Oxnard Salsa Festival       Oxnard, CA—In celebration of its 25th anniversary, the Oxnard Salsa Festival will hold a free kick-off concert on Friday July 27 featuring Grammy award-winner Pancho Sanchez, conga player extraordinaire, salsa singer and Latin jazz bandleader. Sanchez will bring his sizzling straight-ahead jazz, gritty soul music and infectious melodies and rhythms to […]

Hot News from the Oxnard Salsa Festival! Dates Announced for 2018 Oxnard Salsa Festival    Oxnard, Calif. (February 16, 2018)—Dates for the 25th Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival are July 28 and 29, 2018. Attracting visitors from throughout southern California, the festival isa celebration of everything salsa – the food, music and dance. It takes place at Plaza Park, Fifth and “B” streets in historic downtown Oxnard from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. both days.  Presented by the Oxnard Downtowners, the annual event attracts an estimated 40,000 attendees who love spicy foods and sizzling entertainment. Highlights include live salsa and Latin jazz bands, salsa dance lessons, a salsa-tasting tent with varieties of salsa and hot sauces, a salsa recipe challenge and a “Dancing With Our Community Stars” competition on Sunday. The two days also feature a […]

Oxnard Salsa Festival         Oxnard, CA—To kick off a weekend of nonstop salsa and Latin entertainment, the Oxnard Salsa Festival will present a free general admission concert on Friday July 26 featuring legendary percussionist Pete Escovedo. Escovedo is known worldwide for his live performances, session work and solo albums. For more than 50 […]