Silvio Rodríguez

  1. Silvio Rodriguez's Watershed Moment

    May 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Silvio Rodríguez’s sold out June 4 concert at Carnegie Hall will be a watershed moment. Often referred to as “The voice of the Cuban Revolution,” Rodríguez, whose poetic ballads have become anthems for more than a generation of followers throughou ...

  2. Obama Raises Hopes For Revived Interest In Cuban Music

    May 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT As the annual Cuban music trade fair Cubadisco kicks off May 16 in Havana, promoters in the United States are hoping that a thaw in relations with Cuba could revive interest in the island's music. Encouraged by President Barack Obama's r ...

  3. Cuba's Rodríguez Claims Seeger Birthday Ban

    May 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Leading Cuban singer songwriter Silvio Rodríguez has criticised the U.S. government for not granting him a visa to perform at the Madison Square Garden concert in New York to mark Pete Seeger's 90th birthday. Dozens of stars and musician frie ...

  4. Barnasants Readies Release Of Aute's Cuba Concert

    April 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A new Spanish joint venture label is planning to launch a CD-book and DVD of a tribute concert for veteran Spanish singer/songwriter Luis Eduardo Aute. The Barnasants-Canción de Autor label was created last year by Barcelona's Barnasants sing ...

  5. Cuba's Rodríguez Gets Digital Debut

    October 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The 21-album catalog of Silvio Rodríguez has been made available in digital form for the first time, thanks to a unique deal between iTunes and sDae, the digital division of the Spanish authors' and publishers' society, SGAE. Rodríguez i ...

  6. Spain's Premios To Fete Rodríguez

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Veteran Cuban troubadour Silvio Rodríguez will receive a Latin music lifetime achievement award at Spain's 10th Premios de la Música ceremony on May 5. Veteran Cuban troubadour Silvio Rodríguez will receive a Latin music lif ...

  7. Spain's Premios To Fete Rodríguez

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Veteran Cuban troubadour Silvio Rodríguez will receive a Latin music lifetime achievement award at Spain's 10th Premios de la Música ceremony on May 5. Veteran Cuban troubadour Silvio Rodríguez will receive a Latin music lif ...