International Committee for Freedom for the Cuban Five presents
Concert with Vicente Feliu
Thursday, September 20, 2012 8pm
Vicente Feliu, one of the leading voices of The Nueva Trova Movement, a distinct musical tradition that emerged in leading Cuba in the early 1960’s heavily influenced by the events surrounding the Cuban Revolution in 1959. One of these singer songwriters is Vicente Feliu who has performed in more than 20 countries in the Americas, Europe and Africa. He has shared the stage with numerous other Cuban musicians from the same movement including Silvio Rodríguez and Pablo Milanés of Cuba. He has also performed with Luis Eduardo Aute and Caco Senante (Spain), Isabel Parra and Inti Illimani (Chile), León Gieco and Mercedes Sosa (Argentina), Jackson Browne, Pete Seeger, Holly Near and Little Steven (United States), Daniel Viglietti and Alfredo Zitarrosa (Uruguay), and Luis Enrique and Carlos Mejía Godoy (Nicaragua). Currently he directs the cultural center Canto de Todos that promotes musical gatherings and exchanges between the countries of Latin America.
Organized by: International Committe for Freedom for the Cuban 5
Endorsed by: Brava Theater, KPOO Radio, La Bohemia Productions, La Peña Cultural Center, No Right Turn, and Radio Bilingue.