Juan de Marcos Afro Cuban All Stars + Lokkhi Terra

25 April 2012 / 19:30

£15 - 26

subject to availability
 sold out

The first time in London for seven years for the mighty Afro Cuban All Stars and their leader Juan de Marcos Gonzalez.

Afro Cuban All Stars (live)

Juan de Marcos has been a key figure in Cuban music for the last twenty five years first as a founder of Sierra Maestra and then in bringing together the artists who became Buena Vista Social Club and latterly introducing a raft of new Cuban artists as a label boss and impresario.

March 2012 Podcast  - Juan de Marcos, Dustin O'Halloran, Britten Sinfonia

Dubbed "The Quincy Jones of Havana" this is a rare, rare visit for his big band the Afro-Cuban All Stars presenting the past, present and future of the Cuban sound.

'Shaping the future of Cuban music.' The Sunday Times

'An exuberant mix. Cuban music is alive and kicking.' Metro
March 2012 Podcast - FatCat, Dustin O'Halloran, Juan de Marcos, Britten Sinfonia
Lokkhi Terra play an opening set led. Led by pianist Kishon Khan their extraordinary London sound blends Cuban rumba with Bengali folk, Afrobeat on Latin and Asian instruments and samba with Indian classical.

RSVP to this event on Facebook here!

Part of Summer Music 2012

Promoted by Como No!

Part of La Linea - The London Latin Music Festival

Barbican Contemporary Music
Londonís home to the boldest new jazz, world, folk, contemporary classical, rock, pop & electronic music from across the globe.


Do Something Different: Other events on at the barbican
Mozart's Requiem
8 Oct 14 / Hall
Information on Mozart's Requiem info  Book tickets to Mozart's Requiem book

Run, Jump, Shoot
11 Oct 14 / Barbican Centre
Information on Run, Jump, Shoot info  Book tickets to Run, Jump, Shoot book

Young Orchestra for London Discover Day
18 Oct 14 / Queen Elizabeth Hall
Information on Young Orchestra for London Discover Day info

In Conversation: Computing Education
13 Sep 14 / Frobisher Auditorium 1
Information on In Conversation: Computing Education info  Book tickets to In Conversation: Computing Education book

Weekend Lab: Henry IV
17 - 18 Jan 15 / Barbican Centre
Information on Weekend Lab: Henry IV info

ECHO Rising Stars: Quatuor Ardeo
17 Oct 14 / Milton Court Concert Hall
Information on ECHO Rising Stars: Quatuor Ardeo info  Book tickets to ECHO Rising Stars: Quatuor Ardeo book