The Byron Theatre is host to a special event celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Buena Vista Social Club! Australia’s hottest Cuban band, Caribé, will be performing live, bringing the vibrant sounds of Cuban music to life. Directed by Wim Wenders, Buena Vista Social Club is a legendary music documentary that captured the essence of a musical style nearly forgotten in the West. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable evening of music, dance, and cultural celebration!
Date & Time: Feb 15, 2024, at 7:00 pm
Location: Byron Theatre, 69 Jonson St, Byron Bay, NSW 2481
Film Screening: The event starts with a screening of Buena Vista Social Club on the biggest screen in Byron Bay. Immerse yourself in the captivating story of legendary Cuban musicians coming out of retirement to record a CD.
Live Performance by Caribé: Following the film, Caribé will take the stage for a special live performance. This talented group of musicians and dancers from Sydney’s Cuban, jazz, and Latin communities will transport you to the heart of Cuba with their captivating music, dancing, and jazz-inspired compositions.
Authentic Cuban Experience: Caribé’s show integrates traditional Cuban dance and music with a modern jazz aesthetic. Get ready for an immersive experience filled with rhythmic beats, energetic dancing, and soul-stirring chants. Archival footage of Cuban musicians adds an extra touch of authenticity to the performance.
– 6:00 pm: Venue doors and bar open
– 7:00 pm: Film Screening
– 8:45 pm: Interval
– 9:15 pm: Caribé Set
– 10:30 pm: Event ends