The sixth annual Global Cuba Fest Miami Beach will take place this weekend in Miami, Fla., March 15-17, featuring artists from Cuba, Miami, New York and Europe. The festival celebrates the roots of Cuban music and the genre’s funkiest innovations, exploring jazz, son montuno, bolero, trova, timba and Afro-Cuban rhythms. (See video below.)
The lineup of entertainment includes The Creole Choir of Cuba, Italuba, Julio Fowler, Yadam and Pavel Urkiza, Yosvany Terry and Pedrito Martinez, and Hilario Bell and Horacio Hernandez.
A free interactive concert and workshop for families with award-winning Miami-based percussionist Hilario Bell will take place at Miami Beach’s North Beach Bandshell.
Friday, March 15 - Deauville Hotel Jazz Club
8 p.m. - Cuban Songwriters based in Spain (Yadam, Pavel Urkiza and Julio Fowler)
$25 general admission, $5 discount for students and seniors
Saturday, March 16 - North Beach Bandshell
2 p.m. - Interactive Percussion Performance by Hilario Bell (Free)
7 p.m. - Yosvany Terry Quintet
9 p.m. - Horacio Hernandez and Italuba
$20 general admission, $5 discount for students and seniors
Sunday, March 17 - North Beach Bandshell
7 p.m. - The Creole Choir of Cuba
$10 general admission
Deauville Hotel Jazz Club
6701 Collins Ave
North Beach Band Shell
7275 Collins Ave.
For more information on Global Cuba Fest, visit fundarte.us