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Salsa next for Mansion series

Salsa del Norte will perform at 7 p.m. July 17 at the Ellwood House in DeKalb as part of the Music at the Mansion concert series.
Salsa del Norte will perform at 7 p.m. July 17 at the Ellwood House in DeKalb as part of the Music at the Mansion concert series.

DeKALB – “Salsa at the Mansion,” the next concert in the Music at the Mansion series, will feature Salsa del Norte. The show will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, on the lawn of the Ellwood House Museum in DeKalb.

Salsa del Norte plays everything from salsa, mambo and cha cha to cumbia, merengue, reggaeton, bachata and other traditional styles from Cuba, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica and Colombia. The band’s style of music helps celebrate the diverse cultures that have contributed to this vibrant genre of music. A salsa dance instructor will demonstrate some great moves.

The opening act at 6:30 p.m. will be the Crosswinds Flute Choir, a community group of musicians from the DeKalb and Sycamore area. Membership ranges from school students to adults of various ages and playing levels. They all share a love of making music together.   

The concert is free. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Attendees should bring a lawn chair or blanket.

The Ellwood House is located at 509 N. First St. in DeKalb. Parking is available near the Ellwood House and at the Clinton Rosette Middle School and First Congregational United Church of Christ parking lots.

For more information, call the Ellwood House at 815-756-4609 or Michael Embrey, FunME Events, at 815-756-1263.

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