Thanks to everyone that donated to our Indiegogo campaign that raised over $30,000 (click here for link)! Because of your support, Charanga Tropical became the first American ensemble ever invited to perform at the prestigious International Danzón Festival in Havana, Cuba. The biannual festival celebrates the musical style of danzón and features the top charanga bands in the world.
From June 24th to 30th, 2015 Charanga Tropical performed festival concerts at venues throughout the city. Additionally our group was able to record multiple sessions at the famed EGREM Areito studios in Centro Havana (the same recording studio where the Buena Vista Social Club recording was made!). This landmark recording by the first American charanga group to record in the studios will be released in the United States early 2016.
We're still in process of uploading photos, videos, and more. In the meantime you can see many images on our Facebook Page (link) or see the Itinerary of our recent Cuba tour HERE.