EVENTS

YOUR CULTURE AND ENTERTAINMENT PLANNER – SEPTEMBER 2017

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TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 5

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MUSIC – Alexander Abreu y Havana d’ Primera

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

Very popular band if you want to dance Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – BackSpace

At: Submarino Amarillo, 21:00

Cuban rock band

 

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.

 

MUSIC – La Academia jazz band

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Directed by the jazz drummer Ruy López-Nussa.

 

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WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 6

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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 – 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 – Habalama

At: Submarino Amarillo, 21:00

Cuban rock band

 

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: Sala Teatro Bertolt Brecht, 23:00

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.

 

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THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 7

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MUSIC – Alain Pérez

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

Popular Cuban music

 

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 – Peña de Hip-Hop

At: Teatro Mella (gardens), 17:00

Cuban Hip-Hop artists.

 

MUSIC – Luces Verdes

At: Submarino Amarillo, 21:00

Cuban rock band

 

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 – Havana Blue

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz band.

 

MUSIC – Pupy y los Que Son Son

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

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 – 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.

 

MUSIC – Eddy Escobar

At: Centro Cultural Bertolt Brecht, 22:00

Cuban rock band

 

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FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 8

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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 – Lenier Waño and his band

At: Centro Cultural Bertolt Brecht, 21:00

Cuban fusion music.

 

MUSIC – Tracdis

At: Submarino Amarillo, 21:00

Cuban rock band

 

MUSIC – Erick John

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz player.

 

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 – Nora y él

At: Teatro Raquel Revuelta, 19:00

Excelent play by Bonachea Miqueli and Gabriela Balloqui.

 

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SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 9

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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 – Sweet Lizzy Project

At: Centro Cultural Bertolt Brecht, 21:00

Cuban rock band

 

MUSIC – Osamu y los clásicos

At: Submarino Amarillo, 21:00

Cuban rock band

 

MUSIC – Lázaro Valdés and Bamboleo

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

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 – Erick John

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz player.

 

THEATER – Nora y él

At: Teatro Raquel Revuelta, 19:00

Excelent play by Bonachea Miqueli and Gabriela Balloqui.

 

DANCE – Danza Espiral

At: Teatro Martí, 20:30

Danza Espiral Company, from Matanzas, celebrates its 30th anniversary.

 

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SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 10

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MUSIC – En confluencia

At: Casa del Alba Cultural, 17:00

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

 

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 – Eddie Escobar and his band

At: Submarino Amarillo, 14:00

Cuban rock band

 

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 – Jazz Entrance

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz band.

 

THEATER – Nora y él

At: Teatro Raquel Revuelta, 19:00

Excelent play by Bonachea Miqueli and Gabriela Balloqui.

 

DANCE – Danza Espiral

At: Teatro Martí, 17:00

Danza Espiral Company, from Matanzas, celebrates its 30th anniversary.

 

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MONDAY SEPTEMBER 11

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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 – The Shepal

At: Submarino Amarillo, 21:00

Cuban rock band

 

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 – Jazz Entrance

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 SEPTEMBER 12

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MUSIC – Alexander Abreu y Havana d’ Primera

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

Very popular band if you want to dance Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – BackSpace

At: Submarino Amarillo, 21:00

Cuban rock band

 

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.

 

MUSIC – La Academia jazz band

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Directed by the jazz drummer Ruy López-Nussa.

 

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WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 13

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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 – 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 – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Habalama

At: Submarino Amarillo, 21:00

Cuban rock band

 

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: Sala Teatro Bertolt Brecht, 23:00

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.

 

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THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 14

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MUSIC – Alain Pérez

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

Popular Cuban music

 

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 – Peña de Hip-Hop

At: Teatro Mella (gardens), 17:00

Cuban Hip-Hop artists.

 

MUSIC – Luces Verdes

At: Submarino Amarillo, 21:00

Cuban rock band

 

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 – Eddy Escobar

At: Centro Cultural Bertolt Brecht, 22:00

Cuban rock band

 

MUSIC – Havana Blue

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz band.

 

MUSIC – Pupy y los Que Son Son

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

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 – 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.

 

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FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 15

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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 – Tracdis

At: Submarino Amarillo, 21:00

Cuban rock band

 

MUSIC – Lenier Waño and his band Lenier Waño

At: Centro Cultural Bertolt Brecht, 21:00

Cuban fusion music.

 

MUSIC – Erick John

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz player.

 

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 – Nora y él

At: Teatro Raquel Revuelta, 19:00

Excelent play by Bonachea Miqueli and Gabriela Balloqui.

 

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SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 16

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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 – Zule Guerra

At: Cafe Miramar, 21:00

Young Cuban jazz player

 

MUSIC – Sweet Lizzy Project

At: Centro Cultural Bertolt Brecht, 21:00

Cuban rock band

 

MUSIC – Osamu y los clásicos osamu

At: Submarino Amarillo, 21:00

Cuban rock band

 

MUSIC – Lázaro Valdés and Bamboleo

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

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 – Erick John

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz player.

 

THEATER – Nora y él

At: Teatro Raquel Revuelta, 19:00

Excelent play by Bonachea Miqueli and Gabriela Balloqui.

 

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SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 17

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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 – Eddie Escobar and his band

At: Submarino Amarillo, 14:00

Cuban rock band

 

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 – Jazz Entrance

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz band.

 

THEATER – Nora y él

At: Teatro Raquel Revuelta, 19:00

Excelent play by Bonachea Miqueli and Gabriela Balloqui.

 

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MONDAY SEPTEMBER 18

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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 – The Shepal

At: Submarino Amarillo, 21:00

Cuban rock band

 

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 – Jazz Entrance

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 SEPTEMBER 19

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MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – BackSpace

At: Submarino Amarillo, 21:00

Cuban rock band

 

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.

 

MUSIC – La Academia jazz band

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Directed by the jazz drummer Ruy López-Nussa.

 

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WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 20

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MUSIC – Kialo

At: Teatro Mella (Gardens), 17:00

Nice alternative Cuban music

 

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 – 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 – Habalama

At: Submarino Amarillo, 21:00

Cuban rock band

 

MUSIC – Robertico Carcassés & Interactivo

At: Sala Teatro Bertolt Brecht, 23:00

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 – 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 – El Chewy

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz band.

 

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THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 21

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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 – Peña de Hip-Hop

At: Teatro Mella (gardens), 17:00

Cuban Hip-Hop artists.

 

MUSIC – Luces Verdes

At: Submarino Amarillo, 21:00

Cuban rock band

 

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 – Eddy Escobar

At: Centro Cultural Bertolt Brecht, 22:00

Cuban rock band

 

MUSIC – Havana Blue

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.

 

MUSIC – Pupy y los Que Son Son

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

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.

 

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FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 22

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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 – Lenier Waño and his band

At: Centro Cultural Bertolt Brecht, 21:00

Cuban fusion music.

 

MUSIC – Tracdis

At: Submarino Amarillo, 21:00

Cuban rock band

 

MUSIC – Erick John

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz player.

 

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 – Nora y él

At: Teatro Raquel Revuelta, 19:00

Excelent play by Bonachea Miqueli and Gabriela Balloqui.

 

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SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 23

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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 – Sweet Lizzy Project

At: Centro Cultural Bertolt Brecht, 21:00

Cuban rock band

 

MUSIC – Osamu y los clásicos

At: Submarino Amarillo, 21:00

Cuban rock band

 

MUSIC – Lázaro Valdés and Bamboleo

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

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 – Erick John

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz player.

 

THEATER – Nora y él

At: Teatro Raquel Revuelta, 19:00

Excelent play by Bonachea Miqueli and Gabriela Balloqui.

 

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SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 24

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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 – 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 – Eddie Escobar and his band

At: Submarino Amarillo, 14:00

Cuban rock band

 

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 – Jazz Entrance  jazz entrance

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz band.

 

THEATER – Nora y él

At: Teatro Raquel Revuelta, 19:00

Excelent play by Bonachea Miqueli and Gabriela Balloqui.

 

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MONDAY SEPTEMBER 25

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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 – The Shepal

At: Submarino Amarillo, 21:00

Cuban rock band

 

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 – Jazz Entrance

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 SEPTEMBER 26

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MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – BackSpace

At: Submarino Amarillo, 21:00

Cuban rock band

 

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.

 

MUSIC – La Academia jazz band

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Directed by the jazz drummer Ruy López-Nussa.

 

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WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 27

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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 – 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 – Habalama

At: Submarino Amarillo, 21:00

Cuban rock band

 

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: Sala Teatro Bertolt Brecht, 23:00

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.

 

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THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 28

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MUSIC – Karambagrupo-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 – Peña de Hip-Hop

At: Teatro Mella (gardens), 17:00

Cuban Hip-Hop artists.

 

MUSIC – Luces Verdes

At: Submarino Amarillo, 21:00

Cuban rock band

 

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 – Eddy Escobar

At: Centro Cultural Bertolt Brecht, 22:00

Cuban rock band

 

MUSIC – Havana Blue

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.

 

MUSIC – Pupy y los Que Son Son

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

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.

 

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FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 29

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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 – Tracdis

At: Submarino Amarillo, 21:00

Cuban rock band

 

MUSIC – Lenier Waño and his band

At: Centro Cultural Bertolt Brecht, 21:00

Cuban fusion music.

 

MUSIC – Erick John

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz player.

 

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 – Nora y él

At: Teatro Raquel Revuelta, 19:00

Excelent play by Bonachea Miqueli and Gabriela Balloqui.

 

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SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 30

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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 – Zule Guerra

At: Cafe Miramar, 21:00

Young Cuban jazz player

 

MUSIC – Osamu y los clásicos

At: Submarino Amarillo, 21:00

Cuban rock band

 

MUSIC – Sweet Lizzy Project

At: Centro Cultural Bertolt Brecht, 21:00

Cuban rock band

 

MUSIC – Lázaro Valdés and Bamboleo

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

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 – Erick John

At: Jazz Café, 23:00

Cuban jazz player.

 

THEATER – Nora y él

At: Teatro Raquel Revuelta, 19:00

Excelent play by Bonachea Miqueli and Gabriela Balloqui.