The UK's leading Latin American Dance Band was born in 1990 to the collective talents of Fernando Suarex-'Kinacho' and Lisandro Zapata. Both are highly professional performers and are widely experience in the Latin and Jazz Scene.
The Bands eclectic repertoire is passionate, dynamic and eminently danceable: from the characteristically hot-blooded tempos of Cuban Salsa and Brazilian Lambada, the traditional rhythms of Colombian Cumbia and Dominican Merengue, to the latest Latin pop, Caribbean Reggae and universally popular Spanish style "Gypsy Kings".
This all-singing five -piece band includes the traditional Latin Rhythm section; piano, guitar, bass, congas, bongos and timbale. Adrianna Santana who has become 'the Queen of Salsa' in London captivating, with her magnetic voice and sensual dancing, all audiences.
After eight years Palenke has toured: Switzerland (Montreux festival), France, Italy, Spain, Tunisia, morocco, Malaysia, Indonesia, Ireland, Turkey. The band has performed for dignitaries such as Prince Charles, The Late King Hussein of Jordan, King Juan Carlos of Spain and has become a spicy ingredient at hotels, clubs and many pop stars parties in the UK. The band is well known from north to South as a leading Latin band spreading the Latin fever from small to big audiences. Palenke has been invited to the Barbican Centre The South Bank, The Edinburgh Festival and several TV shows. The band can play for any occasion. At any venue and also provide additional Latin Entertainment that will make your events unforgettable.