The world’s most internationally renowned Cuban artists will descend upon Miami Beach to perform at the sixth annual Global Cuba Fest Miami Beach Weekend March 15-17, presented by FUNDarte and Miami Light Project. The highly anticipated, weekend festival of live performances celebrates the roots of Cuban music and…
The world’s most internationally renowned Cuban artists will descend upon Miami Beach to perform at the sixth annual Global Cuba Fest Miami Beach Weekend March 15-17, presented by FUNDarte and Miami Light Project. The highly anticipated, weekend festival of live performances celebrates the roots of Cuban music and the genre’s funkiest innovations: from Jazz to son montuno, from bolero to trova, from timba to Afro-Cuban rhythms.
The Miami Beach weekend music festival kicks off with a celebration of Afro-Cuban percussion, songwriting, and musical artistry, with some of the most internationally acclaimed contemporary Cuban musicians working in the genre today: Julio Fowler, Yadam, Pavel Urkiza, Yosvany Terry, Hilario Bell, Horacio Hernandez, Pedrito Martinez and The Creole Choir of Cuba.
Friday, March, 15th, at 8:00 p.m.
The Deauville Hotel Jazz Club re-opens its doors with a concert by three contemporary Cuban singer/songwriters currently based in Madrid, revitalizing the Cuban music scene in Spain – Yadam, Pavel Urkiza and Julio Fowler. $25 general admission, $5 off for students and seniors.
Saturday, March 16th, at 2:00 p.m.
Miami Beach’s North Beach Bandshell will be the site for a special interactive concert and workshop for families featuring award-winning, Miami-based percussionist Hilario Bell. This is an offering for the whole family and will be a free event.
Saturday, March 16th at 7:00 p.m.
Also at the North Beach Bandshell, the New York-based saxophonist and world-class Chekeré player Yosvany Terry and his multidisciplinary quintet presents “Afro Cuban Roots” with Osmany Paredes, Yunior Terry and Pedrito Martinez as invited artists.
This 9:00 p.m performance is followed by a performance by the Miami-based Grammy Award winner Horacio Hernandez, who heats up the dance floor with his high-powered, sizzling contemporary Latin Jazz percussion, accompanied by his Italian-based Jazz troupe Italuba, performing for the first time ever in the United States. $20 general admission, $5 Off for students and seniors
Sunday, March 17th 7:00 p.m.
At the North Beach Bandshell, the Creole Choir of Cuba performs a concert of vocal music honoring the history of their enslaved Haitian ancestors who were sent to the Caribbean from West Africa. $10 general admission.
For more information on Global Cuba Fest, please visit FunDarte.us.