hall of Fame members El Gran Combo is one of Puerto Rico’s most successful music groups due to the sheer number of iconic salsa musicians and singers who have developed their careers with the group. The group continues to inspire dancers with their horn-punctuated Latin rhythms and vocal harmonies, including hits such as “Azuquita P’al Café,” “Por Mas Que Quiero” and “Y No Hago Mas Na.”


Manuelle, known to his fans as “El Sonero de la Juventud” (“The Singer of Youths”), emerged as a leading voice among the generation of New York salsa performers who rose to prominence in the mid-90s. The esteemed sonero is best known for his hits, “Amores Como el Nuestro,” “Cara de Niño,” “Casí Un Hechizo” and “Que Hay de Malo.”


Latin GRAMMY® Award-winning singer/songwriter, La India, also known as “La Princesa de la Salsa (“The Princess of Salsa), is ranked among Billboard’s 2023 list of the 200 Greatest Singers of All Time. With a career spanning over three decades, La India is one of the most iconic figures in Latin music and has been captivating audiences with powerful and soulful vocals with songs, including “Vivir Lo Nuestro,” “Ese Hombre” and “Me Canse de Ser la Otra.”


Ruiz, knowns as the “Elvis of Salsa,” is one of the most influential salsa musicians of all time. Throughout his illustrious career, Ruiz has released a string of chart-topping hits earning him critical acclaim and international recognition. His classics such as “No Me Acostumbro,” “Mi Media Mitad” and “Luna Negra” have become anthems in the world of salsa music.  


Formed in early 1970s, Fruko Y Sus Tesos is one of the most influential salsa acts of all time. With a legacy extending five decades, the group is renowned for their vibrant and dynamic fusion of traditional salsa with Colombian influences. Chart-toppers such as “El Preso,” “Cachondea” and “El Patillero” have made them one of the most beloved salsa bands.


The Venezuelan romántica salsa orchestra, Los Adolescentes, is renowned for their distinctive musical style consisting of vibrant rhythms of salsa, merengue and bachata and infusing their music with pop, R&B and tropical

elements. With a fresh new lineup, the ensemble will perform some of their timeless hits, including “Hoy Aprendi,” “Personal Ideal (Me Tengo Que Ir)” and “Aquel Lugar.” 


Tickets: starting at $59.00. Ticket pricing is subject to change based on market demand. All tickets are reserved. Buy tickets at Amway Center box office or at Ticketmaster.com. All dates, act(s) and ticket prices are subject to change without notice.  All tickets are subject to applicable taxes, service, handling and facility fee charges.  For Amway Center box office and ticket information, visit AmwayCenter.com(phone purchases are not available through the Amway Center box office).  The Amway Center is located at 400 West Church Street and the box office is located on the north side of the Amway Center, near the intersection of Church Street and Hughey Avenue. 


About ATC Presents

ATC Presents is a Concert Promotions and Marketing Company that identifies and provides entertainment for cross-cultural audiences. The group conceptualizes and develops relevant content in the form of concerts, tours, sporting events, and experiences, as well as effectively managing a series of marketing activations. It aims to deliver all the necessary elements between Concert Promotions, Marketing, and Entertainment.

About CMN 

CMN is a well-known American live entertainment company that specializes in Latino culture. They have a broad presence and impact across the continent. CMN is devoted to promoting diverse music,art, and sports initiatives, showcasing their dedication to multiculturalism and entrepreneurship. For more information, visit www.cmnevents.com - @cmnevents.


About Amway Center

Amway Center, owned and operated by the City of Orlando on behalf of the Central Florida community, hosts major national events, concerts and family shows since its opening in the Fall 2010. The Orlando Magic served as the developer and the facility was designed to reflect the character of the community, meet the goals of the users and build on the legacy of sports and entertainment in Orlando. The building’s exterior features a modern blend of glass and metal materials, along with ever-changing graphics via a monumental wall along one facade. A 180-foot tall tower serves as a beacon amid the downtown skyline. The 875,000 square foot, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold-certified building features a sustainable, environmentally-friendly design and unmatched technology, including 1,100 digital monitors, the tallest high-definition video board in an NBA venue and multiple premium amenities available to all patrons in the building. Amway Center was recently honored with the International Association of Venue Managers' 2017 Venue Excellence Award, which is bestowed upon facilities that excel in the management and operation of public assembly venues. Amway Center was the only arena to garner this distinction. Additionally, the arena has earned numerous awards, which most notably includes TheStadiumBusiness Awards’ 2013 Customer Experience Award and was named SportsBusiness Journal's 2012 Sports Facility of the Year. For more information about the Amway Center, visit AmwayCenter.com.


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