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Global Cuba Fest is a yearly series of concerts that for more than a decade has brought the most talented musicians from Cuba and the Cuban Diaspora to Miami audiences.

 

Global Cuba Fest I (2007-2008)

 

* Music – Sneak Preview at Sleepless Night. Co-presented with The City of Miami Beach featuring Bejuko Band, Los Herederos and Habana Abierta. Nov 3, 2007. 6:00 p.m. Collins Park, Miami Beach.

* Music – Co-presented with Miami Light Project. Overproof in concert. Jan 13, 2008. 5:00 p.m. Spiegel Tent. Collins Park, Miami Beach

* Music – Co-presented with Miami Light Project. Gema y Pavel in Concert. Jan 20, 2008. 5:00 p.m. Spiegel Tent. Collins Park, Miami Beach

* Music – Co-presented with Miami Light Project. Dafnis Prieto in Concert. Jan 27, 2008. 5:00 p.m. Spiegel Tent. Collins Park, Miami Beach.

* Music – Co-presented with Miami Light Project. Artevivo in Concert. Feb 3, 10, 2008. 5:00 p.m. Spiegel Tent. Collins Park, Miami Beach.

* Music – Co-presented with Miami Light Project. Tiempo Libre in Concert. Feb 10, 2008. 5:00 p.m. Spiegel Tent. Collins Park, Miami Beach.

* Music – Co-presented with Miami Light Project. Los Herederos in Concert. Feb 17, 2008. 5:00 p.m. Spiegel Tent. Collins Park, Miami Beach.

 

Global Cuba Fest II (2008-2009)

 

* Music – Co-presented with Miami Light Project. Albita in Concert. Feb 6, 2009. 8:00 p.m. North Beach Bandshell.

* Music – Co-presented with Miami Light Project. Alex Cuba in Concert. Feb 7, 2009. 8:00 p.m. North Beach Bandshell.

* Music – Co-presented with Miami Light Project. Yosvany Terry in Concert. Feb 8, 2009. 8:00 p.m. North Beach Bandshell.

 

Global Cuba Fest III (2009-2010)

 

* Festival – Co-presented with Miami Light Project in association with The City of Miami Beach featuring Carlos Averhoff Jr. and the Iresi Quintet; Br@ily and Jose “Pepito” Gomez. Sleepless Night. Nov 7, 2009. 8:30 p.m. The Fillmore Miami Beach at The Jackie Gleason Theater.

 

Global Cuba Fest IV (2010-2011)

 

* Music – A Tribute to Beny More featuring by Tiempo Libre, featuring Malena Burke, Placido Domingo Jr., Arthur Hanlon, Aymee Nuviola, Pepito Gomez, and Philbert Almenteros & Los Herederos. Mar 12, 2011. 8:30 p.m. Miami-Dade County Auditorium.

* Workshop – Co-presented with Centro Cultural Español. Free Workshop for children and adults Creating Puppets with members of Teatro de las Estaciones. Apr 30, 2011. 11:00 a.m. Centro Cultural Español. Coral Gables.

* Puppet Theatre – Por el monte Carulé, Children Puppet Theater by Teatro de Las Estaciones. May 1, 2011. 5:00 p.m. Byron Carlyle Theater, Miami Beach.

 

Global Cuba Fest V (2011-2012)

 

* Music – Co-presented with Miami Light Project. 2 Free Concerts in 1 evening by Osgalgia and Doble Filo. Jul 9, 2011. 8:00 p.m. Wynwood Walls. Miami.

* Theatre – Delirio Habanero by Teatro de la Luna. Oct 20 & 21, 2011. 8:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m. On.Stage Black.Box at Miami-Dade County Auditorium.

* Children’s Musical Theatre – Co-presented with Miami Light Project presented Once Upon a Time in the Caribbean featuring by Rita Rosa Ruesga. Apr 1, 2012. 3:00 p.m. North Beach Bandshell.

* Music – Co-presented with Miami Light Project. Interactivo. Apr 1, 2012. 7:00 p.m. North Beach Bandshell.

 

Global Cuba Fest VI (2012-2013)

 

* Music – Ivette Cepeda in Concert. Mar 9, 2013. 8:00 p.m. Miami-Dade County Auditorium.

* Music – Co-presented with Miami Light Project, Yadam, Pavel Urkiza & Julio Fowler in Concert. Mar 15, 2013. 8:00 p.m. Jazz Club at Deauville Hotel. Miami Beach.

* Music – Co-presented with Miami Light Project, Interactive Concert and Workshop for Children and Families featuring award-winning Miami-based percussionist Hilario Bell. Mar 16, 2013. 2:00 p.m. Free Event. North Beach Bandshell.

* Music – Co-presented with Miami Light Project, Afro Cuban Roots by Yosvany Terry Quintet with Osmany Paredes, Yunior Terry and Pedrito Martinez as invited artists. Mar 16, 2013. 7:00 p.m. North Beach Bandshell.

* Music – Co-presented with Miami Light Project, Miami-based Grammy Award winner Horacio “El Negro” Hernández and his Italy-based Jazz troupe Italuba. Mar 16, 2013. 8:00 p.m. North Beach Bandshell.

* Music – Co-presented with Miami Light Project, The Creole Choir of Cuba. Mar 17, 2013. 7:00 p.m. North Beach Bandshell.

* Music – Derramando Luz by Gema Corredera. Apr 6, 2013. 8:00 p.m. Miami-Dade County Auditorium.

 

Global Cuba Fest VII (2013-2014)

 

* Multimedia Interactive Exhibition – Co-presented with Miami Light Project. Far Away by composer Sage Lewis. Feb 6, 7 & 8, 2014. 8:00 p.m. The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse. Wynwood.

* Music – Co-presented with Miami Light Project. Danay Suarez in Concert. Feb 7, 2014. 8:00 p.m. The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse. Wynwood.

* Music – Co-presented with Miami Light Project. Dafnis Prieto in Concert. Feb 8, 2014. 8:00 p.m. The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse. Wynwood.

* Music – Interactivo en concierto Interactivo by Interactivo, Habana Abierta, Gema Corredera, David Torrents. Mar 8, 2014. 8:30 p.m. Miami-Dade County Auditorium.

 

Global Cuba Fest VIII (2014-2015)

 

* Exhibit – Photo Arts Installation by Manuel Romalde, Deyanire Musa, Tony Martinez and Elvis Suarez. Mar 7, 2015. 6:00 p.m. Lobby Miami-Dade County Auditorium.

* Music – Piano Marathon by Aldo Lopez-Gavilan and Jorge Luis Pacheco. Mar 7, 2015. 7:00 p.m. Miami-Dade County Auditorium.

* Music – Volcan by Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Horacio El Negro Hernandez, Giovanni Hidalgo and Armando Gola. Mar 7, 2015. 9:00 p.m. Miami-Dade County Auditorium.

* Music – Lariba, Latin/rap/salsa ensemble, based in Switzerland. Mar 7, 2015. 11:00 p.m. Miami-Dade County Auditorium.

* Music – Yissy Y Banda Ancha. Mar 13, 2015. 8:00 p.m. at The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse, Miami

 

Global Cuba Fest IX (2015-2016)

 

* Music – La Ruta de las Almas by Pavel Urkiza, Yadam, Ivan Melon Lewis, Tania Vinokur, among others. Mar 12, 2016. 8:30 p.m. Mid Stage at Miami-Dade County Auditorium.

 

Global Cuba Fest X (2016-2017)

* Theatre – 10 Million by Argos Teatro (Cuba). Mar 24 & 26, 2017. On.Stage Black.Box at Miami-Dade County Auditorium.

* Music – Carlos Puig in concert. Mar 18, 2017. 8:30 p.m. Mid Stage at Miami-Dade County Auditorium.

* Music – Picadillo band in concert. Mar 18, 2017. 8:30 p.m. Mid Stage at Miami-Dade County Auditorium.

* Music – Ernán López-Nussa in concert. Mar 18, 2017. 8:30 p.m. Mid Stage at Miami-Dade County Auditorium.

* Music – Nu Deco Nucleus with Danay Suarez and Dayramir Gonzalez. Mar 9,10 & 11, 2017. 8:00 p.m. at The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse, Miami.

 

Global Cuba Fest XI (2017-2018)

 

* Music – Piano Marathon Cubano by Tony Perez and world-renowned Cuban born artist Yusa in concert. Mar 10, 2018. 8:00 p.m. Mid Stage at Miami-Dade County Auditorium.

* Music – Dafnis Prieto Sextet in concert. Mar 16, 2018. 8:00 p.m. The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse. Wynwood.

* Music – Transparent Water by Omar Sosa and Seckou Keita. Mar 17, 2018. 8:00 p.m. The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse. Wynwood.

 

Global Cuba Fest XII (2018-2019)

 

* Music – Daymé Arocena in Concert. Mar 30, 2019. 7:00 p.m. North Beach Bandshell.

* Music – Cimafunk in Concert. Mar 30, 2019. 9:00 p.m. North Beach Bandshell.

* Music – Nu Deco Nucleus with Special Musical Guest from Cuba, Yusa!. Mar 6,7 & 8, 2019. 8:00 p.m. at The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse, Miami.

 

Global Cuba Fest XIII (2019-2020)

 

* Music – Brenda Navarrete in Concert. Mar 7, 2020. 7:00 p.m. North Beach Bandshell.

* Music – Yelsy Heredia in Concert. Mar 7, 2020. 8:00 p.m. North Beach Bandshell.

* Music – Sol and The Tribu & DJ Edgaro in Concert. Mar 11, 2020. 8:00 p.m. The Citadel Rooftoop. Miami.

 

 

Artists participated at Global Cuba Fest

 

Habana Abierta

(Alejandro Gutierrez, Luis Barberia, Boris Larramendi, Vanito Brown, Luis Medina, among other musicians)

Los Herederos

(Philbert Armenteros & Musicians)

Bejuko Band

(Pavel Vitier among other musicians)

Overproof

(Octavio Kotan, Robby Ameen, Ruben Rodriguez)

Gema y Pavel

(Gema Corredera & Pavel Urkiza)

Dafnis Prieto

Artevivo

(Manuel Camejo, Enrique Gonzalez, José Almarales among other musicians)

Tiempo Libre

(Jorge Gomez, Joaquin Diaz, Tebelio Fonte, Pavel Diaz, Luis Beltran Castillo, Leandro Gonzalez, Angel Arce)

Albita

Alex Cuba

Yosvany Terry

A Tribute to Beny More
(Tiempo Libre, Malena Burke, Placido Domingo Jr., Arthur Hanlon, Aymée Nuviola, Pepito Gomez, and Philbert Armenteros & Los Herederos)

Carlos Averhoff Jr

Br@ily

Jose Pepito Gomez

Teatro de las Estaciones

Osgalgia

Doble Filo

(Yrak Saenz and Edgaro)

Teatro de la Luna

Rita Rosa Ruesga

Interactivo & Habana Abierta

(Roberto Carcasses, William Vicanco, Telmary Diaz, Brenda Navarrete, Julio Padrón, Francis de Río, Nam San Fong, Melvis Santa, Nam San Fong, David Torrens, Luis Barbería and Vanito Brown among other musicians)

Teatro de Las Estaciones

Ivette Cepeda

Yadam

Pavel Urkiza

(La Ruta de las Almas project: Pavel Urkiza, Iván Ruiz Machado, Shayan Fati, Javier Márquez, Jesús Catalá, Mahan Mirarab, África Gallego, Tania Vinokur, Eliseo Parra, Javier Ruibal, among other musicians.)

Julio Fowler

Hilario Bell

Yosvany Terry Quintet

(Yosvany Terry, Michael Rodriguez, Osmany Paredes, Yunior Terry, Obed Calvaire, special guest: Pedrito Martinez)

Italuba

(Horacio “El Negro” Hernández, Daniel Martínez Izquierdo, Iván Bridón Nápoles, Amik Guerra, and Kemuel Roig)

The Creole Choir of Cuba (Grupo Vocal Desandann)

Gema Corredera

(special guest: Marta Váldes)

Aldo Lopez-Gavilan

Jorge Luis Pacheco

Volcán

(Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Horacio “El Negro” Hernández, Armando Gola, and Giovanni Hidalgo)

Lariba

(Roberto Haçaturyan Simone Santos, Alcides Toirac, Amik Guerra, Cesar Correa, Juan Carlos Abreu, David Stauffacher)

Argos Teatro

Carlos Puig

(Ahmed Barroso, Lillian García, and Pavel Urkiza, among other musicians)

Picadillo Band

(Hector Aguero Lauten, Sol Ruíz, Rey Rodríguez Gay among other musicians)

Ernán López-Nussa

Nu Deco Ensemble

Dayramir Gonzalez

Tony Perez

Yusa

(with special guests Horacio El Negro Hernández, Aymée Nuviola and Boris Larramendi, among other artists)

Omar Sosa

Daymé Arocena

(Daymé Arocena, Jorge Luis Lagarza Pérez, Rafael Aldama Chirole, Marcos Morales Valdés)

Cimafunk

Brenda Navarrete

Yelsy Heredia

Sol and The Tribu

(Sol Ruiz & Rey Rodríguez Gay)

DJ Edgaro