Varadero Josone Festival: rumba, jazz and son

Published on 2019-07-29 by Norlan Echevarria

Music, summer and beach come together in an ideal location again: Varadero, main Cuba’s tourist resort. Varadero Josone Festival will be back from August 22nd to 25th, encounter that at its second edition proposes four nights of excellent music at the greatest beach resort on the Island: rumba, jazz and son.

Varadero Josone Festival 2019, Varadero, Matanzas, Cuba.

After a first edition, organized by the music industry for this sort of event and the presence of foreign artist such as Gilberto Santa Rosa, Álvaro Torres and José Alberto “El Canario” along with other icons of the Cuban Music, Varadero Josone Festival starts engines again by the hands of its creator and honorific president, Issac Delgado, who hopes to materialize this event as one the principal of its kind internationally.

Issac Delgado.

This is an encounter intended for the most demanding dancers where is included the Afro-Cuban and urban music: timba, jazz, son, rumba and salsa; created by local group and artists such as Issac Delgado y su Orquesta, Formell y los Van Van, Adalberto Álvarez y su Son, Francisco (Pacho) Céspedes, Pupyy los que Son Son, Manolito Simonet y su Trabuco, Alexander Abreu y Havana D´ Primera, Eme Alfonso, Paulo FG y su Élite, Descemer Bueno, Haila María Mompié, Ivette Cepeda, Buena Fe, Muñequitos de Matanzas, Yoruba Andabo, Alain Pérez y la Orquesta, Jacob Forever y Divan.

Varadero Josone Festival, Varadero, Matanzas, Cuba.

From other part of the world will arrive to Varadero Josone …; Eva Ayllón, interpreter nine times nominated to the Latin Grammy and considered an icon of the culture in Peru, as well as Weedie Braimah and The Hands of Time (Ghana), jazz ambassadors, los African rhythms, the funk, called “world music” and hip-hop, and Quintero’s Latin Jazz Project, renown Venezuela group.

Gilberto Santa Rosa

Tickets will be sold at Paradiso Cultural Tourist Agencies in Havana and Varadro. Concerts will take place at Josone Park. Furthermore, people that are in Varadero Resort Beach city may buy tickects also at the several centers of the Extra hotel Enterprise Palmares, at the Casa de la Música of EGREM and even at the Josone Park.

Eva Ayllón



09:00 p.m. Emilio Vega y su Paso al Frente

10:00 p.m. Yoruba Andabo

11:00 p.m. Eme Alfonso

12:00 a.m. Alain Pérez y la Orquesta

01:00 a.m. Formell y Los Van Van

02:00 a.m. Jacob Forever


09:00 p.m. Kono y los Chicos de Cuba

10:00 p.m. Weedie Braimah and The Hands of Time (Ghana)

11:00 p.m. Ivette Cepeda

12:00 a.m. Lazarito Valdés y Bamboleo

01:00 a.m. Issac Delgado y su Orquesta

02:00 a.m. Manolito Simonet y su Trabuco

03:00 a.m. Paulo FG y su Élite


09:00 p.m. Cuarteto Saxofones

10:00 p.m. Quintero’s Latin Jazz Project (Venezuela)

11:00 p.m. Haila María Mompié y su Orquesta

12:00 a.m. Buena Fe

01:00 a.m. Descemer Bueno

02:00 a.m. Pupy y los que Son Son

03:00 a.m. Alexander Abreu y Havana D´ Primera


09:00 p.m. Gastón Joya y The New Cuban Trio

10:00 p.m. Eva Ayllón (Perú) y Jorge Reyes feat Muñequitos de Matanzas

11:00 p.m. Pancho Céspedes

12:00 a.m. El Niño y La Verdad

01:00 a.m. Adalberto Álvarez y su Son

02:00 a.m. Divan

Josone Park, Varadero, Matanzas, Cuba.

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