Salseek: Salsation Comeback in South Africa

Photo courtesy of the Grand Daddy Hotel. Photo taken by Jean-Piierre Esterhuizen.

Musician, music producer and DJ, Fred Jacquier (DJ Fred Spider) arrived in Cape Town, South Africa in 2009 alone and with a suitcase. He didn’t know anyone. He did know that he had come to open his own club.

He is now the host of Salsation, a Latin-infused music and dance party happening every Friday night at Cape Town’s Grand Daddy Hotel, a quirky boutique hotel that has a rooftop airstream trailer park. Learn more about Spider, salsa in South Africa and the Grand Daddy Hotel in my article featured on Salseek, a digital magazine covering Latin dance and music from around the world: Salsation Comeback in South Africa.

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El DJ y productor de música, Fred Jacquier (DJ Fred Spider) llego a Cape Town, Sudáfrica en el año 2009 con solo una maleta y el deseo de abrir su propio discoteca.

Ahora él es el presentador de Salsation, una fiesta de música y baile latina que ocurre cada viernes en el hotel Grand Daddy en Cape Town (un hotel que lleva un parque de caravanas clasicas en la ultima planta del hotel). Echa un vistazo a mi reportaje, Salsation Comeback in South Africa, para saber más del movimiento de salsa en Sudáfrica y conocer mejor a Fred Spider y el Grand Daddy Hotel. El artículo había publicado en la revista digital sobre los bailes y la música de latino america, Salseek.

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