Cuba Music Week starts tomorrow!

Well after a year of planning, some of which panned out, Cuba Music Week is here.  The soft launch version is @, with a lnks and data complete version avail SATURDAY, MAY 14.  So there is a list of all that’s happening tomorrow below, and we’d like to let you know about a special event tomorrow evening here in NYC.

Hostos will relive the Mambo era as it evolved at New York’s dance palace, the Palladium Ballroom.

Performers include – Cándido Camero, Frankie Figueroa, Nayibe La Gitana, Orlando Marín, Frankie Morales, Papo Pepín, Cita Rodríguez, The Steve Oquendo Mambo Orchestra, Eddie Torres Dancers, & Vicki Solá, Mistress of Ceremonies.

Mambo Memories   7:30   Hostos Main Theater, 450 Grand Concourse, in the Bronx.  Not hard to get there, take the IRT 2, 4 or 5  train to 149th Street (Eugenio María de Hostos Boulevard) and the Grand Concourse.

candido_the_volcanicHere’s their description of the event – “Cherishing the memories of the Mambo era at the Palladium Ballroom with the music of Puente, Rodríguez and Machito along with songs of La Lupe and Graciela featuring some of New York’s top Latin artists, supported by the most-talked-about new orchestra of the Bronx, with a special guest appearance by the internationally- renowned Eddie Torres Dancers. Don’t miss this unforgettable evening of Mambo.”

ALSO in NYC TOMORROW there are two other New York events:
• Performance – DanzAbierta    8pm   Cuban group mixing a variety of styles in a Cabaret setting. Joyce Theater, NYC.
• concert – Son de Madre Trio     7:30pm: Flor de Sol, NYC

TONIGHT  Friday the 13, you can Jumpstart our event if your in the Atlanta area :
• concert – Afro-Cuban All Stars    8pm Afro-Cuban All Stars with Juan De Marcos. Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, Georgia. details

• PLUS: 6-8pm  talk by Jose Conde of Ola Fresca. Bloombars, Washington DC.  “We are Bridges!, Cuban music in the Diaspora”  and later that night  10pm concert – Ola Fresca w/ Jose Conde. Bossa Bistro, Washington DC.  band site


• concert – Ola Fresca      3pm  Ola Fresca featuring Jose Conde. Ritmo Latin Festival, Cary, North Carolina. festival info
• radio – Mezcla Global Sounds     4-6pm pacific time    Join Axaya on KUNV 91.5 FM, Las Vegas, NV
• concert – Gerardo Contino y Los Habaneros    7pm  NY based band @ El Tucan. Miami, FL.
• concert – Mambo Memories     7:30pm  Reliving the Palladium Era, featuring a galaxy of artists, including Cándido! Hostos, Bronx, NYC. details »
• concert – Son de Madre Trio     7:30pm: Flor de Sol, NYC
• concert – Afro-Cuban All Stars   8pm Afro-Cuban All Stars with Juan De Marcos. Leaf Festival Black Mountain North Caroline. details »
• concert – Gary Lucas    8:30pm  Our pal, guitarist Gary Lucas @ Gaia Arts Center, Havana  > Gaia     >Gary
• concert – Manolito y Su Trabuco    9pm  Salsa + timba from Camaguey + Havana, EU tour, every night of Cuba Music Week.  Tonight La Tentation, Brussels, Belgium. >all dates + info here
• concert – Ola Fresca    9pm   Ola Fresca w/ Jose Conde. 8th Annual Charlotte Cuban Festival, North Carolina.
• concert – Palo!    9pm  Afro-Cuban funk. Casino Miami, Miami, Florida. no cover
• festival – Cubanyando     10:30pm–4am   Workshops, dances + parties, May 13-15. Tonight, Angel Yos y la Mecanica Loca & El Nino y la Verdad, Toulouse, France.
• dance – DanzAbierta    8pm   Cuban group mixing a variety of styles in a Cabaret setting. Joyce Theater, NYC.

PLUS tons of events in Havana @ Cubadiscos!

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