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lunes, 20 febrero 2017, 04:53 am

Festival de la Salsa en Cuba 2017

February 20-26

Festival de la Salsa 2017

The second annual Festival de la Salsa in Havana, Cuba starts today. It is a week-long event with dance workshops, music workshops, shows and of course great parties with Havana's hottest new bands and favorite veteran bands as well as Cuban and international timba DJs. It also includes unique events such as a trip to Las Terrazas outside Havana with singer Norisley "El Noro" Valladares. The events take place at Hotel Comodoro and Parque Metropolitano. How's this for a concert line-up?


Haila y su Grupo
Yasser Ramos y 9 Milímetros
Enrique Álvarez y su Charanga Latina

Monica Mesa y su Grupo
Papucho y Manana Club

Paulo F.G. y su Élite
Lazarito Valdés y Bamboleo
Los Van Van

El Noro y 1ra Clase
Pupy y Los Que Son Son

N.G. La Banda
Maykel Blanco y su Salsa Mayor

Tanja Pantoja y su Orquesta
Adalberto Álvarez y su Son
Havana D'Primera

If you're like me and were not able to make it this year, mark your calendar now so you can go next year. It will be back again in February 2018!

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viernes, 17 febrero 2017, 11:09 am

Calle Real Concert Report

Catch Them Live Tonight in Copenhagen!

Calle Real @Fasching 2017

On Friday, February 10, 2017 Calle Real kicked off the 2017 tour season with a sold-out concert at Fasching in Stockholm. Tonight they play the new DR Koncerhuset in Copenhagen. From the intimacy of Fasching in Stockholm to a 1000-person venue with a big stage. Wish I could catch the concert tonight. Calle Real has more planned for the spring as well as some dates left to confirm. Click here for the confirmed dates and check back because there is more to come and we'll publish dates as soon as they are confirmed.

Click here to read the concert report including three videos!

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lunes, 13 febrero 2017, 01:37 pm

Fiesta del Tambor 2017 Program

March 7-12

Fiesta del Tambor 2017

Giraldo Piloto has published the program for the 2017 Havana Rhythm and Dance Festival. The inauguration party will take place March 6th at Casa de la Música Miramar at 11:00pm with Giraldo Piloto & Klímax and Aisar y El Expresso de Cuba. During the week there will also be concerts in Miramar by Manolito Simonet y Su Trabuco, Pedrito Calvo y La Justicia, Adalberto Álvarez y Su Son, Maykel Dinza y Soneros de la Juventud, Pupy y Los Que Son Son and Elito Revé y su Charangón. Hotel Riviera will host jazz groups all week long, while more timba can be had at Salon Rosado de La Tropical with Van Van, El Niño y la Verdad and Maykel Blanco y Salsa Mayor on Saturday the 11th and Havana D'Primera, Paulo FG y su Élite , Leonel Limonta y Azúcar Negra and Giraldo Piloto y Klímax on Sunday the 12th. The rumba and Afro-Cuban concerts will be in the gardens of the Teatro Mella.

The percussion classes and competition will be held all week in Sala Avenida and the major percussion performances and the finals for the dance and percussion competitions will all take place at Teatro Mella. This is a fantastic event with so many facets of Cuban music and dance to enjoy at once. Don't miss it if you can be in Havana in March!

Click here for the full program including venues and times.

For questions about tickets for the various event you can write to
Sra. Darlenys

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miércoles, 08 febrero 2017, 05:11 pm

La Clave Cubana Timbera - La Chismosa

New Single from Upcoming CD

Clave Cubana Timbera - La Chismosa

La Clave Cubana was founded in 2000 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as an 8-man band that played traditional Cuban repertoire. In 2014 they were reborn as La Clave Cubana Timbera , a 15-man band performing their own compositions with more updated arrangements. Today the single "La Chismosa"   from their upcoming debut album "Llegó La Clave", has dropped at It will also be available soon at the other on-line and streaming sites such as iTunes, CD Baby, Amazon and Spotify. You can check it out in the video also released today.

La Clave Cubana Timbera band is under the direction of tresero Eduardo Suárez "El Guajiro" with pianist Hubert Garcia as the musical director. They write the arrangements while the compositions are by this duo and vocalist Geovanny Ruiz Perez. See below for the list of musicians and the instrumentation.

To keep up on the latest you can follow La Clave Cubana Timbera at their Facebook page .

Band members
Eduardo Suárez "El Guajiro", tres & coros. (Cuba)
Hubert García, piano & coros. (Cuba)
Yoedis Oconor, baby bass. (Cuba)
Erick Ricardo Hernandez, keyboard, coros. (Cuba)
Geovanny Ruiz Pérez, vocals. (Cuba)
Daniel Vera, vocals. (Cuba)
Fernando Cruz, vocals. (Cuba)
Eddy Gomez, vocals, coro & minor percussion. (Cuba)
Cristian Ceccardi, congas. (Argentina)
Choco Drumss, timbales. (Cuba)
Moises Quiroz Gomez, trombone. (Peru)
Gabriel Leonetti, trombone. (Argentina)
Javier Sedeno, trombone. (Venezuela)

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