Metro Presents: free salsa performance at Union Station Jan. 31

Photo courtesy of LA Picante.

Photo courtesy of LA Picante.

Metro Presents will bring salsa band LA Picante to historic Union Station on Friday, January 31. The band will play from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. as part of Metro’s ongoing program of creative arts and entertainment at the iconic station. The performance will take place inside the Fred Harvey Room, a space that is usually closed to the public.

The performance is free to the public and dancing is welcome. There will be a free mini-dance lesson around 6:45 p.m.

Event Details:
Friday, January 31, 2014
Two 45-minute sets beginning at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
Union Station Fred Harvey Room
800 North Alameda St.

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Founded in 2005, LA Picante plays a celebrated blend of classic salsa, collectively drawing from years of experience playing with the top Latin jazz and salsa groups in Los Angeles. Band members hail from Cuba, Colombia, Argentina and the U.S. Fiery classics by Willie Colon, Eddie Palmieri, Ruben Blades and many more fill out the group’s repertoire!

Union Station is accessible via Metro Rail, Metro Bus and several municipal bus lines. Use the Trip Planner for routes and connections. Car and bicycle parking are also available on site.

5 replies

  1. […] Metro Presenta música de salsa  en Union Station. LA Picante actuará en el hermoso salón Fred Harvey (usualmente cerrado al público) de 6 a 8 p.m. y habrá una pequeña lección de baile a las 6:45 p.m. Si sienten hambre después, pueden ir a los restaurantes de El Pueblo de Los Angeles frente a Alameda Street. (Lineas Roja/Púrpura, Dorada o Plateada de Metro y varios autobuses que van hasta Union Station). […]

    • Hi Michela,

      Metro will be holding more events at Union Station in the coming months…we’ll announce them in advance here, or you can check metro.net/unionstation to see what’s on the events calendar!

      Anna Chen
      Writer, The Source