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  • Salsa and Cuban band
  • Huge repertoire of classic Salsa and Cuban tracks
  • Perform as a 7 piece as standard and can reduce to 5 and 6 piece too


The band are based in Leeds and regularly perform in the city itself, and surrounding areas all across Yorkshire

Standard Set Times

  • Two 45 minute sets with 15 minute break
  • 1 long set of 1 hour 20 minutes

About this Act

Join Tarantismo as they take you on a journey through the streets of Havana, bringing you the spirit and spice of Cuba’s traditional Son music, before whisking you off to the clubs of New York, where you can indulge in the invigorating sounds of Salsa. Inspired by the hot rhythms of Cuban Son and continuing the earthy tradition made popular by the Buena Vista Social Club, Tarantismo are a 7 piece band that will keep you on the dance floor all through the night.

'A fantastic night with Tarantismo at Club Salsa Hull Spring Ball . Great Feedback thank you guys fab night'

Susan Spice

'Thank you Tarantismo for a fabulous afternoon to celebrate my 40th birthday! It was brilliant having the band to play such gorgeous music that makes my heart sing. It was so special to be able to salsa dance to live music! Gracias x x x',

Sarah Parkes

'The best! you simply cannot imagine. And where else (in the UK) would you get the generations mixing it up together. It was absolutely thrilling. SO much talent.'

Lloyd Spencer

Set List

Bilongo - traditional
Boriquen - Willie Colón
Camina Y Prende el Fogon - Arsenio Rodriguez
Candela - Buena Vista Social Club
Chanchullo - traditional
De Donde es el son - Felix Baloy
Deja de Criticar - La Excelencia
El Cantante - Hector Lavoe
El Cuarto de Tula - Buena Vista Social Club
Ella Mintio - Willie Colón
El Monutno De la Verdad - La Excelencia
El Son No Ha Muerto - Cachao
Fascinate Com Mi Tumbao - Septeto Nacional
La Murga - Traditional
Me Ensenaste a Querer - Papi Oviedo
Todo tiene su final - Willie Colón


  • 7 piece Salsa band consisting of Tres, Guitar, Bass, Vocals, Trumpet, Congas, Bongos and percussion.


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