Grand Central Market | Events | The Cuban Sound Comes to Downtown | In Cuba it's known as Son.
    [title] => bid_135
    [short] => bid_252
    [desc] => bid_136
    [blog_date] => bid_248
    [images] => bid_140
    [video] => bid_251
    [cats] => bid_249
    [tags] => bid_250
    [date] => bid_137
The Cuban Sound Comes to Downtown
October 31, 2013

In Cuba it's known as Son. In the States it's best known as the sound of the Buena Vista Social Club, and once you hear it, there's no mistaking the happy-mellow, poly-rhythmic groove, which originated in Santiago de Cuba and is now recognized around the world.

La Familia Valera Miranda, a clan of born musicians who have been playing together for generations, are respected as one of the founding families of Son, and we're happy to let you know that they'll be playing live in the Market on Thursday during lunch.

If you don't know Son, listen here. Dancing is allowed. 

La Familia Valera Miranda

Live in concert at GCM

Thursday, October 31, from 1 to 2 p.m.

Arranged in collaboration with MusicianCorps

SHARE   Facebook | Twitter
Up Next
Grand Central Fridays with Dublab
7:00 - 10:00 p.m. on the Broadway side across from Prawn dublab brings its sound system and collective of DJs to Grand Central Market to provide tunes to get the weekend and evening started.
Horse Thief BBQ Fort Point Beer Co. Tap Takeover
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. on the Hill Street Patio (324 Hill St, Los Angeles) Horse Thief BBQ, Grand Central Market’s Texas-style barbecue spot is bringing some of the most buzzed-about brews to Los Angeles.
Jazz Night with Kevin Yokota
Drummer/Producer Kevin Yokota grew up on his family's 30 acre stone-fruit and raisin farm in the small San Joaquin Valley town of Kingsburg, California.
Join our mailing list today!

Let's stay in touch! We'll keep you posted on events, new vendor openings, special offers, seasonal activities, and all the rest. Don't worry: we won't go crazy with the messages—once a week, max—and we'll never share your email with any other party.