About Salsa Kingz®
The Salsa Kingz® are a multi award winning show band, proudly representing Latin music down under. From their pioneering days as Sonora Galaxia, they have been entertaining audiences for over three decades. In 2004 they rebranded as Salsa Kingz® to inspire a new generation of music lovers. What sets them apart is their strong showmanship and ability to seamlessly perform hits in English and Spanish. They are also uniquely positioned as the only official band for Australia's Ricky Martin Tribute Show.
Salsa Kingz® have successfully combined popular Latin tunes with classic Aussie anthems. This adds a unique recipe to their performances, a combination that has propelled them as one of the nations most successful Latin bands. Their shows usually consist of a fun-packed Salsa Dance lesson that has truly become their flagship style. Their ability to engage audiences and wow the crowd are second to none, making them a real party favourite down under.
Whilst keeping true to their Latin heritage, they remain a potent and pivotal force in the exciting Aussie “Salsa dance scene". This highly energised Show Band specialises in creating a "party atmosphere" like no other, guaranteeing to enthuse even the most demanding of audiences up on their feet! The best way to experience their unique energy is to catch them perform LIVE on stage, churning out their hot Salsa and Merengue tunes, with their super-tight brass arrangements, explosive Latin percussion with impassioned vocalists.
The band was formed by the founding band leader: Christian Guerrero, who is no stranger to the Latin scene. He was a former musician & band leader of the renowned "Sonora Galaxia" Band (1991-2002), extensively performing at many iconic venues including the closing ceremony of the Sydney Olympics in 2000. They have worked alongside many famous artists, such as the legendary Trombonist Jimmy Bosch from the USA, Jose Feliciano, Nicola Di Bari, Vanessa Amorosi, Jimmy Barnes, John Paul Young, Denni Hines, Savage Garden just to name a few.
They have been nominated many times for best show band by The Australian Club Entertainment Awards (ACE Awards) in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011.
Salsa Kingz® Awards:
2013 Latin American Entertainment Biz Awards
2014 Marcia Legacy Award - Sydney Latin Festival
2014 ACE AWARD - WINNER Best Show Band
2015 ACE AWARD - WINNER Best Show Band
2016 Darling Harbour Viva Fiesta Award - Sydney
Today the band enjoys the fruits of many years of music. When it comes to Latin music, look no further than the Salsa Kingz® Band to ignite your next event.
"Our mission at Salsa Kingz® is to continue the legacy of our original & pioneering Latin band: Sonora Galaxia. By doing this we hope to inspire musicians everywhere to keep Latin music alive for future generations to enjoy".