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Sounds of Cuba: An Evening of Hot Cuban Music with Miguelito Valdés
April 14 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Let’s raise the roof of the York Theatre in a program of exciting music from Cuba, with local talent led by Miguelito Valdés, known from Omara Portuondo and Buena Vista Social Club projects.
Expect tunes from all over Cuba, played by a sensational six-piece band, with dance demonstrations by Yula Vostretsova and Ivan Nuñez, making this an authentic and energizing experience.
Join us as Miguelito undertakes a musical journey, including salsa, bolero, danzón, pilón, and other much-loved Cuban rhythms. Heap up the Spring in a joyful mood by attending this unforgettable concert.
Date: Friday, April 14, 2023
Time: 8 pm – Doors at 7 pm
Location: York Theatre – 639 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
We are SOLD OUT! Thank you.
About Miguelito Valdés
Described as one of Cuba’s most highly regarded trumpet players of his generation, Miguelito has become, since making Vancouver his home, very involved in the local music scene. In the short time, he has been on the West Coast of Canada, he has performed with local musicians as Luis Giraldo, Brick House, Kenny Blues, Johnny Ferreira, Zapato Negro, and many others besides his own band “Puro Son”.
His collaboration with other musicians spans groups and artists from all over Canada and abroad, including Omara Portuondo, Ibrahim Ferrer, Herbie Hancock, Wayner Shorter, and many more.