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Come see A Buena Vista Social Club Celebration live in concert on Friday, October 27th at The Klein Memorial Auditorium in Bridgeport, CT. Doors open at 6:30 pm, show starts at 8:00 pm.

Don’t miss this amazing night of music celebrating the music of the Buena Vista Social Club performed by A Buena Vista Social Club Celebration featuring Latin Grammy Award Winner Charlie Sepulveda.

“Buena Vista was a once-in-a-lifetime thing. We knew we’d made a special record but nobody could have imagined how it would take off.” The record’s success launched what can only be described as Cuba-mania, helping to inspire a thousand salsa dance classes and Cuban-themed bars on every high street. At its peak, it seemed that you couldn’t move without hearing Buena Vista’s potent, captivating soundtrack : in coffee shops and mojito bars and even department stores and elevators songs such as Chan Chan, Dos Gardenias and Candela came to accompany our daily existence. Suddenly, Buena Vista was not so much a record as a brand, albeit one based on musical quality rather than marketing hype. Even Salman Rushdie, in his New York novel Fury, paid tribute to its all-pervasive power, describing the long, hot days of 1998 as “that Buena Vista summer”. – Nick Gold, World Circuit Records.

Today the album’s global sales stand at over eight million, making it the biggest-selling Cuban album in history. As one critic put it, Buena Vista has become “world music’s equivalent of The Dark Side of the Moon.”

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