Concert – El Grupo Cubano – Brisas del Palmar


Friday, September 1, 2017 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm


Char's Landing

4815 Argyle Street, Port Alberni

Fri, Sep 1st, 8-10pm, Dance – El Grupo Cubano – Brisas del Palmar – direct from Santiago de Cuba

Direct from Santiago de Cuba   Played for the Pope (not just a bar band!)

Initially a trio, now a quintet, this group’s rich harmonies have been enchanting crowds throughout Cuba and Latin America.  They proudly present a varied repertoire of traditional Cuban music, a capellas, romantic ballads, salsa, son, guaracha, merengue, cumbia, bachata   Canadian audiencesmay find their traditional style reminiscent of the Buena Vista Social club whose members, like Compay Segundo, also came from Santiago and played traditional Cuban music.

Renowned in Cuba as a leading group of traditional music, they have many distinctions including:  

Best new group 2002 Festival of Singers of the Americas

Second place in the 2001 Festival of Singers of the Americas,

2001-2002 Audience choice International Festival of Boleros

2003 best trio in Latin America International Festival of Boleros

2012-2014 accorded diplomatic passports to represent Cuba in  International Cultural Encounter Cuba - Honduras – El Salvador

2012 Papal tour to Cuba -  Played for the Pope

Advance $20 (Showdate $25 / Kids12- $10) now @Char’s from 4pm daily,

charge by phone (778) 421-2427, online

FMI Char’s 19+ Lounge open 5:30-12midnight 365+ days a year Char’s Landing, 4815 Argyle @5th. Port Alberni V9Y 1V9 778-421-2427