Ryan's band Son Chévere has THREE shows this week, one in SF, one in Oakland, and one in Berkeley.

1) SF: Tuesday, 2/20, 8 to 10pm at Cha Cha Cha - 2327 Mission at 19th Street. Son Chévere plays every other Tuesday from 8 to 10pm -- there's NO COVER and an OPEN DANCE FLOOR.

2) Oakland: Saturday, 2/24, 11pm to Midnight at BRIX - 581 5th Street. This is a Cuban Party hosted by Manuel Suarez and DJ Leydis, doors at 9pm, $10 cover, special guest DJ Antonio.

3) Berkeley: Sunday, 2/25, 5 to 7pm at the Sports Basement - 2727 Milvia Street. Recorded music and open dancing starts at 4pm. $5 to $10 suggested donation.

Son Chévere features Ryan Mead on percussion, Jordan Wilson on Tres, Maria Lorenzi on Upright Bass Keytar, Alexey Berlind on percussion, Mara Fox on trombone, and Juan Ceballos on flute playing Cuban Dance Music -- Son con Timba, Cha-cha-chá, Salsa, y más.