Your Culture and Entertainment Planner – June 2017

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THURSDAY JUNE 1

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MUSIC – Karamaba

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 17:00

Pop-rock and fusion Cuban band.

 

 

MUSIC – Roberto Fonseca & Temperamento

At: La Zorra y el Cuervo, 22:00

Festival ElectroJazz

 

MUSIC – Osdalgia

At: El Gato Tuerto – Café Concert, 22:00

Coming from Buena Vista Social Club, Osdalgia is one of the most outstanding Cuban singers.

 

MUSIC – Tania Pantoja

At: Dos Gardenias, 22:00

Outstanding Cuban popular singer, part of a generation of great female musicians such as Haila, Vania Borges, Osdalgia, or Laritza Bacallao.

 

MUSIC – Carlos Miyares & The Cuban Quintet

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz band.

 

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FRIDAY JUNE 2

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MUSIC – Gens

At: Centro Cultural Bertolt Brecht, 23:30

Cuban rock and roll.

 

MUSIC – El Niño y la Verdad

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 17:00

His new band, founded in 2013 by Emilio Frías “El Niño”, has its roots at the essence of Cuban popular music. One favorite of young Cuban dancers.

 

MUSIC – Ivette Cepeda

At: Hotel Telégrafo, 20:00

Ivette Cepeda is one of the most outstanding female singers in Cuba right now. Her voice, tender and powerful at the same time, can sing any theme of national or international pentagram. The selection of beautiful songs distinguishes her concerts.

 

MUSIC – Yaima Sáez

At: Le Select, 21:00

Young and talented singer, with a peculiar voice able to interpret bolero, ballad, guaracha, blues, and other rhythms.

 

MUSIC – Yissy García

At: La Zorra y el Cuervo, 22:00

Festival ElectroJazz

 

MUSIC – Qva Libre

At: Don Cangrejo, 22:00

This is a particular exponent of alternative Cuban music. The play a mixture of rock, funk, hip hop, and some Cuban rhythms, creating a unique sonority. Their peculiar aesthetic makes them show outrageous hats and costumes, with shocking and joyful colors, which give them a strong and unforgettable scenic projection. One of the most accepted young bands in the island.

 

MUSIC – Sweet Lizzy Project

At: Submarino Amarillo, 21:00

Cuban rock band

 

MUSIC – César López

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Probably the best Cuban sax player right now, plays with his jazz band.

 

MUSIC – Kialo

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 23:00

Nice alternative Cuban music

 

MUSIC – José Luis Cortés y NG La Banda

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 23:00

This band is considered the author and main promoter of “Timba” music style. Although it has been motive of controversies among art and media critics, NG La Banda is still considered one of the most popular bands in the island.

 

DANCE – El casino de todos

At: La Gruta, 21:00

With the guidance of Juanito Gómez, this is the perfect place if you want to dance Cuban salsa.

 

THEATER – Nos Vemos

At: Sede de Ludi Teatro, 20:30

Play by Guillaume Corbeil, under the direction of Miguel Abreu.

 

THEATER – Vagos Rumores

At: Sala Raquel Revuelta, 20:30

Play by Teatro D’Dos under the direction of Julio César Ramírez.

 

THEATER – Sangre

At: Teatro Bertolt Brecht, 20:30

Play by Berenjena Teatro. Theater & Dance fusion, with music alive.

 

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SATURDAY JUNE 3

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MUSIC – Manana Club

At: El Diablo Tun Tun, 17:00

The word “Manana” is a rumba term, and means feeling and heart. This band mixes these qualities with their youth and good music. Manana Club is considered the new band of Cuba, and plays almost every gender: son, salsa, timba, jazz, balad, bolero, traditional music, and even the fusion of them all with updates tendencies.

 

MUSIC – Yasek Manzano

At: La Zorra y el Cuervo, 22:00

Festival ElectroJazz

 

MUSIC – Habana en Clave

At: El Gato Tuerto – Café Concert, 22:00

The new face of Cuban salsa.

 

MUSIC – César López

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Probably the best Cuban sax player right now, plays with his jazz band.

 

MUSIC – Lázaro Valdés and Bamboleo

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 17:00

One of the oustanding Cuban bands, approaching several popular genres: salsa, son, AfroCuban music, latin jazz, bolero, and ballad. The orchestra has contributed to the discovery of important women stars such as Haila Mompié, Vannia Borges and Tania Pantoja.

 

THEATER – Nos Vemos

At: Sede de Ludi Teatro, 20:30

Play by Guillaume Corbeil, under the direction of Miguel Abreu.

 

THEATER – Vagos Rumores

At: Sala Raquel Revuelta, 20:30

Play by Teatro D’Dos under the direction of Julio César Ramírez.

 

THEATER – Sangre

At: Teatro Bertolt Brecht, 20:30

Play by Berenjena Teatro. Theater & Dance fusion, with music alive.

 

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SUNDAY JUNE 4

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MUSIC – El rumbón de Los Papines

At: Casa de la Cultura de Plaza, 16:00

Space for this traditional band, known as the Kings of La Rumba in Cuba.

 

MUSIC – Pupy y los Que Son Son

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 17:00

If you want to dance come to this concert of Pupy y los que Son Son. Son, timba, and salsa, for dancing all night long. A band very well established in the popular Cuban music landscape.

 

MUSIC – Ivette Cepeda and Grupo Reflexión

At: El Tablao, 19:30

Ivette Cepeda is one of the most outstanding female singers in Cuba right now. Her voice, tender and powerful at the same time, can sing any theme of national or international pentagram. The selection of beautiful songs distinguishes her concerts.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Albertico Lescay

At: Jazz-Club La Zorra y El Cuervo, 21:00

Festival ElectroJazz

 

MUSIC – Yamil y la Unión

At: Diablo Tun Tun, 23:00

Popular Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Roberto Fonseca & Temperamento

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz band.

 

MUSIC – Pachito Alonso y sus Kini Kini

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 23:00

Traditional popular Cuban music band.

 

THEATER – Nos Vemos

At: Sede de Ludi Teatro, 17:00

Play by Guillaume Corbeil, under the direction of Miguel Abreu.

 

THEATER – Sangre

At: Teatro Bertolt Brecht, 17:00

Play by Berenjena Teatro. Theater & Dance fusion, with music alive.

 

THEATER – Vagos Rumores

At: Sala Raquel Revuelta, 20:30

Play by Teatro D’Dos under the direction of Julio César Ramírez.

 

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MONDAY JUNE 5

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MUSIC – Maykel Blanco y su salsa mayor

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 17:00

Excellent percussionist, piano player, composer, and producer. Maykel Blanco directs his own band, focused on Cuban popular music.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Manana Club

At: Café Cantante, 23:00

The word “Manana” is a rumba term, and means feeling and heart. This band mixes these qualities with their youth and good music. Manana Club is considered the new band of Cuba, and plays almost every gender: son, salsa, timba, jazz, balad, bolero, traditional music, and even the fusion of them all with updates tendencies.

 

MUSIC – Roberto Fonseca & Temperamento

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz band.

 

MUSIC – Enrique Álvarez y su Charanga Latina

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 23:00

Popular Cuban music, great chance to dance.

 

ART – Expo Leño & xy

At: Galería Víctor Manuel

Personal exhibit by Cuban artist José Ramón Salas Martínez. Techniques: acrylic on canvas, printed canvas, and polychrome assembled wood in oil.

 

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TUESDAY JUNE 6

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MUSIC – Alexander Abreu y Havana d’ Primera

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 17:00

This band, under the roots of Afrocuban and son music, is influenced by great composers as Chucho Valdés, José Luis Cortés, Adalberto Álvarez, Juan Formell, among others. It is one of the favorite aggrupation in the island right now. Its director is the main singer and plays the trumpet, and comes from other relevant bands as Irakere or Paulo F.G Group.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – La Academia jazz band

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Directed by the jazz drummer Ruy López-Nussa.

 

MUSIC – Pedrito Calvo y la Nueva Justicia

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 23:00

Ex-singer of the most popular Cuban band Los Van Van, now with his own orchestra, Pedrito Calvo presents the spirit of renewal of Cuban music, with genres such as bolero, filin, son, and guaracha.

 

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WEDNESDAY JUNE 7

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MUSIC – David Torrens

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 18:00

Youth idol of pop-rock and fusion Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Juan Guillermo

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 17:00

Juan Guillermo is the son of Major Juan Almeida, one of the leaders of the Cuban revolution. He started singing in the famous reggaeton band Gente de Zona, but now he has his own band, where he also plays salsa and timba.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

 

MUSIC – Kelvis Ochoa

At: Sarao’s Bar, 22:00

Very popular among Cuban youngsters, this is the voice of his generation. His very peculiar voice, mixes Trova and dancing Cuban music. One of the founders of the band Habana Abierta.

 

MUSIC – Robertico Carcassés & Interactivo

At: Centro Cultural Bertolt Brecht, 22:00

Leaders of fusion music in Cuba, Interactivo gathers a group of excellent players and singers. This is perhaps the most innovative band in the island, with some of the most virtuous instrumentalists playing Fusion Cuban music. A unique experience, leaded by jazz player Robertico Carcassés.

 

MUSIC – El Chewy

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz band.

 

MUSIC – Osaín del Monte

At: Diablo Tun Tun, 23:00

Cuban and Afro-Cuban music

 

MUSIC – José Luis Cortés y NG La Banda

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 23:00

This band is considered the author and main promoter of “Timba” music style. Although it has been motive of controversies among art and media critics, NG La Banda is still considered one of the most popular bands in the island.

 

MUSIC – El Chewy

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Young Cuban jazz band.

 

MUSIC – Adalberto Álvarez y su Son

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 23:00

One of the most outstanding Cuban bands playing son.

 

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THURSDAY JUNE 8

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MUSIC – KaramabaKaramba

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 17:00

Pop-rock and fusion Cuban band.

 

MUSIC – El Continuo & Lavastida MC

At: Teatro Mella (gardens), 17:00

Cuban Hip-Hop

 

 

MUSIC – Osdalgia

At: El Gato Tuerto – Café Concert, 22:00

Coming from Buena Vista Social Club, Osdalgia is one of the most outstanding Cuban singers.

 

MUSIC – Tania Pantoja

At: Dos Gardenias, 22:00

Outstanding Cuban popular singer, part of a generation of great female musicians such as Haila, Vania Borges, Osdalgia, or Laritza Bacallao.

 

MUSIC – Carlos Miyares & The Cuban Quintet

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz band.

 

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FRIDAY JUNE 9

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MUSIC – Gens

At: Centro Cultural Bertolt Brecht, 23:30

Cuban rock and roll.

 

MUSIC – El Niño y la Verdad

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 17:00

His new band, founded in 2013 by Emilio Frías “El Niño”, has its roots at the essence of Cuban popular music. One favorite of young Cuban dancers.

 

MUSIC – Ivette Cepeda

At: Hotel Telégrafo, 20:00

Ivette Cepeda is one of the most outstanding female singers in Cuba right now. Her voice, tender and powerful at the same time, can sing any theme of national or international pentagram. The selection of beautiful songs distinguishes her concerts.

 

MUSIC – Yaima Sáez

At: Le Select, 21:00

Young and talented singer, with a peculiar voice able to interpret bolero, ballad, guaracha, blues, and other rhythms.

 

 

MUSIC – Qva Libre

At: Don Cangrejo, 22:00

This is a particular exponent of alternative Cuban music. The play a mixture of rock, funk, hip hop, and some Cuban rhythms, creating a unique sonority. Their peculiar aesthetic makes them show outrageous hats and costumes, with shocking and joyful colors, which give them a strong and unforgettable scenic projection. One of the most accepted young bands in the island.

 

MUSIC – Sweet Lizzy Project

At: Submarino Amarillo, 21:00

Cuban rock band

 

MUSIC – César López

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Probably the best Cuban sax player right now, plays with his jazz band.

 

MUSIC – Kialo

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 23:00

Nice alternative Cuban music

 

MUSIC – José Luis Cortés y NG La Banda

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 23:00

This band is considered the author and main promoter of “Timba” music style. Although it has been motive of controversies among art and media critics, NG La Banda is still considered one of the most popular bands in the island.

 

DANCE – El casino de todos

At: La Gruta, 21:00

With the guidance of Juanito Gómez, this is the perfect place if you want to dance Cuban salsa.

 

THEATER – Nos Vemos

At: Sede de Ludi Teatro, 20:30

Play by Guillaume Corbeil, under the direction of Miguel Abreu.

 

THEATER – Vagos Rumores

At: Sala Raquel Revuelta, 20:30

Play by Teatro D’Dos under the direction of Julio César Ramírez.

 

THEATER – Sangre

At: Teatro Bertolt Brecht, 20:30

Play by Berenjena Teatro. Theater & Dance fusion, with music alive.

 

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SATURDAY JUNE 10

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MUSIC – Manana Club

At: El Diablo Tun Tun, 17:00

The word “Manana” is a rumba term, and means feeling and heart. This band mixes these qualities with their youth and good music. Manana Club is considered the new band of Cuba, and plays almost every gender: son, salsa, timba, jazz, balad, bolero, traditional music, and even the fusion of them all with updates tendencies.

 

 

MUSIC – Habana en Clave

At: El Gato Tuerto – Café Concert, 22:00

The new face of Cuban salsa.

 

MUSIC – César López

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Probably the best Cuban sax player right now, plays with his jazz band.

 

MUSIC – Lázaro Valdés and Bamboleo

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 17:00

One of the oustanding Cuban bands, approaching several popular genres: salsa, son, AfroCuban music, latin jazz, bolero, and ballad. The orchestra has contributed to the discovery of important women stars such as Haila Mompié, Vannia Borges and Tania Pantoja.

 

THEATER – Nos Vemos

At: Sede de Ludi Teatro, 20:30

Play by Guillaume Corbeil, under the direction of Miguel Abreu.

 

THEATER – Vagos Rumores

At: Sala Raquel Revuelta, 20:30

Play by Teatro D’Dos under the direction of Julio César Ramírez.

 

THEATER – Sangre

At: Teatro Bertolt Brecht, 20:30

Play by Berenjena Teatro. Theater & Dance fusion, with music alive.

 

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SUNDAY JUNE 11

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MUSIC – El rumbón de Los Papines

At: Casa de la Cultura de Plaza, 16:00

Space for this traditional band, known as the Kings of La Rumba in Cuba.

 

MUSIC – Pupy y los Que Son Son

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 17:00

If you want to dance come to this concert of Pupy y los que Son Son. Son, timba, and salsa, for dancing all night long. A band very well established in the popular Cuban music landscape.

 

MUSIC – Ivette Cepeda and Grupo Reflexión

At: El Tablao, 19:30

Ivette Cepeda is one of the most outstanding female singers in Cuba right now. Her voice, tender and powerful at the same time, can sing any theme of national or international pentagram. The selection of beautiful songs distinguishes her concerts.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Yamil y la Unión

At: Diablo Tun Tun, 23:00

Popular Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Roberto Fonseca & Temperamento

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz band.

 

MUSIC – Pachito Alonso y sus Kini Kini

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 23:00

Traditional popular Cuban music band.

 

THEATER – Nos Vemos

At: Sede de Ludi Teatro, 17:00

Play by Guillaume Corbeil, under the direction of Miguel Abreu.

 

THEATER – Sangre

At: Teatro Bertolt Brecht, 17:00

Play by Berenjena Teatro. Theater & Dance fusion, with music alive.

 

THEATER – Vagos Rumores

At: Sala Raquel Revuelta, 20:30

Play by Teatro D’Dos under the direction of Julio César Ramírez.

 

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MONDAY JUNE 12

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MUSIC – Maykel Blanco y su salsa mayor

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 17:00

Excellent percussionist, piano player, composer, and producer. Maykel Blanco directs his own band, focused on Cuban popular music.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

 

MUSIC – Manana Club

At: Café Cantante, 23:00

The word “Manana” is a rumba term, and means feeling and heart. This band mixes these qualities with their youth and good music. Manana Club is considered the new band of Cuba, and plays almost every gender: son, salsa, timba, jazz, balad, bolero, traditional music, and even the fusion of them all with updates tendencies.

 

MUSIC – Roberto Fonseca & Temperamento

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz band.

 

MUSIC – Enrique Álvarez y su Charanga Latina

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 23:00

Popular Cuban music, great chance to dance.

 

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TUESDAY JUNE 13

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MUSIC – Alexander Abreu y Havana d’ Primera

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 17:00

This band, under the roots of Afrocuban and son music, is influenced by great composers as Chucho Valdés, José Luis Cortés, Adalberto Álvarez, Juan Formell, among others. It is one of the favorite aggrupation in the island right now. Its director is the main singer and plays the trumpet, and comes from other relevant bands as Irakere or Paulo F.G Group.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

 

MUSIC – La Academia jazz band

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Directed by the jazz drummer Ruy López-Nussa.

 

MUSIC – Pedrito Calvo y la Nueva Justicia

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 23:00

Ex-singer of the most popular Cuban band Los Van Van, now with his own orchestra, Pedrito Calvo presents the spirit of renewal of Cuban music, with genres such as bolero, filin, son, and guaracha.

 

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WEDNESDAY JUNE 14

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MUSIC – David Torrens

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 18:00

Youth idol of pop-rock and fusion Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Juan Guillermo

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 17:00

Juan Guillermo is the son of Major Juan Almeida, one of the leaders of the Cuban revolution. He started singing in the famous reggaeton band Gente de Zona, but now he has his own band, where he also plays salsa and timba.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

 

MUSIC – Kelvis Ochoa

At: Sarao’s Bar, 22:00

Very popular among Cuban youngsters, this is the voice of his generation. His very peculiar voice, mixes Trova and dancing Cuban music. One of the founders of the band Habana Abierta.

 

MUSIC – Robertico Carcassés & Interactivo

At: Centro Cultural Bertolt Brecht, 22:00

Leaders of fusion music in Cuba, Interactivo gathers a group of excellent players and singers. This is perhaps the most innovative band in the island, with some of the most virtuous instrumentalists playing Fusion Cuban music. A unique experience, leaded by jazz player Robertico Carcassés.

 

MUSIC – El Chewy

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz band.

 

MUSIC – Osaín del Monte

At: Diablo Tun Tun, 23:00

Cuban and Afro-Cuban music

 

MUSIC – José Luis Cortés y NG La Banda

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 23:00

This band is considered the author and main promoter of “Timba” music style. Although it has been motive of controversies among art and media critics, NG La Banda is still considered one of the most popular bands in the island.

 

MUSIC – El Chewy

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Young Cuban jazz band.

 

MUSIC – Adalberto Álvarez y su Son

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 23:00

One of the most outstanding Cuban bands playing son.

 

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THURSDAY JUNE 15

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MUSIC – Karamaba

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 17:00

Pop-rock and fusion Cuban band.

 

MUSIC – El Continuo & Lavastida MC

At: Teatro Mella (gardens), 17:00

Cuban Hip-Hop

 

 

MUSIC – OsdalgiaEl-GatoTuerto jazz club

At: El Gato Tuerto – Café Concert, 22:00

Coming from Buena Vista Social Club, Osdalgia is one of the most outstanding Cuban singers.

 

MUSIC – Tania Pantoja

At: Dos Gardenias, 22:00

Outstanding Cuban popular singer, part of a generation of great female musicians such as Haila, Vania Borges, Osdalgia, or Laritza Bacallao.

 

MUSIC – Carlos Miyares & The Cuban Quintet

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz band.

 

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FRIDAY JUNE 16

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MUSIC – Gens

At: Centro Cultural Bertolt Brecht, 23:30

Cuban rock and roll.

 

MUSIC – El Niño y la Verdad

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 17:00

His new band, founded in 2013 by Emilio Frías “El Niño”, has its roots at the essence of Cuban popular music. One favorite of young Cuban dancers.

 

MUSIC – Ivette Cepeda

At: Hotel Telégrafo, 20:00

Ivette Cepeda is one of the most outstanding female singers in Cuba right now. Her voice, tender and powerful at the same time, can sing any theme of national or international pentagram. The selection of beautiful songs distinguishes her concerts.

 

MUSIC – Yaima Sáez

At: Le Select, 21:00

Young and talented singer, with a peculiar voice able to interpret bolero, ballad, guaracha, blues, and other rhythms.

 

 

MUSIC – Qva Libre

At: Don Cangrejo, 22:00

This is a particular exponent of alternative Cuban music. The play a mixture of rock, funk, hip hop, and some Cuban rhythms, creating a unique sonority. Their peculiar aesthetic makes them show outrageous hats and costumes, with shocking and joyful colors, which give them a strong and unforgettable scenic projection. One of the most accepted young bands in the island.

 

MUSIC – Sweet Lizzy Project

At: Submarino Amarillo, 21:00

Cuban rock band

 

MUSIC – César López

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Probably the best Cuban sax player right now, plays with his jazz band.

 

MUSIC – Kialo

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 23:00

Nice alternative Cuban music

 

MUSIC – José Luis Cortés y NG La Banda

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 23:00

This band is considered the author and main promoter of “Timba” music style. Although it has been motive of controversies among art and media critics, NG La Banda is still considered one of the most popular bands in the island.

 

DANCE – El casino de todos

At: La Gruta, 21:00

With the guidance of Juanito Gómez, this is the perfect place if you want to dance Cuban salsa.

 

THEATER – Nos Vemos

At: Sede de Ludi Teatro, 20:30

Play by Guillaume Corbeil, under the direction of Miguel Abreu.

 

THEATER – Vagos Rumores

At: Sala Raquel Revuelta, 20:30

Play by Teatro D’Dos under the direction of Julio César Ramírez.

 

THEATER – Sangre

At: Teatro Bertolt Brecht, 20:30

Play by Berenjena Teatro. Theater & Dance fusion, with music alive.

 

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SATURDAY JUNE 17

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MUSIC – Manana Club

At: El Diablo Tun Tun, 17:00

The word “Manana” is a rumba term, and means feeling and heart. This band mixes these qualities with their youth and good music. Manana Club is considered the new band of Cuba, and plays almost every gender: son, salsa, timba, jazz, balad, bolero, traditional music, and even the fusion of them all with updates tendencies.

 

MUSIC – Habana en Clave

At: El Gato Tuerto – Café Concert, 22:00

The new face of Cuban salsa.

 

MUSIC – César López

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Probably the best Cuban sax player right now, plays with his jazz band.

 

MUSIC – Lázaro Valdés and Bamboleo

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 17:00

One of the oustanding Cuban bands, approaching several popular genres: salsa, son, AfroCuban music, latin jazz, bolero, and ballad. The orchestra has contributed to the discovery of important women stars such as Haila Mompié, Vannia Borges and Tania Pantoja.

 

THEATER – Nos Vemos

At: Sede de Ludi Teatro, 20:30

Play by Guillaume Corbeil, under the direction of Miguel Abreu.

 

THEATER – Vagos RumoresVagos rumores

At: Sala Raquel Revuelta, 20:30

Play by Teatro D’Dos under the direction of Julio César Ramírez.

 

THEATER – Sangre

At: Teatro Bertolt Brecht, 20:30

Play by Berenjena Teatro. Theater & Dance fusion, with music alive.

 

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SUNDAY JUNE 18

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MUSIC – El rumbón de Los Papines

At: Casa de la Cultura de Plaza, 16:00

Space for this traditional band, known as the Kings of La Rumba in Cuba.

 

MUSIC – Pupy y los Que Son Son

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 17:00

If you want to dance come to this concert of Pupy y los que Son Son. Son, timba, and salsa, for dancing all night long. A band very well established in the popular Cuban music landscape.

 

MUSIC – Ivette Cepeda and Grupo Reflexión

At: El Tablao, 19:30

Ivette Cepeda is one of the most outstanding female singers in Cuba right now. Her voice, tender and powerful at the same time, can sing any theme of national or international pentagram. The selection of beautiful songs distinguishes her concerts.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Yamil y la Unión

At: Diablo Tun Tun, 23:00

Popular Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Roberto Fonseca & Temperamento

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz band.

 

MUSIC – Pachito Alonso y sus Kini Kini

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 23:00

Traditional popular Cuban music band.

 

THEATER – Nos Vemos

At: Sede de Ludi Teatro, 17:00

Play by Guillaume Corbeil, under the direction of Miguel Abreu.

 

THEATER – Sangre

At: Teatro Bertolt Brecht, 17:00

Play by Berenjena Teatro. Theater & Dance fusion, with music alive.

 

THEATER – Vagos Rumores

At: Sala Raquel Revuelta, 20:30

Play by Teatro D’Dos under the direction of Julio César Ramírez.

 

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MONDAY JUNE 19

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MUSIC – Maykel Blanco y su salsa mayor

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 17:00

Excellent percussionist, piano player, composer, and producer. Maykel Blanco directs his own band, focused on Cuban popular music.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

 

MUSIC – Manana Club

At: Café Cantante, 23:00

The word “Manana” is a rumba term, and means feeling and heart. This band mixes these qualities with their youth and good music. Manana Club is considered the new band of Cuba, and plays almost every gender: son, salsa, timba, jazz, balad, bolero, traditional music, and even the fusion of them all with updates tendencies.

 

MUSIC – Roberto Fonseca & Temperamento

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz band.

 

MUSIC – Enrique Álvarez y su Charanga Latina

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 23:00

Popular Cuban music, great chance to dance.

 

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TUESDAY JUNE 20

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MUSIC – Alexander Abreu y Havana d’ Primera

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 17:00

This band, under the roots of Afrocuban and son music, is influenced by great composers as Chucho Valdés, José Luis Cortés, Adalberto Álvarez, Juan Formell, among others. It is one of the favorite aggrupation in the island right now. Its director is the main singer and plays the trumpet, and comes from other relevant bands as Irakere or Paulo F.G Group.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – La Academia jazz bandruy-y-la-academia-1

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Directed by the jazz drummer Ruy López-Nussa.

 

MUSIC – Pedrito Calvo y la Nueva Justicia

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 23:00

Ex-singer of the most popular Cuban band Los Van Van, now with his own orchestra, Pedrito Calvo presents the spirit of renewal of Cuban music, with genres such as bolero, filin, son, and guaracha.

 

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WEDNESDAY JUNE 21

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MUSIC – David Torrens

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 18:00

Youth idol of pop-rock and fusion Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Juan Guillermo

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 17:00

Juan Guillermo is the son of Major Juan Almeida, one of the leaders of the Cuban revolution. He started singing in the famous reggaeton band Gente de Zona, but now he has his own band, where he also plays salsa and timba.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

 

MUSIC – Kelvis Ochoa

At: Sarao’s Bar, 22:00

Very popular among Cuban youngsters, this is the voice of his generation. His very peculiar voice, mixes Trova and dancing Cuban music. One of the founders of the band Habana Abierta.

 

MUSIC – Robertico Carcassés & Interactivo

At: Centro Cultural Bertolt Brecht, 22:00

Leaders of fusion music in Cuba, Interactivo gathers a group of excellent players and singers. This is perhaps the most innovative band in the island, with some of the most virtuous instrumentalists playing Fusion Cuban music. A unique experience, leaded by jazz player Robertico Carcassés.

 

MUSIC – El Chewy

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz band.

 

MUSIC – Osaín del Monte

At: Diablo Tun Tun, 23:00

Cuban and Afro-Cuban music

 

MUSIC – José Luis Cortés y NG La Banda

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 23:00

This band is considered the author and main promoter of “Timba” music style. Although it has been motive of controversies among art and media critics, NG La Banda is still considered one of the most popular bands in the island.

 

MUSIC – El Chewy

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Young Cuban jazz band.

 

MUSIC – Adalberto Álvarez y su Son

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 23:00

One of the most outstanding Cuban bands playing son.

 

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THURSDAY JUNE 22

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MUSIC – Karamaba

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 17:00

Pop-rock and fusion Cuban band.

 

MUSIC – El Continuo & Lavastida MC

At: Teatro Mella (gardens), 17:00

Cuban Hip-Hop

 

 

MUSIC – Osdalgia

At: El Gato Tuerto – Café Concert, 22:00

Coming from Buena Vista Social Club, Osdalgia is one of the most outstanding Cuban singers.

 

MUSIC – Tania Pantoja

At: Dos Gardenias, 22:00

Outstanding Cuban popular singer, part of a generation of great female musicians such as Haila, Vania Borges, Osdalgia, or Laritza Bacallao.

 

MUSIC – Carlos Miyares & The Cuban Quintet

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz band.

 

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FRIDAY JUNE 23

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MUSIC – Gens

At: Centro Cultural Bertolt Brecht, 23:30

Cuban rock and roll.

 

MUSIC – El Niño y la Verdad

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 17:00

His new band, founded in 2013 by Emilio Frías “El Niño”, has its roots at the essence of Cuban popular music. One favorite of young Cuban dancers.

 

MUSIC – Ivette Cepeda

At: Hotel Telégrafo, 20:00

Ivette Cepeda is one of the most outstanding female singers in Cuba right now. Her voice, tender and powerful at the same time, can sing any theme of national or international pentagram. The selection of beautiful songs distinguishes her concerts.

 

MUSIC – Yaima Sáez

At: Le Select, 21:00

Young and talented singer, with a peculiar voice able to interpret bolero, ballad, guaracha, blues, and other rhythms.

 

 

MUSIC – Qva Libre

At: Don Cangrejo, 22:00

This is a particular exponent of alternative Cuban music. The play a mixture of rock, funk, hip hop, and some Cuban rhythms, creating a unique sonority. Their peculiar aesthetic makes them show outrageous hats and costumes, with shocking and joyful colors, which give them a strong and unforgettable scenic projection. One of the most accepted young bands in the island.

 

MUSIC – Sweet Lizzy Project

At: Submarino Amarillo, 21:00

Cuban rock band

 

MUSIC – César López

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Probably the best Cuban sax player right now, plays with his jazz band.

 

MUSIC – Kialo

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 23:00

Nice alternative Cuban music

 

MUSIC – José Luis Cortés y NG La Banda

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 23:00

This band is considered the author and main promoter of “Timba” music style. Although it has been motive of controversies among art and media critics, NG La Banda is still considered one of the most popular bands in the island.

 

DANCE – El casino de todos

At: La Gruta, 21:00

With the guidance of Juanito Gómez, this is the perfect place if you want to dance Cuban salsa.

 

THEATER – Nos Vemos

At: Sede de Ludi Teatro, 20:30

Play by Guillaume Corbeil, under the direction of Miguel Abreu.

 

THEATER – Vagos Rumores

At: Sala Raquel Revuelta, 20:30

Play by Teatro D’Dos under the direction of Julio César Ramírez.

 

THEATER – Sangre

At: Teatro Bertolt Brecht, 20:30

Play by Berenjena Teatro. Theater & Dance fusion, with music alive.

 

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SATURDAY JUNE 24

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MUSIC – Manana Club

At: El Diablo Tun Tun, 17:00

The word “Manana” is a rumba term, and means feeling and heart. This band mixes these qualities with their youth and good music. Manana Club is considered the new band of Cuba, and plays almost every gender: son, salsa, timba, jazz, balad, bolero, traditional music, and even the fusion of them all with updates tendencies.

 

 

MUSIC – Habana en Clave

At: El Gato Tuerto – Café Concert, 22:00

The new face of Cuban salsa.

 

MUSIC – César López

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Probably the best Cuban sax player right now, plays with his jazz band.

 

MUSIC – Lázaro Valdés and Bamboleo

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 17:00

One of the oustanding Cuban bands, approaching several popular genres: salsa, son, AfroCuban music, latin jazz, bolero, and ballad. The orchestra has contributed to the discovery of important women stars such as Haila Mompié, Vannia Borges and Tania Pantoja.

 

THEATER – Nos Vemos

At: Sede de Ludi Teatro, 20:30

Play by Guillaume Corbeil, under the direction of Miguel Abreu.

 

THEATER – Vagos Rumores

At: Sala Raquel Revuelta, 20:30

Play by Teatro D’Dos under the direction of Julio César Ramírez.

 

THEATER – Sangre

At: Teatro Bertolt Brecht, 20:30

Play by Berenjena Teatro. Theater & Dance fusion, with music alive.

 

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SUNDAY JUNE 25

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MUSIC – El rumbón de Los Papineslos papines

At: Casa de la Cultura de Plaza, 16:00

Space for this traditional band, known as the Kings of La Rumba in Cuba.

 

MUSIC – Pupy y los Que Son Son

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 17:00

If you want to dance come to this concert of Pupy y los que Son Son. Son, timba, and salsa, for dancing all night long. A band very well established in the popular Cuban music landscape.

 

MUSIC – Ivette Cepeda and Grupo Reflexión

At: El Tablao, 19:30

Ivette Cepeda is one of the most outstanding female singers in Cuba right now. Her voice, tender and powerful at the same time, can sing any theme of national or international pentagram. The selection of beautiful songs distinguishes her concerts.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

 

MUSIC – Yamil y la Unión

At: Diablo Tun Tun, 23:00

Popular Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Roberto Fonseca & Temperamento

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz band.

 

MUSIC – Pachito Alonso y sus Kini Kini

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 23:00

Traditional popular Cuban music band.

 

THEATER – Nos Vemos

At: Sede de Ludi Teatro, 17:00

Play by Guillaume Corbeil, under the direction of Miguel Abreu.

 

THEATER – Sangre

At: Teatro Bertolt Brecht, 17:00

Play by Berenjena Teatro. Theater & Dance fusion, with music alive.

 

THEATER – Vagos Rumores

At: Sala Raquel Revuelta, 20:30

Play by Teatro D’Dos under the direction of Julio César Ramírez.

 

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MONDAY JUNE 26

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MUSIC – Maykel Blanco y su salsa mayor

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 17:00

Excellent percussionist, piano player, composer, and producer. Maykel Blanco directs his own band, focused on Cuban popular music.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

 

MUSIC – Manana Club

At: Café Cantante, 23:00

The word “Manana” is a rumba term, and means feeling and heart. This band mixes these qualities with their youth and good music. Manana Club is considered the new band of Cuba, and plays almost every gender: son, salsa, timba, jazz, balad, bolero, traditional music, and even the fusion of them all with updates tendencies.

 

MUSIC – Roberto Fonseca & Temperamento

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz band.

 

MUSIC – Enrique Álvarez y su Charanga Latina

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 23:00

Popular Cuban music, great chance to dance.

 

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TUESDAY JUNE 27

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MUSIC – Alexander Abreu y Havana d’ Primera

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 17:00

This band, under the roots of Afrocuban and son music, is influenced by great composers as Chucho Valdés, José Luis Cortés, Adalberto Álvarez, Juan Formell, among others. It is one of the favorite aggrupation in the island right now. Its director is the main singer and plays the trumpet, and comes from other relevant bands as Irakere or Paulo F.G Group.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

 

MUSIC – La Academia jazz band

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Directed by the jazz drummer Ruy López-Nussa.

 

MUSIC – Pedrito Calvo y la Nueva Justicia

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 23:00

Ex-singer of the most popular Cuban band Los Van Van, now with his own orchestra, Pedrito Calvo presents the spirit of renewal of Cuban music, with genres such as bolero, filin, son, and guaracha.

 

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WEDNESDAY JUNE 28

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MUSIC – David Torrens

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 18:00

Youth idol of pop-rock and fusion Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Juan Guillermo

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 17:00

Juan Guillermo is the son of Major Juan Almeida, one of the leaders of the Cuban revolution. He started singing in the famous reggaeton band Gente de Zona, but now he has his own band, where he also plays salsa and timba.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

 

MUSIC – Kelvis Ochoa

At: Sarao’s Bar, 22:00

Very popular among Cuban youngsters, this is the voice of his generation. His very peculiar voice, mixes Trova and dancing Cuban music. One of the founders of the band Habana Abierta.

 

MUSIC – Robertico Carcassés & Interactivo

At: Centro Cultural Bertolt Brecht, 22:00

Leaders of fusion music in Cuba, Interactivo gathers a group of excellent players and singers. This is perhaps the most innovative band in the island, with some of the most virtuous instrumentalists playing Fusion Cuban music. A unique experience, leaded by jazz player Robertico Carcassés.

 

MUSIC – El Chewy

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz band.

 

MUSIC – Osaín del Monte

At: Diablo Tun Tun, 23:00

Cuban and Afro-Cuban music

 

MUSIC – José Luis Cortés y NG La Banda

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 23:00

This band is considered the author and main promoter of “Timba” music style. Although it has been motive of controversies among art and media critics, NG La Banda is still considered one of the most popular bands in the island.

 

MUSIC – El Chewy

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Young Cuban jazz band.

 

MUSIC – Adalberto Álvarez y su Son

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 23:00

One of the most outstanding Cuban bands playing son.

 

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THURSDAY JUNE 29

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MUSIC – Karamaba

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 17:00

Pop-rock and fusion Cuban band.

 

MUSIC – El Continuo & Lavastida MC

At: Teatro Mella (gardens), 17:00

Cuban Hip-Hop

 

 

MUSIC – Osdalgia

At: El Gato Tuerto – Café Concert, 22:00

Coming from Buena Vista Social Club, Osdalgia is one of the most outstanding Cuban singers.

 

MUSIC – Tania Pantoja

At: Dos Gardenias, 22:00

Outstanding Cuban popular singer, part of a generation of great female musicians such as Haila, Vania Borges, Osdalgia, or Laritza Bacallao.

 

MUSIC – Carlos Miyares & The Cuban Quintet

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz band.

 

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FRIDAY JUNE 30

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MUSIC – Gens

At: Centro Cultural Bertolt Brecht, 23:30

Cuban rock and roll.

 

MUSIC – El Niño y la Verdad

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 17:00

His new band, founded in 2013 by Emilio Frías “El Niño”, has its roots at the essence of Cuban popular music. One favorite of young Cuban dancers.

 

MUSIC – Ivette Cepeda

At: Hotel Telégrafo, 20:00

Ivette Cepeda is one of the most outstanding female singers in Cuba right now. Her voice, tender and powerful at the same time, can sing any theme of national or international pentagram. The selection of beautiful songs distinguishes her concerts.

 

MUSIC – Yaima Sáez

At: Le Select, 21:00

Young and talented singer, with a peculiar voice able to interpret bolero, ballad, guaracha, blues, and other rhythms.

 

 

MUSIC – Qva Libre

At: Don Cangrejo, 22:00

This is a particular exponent of alternative Cuban music. The play a mixture of rock, funk, hip hop, and some Cuban rhythms, creating a unique sonority. Their peculiar aesthetic makes them show outrageous hats and costumes, with shocking and joyful colors, which give them a strong and unforgettable scenic projection. One of the most accepted young bands in the island.

 

MUSIC – Sweet Lizzy Project

At: Submarino Amarillo, 21:00

Cuban rock band

 

MUSIC – César López

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Probably the best Cuban sax player right now, plays with his jazz band.

 

MUSIC – Kialo

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 23:00

Nice alternative Cuban music

 

MUSIC – José Luis Cortés y NG La Banda

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 23:00

This band is considered the author and main promoter of “Timba” music style. Although it has been motive of controversies among art and media critics, NG La Banda is still considered one of the most popular bands in the island.

 

DANCE – El casino de todos

At: La Gruta, 21:00

With the guidance of Juanito Gómez, this is the perfect place if you want to dance Cuban salsa.

 

THEATER – Nos Vemos

At: Sede de Ludi Teatro, 20:30

Play by Guillaume Corbeil, under the direction of Miguel Abreu.

 

THEATER – Vagos Rumores

At: Sala Raquel Revuelta, 20:30

Play by Teatro D’Dos under the direction of Julio César Ramírez.

 

THEATER – Sangre

At: Teatro Bertolt Brecht, 20:30

Play by Berenjena Teatro. Theater & Dance fusion, with music alive.

 

 

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