Friday, June 10th
Friday, June 10th 9:00pm
BAMcafé
Presented by BAM
Rapper, activist, and poet Telmary Díaz is a “Cuban rhyming revolution” (NPR) and an essential catalyst of the nation’s dizzyingly hybrid hip-hop scene. Watch her dispense crisp Spanish rhymes over bell patterns, timbales, jazz riffs, and more in a free show at BAMcafé. Presented in association with Habana | Harlem.
Saturday, June 4th
DelExilio FREE!
Saturday, June 4th 10:00pm
BAMcafé
Presented by BAM
Six-piece band DelExilio infuses guitar-based American rock music with Cuban soul. Spidery lines on the Cuban tres (guitar) wind their way through bongos and bass patterns and claves negotiate backbeats for a general funk “a lo Cubano” that ultimately does justice to all its influences.
Saturday, June 4th 8:00pm
BAM Howard Gilman Opera House
Presented by BAM
Sensations at the 2009 Edinburgh Festival, the “entrancing” (The Scotsman) Creole Choir of Cuba is a resounding voice of the diaspora. Comprised of descendants of Haitian migrants, the group offers exuberant, percussion-infused takes on myriad Caribbean styles.
Friday, June 3rd
Friday, June 3rd 9:00pm
BAMcafé
Presented by BAM
A tight, four-piece band blessed with palpable chemistry and magnetism, The Pedrito Martinez Group play Latin jazz with remarkable clairvoyance. Havana-born percussionist and singer Pedrito Martinez leads the streamlined outfit in dance music from Cuba and beyond.
Saturday, May 28th
Saturday, May 28th 10:30pm
BAMcafé
Presented by BAM
Join DJ Cato aka “Congri” for a nonstop dance party as he sets the beat with an irresistible mix of samba, reggae, salsa, house, Afrobeat, Cuban and Brazilian music, and more.