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We experienced this hidden gem while in Santiago de Cuba and loved the authenticity of this musical... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2015
A Wonder if you Love Cuban Music

The original Casa de la Musica the Buena Vista Social Club emerged from I believe!(?). Casual... read more

Reviewed January 27, 2015
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“A Wonder if you Love Cuban Music”
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Reviewed October 29, 2015

We experienced this hidden gem while in Santiago de Cuba and loved the authenticity of this musical experience, off the beaten path and well worth the visit!! Seeing the locals dancing salsa to their Latin beats while we sat back and sipped out mohitos created...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank girlfromIpanema
Reviewed January 27, 2015

The original Casa de la Musica the Buena Vista Social Club emerged from I believe!(?). Casual, historic, traditional and always looked busy throughout the day. Probably busier in the evenings and still have locally famous acts on but also earlier in the day there is...More

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank DrC1970
Reviewed September 15, 2013

This was the highlight of our tour. A fabulous night of Cuban music and dancing. The locals are truly marvellous and encourage visitors to get up and have a go with helpful instruction. We enjoyed good company, good drinks and brilliant service, though the toileting...More

Date of experience: October 2012
1  Thank Rebanai
Reviewed June 17, 2013

I was pretty tired when my partner dragged me in here and totally wanted to go home. I'm so glad she dragged me in. Entrance was reasonable considering it included some drinks, and the music was just so good. The band we saw had just...More

Date of experience: May 2013
2  Thank budgetexpert
Reviewed February 19, 2012

Less touristy than Casa de Trova and harder, faster Timba and funk/reaggeaton rather then the mor traditional Son. Where told we where lucky because the band were one of Cubas most famous and inventive playing that night. Made for a great night out, we had...More

Date of experience: February 2012
4  Thank ninanorton100
Reviewed January 30, 2012

This place, located on Calle Mariano corona, no. 564, just one block to the west of Parque Cespedes (at Aguilera) , is definitely one of the top nightlife spots frequented by the “with it” crowd of Santiagueros. It features a mixture of live and taped...More

Date of experience: December 2011
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