Places - Cuba's Eastern Region

Peña de Jose Aquiles-Santiago

Renowned singer/songwriter and “trovador” or troubador, Jose Aquiles, has been a major force in Cuba’s well-known musical movement “La Nueva Trova” since 1974.  He is a native Santiago and enjoys a long and inspired career of songwriting, recording and performing.  Recipient of multiple national and international awards, he has influenced entire generations of Latin American songwriters and regularly unites his musical friends and guests for amazing jam sessions and concerts.  You will enjoy a live concert by Jose Aquiles or another similar artist of the same caliber, right here in their city that has served as both home and muse all their life.