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miércoles, 07 noviembre 2012, 11:05 am

Yarién Oviedo "El Yoruba" Debut

November 24 in Stockholm

Yarién Oviedo "El Yoruba"
Yarién Oviedo, better known as "El Yoruba", will debute with his reggaeton group in Stockholm on November 24 at Salsa Club Cantineros. Yarién, singer with Buena Vista Social Club, Havana Lounge, Afro-Cuban All Stars, Calixto Oviedo y su Banda and many other groups in Europe, is taking the stage now with his own band and his own original songs. Special guest at the concert will be "la máquina del sabor", percussion maestro Calixto Oviedo. Featured dancers will be Laura Elena Rodriguez formerly of the ballet Teatro America and  Whitney Hernandez. Director of the event "Fiesta a lo Grande" is DJ Isra . Get ready to get your reggaeton on!

For those of you not familiar with El Yoruba's solo work, here are a couple of soundcloud links to get you warmed up: La Diablita and Ya estoy en la calle . As you will hear, El Yoruba mixes reggaeton with a tasty dose of salsa, making for songs that appeal to a wide variety of dancers. Nos vemos en la pista!

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lunes, 05 noviembre 2012, 02:18 pm

November 2012 is Cuban Music Explosion Month

Una pila de espectáculos de música cubana en los EE.UU

Havana D' Primera - Charanga Habanera - Gente De Zona - Issac Manolín El Médico de la Salsa

The stars and planets have converged with coast to coast Cuban music concerts from A-list artists. The Havana D' Primera US Tour has gained momentum and the buzz is increasing interest in all the upcoming Timba shows. Read below for a Hurricane Sandy Update...

We begin the list with Alexander Abreu & Havana D' Primera and all their new shows...
Havana D'Primera US Tour 2012 - Cuban music news - Noticias de música cubana

For the full show list click here
UPADTE 2 Havana D' Primera will perform a (both nights - Nov 28 & 29) double-header (same night) at S.O.B.s with David Calzado y la Charagna Habanera! 
UPDATE !! Due to the impact of Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast the Havana D' Primera shows will be rescheduled to Wednesday, November 28th and Thursday, November 29th. More news as it becomes available. 
November 15, 2012 - Los Angeles, CA - Conga Room (now the first show of the tour)
November 16, 2012 - Portland, Oregon - The Conga Club
November 17, 2012 - Seattle, Washington - Club Sur
November 20, 2012 - Santa Cruz, CA - Don Quixote's International Music Hall
November 24, 2012 - San Francisco, CA - Yoshi's 8:00pm & 10:00pm
November 25, 2012 - Miami, FL. - The Place (new website for The Place here)For all Havana D' Primera US Tour 20122 tickets call toll free +1.888.584.3070

Charanga Habanera US Tour - Cuban Music News - Noticias de musica cubana

Next we have shows for David Calzado y su Charanga Habanera...
For the full show list click here
November 21, 2012 - Miami, FL. - La Covacha
November 28, 2012 - NYC - SOBs with Havana D'Primera (double-header)
November 29, 2012 - NYC - SOBs 
with Havana D'Primera (double-header)
November 30, 2012 - Washington, D.C. - Diamond Lounge
December 8, 2012 - Orlando, FL. - Centro Borinqueño
December 12, 2012 - Ft Lauderdale, FL. - Café Iguana
December 15, 2012 - Naples, FL. - Dimension Club
December 16, 2012 - Tampa, FL.- Whiskey Club
December 19, 2012 - Las Vegas, NV. - Hard Rock Café
December 22, 2012 - Miami, FL. - Aché

And also Gente De Zona....

Gente D Zona USA Fall Tour - Cuban Music News - Notocoas de musica cubana

For the full show list click here
November 3, 2012 - Miami, FL. - La Covacha
November 4, 2012 - Miami, FL. - Latin Grammy Street Party
November 7, 2012 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL. - Café Iguana
November 11, 2012 - Tampa, FL. - Whiskey North
November 17, 2012 - New Jersey - Shaunzen Park
December 7, 2012 - Miami, FL. - Mansion

And finally the upcoming Cuban music festival in Miami featuring Issac Delgado, Manolín el Médico, Tiempo Libre, Timbalive and now Mayito Rivera !!

Miami cuban music festival - Cuban Music News - noticias de music cubana

Miami cuban music festival - Cuban music news - Noticias de musica cubana

Click here to purchase tickets online
Wednesday, November 21 at the James L. Knight Center in Miami
For tickets call 305.209.0055

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domingo, 04 noviembre 2012, 05:23 pm

Hector Silveira Gets Chicago on its Feet

Hector Silveira and his Orchestra gave Chicago a much-needed Timba/Rumba/Son performance last Saturday.  For the concert review and photo gallery, click here

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domingo, 04 noviembre 2012, 01:48 pm

Song of the Day - Conga Tour

Now THIS is what I'm Talkin' About!

New Van Van "Conga Tour"  featuring Mandy Cantero on lead vocals

I've decided to start sharing some of my favorite videos here at Timba.com, not just at Facebook. So let me start with El Tren, La Maquinaria, whatever you want to call them, Juan Formell & Los Van Van are back with an estreno 2012 and I am in love again! This song makes me crazy to hit the dance floor immediately!  It's another song with Mandy Cantero, the newest Van Van, on lead and despite the name it is not a conga. It is timba, baby, timba. Enjoy, and stay tuned for more of my favorite videos!

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