Appalachian State’s Performing Series, ‘The Shaefer Center Presents’ Begins Sept. 27

Published Monday, September 19, 2016 at 12:42 pm
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The Havana Cuba All-Stars

By Emily Willis

The Havana Cuba All-Stars will kick off Appalachian State’s performing series, ‘The Shaefer Center Presents’ on Sept. 27. Come out to enjoy the musical heritage and culture of Cuba!

The band’s music ranges from the rumba to the cha-cha-cha to the habanera. Comprised of Cuba’s greatest and most prominent musicians, the band’s melodies and rhythms showcase the cultural diversity of the Cuban people.

The Havana Cuba All-Stars:

  • Fito Florian – Spanish Guitar, Tres & Chorus
  • Alejandro (Flecha) Albar – Steel Guitar, Tres & Chorus
  • Juan Luis (Luz Brillante) Alarcon – Bongos, Cowbell & Cajon
  • Vicente Arencibia – Lead Vocal & Congas
  • David Echevarria – Lead Vocal, Bongos & Hand Percussion
  • Michel (Pata) Salazar – Bass and Chorus
  • Camilo Menjura – Chorus, Hand Percussion, Guitar
  • Andres V. Valdes – Chorus & Guitar
  • Yoan Sanchez – Timbales, Snare, Congas & Percussion
  • Eikel Venegas – 2nd Trumpet & Slide Trombone
  • Michel Padron – 1st Trumpet & Valve Trombone

The band will be performing on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. Tickets prices are $25 for adults, $20 for faulty/staff and retired faulty/staff and $10 for students. You can purchase tickets online or by calling 800-841-2787 or 828-262-4046.

‘The Shaefer Center Presents’ 2016-17 season:

  • Film Screening: Remember
    October 6, 2016
    7pm, Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
  • The SteelDrivers
    November 11, 2016
    7pm, Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
  • Jessica Lang Dance
    February 8, 2017
    7pm, Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
  • Lake Street Dive
    February 25, 2017
    7pm, Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
  • The Nile Project
    April 4, 2017
    7pm, Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
 Tickets for these events are on sale now at the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts box office and online.

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