Your Culture and Entertainment Planner – May 2018

WHAT’S ON HAVANA!

MAY 2018

TUESDAY, MAY 1ST

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MUSIC: “HABANA D’ PRIMERA”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

The members of the band have great musical versatility, they usually interpret both dance and concert themes. Alexander Abreu Manresa trumpet and leader voice, is also composer and musical director of the group.

 

MUSIC: “PEDRITO CALVO Y LA JUSTICIA”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

Pedrito Calvo is a former singer of the prestigious salsa band Los Van Van. Some years ago he formed his own band and began his weekly show at Casa de la Música.

 

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 2ND

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MUSIC: “ADALBERTO ÁLVAREZ Y SU SON”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

Adalberto Álvarez hasbeen a leading force in the revival of son, the Cuban dance music that reached its peak in popularity in the ’50s.  According to The New York Times, it is one of Cuba’s great bands, one that has had an enormous influence on Salsa; it is modern and unstoppable.

 

MUSIC: “AISAR Y EL EXPRESO DE CUBA”

Place: Diablo Tun Tún, 5:00 pm

Expresso de Cuba is a band focused on the defense of Cuban popular dance music

 

MUSIC: “OSSAIN DEL MONTE”

Place: Diablo Tun Tún, 11:00 pm

For those that like rumba, don’t miss the opportunity of dancing with this band.

 

MUSIC: “HAILA”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

Artist currently cataloged as one of the great Cuban performers, faithful exponent of Son, a musical genre created in Cuba and recognized throughout the World.

 

MUSIC: “QVA LIBRE”

Place: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 5:00 pm

No doubt this is a band that every Cuban likes. They have received several awards for their alternative music that combines funk, hip hop and rock. The public love their peculiar and distinctive costumes and hats.

 

descarga (1)IMPORTANT EVENT: “HAVANA TOURISM FAIR”

Place: Villa Clara Keys

From: May 2ndto 6th, 2018

 

THURSDAY, MAY 3RD

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MUSIC: “KARAMBA”

Place: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 5:00 pm

KARAMBA is a band born in Havana in 2003. They are in the preference of the Cuban young people. They have released 3 albums: Déjame volar (2003), Mírame (2006) and De ida y vuelta (2009). From the very beginning they have made tours in Cuba, Mexico, France and Spain, giving concerts in different festivals.

 

MUSIC: “RAY FERNÁNDEZ”

Place: Diablo Tun Tún, 5:00 pm

His first great public success was earned with the song “Lucha tu Yuca” (Struggle for what’s yours), a piece in which he uses an entertaining analogy between today’s Cubans and the indigenous ancestors.

 

MUSIC: “JOSÉ LUIS CORTÉS Y NG LA BANDA”

Place: Diablo Tun tún, 11:00 pm

This band was founded by the flutist José Luis Cortés, El Tosco. He created the term timba, the most popular Cuban dance in the last two decades.

 

MUSIC: “ALAIN PEREZ”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

Undoubtedly, Alain Pérez is one of the great musicians of the 21st century, the singer and keyboardist of Irakere in 1994, the first bassist who replaced Juan Formell in Los Van Van, the simple and charismatic man who transmits energy and feeling in the key of rumba.

 

MUSIC: “PUPY Y LOS QUE SON SON”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

It is a popular music band created and directed by the excellent pianist and composer César Pedroso.

 

FRIDAY, MAY 4TH

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MUSIC: “EL NIÑO Y LA VERDAD”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

A band founded in 2013 by Emilio Frías, El Niño, a very young songwriter and pianist that performed in famous bands like “Revé”, until he decided to have his own timba band.

 

MUSIC: “JOSÉ LUIS CORTÉS Y NG LA BANDA”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

This band was founded by the flutist José Luis Cortés, El Tosco. He created the term timba, the most popular Cuban dance in the last two decades.

 

MUSIC: “PURO SENTIMIENTO”

Place: Café Lam, Patio Amarillo, 8:00 pm

Located in the heart of Old Havana

 

MUSIC: “IVETTE CEPEDA Y SU GRUPO REFLEXIÓN”

Place: El Tablao (National Cabaret), 10:00 pm

Ivette Cepeda plays different genres of music: son, jazz, bolero, bossa nova, and the fusion of them all. She recently recorded a video clip “Remedios” together with “Qva Libre”.

 

MUSIC: “VIEJA ESCUELA OR EDDY ESCOBAR”

Place: Diablo Tun tún, 5:00 pm

La Vieja escuela is a rock band composed of Norwegian, Spanish and Cuban musicians. They alternate shows with Eddy Escobar. This band plays pop-rock covers of classic rock and roll bands like The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, among others.

 

MUSIC: “JULY Y HAVANA C”

Place: Diablo Tun tún, 11:00 pm

Peculiar band that integrates the roots of Cuban popular music with other foreign musical trends.

 

SATURDAY, MAY 5TH

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MUSIC: “FUSION MUSIC” BY TONY ÁVILA, POLITO IBAÑEZ, ETC

Place: Corner Café, 10:00 pm

Locals and visitors alike can dance with these bands.

 

MUSIC:“CRISTIAN Y REY”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

Cristian and Rey Alonso ensure the generational change in a very musical family, which was inspired by the legacy of the popular and renowned Cuban musician Pacho Alonso.

 

MUSIC: “LAZARITO VALDES Y BAMBOLEO”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

This is one of the Cuban emblematic bands of salsa music. It’s a very good opportunity to dance salsa.

 

MUSIC: “MANANA CLUB”

Place: Diablo Tun tun, 5:00 pm

Small band formed by young musicians from Sancti-Spíritus that formerly played jazz. Nowadays, the band plays almost all genres of Cuban music, son, timba, ballads, boleros, salsa among others. Papucho, its director, represents the young soul of the band.

 

MUSIC: “JAZZ NIGHTS”

Place: Diablo Tun tun, 11:00 PM

 

MUSIC: “WALDO MENDOZA”

Place: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 5:00 pm

Waldo Mendoza is one of the most recognized contemporary Cuban singer and songwriters. He has become in these years a popular artist in Cuba for the special tone of his voice in the romantic song. He comes from the popular band Tumbao Habana.

 

GAY SHOW: “DIVINO PROJECT”

Place: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 11:00 pm

 

SUNDAY, MAY 6TH

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MUSIC: “DISCO TEMBA, LA MÁQUINA DE LA MELANCOLÍA”

Place: El Sauce, 5:00 pm

This place has an open air disco matinee for middle-aged. Great for couples, group of friends in a very comfortable environment.

 

MUSIC: “LAZARITO VALDÉS Y BAMBOLEO”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

This is one of the Cuban emblematic bands of salsa music. It’s a very good opportunity to dance salsa.

 

MUSIC: “SALSA MUSIC NIGHT WITH DIFFERENT BANDS”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

 

MUSIC: “VARIED MUSIC FOR MIDDLE-AGED PUBLIC”

Place: Diablo Tun tún, next door to Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

 

MUSIC: “CALIDAD CUBANA”

Place: Diablo Tun tún, next door to Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

Salsa Band.

 

MUSIC: “Gens”

Place: Submarino Amarillo, 10:00 pm

Rock band

 

 

 

MONDAY, MAY 7TH

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MUSIC: “MANANA CLUB”

Place: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 5:00 pm

Small band formed by young musicians from Sancti-Spíritus that formerly played jazz. Nowadays, the band plays almost all genres of Cuban music, son, timba, ballads, boleros, salsa among others. Papucho, its director, represents the young soul of the band.

 

MUSIC: “MAYKEL BLANCO Y SU SALSA MAYOR”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

Autodidact Songwriter and signer that integrated the rumba from the street and the one he learnt at the school in order to create his own style. He is the director of this popular timba band.

 

MUSIC: “SUR CARIBE”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

Band from Santiago that was called “Conjunto Sur Caribe” before 1987, year in which the maestro Ricardo Leyva Caballero took over the direction of the orchestra, and the band began to be identified as: Ricardo Leyva and Sur Caribe. Because of their particular style of defending popular Cuban, Caribbean and Latin American genres in a short time, these talented musicians gained recognition.

 

MUSIC: “JASS JAM SESSION”

Place: Corner Café, 10:00 pm

Corner Café is a private bar where you will find a perfect Cuban environment.

 

MUSIC: “THE SHEPAL”

Place: Submarino Amarillo, 2:00 pm

Rock and roll band

 

ART: “CANON”

Place: Collage Habana Gallery, 10:00 am

 

TUESDAY, MAY 8TH

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MUSIC: “HABANA D’ PRIMERA”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

The members of the band have great musical versatility, they usually interpret both dance and concert themes. Alexander Abreu Manresa trumpet and leader voice, is also composer and musical director of the group.

 

MUSIC: “PEDRITO CALVO Y LA JUSTICIA”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

Pedrito Calvo is a former singer of the prestigious salsa band Los Van Van. Some years ago he formed his own band and began his weekly show at Casa de la Música.

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 9TH

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MUSIC: “ADALBERTO ÁLVAREZ Y SU SON”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

Adalberto Álvarez hasbeen a leading force in the revival of son, the Cuban dance music that reached its peak in popularity in the ’50s.  According to The New York Times, it is one of Cuba’s great bands, one that has had an enormous influence on Salsa; it is modern and unstoppable.

 

MUSIC: “AISAR Y EL EXPRESO DE CUBA”

Place: Diablo Tun Tún, 5:00 pm

Expresso de Cuba is a band focused on the defense of Cuban popular dance music

 

MUSIC: “OSSAIN DEL MONTE”

Place: Diablo Tun Tún, 11:00 pm

For those that like rumba, don’t miss the opportunity of dancing with this band.

 

MUSIC: “HAILA”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

Artist currently cataloged as one of the great Cuban performers, faithful exponent of Son, a musical genre created in Cuba and recognized throughout the World.

 

MUSIC: “QVA LIBRE”

Place: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 5:00 pm

No doubt this is a band that every Cuban likes. They have received several awards for their alternative music that combines funk, hip hop and rock. The public love their peculiar and distinctive costumes and hats.

 

MUSIC: “ROBERTO CARCASSÉS & INTERACTIVO”

Place: Theater Bertolt Brecht, 11:00 pm

Roberto Carcassés is one of the best Cuban Jazz players. His band Interactivo has gained place in the interest of the young public.

 

THURSDAY, MAY 10TH

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karamba_cafe_cantanteMUSIC: “KARAMBA”

Place: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 5:00 pm

KARAMBA is a band born in Havana in 2003. They are in the preference of the Cuban young people. They have released 3 albums: Déjame volar (2003), Mírame (2006) and De ida y vuelta (2009). From the very beginning they have made tours in Cuba, Mexico, France and Spain, giving concerts in different festivals.

 

MUSIC: “RAY FERNÁNDEZ”

Place: Diablo Tun Tún, 5:00 pm

His first great public success was earned with the song “Lucha tu Yuca” (Struggle for what’s yours), a piece in which he uses an entertaining analogy between today’s Cubans and the indigenous ancestors.

 

MUSIC: “JOSÉ LUIS CORTÉS Y NG LA BANDA”

Place: Diablo Tun tún, 11:00 pm

This band was founded by the flutist José Luis Cortés, El Tosco. He created the term timba, the most popular Cuban dance in the last two decades.

 

MUSIC: “ALAIN PEREZ”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

Undoubtedly, Alain Pérez is one of the great musicians of the 21st century, the singer and keyboardist of Irakere in 1994, the first bassist who replaced Juan Formell in Los Van Van, the simple and charismatic man who transmits energy and feeling in the key of rumba.

 

MUSIC: “PUPY Y LOS QUE SON SON”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

It is a popular music band created and directed by the excellent pianist and composer César Pedroso.

 

FRIDAY, MAY 11TH

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MUSIC: “EL NIÑO Y LA VERDAD”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

A band founded in 2013 by Emilio Frías, El Niño, a very young songwriter and pianist that performed in famous bands like “Revé”, until he decided to have his own timba band.

 

MUSIC: “JOSÉ LUIS CORTÉS Y NG LA BANDA”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

This band was founded by the flutist José Luis Cortés, El Tosco. He created the term timba, the most popular Cuban dance in the last two decades.

 

MUSIC: “PURO SENTIMIENTO”

Place: Café Lam, Patio Amarillo, 8:00 pm

Located in the heart of Old Havana

 

MUSIC: “IVETTE CEPEDA Y SU GRUPO REFLEXIÓN”

Place: El Tablao (National Cabaret), 10:00 pm

Ivette Cepeda plays different genres of music: son, jazz, bolero, bossa nova, and the fusion of them all. She recently recorded a video clip “Remedios” together with “Qva Libre”.

 

MUSIC: “VIEJA ESCUELA OR EDDY ESCOBAR”

Place: Diablo Tun tún, 5:00 pm

La Vieja escuela is a rock band composed of Norwegian, Spanish and Cuban musicians. They alternate shows with Eddy Escobar. This band plays pop-rock covers of classic rock and roll bands like The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, among others.

 

MUSIC: “JULY Y HAVANA C”

Place: Diablo Tun tún, 11:00 pm

Peculiar band that integrates the roots of Cuban popular music with other foreign musical trends.

 

SATURDAY, MAY 12TH

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MUSIC: “FUSION MUSIC” BY TONY ÁVILA, POLITO IBAÑEZ, ETC

Place: Corner Café, 10:00 pm

Locals and visitors alike can dance with these bands.

 

MUSIC:“CRISTIAN Y REY”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

Cristian and Rey Alonso ensure the generational change in a very musical family, which was inspired by the legacy of the popular and renowned Cuban musician Pacho Alonso.

 

MUSIC: “LAZARITO VALDES Y BAMBOLEO”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

This is one of the Cuban emblematic bands of salsa music. It’s a very good opportunity to dance salsa.

 

MUSIC: “MANANA CLUB”

Place: Diablo Tun tun, 5:00 pm

Small band formed by young musicians from Sancti-Spíritus that formerly played jazz. Nowadays, the band plays almost all genres of Cuban music, son, timba, ballads, boleros, salsa among others. Papucho, its director, represents the young soul of the band.

 

MUSIC: “JAZZ NIGHTS”

Place: Diablo Tun tun, 11:00 PM

 

MUSIC: “WALDO MENDOZA”

Place: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 5:00 pm

Waldo Mendoza is one of the most recognized contemporary Cuban singer and songwriters. He has become in these years a popular artist in Cuba for the special tone of his voice in the romantic song. He comes from the popular band Tumbao Habana.

 

GAY SHOW: “DIVINO PROJECT”

Place: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 11:00 pm

 

SUNDAY, MAY 13TH

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MUSIC: “DISCO TEMBA, LA MÁQUINA DE LA MELANCOLÍA”

Place: El Sauce, 5:00 pm

This place has an open air disco matinee for middle-aged. Great for couples, group of friends in a very comfortable environment.

 

MUSIC: “LAZARITO VALDÉS Y BAMBOLEO”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

This is one of the Cuban emblematic bands of salsa music. It’s a very good opportunity to dance salsa.

 

MUSIC: “SALSA MUSIC NIGHT WITH DIFFERENT BANDS”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

 

MUSIC: “VARIED MUSIC FOR MIDDLE-AGED PUBLIC”

Place: Diablo Tun tún, next door to Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

 

MUSIC: “CALIDAD CUBANA”

Place: Diablo Tun tún, next door to Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

Salsa Band.

 

MUSIC: “Gens”

Place: Submarino Amarillo, 10:00 pm

Rock band

 

MONDAY, MAY 14TH

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MUSIC: “MANANA CLUB”

Place: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 5:00 pm

Small band formed by young musicians from Sancti-Spíritus that formerly played jazz. Nowadays, the band plays almost all genres of Cuban music, son, timba, ballads, boleros, salsa among others. Papucho, its director, represents the young soul of the band.

 

MUSIC: “MAYKEL BLANCO Y SU SALSA MAYOR”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

Autodidact Songwriter and signer that integrated the rumba from the street and the one he learnt at the school in order to create his own style. He is the director of this popular timba band.

 

MUSIC: “SUR CARIBE”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

Band from Santiago that was called “Conjunto Sur Caribe” before 1987, year in which the maestro Ricardo Leyva Caballero took over the direction of the orchestra, and the band began to be identified as: Ricardo Leyva and Sur Caribe. Because of their particular style of defending popular Cuban, Caribbean and Latin American genres in a short time, these talented musicians gained recognition.

 

MUSIC: “JASS JAM SESSION”

Place: Corner Café, 10:00 pm

Corner Café is a private bar where you will find a perfect Cuban environment.

 

MUSIC: “THE SHEPAL”

Place: Submarino Amarillo, 2:00 pm

Rock and roll band

 

TUESDAY, MAY 15TH

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MUSIC: “HABANA D’ PRIMERA”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

The members of the band have great musical versatility, they usually interpret both dance and concert themes. Alexander Abreu Manresa trumpet and leader voice, is also composer and musical director of the group.

 

MUSIC: “PEDRITO CALVO Y LA JUSTICIA”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

Pedrito Calvo is a former singer of the prestigious salsa band Los Van Van. Some years ago he formed his own band and began his weekly show at Casa de la Música.

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 16TH

[Citar su fuente aquí.]

 

MUSIC: “ADALBERTO ÁLVAREZ Y SU SON”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

Adalberto Álvarez hasbeen a leading force in the revival of son, the Cuban dance music that reached its peak in popularity in the ’50s.  According to The New York Times, it is one of Cuba’s great bands, one that has had an enormous influence on Salsa; it is modern and unstoppable.

 

MUSIC: “AISAR Y EL EXPRESO DE CUBA”

Place: Diablo Tun Tún, 5:00 pm

Expresso de Cuba is a band focused on the defense of Cuban popular dance music

 

MUSIC: “OSSAIN DEL MONTE”

Place: Diablo Tun Tún, 11:00 pm

For those that like rumba, don’t miss the opportunity of dancing with this band.

 

MUSIC: “HAILA”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

Artist currently cataloged as one of the great Cuban performers, faithful exponent of Son, a musical genre created in Cuba and recognized throughout the World.

 

MUSIC: “QVA LIBRE”

Place: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 5:00 pm

No doubt this is a band that every Cuban likes. They have received several awards for their alternative music that combines funk, hip hop and rock. The public love their peculiar and distinctive costumes and hats.

 

MUSIC: “ROBERTO CARCASSÉS & INTERACTIVO”

Place: Theater Bertolt Brecht, 11:00 pm

Roberto Carcassés is one of the best Cuban Jazz players. His band Interactivo has gained place in the interest of the young public.

 

THURSDAY, MAY 17TH

[Citar su fuente aquí.]

 

MUSIC: “RAY FERNÁNDEZ”

Place: Diablo Tun Tún, 5:00 pm

His first great public success was earned with the song “Lucha tu Yuca” (Struggle for what’s yours), a piece in which he uses an entertaining analogy between today’s Cubans and the indigenous ancestors.

 

MUSIC: “JOSÉ LUIS CORTÉS Y NG LA BANDA”

Place: Diablo Tun tún, 11:00 pm

This band was founded by the flutist José Luis Cortés, El Tosco. He created the term timba, the most popular Cuban dance in the last two decades.

 

MUSIC: “ALAIN PEREZ”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

Undoubtedly, Alain Pérez is one of the great musicians of the 21st century, the singer and keyboardist of Irakere in 1994, the first bassist who replaced Juan Formell in Los Van Van, the simple and charismatic man who transmits energy and feeling in the key of rumba.

 

MUSIC: “PUPY Y LOS QUE SON SON”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

It is a popular music band created and directed by the excellent pianist and composer César Pedroso.

 

FRIDAY, MAY 18TH

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MUSIC: “EL NIÑO Y LA VERDAD”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

A band founded in 2013 by Emilio Frías, El Niño, a very young songwriter and pianist that performed in famous bands like “Revé”, until he decided to have his own timba band.

 

MUSIC: “JOSÉ LUIS CORTÉS Y NG LA BANDA”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

This band was founded by the flutist José Luis Cortés, El Tosco. He created the term timba, the most popular Cuban dance in the last two decades.

 

MUSIC: “SON CATEDRAL”

Place: Café Lam, Patio Amarillo, 8:00 pm

Located in the heart of Old Havana

 

MUSIC: “VIEJA ESCUELA OR EDDY ESCOBAR”

Place: Diablo Tun tún, 5:00 pm

La Vieja escuela is a rock band composed of Norwegian, Spanish and Cuban musicians. They alternate shows with Eddy Escobar. This band plays pop-rock covers of classic rock and roll bands like The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, among others.

 

MUSIC: “JULY Y HAVANA C”

Place: Diablo Tun tún, 11:00 pm

Peculiar band that integrates the roots of Cuban popular music with other foreign musical trends.

 

SATURDAY, MAY 19TH

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MUSIC:“CRISTIAN Y REY”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

Cristian and Rey Alonso ensure the generational change in a very musical family, which was inspired by the legacy of the popular and renowned Cuban musician Pacho Alonso.

 

MUSIC: “LAZARITO VALDES Y BAMBOLEO”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

This is one of the Cuban emblematic bands of salsa music. It’s a very good opportunity to dance salsa.

 

MUSIC: “MANANA CLUB”

Place: Diablo Tun tun, 5:00 pm

Small band formed by young musicians from Sancti-Spíritus that formerly played jazz. Nowadays, the band plays almost all genres of Cuban music, son, timba, ballads, boleros, salsa among others. Papucho, its director, represents the young soul of the band.

 

MUSIC: “JAZZ NIGHTS”

Place: Diablo Tun tun, 11:00 PM

 

MUSIC: “WALDO MENDOZA”

Place: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 5:00 pm

Waldo Mendoza is one of the most recognized contemporary Cuban singer and songwriters. He has become in these years a popular artist in Cuba for the special tone of his voice in the romantic song. He comes from the popular band Tumbao Habana.

 

GAY SHOW: “DIVINO PROJECT”

Place: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 11:00 pm

 

SUNDAY, MAY 20TH

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MUSIC: “DISCO TEMBA, LA MÁQUINA DE LA MELANCOLÍA”

Place: El Sauce, 5:00 pm

This place has an open air disco matinee for middle-aged. Great for couples, group of friends in a very comfortable environment.

 

MUSIC: “LAZARITO VALDÉS Y BAMBOLEO”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

This is one of the Cuban emblematic bands of salsa music. It’s a very good opportunity to dance salsa.

 

MUSIC: “SALSA MUSIC NIGHT WITH DIFFERENT BANDS”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

 

MUSIC: “VARIED MUSIC FOR MIDDLE-AGED PUBLIC”

Place: Diablo Tun tún, next door to Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

 

MUSIC: “CALIDAD CUBANA”

Place: Diablo Tun tún, next door to Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

Salsa Band.

 

MONDAY, MAY 21ST

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Manama ClubMUSIC: “MANANA CLUB”

Place: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 5:00 pm

Small band formed by young musicians from Sancti-Spíritus that formerly played jazz. Nowadays, the band plays almost all genres of Cuban music, son, timba, ballads, boleros, salsa among others. Papucho, its director, represents the young soul of the band.

 

MUSIC: “MAYKEL BLANCO Y SU SALSA MAYOR”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

Autodidact Songwriter and signer that integrated the rumba from the street and the one he learnt at the school in order to create his own style. He is the director of this popular timba band.

 

MUSIC: “SUR CARIBE”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

Band from Santiago that was called “Conjunto Sur Caribe” before 1987, year in which the maestro Ricardo Leyva Caballero took over the direction of the orchestra, and the band began to be identified as: Ricardo Leyva and Sur Caribe. Because of their particular style of defending popular Cuban, Caribbean and Latin American genres in a short time, these talented musicians gained recognition.

 

MUSIC: “JASS JAM SESSION”

Place: Corner Café, 10:00 pm

Corner Café is a private bar where you will find a perfect Cuban environment.

 

MUSIC: “PURO SENTIMIENTO”

Place: Café Lam, Patio Amarillo, 8:00 pm

Located in the heart of Old Havana

 

TUESDAY, MAY 22ND

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MUSIC: “HABANA D’ PRIMERA”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

The members of the band have great musical versatility, they usually interpret both dance and concert themes. Alexander Abreu Manresa trumpet and leader voice, is also composer and musical director of the group.

 

MUSIC: “PEDRITO CALVO Y LA JUSTICIA”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

Pedrito Calvo is a former singer of the prestigious salsa band Los Van Van. Some years ago he formed his own band and began his weekly show at Casa de la Música.

 

MUSIC: “PURO SENTIMIENTO”

Place: Café Lam, Patio Amarillo, 8:00 pm

Located in the heart of Old Havana

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 23RD

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Manama Club MUSIC: “ADALBERTO ÁLVAREZ Y SU SON”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

Adalberto Álvarez hasbeen a leading force in the revival of son, the Cuban dance music that reached its peak in popularity in the ’50s.  According to The New York Times, it is one of Cuba’s great bands, one that has had an enormous influence on Salsa; it is modern and unstoppable.

 

MUSIC: “AISAR Y EL EXPRESO DE CUBA”

Place: Diablo Tun Tún, 5:00 pm

Expresso de Cuba is a band focused on the defense of Cuban popular dance music

 

MUSIC: “OSSAIN DEL MONTE”

Place: Diablo Tun Tún, 11:00 pm

For those that like rumba, don’t miss the opportunity of dancing with this band.

 

MUSIC: “HAILA”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

Artist currently cataloged as one of the great Cuban performers, faithful exponent of Son, a musical genre created in Cuba and recognized throughout the World.

 

MUSIC: “QVA LIBRE”

Place: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 5:00 pm

No doubt this is a band that every Cuban likes. They have received several awards for their alternative music that combines funk, hip hop and rock. The public love their peculiar and distinctive costumes and hats.

 

MUSIC: “ROBERTO CARCASSÉS & INTERACTIVO”

Place: Theater Bertolt Brecht, 11:00 pm

Roberto Carcassés is one of the best Cuban Jazz players. His band Interactivo has gained place in the interest of the young public.

 

THURSDAY, MAY 24TH

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MUSIC: “RAY FERNÁNDEZ”

Place: Diablo Tun Tún, 5:00 pm

His first great public success was earned with the song “Lucha tu Yuca” (Struggle for what’s yours), a piece in which he uses an entertaining analogy between today’s Cubans and the indigenous ancestors.

 

MUSIC: “JOSÉ LUIS CORTÉS Y NG LA BANDA”

Place: Diablo Tun tún, 11:00 pm

This band was founded by the flutist José Luis Cortés, El Tosco. He created the term timba, the most popular Cuban dance in the last two decades.

 

MUSIC: “ALAIN PEREZ”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

Undoubtedly, Alain Pérez is one of the great musicians of the 21st century, the singer and keyboardist of Irakere in 1994, the first bassist who replaced Juan Formell in Los Van Van, the simple and charismatic man who transmits energy and feeling in the key of rumba.

 

MUSIC: “PUPY Y LOS QUE SON SON”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

It is a popular music band created and directed by the excellent pianist and composer César Pedroso.

 

MUSIC: “SON CATEDRAL”

Place: Café Lam, Patio Amarillo, 8:00 pm

Located in the heart of Old Havana

 

FRIDAY, MAY 25TH

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MUSIC: “EL NIÑO Y LA VERDAD”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

A band founded in 2013 by Emilio Frías, El Niño, a very young songwriter and pianist that performed in famous bands like “Revé”, until he decided to have his own timba band.

 

MUSIC: “JOSÉ LUIS CORTÉS Y NG LA BANDA”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

This band was founded by the flutist José Luis Cortés, El Tosco. He created the term timba, the most popular Cuban dance in the last two decades.

 

MUSIC: “PURO SENTIMIENTO”

Place: Café Lam, Patio Amarillo, 8:00 pm

Located in the heart of Old Havana

 

MUSIC: “VIEJA ESCUELA OR EDDY ESCOBAR”

Place: Diablo Tun tún, 5:00 pm

La Vieja escuela is a rock band composed of Norwegian, Spanish and Cuban musicians. They alternate shows with Eddy Escobar. This band plays pop-rock covers of classic rock and roll bands like The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, among others.

 

MUSIC: “JULY Y HAVANA C”

Place: Diablo Tun tún, 11:00 pm

Peculiar band that integrates the roots of Cuban popular music with other foreign musical trends.

 

MUSIC: “SON CATEDRAL”

Place: Café Lam, Patio Amarillo, 8:00 pm

Located in the heart of Old Havana

 

SATURDAY, MAY 26TH

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MUSIC:“CRISTIAN Y REY”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

Cristian and Rey Alonso ensure the generational change in a very musical family, which was inspired by the legacy of the popular and renowned Cuban musician Pacho Alonso.

 

MUSIC: “LAZARITO VALDES Y BAMBOLEO”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

This is one of the Cuban emblematic bands of salsa music. It’s a very good opportunity to dance salsa.

 

MUSIC: “MANANA CLUB”

Place: Diablo Tun tun, 5:00 pm

Small band formed by young musicians from Sancti-Spíritus that formerly played jazz. Nowadays, the band plays almost all genres of Cuban music, son, timba, ballads, boleros, salsa among others. Papucho, its director, represents the young soul of the band.

 

MUSIC: “JAZZ NIGHTS”

Place: Diablo Tun tun, 11:00 PM

 

MUSIC: “WALDO MENDOZA”

Place: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 5:00 pm

Waldo Mendoza is one of the most recognized contemporary Cuban singer and songwriters. He has become in these years a popular artist in Cuba for the special tone of his voice in the romantic song. He comes from the popular band Tumbao Habana.

 

MUSIC: “SON CATEDRAL”

Place: Café Lam, Patio Amarillo, 8:00 pm

Located in the heart of Old Havana

 

GAY SHOW: “DIVINO PROJECT”

Place: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 11:00 pm

 

SUNDAY, MAY 27TH

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MUSIC: “DISCO TEMBA, LA MÁQUINA DE LA MELANCOLÍA”

Place: El Sauce, 5:00 pm

This place has an open air disco matinee for middle-aged. Great for couples, group of friends in a very comfortable environment.

 

MUSIC: “LAZARITO VALDÉS Y BAMBOLEO”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

This is one of the Cuban emblematic bands of salsa music. It’s a very good opportunity to dance salsa.

 

Casa de la música MiramarMUSIC: “SALSA MUSIC NIGHT WITH DIFFERENT BANDS”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

 

MUSIC: “VARIED MUSIC FOR MIDDLE-AGED PUBLIC”

Place: Diablo Tun tún, next door to Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

 

MUSIC: “CALIDAD CUBANA”

Place: Diablo Tun tún, next door to Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

Salsa Band.

 

MUSIC: “SON CATEDRAL”

Place: Café Lam, Patio Amarillo, 8:00 pm

Located in the heart of Old Havana

 

MONDAY, MAY 28TH

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MUSIC: “MANANA CLUB”

Place: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 5:00 pm

Small band formed by young musicians from Sancti-Spíritus that formerly played jazz. Nowadays, the band plays almost all genres of Cuban music, son, timba, ballads, boleros, salsa among others. Papucho, its director, represents the young soul of the band.

 

MUSIC: “MAYKEL BLANCO Y SU SALSA MAYOR”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

Autodidact Songwriter and signer that integrated the rumba from the street and the one he learnt at the school in order to create his own style. He is the director of this popular timba band.

 

MUSIC: “SUR CARIBE”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

Band from Santiago that was called “Conjunto Sur Caribe” before 1987, year in which the maestro Ricardo Leyva Caballero took over the direction of the orchestra, and the band began to be identified as: Ricardo Leyva and Sur Caribe. Because of their particular style of defending popular Cuban, Caribbean and Latin American genres in a short time, these talented musicians gained recognition.

 

MUSIC: “JASS JAM SESSION”

Place: Corner Café, 10:00 pm

Corner Café is a private bar where you will find a perfect Cuban environment.

 

MUSIC: “PURO SENTIMIENTO”

Place: Café Lam, Patio Amarillo, 8:00 pm

Located in the heart of Old Havana

 

TUESDAY, MAY 29TH

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MUSIC: “HABANA D’ PRIMERA”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

The members of the band have great musical versatility, they usually interpret both dance and concert themes. Alexander Abreu Manresa trumpet and leader voice, is also composer and musical director of the group.

 

MUSIC: “PEDRITO CALVO Y LA JUSTICIA”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

Pedrito Calvo is a former singer of the prestigious salsa band Los Van Van. Some years ago he formed his own band and began his weekly show at Casa de la Música.

 

MUSIC: “PURO SENTIMIENTO”

Place: Café Lam, Patio Amarillo, 8:00 pm

Located in the heart of Old Havana

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 30TH

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MUSIC: “PURO SENTIMIENTO”

Place: Café Lam, Patio Amarillo, 8:00 pm

Located in the heart of Old Havana.

 

MUSIC: “ADALBERTO ÁLVAREZ Y SU SON”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

Adalberto Álvarez hasbeen a leading force in the revival of son, the Cuban dance music that reached its peak in popularity in the ’50s.  According to The New York Times, it is one of Cuba’s great bands, one that has had an enormous influence on Salsa; it is modern and unstoppable.

 

MUSIC: “AISAR Y EL EXPRESO DE CUBA”

Place: Diablo Tun Tún, 5:00 pm

Expresso de Cuba is a band focused on the defense of Cuban popular dance music

 

MUSIC: “OSSAIN DEL MONTE”

Place: Diablo Tun Tún, 11:00 pm

For those that like rumba, don’t miss the opportunity of dancing with this band.

 

MUSIC: “HAILA”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

Artist currently cataloged as one of the great Cuban performers, faithful exponent of Son, a musical genre created in Cuba and recognized throughout the World.

 

MUSIC: “QVA LIBRE”

Place: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 5:00 pm

No doubt this is a band that every Cuban likes. They have received several awards for their alternative music that combines funk, hip hop and rock. The public love their peculiar and distinctive costumes and hats.

 

MUSIC: “ROBERTO CARCASSÉS & INTERACTIVO”

Place: Theater Bertolt Brecht, 11:00 pm

Roberto Carcassés is one of the best Cuban Jazz players. His band Interactivo has gained place in the interest of the young public.

 

THURSDAY, MAY 31ST

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MUSIC: “RAY FERNÁNDEZ”

Place: Diablo Tun Tún, 5:00 pm

His first great public success was earned with the song “Lucha tu Yuca” (Struggle for what’s yours), a piece in which he uses an entertaining analogy between today’s Cubans and the indigenous ancestors.

 

MUSIC: “JOSÉ LUIS CORTÉS Y NG LA BANDA”

Place: Diablo Tun tún, 11:00 pm

This band was founded by the flutist José Luis Cortés, El Tosco. He created the term timba, the most popular Cuban dance in the last two decades.

 

MUSIC: “ALAIN PEREZ”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 5:00 pm

Undoubtedly, Alain Pérez is one of the great musicians of the 21st century, the singer and keyboardist of Irakere in 1994, the first bassist who replaced Juan Formell in Los Van Van, the simple and charismatic man who transmits energy and feeling in the key of rumba.

 

MUSIC: “PUPY Y LOS QUE SON SON”

Place: Casa de la Música Miramar, 11:00 pm

It is a popular music band created and directed by the excellent pianist and composer César Pedroso.

 

MUSIC: “SON CATEDRAL”

Place: Café Lam, Patio Amarillo, 8:00 pm

Located in the heart of Old Havana