Eletric PiqueteS/Tmyspace.com/ElectricPiqueteThe seven-piece band known as Electric Piquete only formed about four years ago. But from the group's inception (the product of founders Michael Mut and Ed Rosado's desire to perform at Churchill's annual Hialeahfest back in 2007), it's been drawing lo ... More >>
The Buena Vista Social Club will play its first American shows in seven years this week, with appearances in Los Angeles, New York, and Chicago.Like Silvio Rodriguez, the band's likely skipping South Florida for fear of protests from fringe exile groups. The legendary geezers are just the lates ... More >>
Even if you're neither Cuban nor into Cuban music, you've no doubt heard of the Buena Vista Social Club, originally a members club where musicians would meet in Cuba during the 40's, but better known for the rediscovery in the 90's, championed in large part by American guitarist/producer Ry Cooder.& ... More >>
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Forget the protests, the visa hassles, even the bomb threat that marred MIDEM. In the end, Cuba's finest musicians rocked the house.