Your Culture and Entertainment Planner – August 2017

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SATURDAY AUGUST 5

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MUSIC – Habana en Clave

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

The new face of Cuban salsa.

 

Music – Yissy & Bandancha in concert

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 4), 23:00

New young star of the Cuban percussion. Enchanting groove mixing latin jazz, funk, electronic music and Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – César López

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

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

 

MUSIC – Adrián Verazaín in concert

adrian-berazainAt: Fábrica de Arte Cubano, 23:00

Young Cuban troubadour. Pop-rock music.

 

MUSIC – The Shepal

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 24:00

International rock and roll covers.

 

ART – Expo Punto y línea sobre el plano

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Collective expo by contemporary Cuban artists: Antoine Mena, Donis Llago, Gabriel Sánchez Toledo, Jorge Godoy, Josignacio, Nelson Villalobo, Onay Rosquet, Osy Milián, Víctor M. Gómez.

 

ART – Expo Diseño de Autor

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Collective expo by contemporary Cuban artists: Abel Camejo, Carlos Joel, Marango.

 

ART – Expo The Rolling Stones in Havana

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Expo by photographer John Rowe with pictures from the anthological concert by the band The Rolling Stones in Havana last year.

 

FASHION – Mariposas Nocturnas collection

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 3), 21:00

Experimented Cuban designer Ismael de la Caridad exhibits his most recent collection of fancy coctel dresses.

 

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SUNDAY AUGUST 6

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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 – Haydee Milanés in concert

At: Pabellón Cuba, 18:00

Sweetest voice in the Cuban music right now. Daughter of the famous troubadour Pablo Milanés, she will be presenting her new CD with her father’s iconic songs.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Negrons

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 22:00

Hip hop project mixing several musical genres such as reggae, funk, dance hall, rap, and contemporary Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Ogguere

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 4) 23:00

Grammy for the Best Album Latino Tropical. This is a rap band, with Cuban ingredients.

 

MUSIC – Robertico Carcassés & Interactivo

At: Sarao’s Bar, 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 – Roberto Fonseca & Temperamento

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz band.

 

THEATER – Mujeres de la luna

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 3), 21:00

Teatro de la Luna, under the direction of Raúl Martín, presents this play showcasing the charms of iconic women in national and international theater.

 

ART – Expo Punto y línea sobre el plano

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Collective expo by contemporary Cuban artists: Antoine Mena, Donis Llago, Gabriel Sánchez Toledo, Jorge Godoy, Josignacio, Nelson Villalobo, Onay Rosquet, Osy Milián, Víctor M. Gómez.

 

ART – Expo Diseño de Autor

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Collective expo by contemporary Cuban artists: Abel Camejo, Carlos Joel, Marango.

 

ART – Expo The Rolling Stones in Havana

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Expo by photographer John Rowe with pictures from the anthological concert by the band The Rolling Stones in Havana last year.

 

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MONDAY AUGUST 7

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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 – Sur Caribe

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

Sur Caribe is one of the main defenders of popular and traditional Cuban genders. Their theme “Añoranza por la conga” (Yearning for conga) is the hallmark of the band.

 

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TUESDAY AUGUST 8

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MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Leoni Torresleoni_torres

At: Sangri La, 22:00

This youth idol comes from the famous band Charanga Habanera. Now working as a soloist, has accomplish several triumphs at stages in the island.

 

MUSIC – La Academia jazz band

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Directed by the jazz drummer Ruy López-Nussa.

 

ART – Expo Memorias del grabado cubano

At: Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam

Over 50 classical pieces showing several engraving techniques from the 80’s and 90’s.

 

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WEDNESDAY AUGUST 9

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MUSIC – Qva Libre

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 17:00

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 – Aisar y el Expresso de Cuba

At: Diablo Tun Tun, 17:00

Salsa band.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Robertico Carcassés & Interactivo

At: Corner Café, 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 – 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.

 

ART – Expo Memorias del grabado cubano

At: Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam

Over 50 classical pieces showing several engraving techniques from the 80’s and 90’s.

 

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THURSDAY AUGUST 10

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MUSIC – Ray Fernández

At: Diablo Tun Tun, 17:00

Young Cuban troubadour.

 

MUSIC – Karamba

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 17:00

Pop-rock and fusion Cuban band. The group plays several genders such as Cumbia, Hip Hop, Rock and Roll, with a very particular hallmark. The combination of this styles and the freshness of the lyrics and choruses, fills an impeccable Cuban flavor to its music.

 

MUSIC – El Continuo & Lavastida MC

At: Teatro Mella (gardens), 17:00

Cuban Hip-Hop

 

MUSIC – Johanna Simón

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 3), 21:00

Classical music. Famous arias by this Cuban soprano.

 

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.

 

MUSIC – José Luis Cortés y NG La Banda

At: El Diablo Tun Tun, 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 – Tango class

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 4), 20:30

Introductory tango classes by Cuban professor and dancer Leonardo Rodríguez.

 

ART – Expo Memorias del grabado cubano

At: Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam

Over 50 classical pieces showing several engraving techniques from the 80’s and 90’s.

 

ART – Expo Punto y línea sobre el plano

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Collective expo by contemporary Cuban artists: Antoine Mena, Donis Llago, Gabriel Sánchez Toledo, Jorge Godoy, Josignacio, Nelson Villalobo, Onay Rosquet, Osy Milián, Víctor M. Gómez.

 

ART – Expo Diseño de Autor

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Collective expo by contemporary Cuban artists: Abel Camejo, Carlos Joel, Marango.

 

ART – Expo The Rolling Stones in Havana

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Expo by photographer John Rowe with pictures from the anthological concert by the band The Rolling Stones in Havana last year.

 

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FRIDAY AUGUST 11

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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 – Los Van Van in concert

At: Tribuna Antimperialista José Martí, 22:00

Unique concert of the Cuban most popular band of all times. Salsa music.

 

MUSIC – Tracdis

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 – 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 – Creación # 2 (no lo llames poder)

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 3), 21:45

Original idea by Niosbel González, with coreograhy by Penélope Morejón, Idian Rodríguez, Anabel Pomar, Arelis Hernández, Jayron Pérez and Niosbel González.

 

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.

 

ART – Expo Memorias del grabado cubano

At: Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam

Over 50 classical pieces showing several engraving techniques from the 80’s and 90’s.

 

ART – Expo Punto y línea sobre el plano

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Collective expo by contemporary Cuban artists: Antoine Mena, Donis Llago, Gabriel Sánchez Toledo, Jorge Godoy, Josignacio, Nelson Villalobo, Onay Rosquet, Osy Milián, Víctor M. Gómez.

 

ART – Expo Diseño de Autor

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Collective expo by contemporary Cuban artists: Abel Camejo, Carlos Joel, Marango.

 

ART – Expo The Rolling Stones in Havana

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Expo by photographer John Rowe with pictures from the anthological concert by the band The Rolling Stones in Havana last year.

 

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SATURDAY AUGUST 12

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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.

 

ART – Expo Punto y línea sobre el plano

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Collective expo by contemporary Cuban artists: Antoine Mena, Donis Llago, Gabriel Sánchez Toledo, Jorge Godoy, Josignacio, Nelson Villalobo, Onay Rosquet, Osy Milián, Víctor M. Gómez.

 

ART – Expo Diseño de Autor

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Collective expo by contemporary Cuban artists: Abel Camejo, Carlos Joel, Marango.

 

ART – Expo The Rolling Stones in Havana

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Expo by photographer John Rowe with pictures from the anthological concert by the band The Rolling Stones in Havana last year.

 

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SUNDAY AUGUST 13

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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 – En confluencia

At: Casa del Alba Cultural, 17:00

The Cuban guitar master Eduardo Martin receives his guests in a casual environment.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Robertico Carcassés & Interactivo

At: Sarao’s Bar, 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 – Roberto Fonseca & Temperamento

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz band.

 

THEATER – Mujeres de la luna

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 3), 21:00

Teatro de la Luna, under the direction of Raúl Martín, presents this play showcasing the charms of iconic women in national and international theater.

 

ART – Expo Punto y línea sobre el plano

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Collective expo by contemporary Cuban artists: Antoine Mena, Donis Llago, Gabriel Sánchez Toledo, Jorge Godoy, Josignacio, Nelson Villalobo, Onay Rosquet, Osy Milián, Víctor M. Gómez.

 

ART – Expo Diseño de Autor

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Collective expo by contemporary Cuban artists: Abel Camejo, Carlos Joel, Marango.

 

ART – Expo The Rolling Stones in Havana

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Expo by photographer John Rowe with pictures from the anthological concert by the band The Rolling Stones in Havana last year.

 

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MONDAY AUGUST 14

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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 – Sur Caribe

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

Sur Caribe is one of the main defenders of popular and traditional Cuban genders. Their theme “Añoranza por la conga” (Yearning for conga) is the hallmark of the band.

 

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TUESDAY AUGUST 15

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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.

 

ART – Expo Memorias del grabado cubano

At: Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam

Over 50 classical pieces showing several engraving techniques from the 80’s and 90’s.

 

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WEDNESDAY AUGUST 16

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MUSIC – Qva Libre

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 17:00

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 – Aisar y el Expresso de Cuba

At: Diablo Tun Tun, 17:00

Salsa band.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Robertico Carcassés & Interactivo

At: Corner Café, 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 – 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.

 

ART – Expo Memorias del grabado cubano

At: Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam

Over 50 classical pieces showing several engraving techniques from the 80’s and 90’s.

 

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THURSDAY AUGUST 17

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MUSIC – Ray Fernández

At: Diablo Tun Tun, 17:00

Young Cuban troubadour.

 

MUSIC – Karamba

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 17:00

Pop-rock and fusion Cuban band. The group plays several genders such as Cumbia, Hip Hop, Rock and Roll, with a very particular hallmark. The combination of this styles and the freshness of the lyrics and choruses, fills an impeccable Cuban flavor to its music.

 

MUSIC – El Continuo & Lavastida MC

At: Teatro Mella (gardens), 17:00

Cuban Hip-Hop

 

MUSIC – Cuban contemporary composers

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 3), 21:00

Classical music with Cuban musician Denis Peralta.

 

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.

 

MUSIC – José Luis Cortés y NG La Banda

At: El Diablo Tun Tun, 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 – Tango class

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 4), 20:30

Introductory tango classes by Cuban professor and dancer Leonardo Rodríguez.

 

ART – Expo Memorias del grabado cubano

At: Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam

Over 50 classical pieces showing several engraving techniques from the 80’s and 90’s.

 

ART – Expo Punto y línea sobre el plano

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Collective expo by contemporary Cuban artists: Antoine Mena, Donis Llago, Gabriel Sánchez Toledo, Jorge Godoy, Josignacio, Nelson Villalobo, Onay Rosquet, Osy Milián, Víctor M. Gómez.

 

ART – Expo Diseño de Autor

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Collective expo by contemporary Cuban artists: Abel Camejo, Carlos Joel, Marango.

 

ART – Expo The Rolling Stones in Havana

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Expo by photographer John Rowe with pictures from the anthological concert by the band The Rolling Stones in Havana last year.

 

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FRIDAY AUGUST 18

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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 – Tracdis

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 – 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 – Contemporary dance classes

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 3), 20:30

Jorge Alcolea, choreographer of Ecuador Dance National Company, offers free classes to the public.

 

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.

 

DANCE – Creación # 2 (no lo llames poder)

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 3), 21:45

Original idea by Niosbel González, with coreograhy by Penélope Morejón, Idian Rodríguez, Anabel Pomar, Arelis Hernández, Jayron Pérez and Niosbel González.

 

ART – Expo Memorias del grabado cubano

At: Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam

Over 50 classical pieces showing several engraving techniques from the 80’s and 90’s.

 

ART – Expo Punto y línea sobre el plano

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Collective expo by contemporary Cuban artists: Antoine Mena, Donis Llago, Gabriel Sánchez Toledo, Jorge Godoy, Josignacio, Nelson Villalobo, Onay Rosquet, Osy Milián, Víctor M. Gómez.

 

ART – Expo Diseño de Autor

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Collective expo by contemporary Cuban artists: Abel Camejo, Carlos Joel, Marango.

 

ART – Expo The Rolling Stones in Havana

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Expo by photographer John Rowe with pictures from the anthological concert by the band The Rolling Stones in Havana last year.

 

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SATURDAY AUGUST 19

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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.

 

ART – Expo Punto y línea sobre el plano

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Collective expo by contemporary Cuban artists: Antoine Mena, Donis Llago, Gabriel Sánchez Toledo, Jorge Godoy, Josignacio, Nelson Villalobo, Onay Rosquet, Osy Milián, Víctor M. Gómez.

 

ART – Expo Diseño de Autor

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Collective expo by contemporary Cuban artists: Abel Camejo, Carlos Joel, Marango.

 

ART – Expo The Rolling Stones in Havana

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Expo by photographer John Rowe with pictures from the anthological concert by the band The Rolling Stones in Havana last year.

 

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SUNDAY AUGUST 20

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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 – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Robertico Carcassés & Interactivo

At: Sarao’s Bar, 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 – Roberto Fonseca & Temperamento

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz band.

 

ART – Expo Punto y línea sobre el plano

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Collective expo by contemporary Cuban artists: Antoine Mena, Donis Llago, Gabriel Sánchez Toledo, Jorge Godoy, Josignacio, Nelson Villalobo, Onay Rosquet, Osy Milián, Víctor M. Gómez.

 

ART – Expo Diseño de Autor

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Collective expo by contemporary Cuban artists: Abel Camejo, Carlos Joel, Marango.

 

ART – Expo The Rolling Stones in Havana

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Expo by photographer John Rowe with pictures from the anthological concert by the band The Rolling Stones in Havana last year.

 

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MONDAY AUGUST 21

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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 – Sur Caribe

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

Sur Caribe is one of the main defenders of popular and traditional Cuban genders. Their theme “Añoranza por la conga” (Yearning for conga) is the hallmark of the band.

 

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TUESDAY AUGUST 22

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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.

 

ART – Expo Memorias del grabado cubano

At: Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam

Over 50 classical pieces showing several engraving techniques from the 80’s and 90’s.

 

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WEDNESDAY AUGUST 23

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MUSIC – Qva Libre

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 17:00

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 – Aisar y el Expresso de Cuba

At: Diablo Tun Tun, 17:00

Salsa band.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Robertico Carcassés & Interactivo

At: Corner Café, 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 – 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.

 

ART – Expo Memorias del grabado cubano

At: Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam

Over 50 classical pieces showing several engraving techniques from the 80’s and 90’s.

 

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THURSDAY AUGUST 24

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MUSIC – Ray Fernández

At: Diablo Tun Tun, 17:00

Young Cuban troubadour.

 

MUSIC – Karamba

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 17:00

Pop-rock and fusion Cuban band. The group plays several genders such as Cumbia, Hip Hop, Rock and Roll, with a very particular hallmark. The combination of this styles and the freshness of the lyrics and choruses, fills an impeccable Cuban flavor to its music.

 

MUSIC – El Continuo & Lavastida MC

At: Teatro Mella (gardens), 17:00

Cuban Hip-Hop

 

MUSIC – Duo Espiral

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 3), 21:00

Classical music with young Cuban musicians Rodrigo García (piano) and Tania (violín)

 

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.

 

MUSIC – José Luis Cortés y NG La Banda

At: El Diablo Tun Tun, 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 – Tango classtango-classes

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 4), 20:30

Introductory tango classes by Cuban professor and dancer Leonardo Rodríguez.

 

ART – Expo Memorias del grabado cubano

At: Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam

Over 50 classical pieces showing several engraving techniques from the 80’s and 90’s.

 

ART – Expo Punto y línea sobre el plano

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Collective expo by contemporary Cuban artists: Antoine Mena, Donis Llago, Gabriel Sánchez Toledo, Jorge Godoy, Josignacio, Nelson Villalobo, Onay Rosquet, Osy Milián, Víctor M. Gómez.

 

ART – Expo Diseño de Autor

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Collective expo by contemporary Cuban artists: Abel Camejo, Carlos Joel, Marango.

 

ART – Expo The Rolling Stones in Havana

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Expo by photographer John Rowe with pictures from the anthological concert by the band The Rolling Stones in Havana last year.

 

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FRIDAY AUGUST 25

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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 – Tracdis

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 – 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 – Contemporary dance classes

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 3), 20:30

Jorge Alcolea, choreographer of Ecuador Dance National Company, offers free classes to the public.

 

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.

 

DANCE – Creación # 2 (no lo llames poder)

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 3), 21:45

Original idea by Niosbel González, with coreograhy by Penélope Morejón, Idian Rodríguez, Anabel Pomar, Arelis Hernández, Jayron Pérez and Niosbel González.

 

ART – Expo Memorias del grabado cubano

At: Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam

Over 50 classical pieces showing several engraving techniques from the 80’s and 90’s.

 

ART – Expo Punto y línea sobre el planoexpo-punto-y-linea-sobre-el-plano

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Collective expo by contemporary Cuban artists: Antoine Mena, Donis Llago, Gabriel Sánchez Toledo, Jorge Godoy, Josignacio, Nelson Villalobo, Onay Rosquet, Osy Milián, Víctor M. Gómez.

 

ART – Expo The Rolling Stones in Havana

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Expo by photographer John Rowe with pictures from the anthological concert by the band The Rolling Stones in Havana last year.

 

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SATURDAY AUGUST 26

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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.

 

ART – Expo Punto y línea sobre el plano

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Collective expo by contemporary Cuban artists: Antoine Mena, Donis Llago, Gabriel Sánchez Toledo, Jorge Godoy, Josignacio, Nelson Villalobo, Onay Rosquet, Osy Milián, Víctor M. Gómez.

 

ART – Expo The Rolling Stones in Havana

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Expo by photographer John Rowe with pictures from the anthological concert by the band The Rolling Stones in Havana last year.

 

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SUNDAY AUGUST 27

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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 – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Robertico Carcassés & Interactivo

At: Sarao’s Bar, 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 – Roberto Fonseca & Temperamento

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz band.

 

ART – Expo Punto y línea sobre el plano

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Collective expo by contemporary Cuban artists: Antoine Mena, Donis Llago, Gabriel Sánchez Toledo, Jorge Godoy, Josignacio, Nelson Villalobo, Onay Rosquet, Osy Milián, Víctor M. Gómez.

 

ART – Expo The Rolling Stones in Havana

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 1), 20:00

Expo by photographer John Rowe with pictures from the anthological concert by the band The Rolling Stones in Havana last year.

 

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MONDAY AUGUST 28

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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 – Sur Caribe

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

Sur Caribe is one of the main defenders of popular and traditional Cuban genders. Their theme “Añoranza por la conga” (Yearning for conga) is the hallmark of the band.

 

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TUESDAY AUGUST 29

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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.

 

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WEDNESDAY AUGUST 30

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MUSIC – Qva Libre

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 17:00

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 – Aisar y el Expresso de Cuba

At: Diablo Tun Tun, 17:00

Salsa band.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Robertico Carcassés & Interactivo

At: Corner Café, 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 – 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.

 

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THURSDAY AUGUST 31

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MUSIC – Ray Fernández

At: Diablo Tun Tun, 17:00

Young Cuban troubadour.

 

MUSIC – Karamba

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 17:00

Pop-rock and fusion Cuban band. The group plays several genders such as Cumbia, Hip Hop, Rock and Roll, with a very particular hallmark. The combination of this styles and the freshness of the lyrics and choruses, fills an impeccable Cuban flavor to its music.

 

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.

 

MUSIC – José Luis Cortés y NG La Banda

At: El Diablo Tun Tun, 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 – Tango class

At: Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Nave 4), 20:30

Introductory tango classes by Cuban professor and dancer Leonardo Rodríguez.

 

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