The Sydney Salsa & Mambo Convention is a brand new event like no other in Australia. Born from a passion for Salsa and Mambo, It will bring back the vibe of the Sydney Salsa Congress days and fuse it with the sophisticated feeling of NYC Palladium.

This 3-day and 3-night event will bring together some of the most iconic dancers in Australia and overseas, who have been hand-picked to give you an amazing experience. With an approach that goes beyond dancing, the SSMC invites you to learn about the history of Salsa and Mambo whilst you enjoy a whole weekend of workshops, live concerts, parties and shows where the roots and traditions of these dance styles meet the flair of modern dancing.

Salseros and Mamberos out there, you can’t miss this event!



14-Piece Big Band

One of the few authentic Mambo bands in the world, Sydney’s very own Mucho Mambo will wow you with their 14-piece wall of sound.

Mucho Mambo’ timeless Big Band will transport you back to the golden era of Mambo from the 1950’s and 1960’s.  The orchestra’s world class arrangements fuse our favourite Latin rhythms Mambo, Cha Cha Cha and Salsa, with Jazz harmonies and ​orchestration, creating a unique and powerful modern edge.

​​Influenced by the classic Cuban orchestras and the New York Mambo movement of the 1950’s. Mucho Mambo has been honing their craft and blowing audiences away with their tight arrangements, brilliant musicianship and unique retro visual element since 2002.

You will not be able to resist to get up and dance!


DJ Carlos

DJ Juan Carlos

DJ Helios

DJ MaMbo G

DJ Nathan

Bachata DJs




Pedro’s music translates his passion for Salsa and Bachata from the beginning to the end of the night. Pedro started Djing in the Sydney social dance scene in 2014. With the tutelage of some of the best DJs in Sydney, he has quickly become a leading name in the Latin Dance scene. He currently runs Salsamania and Bachateame, two of Sydney’s largest monthly events, and is constantly being invited to DJ in festivals and events across Australia such as The Sydney International Bachata Festival, The Salsa Palladium, Dodoule, Bailando Sensual Festival to name a few. Be ready for a night of amazing music.


Vanessa is a multidimensional DJ who plays Bachata, Zouk, Salsa, Kizomba and more. She is also a passionate dancer and has travelled the world performing and competing on her favourite styles. Being a hardcore Latin dancer, she knows how important it is to make sure the right music is represented for each genre while catering for all dancers. Vanessa values the importance of preserving roots and history, making sure the correct music structures and instruments are there in every song. Make sure you hit the dance floor when she’s on deck.  


You can't miss this amazing event

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