Los Van Van and Pablo Milanés to headline Cuba50 weekend June 27/28 – tickets now on sale

The two special concerts feature Cuba's greatest dance band Los Van Van, nueva trova star Pablo Milanés, top rumba group Yoruba Andabo, the soulful Son Tropical and fabulous jazz pianist Harold Lopez Nussa. Advice is to book early.

For more details and how to book your tickets now

Sat 27 Jun 09 Pablo Milanés + Harold Lopez Nussa + Son Tropical

Sun 28 Jun 09 Los Van Van + Yoruba Andabo

Cuba50 Festival Director, Rob Miller, said today: "We are so pleased to have the breadth of fabulous artists from Cuba performing at the Barbican in London in June. From Rumba to Son, Jazz and Salsa, the Cuba50 Barbican weekend is a fitting tribute to the wealth of musical talent continuing to develop in Cuba. This will be the biggest European celebration of Cuba in this 50th anniversary year, so make sure you book early as these shows will sell out fast."

As well as the two main evening concerts a host of associated events in June will see London venues joining the Cuba50 celebrations. Watch this space for details.