Saturday, May 22, 2010

Silvio Rodriguez concert in Wahington D.C

Cuban music legend Silvio Rodriguez has confirmed his concert on June 19 at 7:30 P.M. (EST) in DAR Constitution Hall in Washington , D.C.

For the first time in his career, 63-year-old Rodriguez will play in concert in the U.S. capital. Tickets will go on sale to the general public May 28 at 10:00 A.M. (EST) through Ticketmaster. He will be featuring his latest album Segunda Cita (Second Date).

In an attempt to better U.S.-Cuba relations, the U.S. government has recently approved Rodriguez visa. Rodriguez first performance in the U.S. will be on June 4 in the Carnegie Hall in New York City .

Rodriguez is the creator of the music style Nueva Trova Cubana (New Cuban Trova), a music movement that emerged in the mid-1960s blending traditional folk music with progressive and insightful lyrics. This music style along with his creator have influenced generations across the world for almost four decades.

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