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Texas Salsa Congress: Family. Inspiration. Different

Texas Salsa Congress Family. Inspiration. Different The Texas Salsa Congress is one of the largest dance events to hit the Lone Star State! This upcoming year we celebrate our 13th Anniversary of a Texas Sized Serving of Salsa! The event draws teams from all over the world to celebrate all forms of dance including but not limited to Salsa, Bachata, Jazz, Contemporary & Hip-Hop. This dance exhibition has provided shows and performances that have left our audiences on their feet […]

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Westin Oaks-Galleria Event Location & Hotel

Westin Oaks-Galleria Event Location & Hotel

The Texas Salsa Congress is returning to The Westin Oaks in the Galleria for its 12th Year! For TSC 2016, only $132/night single room & $132.00 double room. Make sure you can stay where all the Salsa action is. The Westin Oaks is an ideal location for anyone looking for a spectacular Houston experience. Connected to the Galleria shopping mall, our guests have direct access to over 350 shops and restaurants, as well as some of Houston’s greatest attractions like Reliant Stadium, Downtown Houston, and the […]

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What is a Salsa Congress?

Addicted to So You Think You Can Dance? Dancing with the Stars? America’s Best Dance Crew? Wish you could get up close and feel the excitement of a live dance show? Well get off the couch and come see the best of the best Latin dance stars around the world right here in your own backyard!! On March 16-19, 2017 at the Westin Oaks Galleria, Houston will once again serve up a bit of its down home southern hospitality to […]

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13th Annual Texas Salsa Congress

The Texas Salsa Congress is one of the largest dance events to hit the Lone Star State! This upcoming year we celebrate our 13th Anniversary of a Texas Sized Serving of Salsa! The event draws teams from all over the world to celebrate all forms of dance including but not limited to Salsa, Bachata, Jazz, Contemporary & Hip-Hop. This dance exhibition has provided shows and performances that have left our audiences on their feet with standing ovations and ready to […]

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Houston, Texas in Two Minutes!

The style-savvy residents of the country’s fourth largest city know that there’s no place like Houston.  With more than 2.2 million residents, the city attracts visitors and transplants with a wonderful mix of world-class arts, booming business, pro sports and award-winning cuisine. As the rest of the country discovers what locals have known all along, Houston is finally enjoying the recognition it deserves.  Just last year, the city landed on several “best of” lists, including the Travel + Leisure roundup of America’s […]

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Ray Barretto, Jr Musical Artist March 2017

Ray Barretto, Jr Musical Artist March 2017

Ray Barretto, Jr. is the son of the legendary Grammy award winning Salsa Music Icon, Conguero and Bandleader, Ray Barretto (“Mr. Hard Hands”, “Manos Duras”). Ray, Jr. is carrying on his dad’s legacy and paying tribute to his father’s contribution to Latin music by playing congas with his own band for an exciting show of his dad’s greatest Salsa hits. Ray Barretto is universally recognized as one of the greatest conga players and bandleaders in the history of Latin and […]

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Our Story

It started as an idea between friends, bringing a congress to Texas where at the time Texas had no active congress in the entire state. A congress that would showcase Texas Salsa talent, bring awareness of salsa to the community and raise money for scholarships. Together David Melendez and Ruby Rivera worked hard and in January 2004, the Texas Salsa Congress was born.

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