Havana All-Stars heading to Pittsfield’s Colonial on debut tour

The Havana, Cuba All-Stars

The Havana, Cuba All-Stars

Berkshire Theatre Group welcomes The Havana Cuba All-Stars: Performing “Cuban Nights” to The Colonial Theatre on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 8pm.

The Havana Cuba All-Stars is a band comprised of Cuba’s greatest and most prominent musicians, and is devoted to promoting the entire tapestry of Cuban music. The origin of the Havana Cuba All-Stars began when it was created to exemplify the great musical traditions of the Cuban people. This is their debut tour in the United States and Canada.

Drawing inspiration from their traditional Cuban Son, Cuba’s greatest musicians have created and maintained the songs and music of the rich culture of the Cuban people. Staying true to an acoustic base, they have developed a fresh sound with inventive songwriting. The Cuban Nights program is representative of the extraordinary musical legacy of this wonderful country.

The Havana Cuba All-Stars are: Fito Florian: Spanish Guitar, Tres & Chorus; Alejandro (Flecha) Albar: Steel Guitar, Tres & Chorus; Juan Luis (Luz Brillante) Alarcon: Bongos, Cowbell & Cajon; Vicente Arencibia: Lead Vocal & Congas; David Echevarria: Lead Vocal, Bongos & Hand Percussion; Michel (Pata) Salazar: Bass and Chorus; Camilo Menjura: Chorus, Hand Percussion, Guitar; Andres V. Valdes: Chorus & Guitar; Yoan Sanchez: Timbales, Snare, Congas & Percussion; Eikel Venegas: 2nd Trumpet & Slide Trombone; and Michel Padron: 1st Trumpet & Valve Trombone.

Tickets are $25, $50 and $65. Contact the Colonial Ticket Office at 111 South Street, Pittsfield by calling 413-997-4444, or online at www.berkshiretheatregroup.org. Ticket Offices are open Monday-Friday 10am-5pm, Saturdays 10am-2pm or on any performance day from 10am until curtain.

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