Eddie Ortiz and The Son Caribe Band

It’s such a treat to have Hawaii’s best Salsa band, Son Caribe, perform at this year’s Festival.

The Son Caribe Band has performed along side and opened concerts for almost every major Latin music event since 2000. They’ve headlined numerous performances at the prestigious Blue Note in Waikiki – Hawaii’s premiere live music venue!

Son Caribe is frequently called upon to perform internationally throughout the Far East, with performance tours in Japan, Korea, and the Philippines.Th e band has been featured on K5 TV’s popular summer music series Heineken’s Hot Hawaiian Nights!

They’ve also received repeat selections as one of Hawaii’s top LIVE bands in Honolulu Magazine’s prestigious Music Issue! As well, Son Caribe has performed for numerous network and local television broadcasts.

The band has recorded music for television and radio commercial broadcasts – among them international clothing company 88 Tee’s and University Of Hawaii Sports Television. Son Caribe’s CD “Salsa From Hawaii II” was a #1 Best Seller In Hawaii, and received ©GRAMMY Award Consideration for 2004 Best Salsa/Merengue Album!