New York City (NY), USA – On Thursday January 31st, S.O.B.’s presents Albita, the Cuban songstress from Havana that has moved the world with her music since arriving in Miami in 1993. Her spectacular and authentic performance of contagious Cuban music has taken her career to an international level, performing all throughout Europe, Latin America, Australia, Africa and Malaysia, where she has shared stage with such greats as the late Celia Cruz, Phil Collins, Melissa Etheridge, and Tony Bennett. Albita has recorded eight albums, seven have received nominations.
While building her name in Little Havana, she attracted the attention of famous celebrities like, Gianni Versace, Quincy Jones, Madonna, Sly Stallone, Paco de Lucía, Marco Antonio Muniz, Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, among others. Her high energy and electrifying performance combines rumba, son, mambo, and Afro-Cuban rhythms and she does it with true authenticity to her Cuban roots.
Albita has recorded eight albums, seven have received Grammy nominations. Finally after she created her own record label Angel Dawn Records she won two Grammys for "Best Contemporary Tropical Record of the Year".
On Thursday January 31st, she returns to New York City after a two year hiatus to perform an intimate concert at S.O.B.’s. She will be joined by romantic Cuban crooner, Roberto Poveda.
Ticket Info: $22 Advance/$25 Day of Show; available at ticketmaster and S.O.B.’s Box Office: 212-243-4940
Author: World Music Central News Department
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