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Demo 2015
Los Cool Cats
Boogaloo del Bugabú Live con Miguelito Valdez
BOOGALOO EN ORBIT studio version
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Past Events

Wed. August 30th 2017
Butchart Gardens Evening Concerts Boogaloo En OrbitButchart Gardens (All Ages)
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Sun. July 30th 2017
Concerts in the Park Boogaloo En OrbitStage in the Park (Cameron Bandshell) (All Ages)
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Sun. September 4th 2016
Boogaloo En Orbit @  Saanich Fair (All Ages)
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Boogaloo En Orbit

Boogaloo Music for dancing from Victoria BC

Contact Details

Jesse Lee Pogoler
(250) 885-1227

BOOGALOO en ORBIT is a unique and entertaining 6-piece band from Victoria BC. They have crafted a new style based on 60’s New York Latin Boogaloo, Twist, Rumba, Cuban Son Montuno and Mexican Cumbia.
Their original compositions are funny, colorful, and at times profound. They describe life between languages and cultures.
They will be doing some covers by the likes of Esquivel, Willie Bobo, Wilfrido Vargas, Beny Moré, Papo Luca, Rafael Cortijo.
Band Members:
Jesse Lee Pogoler aka Johnny Guaguancó (pronounced wah wahn KO), vocals, guitar, guitarrón. From Los Angeles.
Peter Dowse, electric bass guitar. From New York City.
Hector Ramos, congas, vocals. From Havana, Cuba.
Jose Sanchez, drum set, percussion. From Havana Cuba.
Armando Álvarez, sax, vocals. From Santa Clara, Cuba.
Miguelito Valdez, trumpet, flugel. From Havana Cuba.
Brooke Maxwell, tenor sax. From Parksville BC Canada.

They are popular with the local festival organizers, and have had great success at local festivals such as Victoria Celebrates Canada Day, Saanich Fair, Selkirk Waterfront Festival, Vic West Fest, Sidney Summer Concert Series; and have played many venues including Butchart Gardens and of course pubs and private events.

They are always taking bookings .

Current Lineup

Jesse Lee PogolerLeader, vocals, guitar, guitarrón
Peter DowseElectric bass guitar, guitarrón
Hector RamosCongas, vocals
Jon MillerDrum Set
Armando AlvarezSaxes, Percussion, Vocals
Meagan DevauldAlto Sax, vocals2009-present
Pamela CampbellTrombone, vocals2009-present


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