MARCH 9 THROUGH APRIL 6 — Miami
Global Cuba Fest 2013 brings more than 40 artists and musicians to Miami to celebrate the roots of Cuban music and the genre’s funkiest innovations, exploring Jazz, son montuno, bolero, trova, timba and Afro-Cuban rhythms.
This year’s headliners include Ivette Cepeda, Gema Corredera, Julio Fowler, Yadam, Pavel Urkiza, Yosvany Terry, Hilario Bell, Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez and The Creole Choir of Cuba.
Saturday, Mar. 9th at Miami Dade County Auditorium
8:00 p.m: Ivette Cepeda in concert
Friday, Mar. 15th at Deauville Hotel Jazz Club
8:00 pm.: Cuban Songwriters based in Europe (Yadam, Pavel Urkiza and Julio Fowler)
Saturday, March 16th at North Beach Bandshell
2:00 p.m.: InterActive Percussion Performance by Hilario Bell (Free)
7:00 p.m.: Yosvany Terry Quintet
9:00 p.m.: Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez & Italuba
Sunday, Mar. 17th at North Beach Bandshell
7:00 p.m.: The Creole Choir of Cuba
Saturday, Apr. 6th at Miami Dade County Auditorium
8:00 p.m.: Gema Corredera in Concert – Derramando Luz
Other activities, such free workshops, receptions, post-performance parties and other events will be happening during the event. For more information visit FUNDarte.
Global Cuba Fest is a month-long festival featuring the best of contemporary music from musicians and songwriters from Cuba and the Cuban Diaspora.
FUNDarte is a multidisciplinary non-profit organization dedicated to producing, presenting, and promoting music, theater, dance, film and visual arts that speak to Miami’s diverse cultures with an emphasis on Hispanic arts and culture.
Miami Light Project is a not-for-profit cultural organization which presents live performances by innovative dance, music and theater artists from around the world; supports the development of new work by South Florida-based artists; and offers educational programs for students of every age.
- Ivette Cepeda opens Global Cuba Fest (knightarts.org)
- Global Cuba Fest: a film about music, art, culture and tradition (glassworksmultimedia.com)
- Catch a Live Performance by the Creole Choir of Cuba (cookmixmingle.com)