1. Gloria Estefan Developing a Musical on Her Life

    February 05, 2013 7:00 PM EST Gloria Estefan and her husband Emilio are hoping the rhythm is going to lead to Broadway. The duo on Tuesday announced that they've teamed up with the Nederlander Organization to try to create a musical based on their lives and take it to the ...

  2. Cuba's Los Van Van Plan Long-Awaited U.S. Tour

    December 24, 2009 11:32 AM EST 0 0 0 Grammy-winning Cuban band Los Van Van are celebrating 40 years of salsa revolution with a long-awaited return to the United States. Often called the 'Rolling Stones of salsa', the group will perform in Key West, Florida on January 28, endi ...

  3. Manu Chao To Play Che Guevara Memorial Concerts In Cuba

    October 09, 2009 12:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 French alt-rock artist Manu Chao is in Cuba to play two concerts marking the 42nd anniversary of the assassination in Bolivia of Cuban-Argentine Revolutionary leader Ernesto 'Che' Guevara on Oct. 9, 1967. Chao and his band Radio Bemba Soun ...

  4. Juanes' Cuba Concert Draws Huge Crowd In Havana

    September 21, 2009 8:51 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hundreds of thousands of Cubans flocked to sprawling Revolution Plaza on Sunday for an open-air "peace concert" headlined by Colombian rocker Juanes , an event criticized by some Cuban-Americans who say the performers were lending support ...

  5. Colombian Singer Juanes Receives Threats Over Cuba Concert

    August 21, 2009 12:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Latin pop singer Juanes considered canceling a Sept. 20 concert in Cuba because he received what he felt were threatening messages on his Twitter account, according to a police report. The 17-time Latin Grammy winner is scheduled to hold his Paz Sin ...

  6. Cuban Punk Aguila Avoids Jail

    September 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Cuban punk rock singer Gorki Aguila has escaped a four-year jail sentence after charges against him were reduced. Aguila and his band Porno Para Ricardo are relatively little-known on the island and do not play concerts, but release their music on ...

  7. Recordings Missing From Jamaican Archives

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A massive collection of 1970s music, including original recordings by reggae greats Bob Marley and Peter Tosh, has disappeared from the archives of the former Jamaica Broadcasting Corp. A massive collection of 1970s music, including original recordi ...

  8. Salsa Bandleader Delgado Defects To U.S.

    January 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Issac Delgado, one of Cuba's most popular salsa bandleaders, has defected to the United States to pursue an international career, a former associate said today (Jan. 26). Issac Delgado, one of Cuba's most popular salsa bandleaders, has def ...

  9. MY SAX LIFE: A Memoir

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The venerated Cuban jazz saxophonist produces a rambling rendition of his life that is far from pitch-perfect. The venerated Cuban jazz saxophonist produces a rambling rendition of his life that is far from pitch-perfect. D'Rivera begins with W ...

  10. Cuban Legend Ibrahim Ferrer Dies

    August 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Cuban singer Ibrahim Ferrer, one of the stars of the 1990s Buena Vista Social Club CD series, died Saturday (Aug. 6) in Havana at the age of 78. The artist was hospitalized three days earlier with gas Cuban singer Ibrahim Ferrer, one of the stars of ...

  11. AFM Collector Pleads Guilty To Theft

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST A former executive of the agency that collects royalties for the American Federation of Musicians pleaded guilty Jan. 18 to charges that he stole $200,000 to buy jewelry, a trip to Cuba and expensive NEW YORK (AP) -- A former executive of the agen ...

  12. AFM Collector Pleads Guilty To Theft

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST A former executive of the agency that collects royalties for the American Federation of Musicians pleaded guilty yesterday (Jan. 18) to charges that he stole $200,000 to buy jewelry, a trip to Cuba an A former executive of the agency that collects ...

  13. Juanes Tops Latin Grammys With Five Wins

    September 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Colombian singer-songwriter Juanes fulfilled predictions of a stellar night and swept five awards at the fourth-annual Latin Grammy Awards, held last night (Sept. 3) at the AmericanAirlines Arena in M Colombian singer-songwriter Juanes fulfilled pre ...

  14. Alejandro Wants Us To Believe

    August 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. From the second-story home studio in a corner of his waterfront Miami Beach home, Alejandro Sanz pauses a moment before clicking the "play" button on his computer. The song he is sharing, stil ...

  15. Thousands Mourn Salsa Legend Celia Cruz

    July 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tens of thousands of mourners lined the streets of Miami on Saturday to pay their respects to salsa legend and Cuban exile Celia Cruz, weeping at her casket but also celebrating her music and shouting Tens of thousands of mourners lined the streets ...

  16. Documentary To Stem From McCartney Tour

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Paul McCartney's ongoing Driving USA tour will produce a home video/DVD release, according to the artist. "It will be a documentary," McCartney said Friday before his first of two shows at New York's Paul McCartney's ongoing ...