The Empire Affair – New Years Eve 2012, 4 Party Rooms, 2 Live Bands


Author: Ran Pitman

The Empire Affair - New Years Eve 2012, 4 Party Rooms, 2 Live Bands

Welcome to Vancouver’s Top Rated NYE Party!

007 Empire Affair
New Years Eve 2012
Saturday December 31
8pm – 3am

At the Elegant Empire Landmark Hotel
1400 Robson Street

One of the top events on Club Zone for the last few years!
Previously chosen by CBC National Radio as
one of the top NYE events in the country and broadcasted live
Join in this year and find out why!
4 Party Rooms
2 Live Bands & 6 DJs
2 Dance Lessons
6 Performances
Appetizers & Desserts
Complimentary Drink

Get $50 in VIP Passes and Coupons to City Salsa Vibe events

4 Party Rooms with Live Performers

“Mazacote” Live, 8 Piece Salsa Latin Band

“Hot Foot Five” Live, 5 Piece Swing Jazz Band

“The Tropical Party Lounge”, World Music

“The Funky Club Room”

“Stilt-Walking Jokers”

Featured Entertainment

Throughout the night, you can switch between party rooms or choose your favorite one to suit your heart’s desire. With 4 Party rooms playing the best of your favorite Salsa, Bachata, Cuban Salsa, Reggaeton, Merengue, Brazilian, Caribbean, Funky House, Dance beats, Top 40, Jazz, Swing, Hip Hop and even World Music – you couldn’t ask for more.

Entertainment includes a long lineup of DJs, amazing performances showcasing artists and styles from around the world.

Again this year there will be featuring LIVE Latin music with the popular band Mazacote (video below). Also new this year, we have one more great Band: “Hot Foot Five” Live, 5 Piece Swing Jazz Band.

Event Features

Complimentary Dance Lesson (Salsa, Swing)

No dance experience or partner required!
City Salsa Vibe’s fabulous instructor will introduce you to the basics of Salsa , Merengue, Bachata and Swing.
For those who are a little more experienced, stay for the more challenging Salsa lesson in the second half of this session.
Dance lessons are from 8pm – 10pm.

Live 5-Piece Mazacote Orquesta

Latin Room: Mazacote Orquesta, is Vancouver’s hottest Latin dance band, bringing the exciting sounds of Salsa Dura and Latin jazz to audiences across the West Coast.
Come join the excitement! They will be playing music from their latest CDs and some of their newest single. ! They will also play new and old favorites selections of Salsa, Bachata, Merengue and Cha-Cha-Cha.

Intermissions Music – DJ Azhvan will spin all your favourites of Latin Music Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Cumbia, Reggaeton Cha-Cha-Cha.

Live 5-Piece “Hot Foot Five” Band

The Swing Jazz Room : Vancouver’s Hot Foot Five featuring Arnt Arntzen on Voice, guitar, banjo; Bonnie Northgraves on trumpet; Mike Wagler on Bass; Simon Addington on drums and Evan Arntzen guesting on clarinet. This swing and Jazz group from the Vancouver area play any style of Jazz, including, American Popular Song, Swing & Big Band Classics, Bossa Nova & Latin. Their talent, professionalism and ability will amaze you.

Intermissions Music – Electroswing DJ Rudy and DJ Spry bring you a fresh live mix of sultry vintage sounds and a good dose of downright dirty dance-floor beats.

PARTY 8PM-3AM

Room 1 ( The Latin Gala Room )

LIVE 8-Piece Ensemble “Mazacote”
LIVE sounds of Salsa, Cumbia, Cha Cha Cha, Bachata.
Mazacote Orquesta – This 8 piece Salsa Latin Band adds energy and ambiance to any party. With rhythms new and familiar that will make you want to dance your way into 2012!

During intermissions

DJ Music – DJs Keep you dancing all night long.
DJ Azhvan – New and old favourites as well as amazing rare selections of Salsa, mixed with some Bachata, Merengue and Cha-Cha-Cha.

Room 2 ( Electro Swing Club Room )

The Swing Jazz Room : Vancouver’s Hot Foot Five featuring Arnt Arntzen on Voice, guitar, banjo; Bonnie Northgraves on trumpet; Mike Wagler on Bass; Simon Addington on drums and Evan Arntzen guesting on clarinet. This swing and Jazz group from the Vancouver area play any style of Jazz, including, American Popular Song, Swing & Big Band Classics, Bossa Nova & Latin. Their talent, professionalism and ability will amaze you.

Intermissions Music – Electro-swing DJ Rudy and DJ Spry bring you a fresh live mix of sultry vintage sounds and a good dose of downright dirty dance-floor beats.

Room 3 (The Tropical Party Lounge)

The Tropical Party Lounge – DJ Michael Laycock and Guests takes you on a tour of Brazilian beats, Caribbean grooves, African rhythms, Arabian waves, and Balkan bangers.

Room 4 ( The Funky Club Room )

DJ Chinito plus Guests will play all the hottest Top 40s, soulful House, Hip Hop, Dance Beats, 70s, 80s and Reggaeton.

Featured Shows

Mission 007 (James Band Show)

Special choreographed classy and sexy James Bond girls will dance and bring you a show full of action, mystery and adventure. Join the danger, if you dare.

Samba Dance Show

Presenting an energetic fast paced number that fuses Hip Hop with Samba. Brazilian Samba dancers will shake their way onto our center stage in colorful carnival costumes.

Belly Dance Show

Sahara Belly Dancers – Let your imagination travel to the lands of silk and spice. These three exotic dancers will take you to a sensual, captivating world of traditional folk dances with balletic artistry, mesmerizing sword play, enchanting music, and acrobatic feats incorporating Isis wings, fan veils, drums and swords.

Salsa Dance Show

New York Style Salsa footwork performance by World re-known choreographer, Robin Merchant and Mambo dancer instructor & choreographer Giovanni Ventura.
Hip hop sensation Robin merchant explores the Latin rhythms with this electrifying performance.

Fire Dance Show

Fire Magic – David Yates will weave blazing geometry in the air, combining poise, movement, fire, and music to create dance that is meditative and spellbinding, dazzling and breathtaking.

Stilt-Walking Jokers

Watch out for our towering mischief maker who may appear unexpectedly behind you, pour you a glass of wine, or bust out in a funky dance that defies gravity.

Dinner with a Revolving View – 25% off

Cloud 9 revolving restaurant is offering a 25% discount on their amazing 4 course meal with a 360 degrees view for our ticket holders. Offer applies to those enjoying the meal and leaving by 7:30pm.
For details on the restaurant and their menu, please check:
http://www.cloud9restaurant.ca/menus.html

Empire NYE Affair at The Empire Landmark Hotel

Location – 1400 Robson St (at Nicola) In the heart of Downtown
Doors open – 8:00pm
Complimentary Lesson – Salsa, , Bachata & Swing 8:30pm
Party – 10pm – 3:00am
PARKING – Street and Hotel Parking
Dress Code in effect – Sexy/Sophisticated
Fully licensed bars – (19 and over)

Tickets – Buy it Now
Early bird tickets before Dec. 15th

$65 Buy 1 or more on sale
$60 Buy 3 or more on sale
$55 Buy 10 or more on sale
$70 Dec. 16th – Dec. 26th
$75 Dec. 27th – Dec. 30th
$85 at the door

For more information, please visit: http://www.citysalsavibe.com/celebration.php


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