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Little Havana Social Club  channels the spirit of a fiesta de barrio (neighborhood party), informed by the many sounds and flavors of Latin American and Caribbean traditions but with a twist of contemporary Miami. This edition of LHSC is a journey through Latin American and African cultures as seen through percussion, and more specifically the influence of the African drum on the variety of rhythms found in the American continent. A musical journey through Uruguay with its Candombe, Cuba with its Bata, Haiti with its Rara, Venezuela with its Culo e’ Puya and Africa with its Doum Doum and Djembe.

Live performances by:

TOCANDO CANDOMBE a style of music and dance that originated in Uruguay among the descendants of liberated African slaves, and that features three different drums: chico, repique, and piano drums

SON MANDINGA features brothers Andrés and Guillermo Schloeter who highlight the Afro-Venezuelan sounds from the coasts of their birthplace Aragua in Venezuela.

YORUBA ROOTS will play a selection of Afro-Cuban batá rhythms and chants featuring Rene Pedroso: iyá, Manuel Clua: itótele, Michael Gil: okónkolo, Demian El Buddha: voice, and guest artists: Eduardo Rodriguez and Arsenio Diaz.

DJIAN TIÉ  percussion and dance from the West Coast of Africa led by internationally acclaimed choreographer and drummer Djian Tié and his group.

DJAWENTO Haitian drumming group that highlight the influence of  West African drumming traditions within traditional Haitian rhythms.

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January 22, 2022
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Koubek Center Gardens
2705 SW 3rd Street
Miami, FL 33135 United States
(305) 237- 7750