New York Cuban summer Concerts: special tribute to Buena Vista Social Club
Direct from Cuba presents:
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Celebrate summer with NY Times acclaimed Cuban singer Pepito Gomez Sextet
Cuban Dinner & Roses for all ladies!
Cuban Dinner includes Rice & Beans, Roasted Chicken, & Sweet Plantains
At Drom 85 Avenue A (bet 5th and 6th st), New York, NY 10009
Couples, singles and groups welcome.
Master vocalist Jose “Pepito” Gomez returns for only one night at DROM
Sunday, July 20th 5:30 pm or 8 pm
Get up and dance or just relax and listen to gorgeous traditional Cuban music by Pepito Gomez, called one of Cuba’s best singers of all time by Omara Portuondo of the Buena Vista Social Club. His sextet will perform a true homage to this beautiful style of music!
Called “another order of performer” by The New York Times, “Pepito” Gómez has taken the world by storm. His soulful tenor voice, both beautiful and strong, has a unique timbre rarely found. His authentic Cuban sound has caught the attention of fans, critics and fellow musicians.
His popularity is worldwide; he has sold out venues like Italy’s 5,000-capacity La Tropical. Joe’s Pub Theatre. Recent awards include Fiestacubana.net’s Best Male Singer and an award in Cuba for his touching song on environmental awareness, “Tiempo Dificiles.” Recent shows include famed venues such as Carnegie Hall, The Fillmore, Jackie Gleason Theatre in Miami, Yoshi’s in Oakland, Calif., and the Havana Film Festival in New York. Gomez is also now a founding member of Guasabara with 9 time Grammy-winning producer Jose Lugo.
“The Cuban singer Pepito Gómez’s vocal tone is … a beneficent alarm, a positive shout.” –The New York Times
“Pepito Gómez represents his homeland well with stirring dance tunes and a commanding stage presence.” –Time Out New York
“Every note is perfectly in-tune, perfectly controlled, and capable of exploding into euphoric emotion at any instant. ” -Timba.com
Pepito Gómez’s is … another order of performer.” –The New York Times
Pepito Gomez is the best young singer from Cuba today- Omara Portuondo/Buena Vista Social Club
DROM is one of Manhattan’s most sought after venues for world music and international sounds. Voted by Village Voice as “Best New Dance Club” last month in their Best of NYC issue, the club has a live stage for performances, a restaurant, bar and lounge. Here is an excerpt from the Voice
“The basement dancerie Drom celebrated its reopening in the spring after quietly shutting down more than a year ago. The time off did the space a service. Once just another bar hidden among the dives of the East Village, Drom has now fully embraced its original aim of bringing global dance music to NYC. The club hosts a cozy lounge that leads way into a gorgeous dance floor backlit by the warm flicker of bar lights and a Turkish chandelier that looms above.”
Full Bar Available, Drinks are available for purchase.
Please call 917-439-4331 or email email@example.com for more information.