JOrge Luis Pacheco at piano night 2014
Monday, April 28, 2014
Doors at 7 PM
One of Cuba’s most extraordinary pianists, Jorge Luis Pacheco was the only pianist to be invited to perform with Wynton Marsalis on his closing night in Havana in October, 2010. His current CD was produced by multi Grammy winner Chucho Valdes. Don't miss this chance to see him perform live at The 26th Annual Piano Night, a benefit for WWOZ that has become a tradition among New Orleans music lovers and loyal fans all over the world.
photo by Linh Pham
Julio Padrón & Cuban Feeling at Prime Example Jazz Club
April 10, 2014
Sets at 8 + 10 PM
Julito is the trumpeter and vocalist for Interactivo and his jazz project is one of the hottest music group's in Havana right now. Don't miss the opportunity to see the original music from this seasoned and innovative jazz great.
photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee - rhrphoto.com
interactivo with dj ro and other special guests live at tipitina's
The Official After Party of the Congo Square New World Rhythms FestivalMarch 22, 2014
Tipitina's501 Napoleon Ave
INTERACTIVO is a visionary all-star novísima trova band from Havana, Cuba that combines timba, the high energy urban Cuban style of salsa, and novísima trova, the latest incarnation of Cuban style troubadour songs, with funk, jazz, R&B and hip-hop.
photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee, RHRphoto.com
Comanche Hunters Big Chief KEKE Live at Lincoln Center - january 17 & january 18The CubaNOLA Arts Collective
is proud to assist Jazz at Lincoln Center in presenting
Big Chief Keith Gibson as a guest artist
in JLCO Fresh Sounds: Ted Nash & Victor Goines Photo by Richie Drouant
Omni in residence in New Orleans
Omni is performing Monday, November 25 at 6:30 pm
at SIBERIA! (new location) Doors at 6pm
2227 St. Claude Ave, New Orleans
Sliding Scale: $5-$50 (100% of funds raised will support Omni's work in Cuba.)
Omni is performing this one-time only show with some New Orleans favorites, including FreeQuency, D-Nice and Free.
Saturday, October 12: 10am to 3pm
Piki Mendizabal, a New Orleans-based visual artist from Cuba, will be represented the CubaNOLA Arts Collective at the Oretha Castle Haley Latino Arts Market to wrap up Hispanic Heritage Month. The October OCH Market is dedicated to Latin American art.
On display: Septembeer 20, - October 25, 2013Ashé Cultural Arts Center: 1712 Oretha Castle Haley, New Orleans
Obsesion - September 28 & 30, 2013
Bringing funky, socially conscious Hip-Hop from Havana to New Orleans. This duo has been integral to the formation of Hip-Hop culture in Cuba since 1996.
Both events are free and open to the public.
Sunday, September 22, 2013Ashé Cultural Arts Center: 1712 Oretha Castle Haley, New Orleans
Paseos Por New Orleans is a bilingual exhibit and oral history project presenting portraits of Latina/o cultural activists living in Southeast Louisiana. The reception will feature performances by individuals represented in the exhibit.
Jorge Luis Pacheco Trio - Friday, September 20, 2013
A rare opportunity to experience the next generation of contemporary Cuban music: Cuban piano player, Jorge Luis Pacheco is making waves in the Havana jazz scene. At Snug Harbor his trio will make its formal New Orleans debut with Ivan Llanes Montejo on drums and percussion, and Carlos Mena on bass.
Interactivo - March 24-27, 2012
Visionary, all-star Cuban band Interactivo, made their 1st ever appearance in the USA at Congo Square Rhythms Festival. Experience Havana’s top novísima trova group with 12 performers including band leader Robertico Carcassés.
Vecinos - Comiskey Park - October 2, 2011
Neighbors came together to experience LatiNola - 3rd Annual Hispanic Cultural Festival - Hispaic Heritage Month. Live music, soccer, a health fair, traditional games, children’s activities and fun for the whole family.
Neighbors came together to celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with music, food, and fun for the whole family.
Creole Tomato Festival - June 11-13, 2010
CubaNOLA returned to the French Market Creole Tomato Festival for the third year to sell beer June 11-13, 2010.
Roberto Carcassés - November 2009
Roberto Carcassés, one of Havana’s top jazz funk musicians and leader of a new movement in Cuban music, made his first visit to New Orleans.
A Stroll Through Havana -
A Photographic Journey - November 16, 2009
Visiting Cuban photographer Hector Delgado showcased his collection of photos capturing everyday moments of life in Havana.
Vecinos - Village de L’est - October 25, 2009
Neighbors came together to enjoy live music, soccer, a health fair, traditional games, children’s activities and fun for the whole family.
Afro-Cuban Jazz in New Orleans - April 2008
Renowned Cuban jazz saxophonist Yosvany Terry in concert with Ye-dé-gbé & the Afro-Cuban Legacy project - four days of Afro-Cuban dance and percussion classes with the group at A Studio at Colton.
Cuba - New Orleans Tour - April 17-27, 2009
10 non-stop days of music and dance classes, parties, concerts, parades and more in New Orleans, with Yosvany Terry's Afro-Cuban Ye-de-gbe Project, the ReBirth Brass Band and Cuban hip hop group Orishas.
Vecinos - 7th ward - March 29, 2009
A spring neighborhood festival with music, food, children's activities, and a community health fair. Featuring Captain Charles, bounce, brass bands, spoken word and more!
Gabriel Alegría (Afro-perúvian Jazz Sextet) - February 28, 2008
Trumpeter and composer Gabriel Alegría returned to New Orleans with some of Peru’s finest jazz musicians to perform the intoxicating polyrhythmic jazz of coastal Perú.
"Johnny's Dream Club" CD Release - April 2008
The CubaNOLA Arts Collective presents grammy-nominated Cuban composer/guitarist/vocalist Juan-Carlos Formell for the release of his new album "Johnny’s Dream Club" which was recorded in New Orleans in April 2008.
Tour Perú with Gabriel Alegria and the band - July 31 - August 10, 2008
Considering the energy and joy found in each of Gabriel’s Performance, imagine the uplifting experience of 10 days on the road with the band. We led a first-class tour of Perú including entertainment, spectacular scenery, music, and the best cuisine in the New World.
The CubaNOLA Arts Collective presented the return of Grammy-nominated Cuban composer/guitarist JUAN-CARLOS FORMELL to New Orleans to launch his new project, "Johnny's Dream Club." Immediately following the concerts, Formell and his band recorded the CD at Piety Street Studios.
"Santiago de Cuba: ReBirth & Congas en la Calle" - February 2008
Experience the cultural explosion of the ReBirth Brass Band and Conga music parades in the streets of the Los Hoyos neighborhood during Carnaval in Santiago de Cuba.