Your Culture and Entertainment Planner – March 2017

 

 

What’s on Havana!

March 2017

 

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FRIDAY MARCH 17

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MUSIC – Ireno García

At: Librería Fayad Jamis, 16:00

Cuban singer-songwriter present new troubadours and poets

 

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 – Texas Guitar Quartet

At: Iglesia de Paula, 19:00

Classical music with USA musicians, and the Cuban Orquesta Juvenil de Guitarras.

 

MUSIC – Ron con Cola

At: Sala Avenida, 20:00

Young Cuban rock-and-roll.

 

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 – Roberto Fonseca

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Young Cuban trumpet player, plays with his jazz band.

 

MUSIC – Kialo

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 23:00

Nice alternative Cuban music

 

THEATER – Teatro Espacio

At: Sala Adolfo Llaurado, 20:30

 

THEATER – La Pasión King Lear

At: Sala Raquel Revuelta, 20:30

Play by Yerandy Fleites, directed by Julio César Ramírez, inspired in the classical Shakespeare’s play.

 

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.

 

HUMOUR – La Oveja tiene un primo

At: Teatro Mella, 20:30

Show by La Oveja Negra and the Cuban comedian Víctor Rojas.

 

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SATURDAY MARCH 18

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MUSIC – Waldo Mendoza

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 17:00

An unforgettable concert with this great musician. If looking for Cuban popular music with the highest quality, don’t miss this one.

 

MUSIC – Texas Guitar Quartet

At: Centro Hispanoamericano de Cultura, 17:00

Classical music with USA musicians, and the Cuban Orquesta Juvenil de Guitarras.

 

MUSIC – Roberto Fonseca

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Young Cuban trumpet player, plays with his jazz band.

 

THEATER – Teatro Espacio

At: Sala Adolfo Llaurado, 20:30

 

THEATER – La Pasión King Lear

At: Sala Raquel Revuelta, 20:30

Play by Yerandy Fleites, directed by Julio César Ramírez, inspired in the classical Shakespeare’s play.

 

HUMOUR – La Oveja tiene un primo

At: Teatro Mella, 20:30

Show by La Oveja Negra and the Cuban comedian Víctor Rojas.

 

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SUNDAY MARCH 19

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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.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – César López

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

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

 

THEATER – Diccionario

At: Sala Espacio Irreverente, 19:30

Play homage to the Spanish writer María Moliner.

 

THEATER – Teatro Espacio

At: Sala Adolfo Llaurado, 20:30

 

THEATER – La Pasión King Lear

At: Sala Raquel Revuelta, 20:30

Play by Yerandy Fleites, directed by Julio César Ramírez, inspired in the classical Shakespeare’s play.

 

THEATER – El otro cuarto

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Fábrica de Arte

At: Fábrica de Arte, Nave 3, 21:00

Play by the outstanding Cuban company El Público.

 

HUMOUR – La Oveja tiene un primo

At: Teatro Mella, 17:00

Show by La Oveja Negra and the Cuban comedian Víctor Rojas.

 

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MONDAY MARCH 20

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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 – César López

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

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

 

MUSIC – Papucho and Manana Club

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 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 – 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.

 

THEATER – Diccionario

At: Sala Espacio Irreverente, 19:30

Play homage to the Spanish writer María Moliner.

 

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TUESDAY MARCH 21

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MUSIC – El Noro y Primera Clase

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 21:00

Popular Cuban music

 

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 MARCH 22

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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

Young Cuban jazz band.

 

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THURSDAY MARCH 23

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MUSIC – Karamaba

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 17:00

Pop-rock and fusion Cuban band.

 

MUSIC – Charly Mucharima and Los Niches

At: Teatro Mella Gardens, 17:00

Cuban young hip-hop

 

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.

 

Maraca-at-Jazz-CafeMUSIC – Maraca

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Legend Cuban flute player, plays with his jazz band.

 

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FRIDAY MARCH 24

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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 – Roberto Fonseca

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Young Cuban trumpet player, plays with his jazz band.

 

MUSIC – Kialo

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 23:00

Nice alternative Cuban music

 

THEATER – Teatro Espacio

At: Sala Adolfo Llaurado, 20:30

 

THEATER – La Pasión King Lear

At: Sala Raquel Revuelta, 20:30

Play by Yerandy Fleites, directed by Julio César Ramírez, inspired in the classical Shakespeare’s play.

 

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.

 

HUMOUR – Cuarenta y Veinte

At: Teatro Mella, 20:30

Show by Cuban comedians Currisco and Mariconchi.

 

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SATURDAY MARCH 25

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MUSIC – Waldo Mendoza

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 17:00

An unforgettable concert with this great musician. If looking for Cuban popular music with the highest quality, don’t miss this one.

 

MUSIC – Roberto Fonseca

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Young Cuban trumpet player, plays with his jazz band.

 

THEATER – Teatro Espacio

At: Sala Adolfo Llaurado, 20:30

 

THEATER – La Pasión King Lear

At: Sala Raquel Revuelta, 20:30

Play by Yerandy Fleites, directed by Julio César Ramírez, inspired in the classical Shakespeare’s play.

 

HUMOUR – Cuarenta y Veinte

At: Teatro Mella, 20:30

Show by Cuban comedians Currisco and Mariconchi.

 

DANCE – Una fiesta para Lidis

At: Teatro Mella, 17:00

Several dance company performing: Grupo Ana ballet, Paso a Paso company, Habana Compás company, National Ballet.

 

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SUNDAY MARCH 26

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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.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – César López

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

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

 

THEATER – Diccionario

At: Sala Espacio Irreverente, 19:30

Play homage to the Spanish writer María Moliner.

 

THEATER – Teatro Espacio

At: Sala Adolfo Llaurado, 20:30

 

THEATER – La Pasión King Lear

At: Sala Raquel Revuelta, 20:30

Play by Yerandy Fleites, directed by Julio César Ramírez, inspired in the classical Shakespeare’s play.

 

HUMOUR – Cuarenta y Veinte

At: Teatro Mella, 17:00

Show by Cuban comedians Currisco and Mariconchi.

 

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MONDAY MARCH 27

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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 – César López

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

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

 

MUSIC – Papucho and Manana Club

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 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 – 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.

 

THEATER – Diccionario

At: Sala Espacio Irreverente, 19:30

Play homage to the Spanish writer María Moliner.

 

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TUESDAY MARCH 28

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MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – El Noro y Primera Clase

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 21:00

Popular 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 MARCH 29

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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 – David Torrens

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 18:00

Youth idol of pop-rock and fusion Cuban music.

 

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

Young Cuban jazz band.

 

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THURSDAY MARCH 30

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MUSIC – Karamaba

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 17:00

Pop-rock and fusion Cuban band.

 

MUSIC – Charly Mucharima and Los Niches

At: Teatro Mella Gardens, 17:00

Cuban young hip-hop

 

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 – Maraca

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Legend Cuban flute player, plays with his jazz band.

 

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FRIDAY MARCH 31

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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 – Roberto Fonseca

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Young Cuban trumpet player, plays with his jazz band.

 

MUSIC – Kialo

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 23:00

Nice alternative Cuban music

 

THEATER – Teatro Espacio

At: Sala Adolfo Llaurado, 20:30

 

THEATER – La Pasión King Lear

At: Sala Raquel Revuelta, 20:30

Play by Yerandy Fleites, directed by Julio César Ramírez, inspired in the classical Shakespeare’s play.

 

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.

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