San Francisco, USA – The US booking agent for renowned Cuban band ¡Cubanismo! announced on March 29th, 2004, that the scheduled tour will not take place.
In a brief press release, The Rosebud Agency said: “the US Embassy today
refused all visa applications for all members of Cubanismo.” It is with great sadness and regret that we must inform that their entire tour is now cancelled.”
This is only the latest of a long list of cancellations of tours by Cuban artists. Read other related stories.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.