Afro Cuban All Stars
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Afro Cuban All Stars
Buena Vista Social Club Revisited

Afro Cuban All Stars

May 02 - May 05
Miner Auditorium
ThuMay 2

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7:30 PM

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FriMay 3
7:30 PM

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SatMay 4
7:30 PM

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SunMay 5
7:00 PM

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After gaining international fame for reviving the classic sound of Cuban son, tres master Juan de Marcos turned the Afro-Cuban All Stars into a sensational showcase for Cuba’s most prodigious young musicians. While long revered in Latin America and Europe as a founding member of Cuba’s great son revival band Sierra Maestra, de Marcos first gained notice in the US as founder of the Buena Vista Social Club. 

It was de Marcos who assembled Ibrahim Ferrer, Eliades Ochoa, Ruben Gonzalez and the rest of the crew for Ry Cooder when he came to Havana looking for illustrious old timers. But de Marcos is just as interested in promoting Cuba’s brilliant young musicians as in highlighting Cuba’s senior talent. The Afro-Cuban All Stars not only features a multi-generational cast, the group draws on both classic Cuban styles like son and danzón and contemporary dance rhythms like timba. “What I’m trying to do is create a bridge between contemporary and traditional Cuban music,” de Marcos says. “I’m trying to mix both things so people can realize that Cuban music didn’t stop in time, that it developed in this long period when Cuban music disappeared from the market.” All four of the Afro-Cuban All Stars shows sold out in Season 5, so get your tickets early!

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Led by Juan de Marcos, founding member of the Buena Vista Social Club, Afro-Cuban All Stars are a sensational showcase for Cuba’s most prodigious young musicians.

A thrillingly autentico survey of the colorful panorama of Cuban music, from religious batumbata beats through contemporary timba jams.

Village Voice

A thrillingly autentico survey of the colorful panorama of Cuban music, from religious batumbata beats through contemporary timba jams.

Village Voice

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Juan DeMarcos & Afro-Cuban All Stars

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Juan DeMarcos & Afro-Cuban All Stars

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Juan DeMarcos & Afro-Cuban All Stars

Tumba Palo Cocuyé

Juan DeMarcos & Afro-Cuban All Stars

Ven a Bailer el Cha Cha Cha