friday july 9 | piña

It’s time for another summer night full of music, friends, dancing and tasty cocktails as La Junta presents PIÑA at La Cita Bar in DTLA!! We’re super excited to bring back the tropical, Latin Caribbean sounds of the Inland Empire’s QUITAPENAS!

As always, the evening features our La Junta Sound System deejays–yours truly Glenn Red, Yukicito & degruvme–providing plenty of Afro-Latin and global dance rhythms to keep you bouncing and swinging around the dance floor, while our host Miz Honey P makes sure you’re smiling for the camera.

It’s also the perfect place to come party after the show at Grand Performances. Round up your dancin’ crew and join us this Friday July 9th…we can’t wait to see to see you!

LA CITA BAR
336 S. Hill Street
Los Angeles CA 90013

9pm-2am | 21+ | $10 at door.
Early arrival recommended!

tuesday may 11 | artworx gala 29

I’m so excited to be a part of this year’s DJ lineup for Artworx LA’s ‘Gala 29’ fundraiser–a week of online fun and fundraising to support arts education!

Join me on Tuesday, May 11th from 6pm-7pm PDT on my Instagram Live @glennzenn10 or via @artworxla, and donate to a great cause! All donations raised during my IG DJ event will go towards providing critical arts education services to LA alternative high-school students.

See you there and then!

#gala29 #artworxLA

friday october 25 | salsa on the alley

Dia de los Muertos season is just about upon us, so La Junta crew and me are excited to share that we’re back with one of our surprise hit events of last fall, and it’s right in our Pasadena stomping grounds!

Kicking off its Day of the Dead Celebration, Old Pasadena hosts ‘Salsa on the Alley, curated by LA cultural event producers La Junta and featuring a live performance with Son Mayor, an 11-piece ensemble that has been performing its classic salsa sound for more than three decades. The event takes place outdoor in one of Old Pasadena’s historic, urban alleyways–illuminated with unique calaveras lighting.
Free sugar-skull face painting is offered between 5:30-8:30pm!

Complete info: oldpasadena.org/dayofthedead
Eventbrite ticket link: https://tinyurl.com/y4h68fkv

Note: While this event is free, all attendees must register through Eventbrite and show ticket (digital or paper) at the gate to receive an entrance wristband.

For accessibility information or to request anaccommodation, please contact (626) 356-9725 or events@oldpasadena.org. Providing at least 72 hours’ notice prior to the event will help ensure availability.

alley oop!

Above is the first set of photos from last Friday’s opening event of Old Pasadena‘s Day of the Dead celebration titled ‘SALSA ON THE ALLEY.’

Gratitude to the fine people at Old Pasadena’s management office for providing the awesome space and resources (including people power, of course!) that made for such an amazing evening! Much love to my fam LA JUNTA and the band CUBA RUMBA for the fantastic music throughout the short but jam-packed few hours we had together. Extra thanks to our Salsa instructors and featured performers from PRESTIGE DANCE & FINE ARTS, as well as to our conguero SÓLIDO and saxophonista RUBÉN for their tasteful accompaniment during our deejay sets.

Of course, heartfelt thanks to the nearly five hundered beautiful dancers and supporters who showed up en masse on Big Bang Theory Way and filled it from just about one end to the other. Can’t wait until next time!

photo credit: MICHELLE SHIERS PHOTOGRAPHY