Music

Blondie set to invade Havana March 15 and 16th

“One Way or Another” Debbie Harry and Chris Stein of the 70’s band Blondie are “gonna get ya, get ya, get ya,...

Blondie set to invade Havana March 15 and 16th

“One Way or Another” Debbie Harry and Chris Stein of the 70’s band Blondie are “gonna get ya, get ya, get ya,... Read more

Cojimar’s Camila Cabella’s “Havana” hits Number One

Camila Cabello is single-handedly putting the word “Havana” on practically everyone’s lips (while swaying their hips). With her infectious Top 10 hit... Read more


Major Lazer film “Give Me Future” – Cuban youth culture in a historic concert

Major Lazer, as I have come to learn, is a Electronic Dance Music (EDM) trio Read more

La Zorra y el Cuervo serves up Havana jazz

I was not a hipster chasing Billie Holiday between Harlem jazz clubs in the 1940s but, if I had been, I am... Read more


Stones’ HAVANA MOON IN CINEMAS FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY

The Rolling Stones Live in Cuba will be premiered on cinema screens across the globe for one night only Read more

Innovative Music Event in Santiago de Cuba on May 4-6

Cuban folk music and international electronics meet in Santiago de Cuba for a three-day event at the Teatro Heredia on May 4-6.... Read more


Not a dream: The Rolling Stones – the view from Havana

The mythical rock band The Rolling Stones confirmed their presentation for the Cuban public next May 25th. The free concert will take... Read more

Cuban Satisfaction! THE ROLLING STONES ANNOUNCE FREE CONCERT IN Havana!

The Rolling Stones will perform a groundbreaking concert in Havana, Cuba on Friday March 25, 2016.  The free concert will take place... Read more


Catching up with The Dead Daisies following their Cuban invasion

The Dead Daisies are a U.S. based hard rock band made up of performers from Guns N’ Roses (Richard Fortus), Thin Lizzy... Read more

US Rockers Dead Daisies to conquer Cuba next week

The trip is the first for an international rock band since U.S. President Obama loosened travel and trade rules for the country. Read more


The Dead Daisies Rock Havana

Yesterday the U.S. based rock band The Dead Daisies kicked off their one-week tour in Cuba with a press conference and acoustic... Read more

Havana Jazz Plaza Holds 30th Festival

For five days, from December 17-21, Havana’s street noises will mingle with the melodies of a number of foreign and local artists. Read more


Manolito Simonet – still loco por mi Habana (Crazy for my Havana)

He learned percussion in the streets of his native Camagüey even though almost all of his family came from Santiago de Cuba Read more

On Luis Carbonell’s 90th anniversary

Luis Carbonell has become an essential figure in Cuban culture. Read more


Nesty & Howie – Cuban stars on the rise

Nesty & Howie is a break-out Cuban band featuring the duo of Ernesto Brito Muñoz (Nesty), and Howard Jesus Ramos Urbay (Howie... Read more

Edesio Alejandro’s 30 years in the spotlight

Like practically everybody who has lived in Cuba for the past 30 years, I know of Edesio Alejandro by his performances on... Read more


On the road in Cuba with Solidarity Rock

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On the road in Cuba with Solidarity Rock

This year a group of enthused Canadians went to Cuba for the first tour across Cuba by a Cuban rock band, a... Read more

QVA LIBRE

If 2011 belonged to anyone in the alternative rock fusion scene in Cuba it was to Qva Libre. This wildly energetic and... Read more


All Jazzed up: The Havana International Jazz Festival

Havana is music. From first thing in the morning till last thing at night it pours out of houses, bars and cafes,... Read more