Tim McGraw headlining first-ever Cuba present | The Music Universe

Four evening journey packages embody two unique concert events by McGraw and buddies

Tim McGraw is heading to Havana for the primary time ever! This coming Memorial Day weekend, the GRAMMY Award successful famous person will likely be flying right down to Cuba for Tim McGraw: One Of Those Havana Nights, a 4 day journey offered by Music & Arts Live set for May 23-27, 2019.

“I’ve by no means been to Cuba however have at all times wished to go,” McGraw says in a press launch. “I think about the Cuban tradition to be a bit of like rising up in Louisiana, the place music, meals and household play an enormous half in each day life. Their musical historical past is world-renowned, and course, there are the traditional previous automobiles. I sit up for experiencing all of it firsthand.

McGraw will likely be performing two distinctive acoustic exhibits throughout the journey, one unique to the group on the intimate Teatro Bellas Artes and one other open to the Cuban public at Havana’s famend Teatro Mella. He will likely be joined on the concert events by some wonderful Cuban artists, together with Carlos Varela, Traditionales De Los 50, and the GRAMMY Award successful Cuban music legends Los Van Van.

“Though I’ve by no means labored with any Cuban musicians, I’ve lengthy been influenced by music with Latino beats and soul. I’m excited to satisfy all of them and to listen to them play,” he shares. “Musicians, from no matter nation or background, at all times love to satisfy different musicians. We share the identical love music, so it’s only a matter time earlier than we discover sounds that we’ve got in widespread – and use these commonalities to construct one thing new collectively.”

“I really feel honored that I get to share my music with the Cuban folks,” says McGraw. “What an unbelievable alternative. For me, music transcends language. There is a coronary heart and soul to music that every one folks perceive on some degree. Cubans have such an intimate relationship with music, I’m pleased we’ll get to share that collectively for an evening.

“One one of the best issues we will do as people is to broaden our data different cultures and other people,” McGraw says. “The greatest approach to try this is thru journey. As an artist, I’m energized by exploring a brand new nation and thru assembly the individuals who name it dwelling. Cuba will give me a brand new palette sounds and colours to attract from subsequent time I’m going to create.”

Admission to non-Cuban residents for the once-in-a-lifetime occasion are solely obtainable a number of journey packages. Individual tickets aren’t obtainable for this particular weekend. Packages begin at $2,999 with every room having an ocean view and together with a field cigars and a bottle rum.

Under the Trump Administration, particular person tourism for U.S. residents has been discontinued, however respectable Cultural Exchanges with licensed journey teams are inspired. U.S. residents are required to have visas to journey to Cuba and might obtained the airline. Cost is round $80 every.