Your Culture and Entertainment Planner – February 2018

WHAT’S ON HAVANA!

FEBRUARY 2018

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1ST

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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.

 

ART: “PALIMPSESTO”

Place: Third floor of the Cuban Art Building of the Fine Arts Museum, 10:00 am

Opening of the personal exhibition “Palimpsesto”, by José Manuel Fors, National Prize of Plastic Arts 2016.

 

ART: “EXPO SOMOS”

Place: Collage Habana Gallery, 10:00 am

Photography by Roberto Chile

 

MUSIC: “JANIO ABREU Y AIRE DE CONCIERTO”

Place: Jazz Café, 10:00 pm

Janio Abreu starts his band Aires de Concierto in December 2007, a typical band with a duo of clarinets, drums and alternately, guitar or electric bass.

 

MUSIC: “THE SHEPAL”

Place: Submarino Amarillo, 2:00 pm

Rock and roll band

 

FAC 2MUSIC: “JAN CRUZ CONCERT”

Place: FAC, 11:00pm

Young signer that has made a place in the Cuban music.

 

THEATER: “REMOLINO EN LAS AGUAS”

Place: Adolfo Llauradó Theater, 7:00 pm

Director: Tony Díaz

 

IMPORTANT EVENT: XXVII EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL BOOK FAIR.

Place: Morro-Cabaña Complex, 10:00 am FEBRUARY 1ST TO 11TH

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2ND

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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.

 

ART: “PALIMPSESTO”

Place: Third floor of the Cuban Art Building of the Fine Arts Museum, 10:00 am

Opening of the personal exhibition “Palimpsesto”, by José Manuel Fors, National Prize of Plastic Arts 2016.

 

MUSIC: “DAVID BLANCO”

Place: FAC, 11:00 pm

Very popular signer that attracts the young public.

 

MUSIC: “MICHEL HERRERA Y MADRE TIERRA PROJECT”

Place: Club La Zorra y el Cuervo, 11:00 pm

His passion for jazz is contagious. He learned to play the saxophone to please his mother and he grew up listening to jazz music at home. Time has passed since then, yet Michel Herrera continues to live jazz music intensely.

 

MUSIC: “DJ IVÁN LEJARDI”

Place: FAC, 11:30 pm

 

MUSIC: “JAZZ JAM”

Place: FAC, 11:30 pm

 

DANCE: “CONTEMPORARY DANCE CLASSES”

Place: FAC 8:30 pm

 

THEATER: “LA CITA”

Place: Adolfo Llauradó Theater, 8:30 pm

Director: Osvaldo Doimeadios

 

ART: “EXPO SOMOS”

Place: Collage Habana Gallery, 10:00 am

Photography by Roberto Chile

 

IMPORTANT EVENT: XXVII EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL BOOK FAIR.

Place: Morro-Cabaña Complex, 10:00 am FEBRUARY 1ST TO 11TH

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3RD

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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.

 

MUSIC: “DAVID BLANCO Y SU GRUPO”

Place: Bertolt Brecht Theater, 11:00 pm

Coming from a generation of new talents, passionate about Cuban music, David Blanco is currently, one of the most admirable composers and singers of Cuban musical scene.

 

FAC 3MUSIC: “ATHANAI”

Place: FAC, 11:00 pm

Cuban signer that mix various genres like: heavy metal, rock, pop, rap, funk, timba and guaguancó.

 

MUSIC: “YASEK MANZANO Y SU GRUPO”

Place: Club la Zorra y el Cuervo, 11:00 pm

Virtuoso Cuban trumpeter, recognized in Cuba and other latitudes was pupil of the immense trumpeter Winston Marsalis. This young Cuban musician captured everything that the American showed him and fed his roots with the form and style of who is considered a reference in the jazz World.

 

GAY SHOW: “DIVINO PROJECT”

Place: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 11:00 pm

 

BALLET: “CHINESE SHOW”

Place: Great Theater Alicia Alonso, 8:30 pm

 

ART: “PALIMPSESTO”

Place: Third floor of the Cuban Art Building of the Fine Arts Museum, 10:00 am

Opening of the personal exhibition “Palimpsesto”, by José Manuel Fors, National Prize of Plastic Arts 2016.

 

ART: “EXPO SOMOS”

Place: Collage Habana Gallery, 10:00 am

Photography by Roberto Chile

 

IMPORTANT EVENT: XXVII EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL BOOK FAIR.

Place: Morro-Cabaña Complex, 10:00 am FEBRUARY 1ST TO 11TH

 

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4TH

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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

 

MUSIC: “LÁZARO VALDÉS & SON JAZZ”

Place: La Zorra y el Cuervo, 11:00 pm

One of the best jazz players in Havana.

 

MUSIC: “TRIBUTE TO BOB MARLEY”

Place: FAC, 10:00 pm

The first reggae band created in Santiago the Cuba will be among the guests

 

MUSIC: “PACHEQUITO CONCERT”

Place: FAC, 11:00 pm

Pianist, songwriter and director José Luis Pacheco.

 

ART: “PALIMPSESTO”

Place: Third floor of the Cuban Art Building of the Fine Arts Museum, 10:00 am

Opening of the personal exhibition “Palimpsesto”, by José Manuel Fors, National Prize of Plastic Arts 2016.

 

ART: “EXPO SOMOS”

Place: Collage Habana Gallery, 10:00 am

Photography by Roberto Chile

 

ART: “QUINTANA ABSTRACTO”

Place: Alicia Alonso Theater, 10:00 am

Exhibition by visual artist Carlos Quintana

 

 

THEATER: “LA GIRALDILLA O UNA NOCHE LOCA”

Place: Bertolt Bretch Theater, 5:00 pm

Director: Xiomara Calderón

 

THEATER: “LA CITA”

Place: Adolfo Llauradó Theater, 5:00 pm

Director: Osvaldo Doimeadiós

 

IMPORTANT EVENT: XXVII EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL BOOK FAIR.

Place: Morro-Cabaña Complex, 10:00 am FEBRUARY 1ST TO 11TH

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH

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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.

 

ART: “PALIMPSESTO”

Place: Third floor of the Cuban Art Building of the Fine Arts Museum, 10:00 am

Opening of the personal exhibition “Palimpsesto”, by José Manuel Fors, National Prize of Plastic Arts 2016.

 

ART: “EXPO SOMOS”

Place: Collage Habana Gallery, 10:00 am

Photography by Roberto Chile

 

ART: “QUINTANA ABSTRACTO”

Place: Alicia Alonso Theater, 10:00 am

Exhibition by visual artist Carlos Quintana

 

MUSIC: “JANIO ABREU Y AIRE DE CONCIERTO”

Place: Jazz Café, 10:00 pm

Janio Abreu starts his band Aires de Concierto in December 2007, a typical band with a duo of clarinets, drums and alternately, guitar or electric bass.

 

The Shepal Rock bandMUSIC: “THE SHEPAL”

Place: Submarino Amarillo, 2:00 pm

Rock and roll band

 

IMPORTANT EVENT: XXVII EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL BOOK FAIR.

Place: Morro-Cabaña Complex, 10:00 am FEBRUARY 1ST TO 11TH

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6TH

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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: “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.

 

MUSIC: SERGIO JIMENEZ Y HABANASER

Place: Club La Zorra y el Cuervo, 11:00 pm

As usual, Club la Zorra y el Cuervo welcomes the best jazz musicians of Havana.

 

ART: “PALIMPSESTO”

Place: Third floor of the Cuban Art Building of the Fine Arts Museum, 10:00 am

Opening of the personal exhibition “Palimpsesto”, by José Manuel Fors, National Prize of Plastic Arts 2016.

 

ART: “EXPO SOMOS”

Place: Collage Habana Gallery, 10:00 am

Photography by Roberto Chile

 

ART: “QUINTANA ABSTRACTO”

Place: Alicia Alonso Theater, 10:00 am

Exhibition by visual artist Carlos Quintana

 

IMPORTANT EVENT: XXVII EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL BOOK FAIR.

Place: Morro-Cabaña Complex, 10:00 am FEBRUARY 1ST TO 11TH

 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7TH

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MUSIC: “ADALBERTO ÁLVAREZ Y SU SON”

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

Adalberto Álvarez has been 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.

 

ART: “PALIMPSESTO”

Place: Third floor of the Cuban Art Building of the Fine Arts Museum, 10:00 am

Opening of the personal exhibition “Palimpsesto”, by José Manuel Fors, National Prize of Plastic Arts 2016.

 

ART: “EXPO SOMOS”

Place: Collage Habana Gallery, 10:00 am

Photography by Roberto Chile

 

ART: “QUINTANA ABSTRACTO”

Place: Alicia Alonso Theater, 10:00 am

Exhibition by visual artist Carlos Quintana

 

ART: “ARIAN GARCÍA EXHIBITION”

Place: Casa del ALBA cultural, 10:00 am

Dedicated to José Martí.

 

IMPORTANT EVENT: XXVII EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL BOOK FAIR.

Place: Morro-Cabaña Complex, 10:00 am FEBRUARY 1ST TO 11TH

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8TH

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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: “ROBERTO FONSECA & TEMPERAMENTO”

Place: La Zorra y el Cuervo, 11:00 pm

Jazz band.

 

MUSIC: “AROMA KCHE CONCERT”

Place: Delirio Habanero, 10:00 pm

An excellent space for traditional music at the National Theater of Havana.

 

MUSIC: “SON CATEDRAL”

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

Located in the heart of Old Havana

 

ART: “PALIMPSESTO”

Place: Third floor of the Cuban Art Building of the Fine Arts Museum, 10:00 am

Opening of the personal exhibition “Palimpsesto”, by José Manuel Fors, National Prize of Plastic Arts 2016.

 

ART: “EXPO SOMOS”

Place: Collage Habana Gallery, 10:00 am

Photography by Roberto Chile

 

ART: “QUINTANA ABSTRACTO”

Place: Alicia Alonso Theater, 10:00 am

Exhibition by visual artist Carlos Quintana

 

ART: “ARIAN GARCÍA EXHIBITION”

Place: Casa del ALBA cultural, 10:00 am

Dedicated to José Martí.

 

IMPORTANT EVENT: XXVII EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL BOOK FAIR.

Place: Morro-Cabaña Complex, 10:00 am FEBRUARY 1ST TO 11TH

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9TH

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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.

 

MUSIC: “DAVID TORRENS”

Place: Barbaram, Pepito’s bar, 9:00 pm

Excellent fusion music Cuban signer that have traveled all over the world to transmit his authentic rhythm.

 

MUSIC: “LEO VERA”

Place: Barbaram, Pepito’s bar, 4:00 pm

Bolero, son and salsa signer.

 

MUSIC: “MICHEL HERRERA Y MADRE TIERRA PROJECT”

Place: Club La Zorra y el Cuervo, 11:00 pm

His passion for jazz is contagious. He learned to play the saxophone to please his mother and he grew up listening to jazz music at home. Time has passed since then, yet Michel Herrera continues to live jazz music intensely.

 

THEATER: “La cita”

Place: Adolfo Llauradó Theater, 8:30 pm

Director: Osvaldo Doimeadiós

 

THEATER: “LA GIRALDILLA O UNA NOCHE LOCA”

Place: Bertolt Bretch Theater, 8:30 pm

Director: Xiomara Calderón

 

ART: “PALIMPSESTO”

Place: Third floor of the Cuban Art Building of the Fine Arts Museum, 10:00 am

Opening of the personal exhibition “Palimpsesto”, by José Manuel Fors, National Prize of Plastic Arts 2016.

 

ART: “EXPO SOMOS”

Place: Collage Habana Gallery, 10:00 am

Photography by Roberto Chile

 

ART: “QUINTANA ABSTRACTO”

Place: Alicia Alonso Theater, 10:00 am

Exhibition by visual artist Carlos Quintana

 

ART: “ARIAN GARCÍA EXHIBITION”

Place: Casa del ALBA cultural, 10:00 am

Dedicated to José Martí.

 

IMPORTANT EVENT: XXVII EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL BOOK FAIR.

Place: Morro-Cabaña Complex, 10:00 am FEBRUARY 1ST TO 11TH

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10TH

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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: “RUY LOPEZ-NUSSA Y LA ACADEMIA”

Place: Club Loa Zorra y el Cuervo, 11:00 pm

He is one of the most consecrated and relevant Cuban percussionists.

 

THEATER: “La cita”

Place: Adolfo Llauradó Theater, 8:30 pm

Director: Osvaldo Doimeadiós

 

THEATER: “LA GIRALDILLA O UNA NOCHE LOCA”

Place: Bertolt Bretch Theater, 8:30 pm

Director: Xiomara Calderón

 

GAY SHOW: “DIVINO PROJECT”

Place: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 11:00 pm

 

MUSIC: “DAVID BLANCO Y SU GRUPO”

Place: Bertolt Brecht Theater, 11:00 pm

Coming from a generation of new talents, passionate about Cuban music, David Blanco is currently, one of the most admirable composers and singers of Cuban musical scene.

 

MUSIC: “JANIO ABREU Y AIRE DE CONCIERTO”

Place: Jazz Café, 10:00 pm

Janio Abreu starts his band Aires de Concierto in December 2007, a typical band with a duo of clarinets, drums and alternately, guitar or electric bass.

 

ART: “PALIMPSESTO”

Place: Third floor of the Cuban Art Building of the Fine Arts Museum, 10:00 am

Opening of the personal exhibition “Palimpsesto”, by José Manuel Fors, National Prize of Plastic Arts 2016.

 

ART: “EXPO SOMOS”

Place: Collage Habana Gallery, 10:00 am

Photography by Roberto Chile

 

ART: “QUINTANA ABSTRACTO”

Place: Alicia Alonso Theater, 10:00 am

Exhibition by visual artist Carlos Quintana

 

ART: “ARIAN GARCÍA EXHIBITION”

Place: Casa del ALBA cultural, 10:00 am

Dedicated to José Martí.

 

IMPORTANT EVENT: XXVII EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL BOOK FAIR.

Place: Morro-Cabaña Complex, 10:00 am FEBRUARY 1ST TO 11TH

 

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 11TH

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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: “EMILIO MORALES Y SUS NUEVOS AMIGOS”

Place: Club la Zorra y el Cuervo, 11:00 pm

Emilio Morales and Los Nuevos Amigos serves as the basis for the interpretation of the different traditional Cuban genres, including other international genres such as jazz.

 

la_cita._teatro_fac_._dir_doimeadios.jpg.290x196_q85_box-0,8,366,254_crop_detailTHEATER: “La cita”

Place: Adolfo Llauradó Theater, 5:30 pm

Director: Osvaldo Doimeadiós

 

THEATER: “LA GIRALDILLA O UNA NOCHE LOCA”

Place: Bertolt Bretch Theater, 5:00 pm

Director: Xiomara Calderón

 

ART: “PALIMPSESTO”

Place: Third floor of the Cuban Art Building of the Fine Arts Museum, 10:00 am

Opening of the personal exhibition “Palimpsesto”, by José Manuel Fors, National Prize of Plastic Arts 2016.

 

ART: “ARIAN GARCÍA EXHIBITION”

Place: Casa del ALBA cultural, 10:00 am

Dedicated to José Martí.

 

ART: “EXPO SOMOS”

Place: Collage Habana Gallery, 10:00 am

Photography by Roberto Chile

 

ART: “QUINTANA ABSTRACTO”

Place: Alicia Alonso Theater, 10:00 am

Exhibition by visual artist Carlos Quintana

 

IMPORTANT EVENT: XXVII EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL BOOK FAIR.

Place: Morro-Cabaña Complex, 10:00 am FEBRUARY 1ST TO 11TH

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12TH

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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

 

MUSIC: “DAVID FAYA & CAMINO A SANTIAGO”

Place: Club la Zorra y el Cuervo, 11:00 pm

Jazz band.

 

ART: “PALIMPSESTO”

Place: Third floor of the Cuban Art Building of the Fine Arts Museum, 10:00 am

Opening of the personal exhibition “Palimpsesto”, by José Manuel Fors, National Prize of Plastic Arts 2016.

 

ART: “EXPO SOMOS”

Place: Collage Habana Gallery, 10:00 am

Photography by Roberto Chile

 

ART: “QUINTANA ABSTRACTO”

Place: Alicia Alonso Theater, 10:00 am

Exhibition by visual artist Carlos Quintana

 

ART: “ARIAN GARCÍA EXHIBITION”

Place: Casa del ALBA cultural, 10:00 am

Dedicated to José Martí.

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13TH

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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

 

MUSIC: “JESSIE VALDÉS Y PROYECTO X”

Place: Club la Zorra y el Cuervo, 11:00 pm

Leyanis and Jessie Valdés, Chucho Valdés sons, got together and created this project.

 

ART: “PALIMPSESTO”

Place: Third floor of the Cuban Art Building of the Fine Arts Museum, 10:00 am

Opening of the personal exhibition “Palimpsesto”, by José Manuel Fors, National Prize of Plastic Arts 2016.

 

ART: “EXPO SOMOS”

Place: Collage Habana Gallery, 10:00 am

Photography by Roberto Chile

 

ART: “QUINTANA ABSTRACTO”

Place: Alicia Alonso Theater, 10:00 am

Exhibition by visual artist Carlos Quintana

 

ART: “ARIAN GARCÍA EXHIBITION”

Place: Casa del ALBA cultural, 10:00 am

Dedicated to José Martí.

 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14TH

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MUSIC: “ADALBERTO ÁLVAREZ Y SU SON”

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

Adalberto Álvarez has been 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: “DINNER AND CONCERT OF OSDALGIA”

Place: Copacabana Hotel, 10:00 pm

She was named in 2003, the daughter of the Buena Vista Social Club.

 

MUSIC: “DINNER AND CONCERT OF BUENA FE”

Place: Copa Room Riviera Hotel, 7:30 pm

Excellent duo that delights the Cuban young public.

 

MUSIC: “JULIO VALDES Y PENTAJAZZ”

Place: Club La Zorra y el Cuervo, 11:00 pm

He begins his professional career, playing his music in the most important halls of Cuba with his project “Pentajazz”, composed of talented Young musicians, always interpreting their own themes and arrangements

 

MUSIC: “PURO SENTIMIENTO”

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

Located in the heart of Old Havana

 

ART: “PALIMPSESTO”

Place: Third floor of the Cuban Art Building of the Fine Arts Museum, 10:00 am

Opening of the personal exhibition “Palimpsesto”, by José Manuel Fors, National Prize of Plastic Arts 2016.

 

ART: “EXPO SOMOS”

Place: Collage Habana Gallery, 10:00 am

Photography by Roberto Chile

 

ART: “QUINTANA ABSTRACTO”

Place: Alicia Alonso Theater, 10:00 am

Exhibition by visual artist Carlos Quintana

 

ART: “ARIAN GARCÍA EXHIBITION”

Place: Casa del ALBA cultural, 10:00 am

Dedicated to José Martí.

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15TH

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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: “ROBERTO FONSECA & TEMPERAMENTO”

Place: La Zorra y el Cuervo, 11:00 pm

Jazz band.

 

MUSIC: “AROMA KCHE CONCERT”

Place: Delirio Habanero, 10:00 pm

An excellent space for traditional music at the National Theater of Havana.

 

MUSIC: “SON CATEDRAL”

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

Located in the heart of Old Havana

 

ART: “PALIMPSESTO”

Place: Third floor of the Cuban Art Building of the Fine Arts Museum, 10:00 am

Opening of the personal exhibition “Palimpsesto”, by José Manuel Fors, National Prize of Plastic Arts 2016.

 

ART: “EXPO SOMOS”

Place: Collage Habana Gallery, 10:00 am

Photography by Roberto Chile

 

ART: “QUINTANA ABSTRACTO”

Place: Alicia Alonso Theater, 10:00 am

Exhibition by visual artist Carlos Quintana

 

ART: “ARIAN GARCÍA EXHIBITION”

Place: Casa del ALBA cultural, 10:00 am

Dedicated to José Martí.

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16TH

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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: “DAVID TORRENS”

Place: Barbaram, Pepito’s bar, 9:00 pm

Excellent fusion music Cuban signer that have traveled all over the world to transmit his authentic rhythm.

 

MUSIC: “SON CATEDRAL”

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

Located in the heart of Old Havana

 

ART: “PALIMPSESTO”

Place: Third floor of the Cuban Art Building of the Fine Arts Museum, 10:00 am

Opening of the personal exhibition “Palimpsesto”, by José Manuel Fors, National Prize of Plastic Arts 2016.

 

ART: “EXPO SOMOS”

Place: Collage Habana Gallery, 10:00 am

Photography by Roberto Chile

 

ART: “QUINTANA ABSTRACTO”

Place: Alicia Alonso Theater, 10:00 am

Exhibition by visual artist Carlos Quintana

 

ART: “ARIAN GARCÍA EXHIBITION”

Place: Casa del ALBA cultural, 10:00 am

Dedicated to José Martí.

 

THEATER: “LA GIRALDILLA O UNA NOCHE LOCA”

Place: Bertolt Bretch Theater, 8:30 pm

Director: Xiomara Calderón

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17TH

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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: “DAVID TORRENS”

Place: Barbaram, Pepito’s bar, 9:00 pm

Excellent fusion music Cuban signer that have traveled all over the world to transmit his authentic rhythm.

 

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

 

ART: “PALIMPSESTO”

Place: Third floor of the Cuban Art Building of the Fine Arts Museum, 10:00 am

Opening of the personal exhibition “Palimpsesto”, by José Manuel Fors, National Prize of Plastic Arts 2016.

 

ART: “EXPO SOMOS”

Place: Collage Habana Gallery, 10:00 am

Photography by Roberto Chile

 

ART: “QUINTANA ABSTRACTO”

Place: Alicia Alonso Theater, 10:00 am

Exhibition by visual artist Carlos Quintana

 

ART: “ARIAN GARCÍA EXHIBITION”

Place: Casa del ALBA cultural, 10:00 am

Dedicated to José Martí.

 

THEATER: “LA GIRALDILLA O UNA NOCHE LOCA”

Place: Bertolt Bretch Theater, 8:30 pm

Director: Xiomara Calderón

 

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18TH

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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: “SON CATEDRAL”

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

Located in the heart of Old Havana

 

ART: “PALIMPSESTO”

Place: Third floor of the Cuban Art Building of the Fine Arts Museum, 10:00 am

Opening of the personal exhibition “Palimpsesto”, by José Manuel Fors, National Prize of Plastic Arts 2016.

 

ART: “EXPO SOMOS”

Place: Collage Habana Gallery, 10:00 am

Photography by Roberto Chile

 

ART: “QUINTANA ABSTRACTO”

Place: Alicia Alonso Theater, 10:00 am

Exhibition by visual artist Carlos Quintana

 

ART: “ARIAN GARCÍA EXHIBITION”

Place: Casa del ALBA cultural, 10:00 am

Dedicated to José Martí.

 

THEATER: “LA GIRALDILLA O UNA NOCHE LOCA”

Place: Bertolt Bretch Theater, 5:00 pm

Director: Xiomara Calderón

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19TH

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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

 

ART: “PALIMPSESTO”

Place: Third floor of the Cuban Art Building of the Fine Arts Museum, 10:00 am

Opening of the personal exhibition “Palimpsesto”, by José Manuel Fors, National Prize of Plastic Arts 2016.

 

ART: “QUINTANA ABSTRACTO”

Place: Alicia Alonso Theater, 10:00 am

Exhibition by visual artist Carlos Quintana

 

ART: “ARIAN GARCÍA EXHIBITION”

Place: Casa del ALBA cultural, 10:00 am

Dedicated to José Martí.

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20TH

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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

 

MUSIC: SERGIO JIMENEZ Y HABANASER

Place: Club La Zorra y el Cuervo, 11:00 pm

As usual, Club la Zorra y el Cuervo welcomes the best jazz musicians of Havana.

 

MUSIC: “JOSÉ PORTILLO & CAUCE”

Place: La Zorra y el Cuervo, 11:00 pm

Jazz band

 

ART: “PALIMPSESTO”

Place: Third floor of the Cuban Art Building of the Fine Arts Museum, 10:00 am

Opening of the personal exhibition “Palimpsesto”, by José Manuel Fors, National Prize of Plastic Arts 2016.

 

ART: “QUINTANA ABSTRACTO”

Place: Alicia Alonso Theater, 10:00 am

Exhibition by visual artist Carlos Quintana

 

ART: “ARIAN GARCÍA EXHIBITION”

Place: Casa del ALBA cultural, 10:00 am

Dedicated to José Martí.

 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21ST

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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 has been 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.

 

ART: “PALIMPSESTO”

Place: Third floor of the Cuban Art Building of the Fine Arts Museum, 10:00 am

Opening of the personal exhibition “Palimpsesto”, by José Manuel Fors, National Prize of Plastic Arts 2016.

 

ART: “QUINTANA ABSTRACTO”

Place: Alicia Alonso Theater, 10:00 am

Exhibition by visual artist Carlos Quintana

 

ART: “ARIAN GARCÍA EXHIBITION”

Place: Casa del ALBA cultural, 10:00 am

Dedicated to José Martí.

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22ND

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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: “JANIO ABREU Y AIRE DE CONCIERTO”

Place: Jazz Café, 10:00 pm

Janio Abreu starts his band Aires de Concierto in December 2007, a typical band with a duo of clarinets, drums and alternately, guitar or electric bass.

 

MUSIC: “ROBERTO FONSECA & TEMPERAMENTO”

Place: La Zorra y el Cuervo, 11:00 pm

Jazz band.

 

MUSIC: “AROMA KCHE CONCERT”

Place: Delirio Habanero, 10:00 pm

An excellent space for traditional music at the National Theater of Havana.

 

MUSIC: “SON CATEDRAL”

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

Located in the heart of Old Havana

 

ART: “PALIMPSESTO”

Place: Third floor of the Cuban Art Building of the Fine Arts Museum, 10:00 am

Opening of the personal exhibition “Palimpsesto”, by José Manuel Fors, National Prize of Plastic Arts 2016.

 

ART: “QUINTANA ABSTRACTO”

Place: Alicia Alonso Theater, 10:00 am

Exhibition by visual artist Carlos Quintana

 

ART: “ARIAN GARCÍA EXHIBITION”

Place: Casa del ALBA cultural, 10:00 am

Dedicated to José Martí.

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23RD

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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: “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.

 

MUSIC: “SON CATEDRAL”

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

Located in the heart of Old Havana

 

ART: “PALIMPSESTO”

Place: Third floor of the Cuban Art Building of the Fine Arts Museum, 10:00 am

Opening of the personal exhibition “Palimpsesto”, by José Manuel Fors, National Prize of Plastic Arts 2016.

 

ART: “QUINTANA ABSTRACTO”

Place: Alicia Alonso Theater, 10:00 am

Exhibition by visual artist Carlos Quintana

 

THEATER: “LA GIRALDILLA O UNA NOCHE LOCA”

Place: Bertolt Bretch Theater, 8:30 pm

Director: Xiomara Calderón

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24TH

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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

 

ART: “QUINTANA ABSTRACTO”

Place: Alicia Alonso Theater, 10:00 am

Exhibition by visual artist Carlos Quintana

 

THEATER: “LA GIRALDILLA O UNA NOCHE LOCA”

Place: Bertolt Bretch Theater, 8:30 pm

Director: Xiomara Calderón

 

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25TH

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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: “EDDY ESCOBAR Y SU GRUPO”

Place: Submarino Amarillo, 9:00 pm

This band plays pop-rock covers of classic rock and roll bands like The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, among others.

 

MUSIC: “Lázaro Valdés & Son Jazz”

Place: La Zorra y el Cuervo, 11:00 pm

One of the best jazz players in Havana.

 

MUSIC: “SON CATEDRAL”

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

Located in the heart of Old Havana

 

ART: “QUINTANA ABSTRACTO”

Place: Alicia Alonso Theater, 10:00 am

Exhibition by visual artist Carlos Quintana

 

THEATER: “LA GIRALDILLA O UNA NOCHE LOCA”

Place: Bertolt Bretch Theater, 5:00 pm

Director: Xiomara Calderón

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26TH

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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: “ALBERTO LESCAY & PROYECTO FORMA”

Place: La Zorra y el Cuervo, 11:00 pm

Jazz band

 

ART: “QUINTANA ABSTRACTO”

Place: Alicia Alonso Theater, 10:00 am

Exhibition by visual artist Carlos Quintana

 

IMPORTANT EVENT: 20TH CIGAR FESTIVAL

Place: Palco Hotel from February 26th to March 2nd

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27TH

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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

 

MUSIC: “A PURO FEELING”

Place: Barbaram, Pepito’s bar, 4:00 pm

This club was renovated years ago and now is showing a new theme, the characters of the movie Vampires in Havana. This new name, Pepito’s bar, is the name of the protagonist of the film, who represents a Cuban man.

 

MUSIC: “EMILIO MARTINI TRIO”

Place: Riviera Hotel, 10:00 pm

Jazz nights

 

ART: “QUINTANA ABSTRACTO”

Place: Alicia Alonso Theater, 10:00 am

Exhibition by visual artist Carlos Quintana

 

IMPORTANT EVENT: 20TH CIGAR FESTIVAL

Place: Palco Hotel from February 26th to March 2nd

 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28TH

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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 has been 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: ¨YISSY Y BANDA ANCHA¨

Place: La Zorra y el Cuervo, 11:00 pm

Cuban jazz band formed by young artists and director Yissy García.

 

IMPORTANT EVENT: 20TH CIGAR FESTIVAL

Place: Palco Hotel from February 26th to March 2nd