As part of Cuba Music Week and the 18th edition of Cubadiscos, and with partners Rockmedia and SER Consultants, the ARC will offer its first music tour to Cuba, May 17-24th, 2016!
Cubadiscos is the island largest musical event and Cuba Music Week is an exploration of the culture and music of this incredible island nation. We will offer you an insiders guide to a week of fun all centered around the most innovative musical culture in the world. This year Cubadiscos will focus on dance – all forms and rhythms – from rumba to ballet, from Salsa to Timba.
Please join us for this up-close and personal look at the Cuban Music scene. You’ll have a ball and help support the ARC in it’s mission to preserve the popular music of the world. PLUS a portion of your fee is tax-deductible.
Here’s a brief rundown of what you get, with a more detailed itinerary below.
♦ 8 Days and 7 nights in Cuba
♦ Direct flight from New York City and return
♦ Visas, hotels, transportation, Cubadiscos Festival entry, unique private events
♦ All breakfasts, 4 lunches 5 dinners
♦ First night cocktail party at the Nacional Hotel
♦ Attend a master class and jam session with leading Cuban musicians
♦ Travel to Matanzas to attend a private Afro-Cuban rhumba rehearsal
♦ Visit a musician’s home studio
♦ Daily music seminars with musicians and scholars from around the world at Cubadiscos
♦ Visit live music clubs for the nightly events
♦ Yoruba Society visit
♦ Attend an outdoor rumba dance party
♦ Dinner with some of Cuba’s top musician
♦ Visit a workshop that makes musical instruments
♦ Visits to Egrem Studios in Old Havana or Abdala Studios in Miramar
♦ Learn about a wide spectrum of historical and current musical genres
♦ Visit a Cuban vinyl store
♦ Festival Pass for all Cubadiscos shows, events and panel discussion
The cost is $4,900.00. Unlike most tours, there is no extra supplement for single rooms or solo travelers. To book – and soon please as rooms fill up fast – a $2,500 deposit is required.
Space is limited (tour limited to 24 people) and spaces are going fast!
Click here for a link to the day-by-day itinerary ARC Cuban Music Tour Itinerary that will automatically download for you to read and print out.
Give us a call at the ARC (212-226-6967) if you need more information and for information on how to reserve a place on ARC’s Cuban Music Tour. A direct link to the travel agent coming soon.