A Concert for Cuba

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A Concert for Cuba
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12 July 2020
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On Saturday, July 18th and Sunday, July 19th, outstanding performers from the Afro-Cuban music tradition will join with musicians and presenters from Canada, the US, the Caribbean, Spain, and other European countries in ‘A Concert for Cuba.’

Sponsored by the Instituto Cubano de la Música (The Cuban Music Institute), HotHouse (Chicago, IL), Raul Cuza (Montreal, Canada) and Bill Martinez (San Francisco, CA), the event will be broadcast live on HotHouseGlobal direct to destinations the world over. This unprecedented gathering has already secured the commitment of a highly regarded list of talented musicians and performers from the Americas and Europe.

Confirmed to perform are Alexander Abreu y Su Timba All Stars, Arturo O’Farrill, Aruán Ortiz, Barbara Dane with Pablo Menéndez and Mezcla, Bush, Cimafunk, Septeto Santiaguero and Eliades Ochoa.

Also on hand will be Jane Bunnett with Danae Olano and Dayme Arocena, John Santos, Jon Cleary, Los Van Van, “Nachito” Herrera, Omar Sosa, Omara Portuondo with the Failde Orchestra, Orbert Davis, the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic, the Aragon Orchestra, Osain Del Monte, featuring Brenda Navarrete, Oscar Hernández, Ozomatli, Proyecto Socio-Cultural El Patio De Adela, Ben Lapidus, Síntesis, Susana Baca and Tom Morello.

Joining the musicians in the celebration and exploration of Cuban culture will be numerous artists, writers and social justice activists, including David Soul, Danny Glover, Ron Perlman, Medea Benjamin,  James Early, Judith Le Blanc, Antonio Gonzales, Alicia Jrapko, Jontay Darko, Juan De Marcos González and Alfredo Caxaj.

 

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