Calixto Oviedo and the Cuban Jazz Train

Live on the Plaza

Concerts & Performances, Events of the Week

In his thriving 38-year career, Calixto Oviedo, a Latin Grammy nominee for La Rumba del Siglo (2000), has collaborated with renowned global artists such as Paquito D’Rivera, Arturo Sandoval, Gonzalo Rubalcaba and Chucho Valdés. He has also shared the stage with celebrated Cuban percussionists like Tata Güines, José Luis “Changuito” Quintana and Miguel “Angá” Diaz. He has participated in prestigious festivals around the world, including La Feria de Cali (Colombia), Montreaux Jazz Festival (Canada), Paleo Rock Festival (Switzerland), Carnaval in Panamá (Panama), Nice Jazz Festival (France), A Sulle Festival (Italy) and the Festival de Salsa de Madrid (Spain).

With Calixto Oviedo and the Cuban Jazz Train, he aims to reshape the connection between Afro-Cuban music and jazz. Originating from a common African polyrhythmic foundation, the group playfully combines traditional Spanish elements and distinct blues inflections for a sound that is truly their own.

Live on the Plaza is a series of outdoor concerts on our Parker and Vann Thomson Plaza for the Arts.

Please note: Tickets can be purchased for up to 4 guests. For orders up to 3 tickets, you may be seated at a shared table with another party. Locations are assigned in the order of purchase.

Doors open at 6 p.m. with light bites and beverage service.
Happy hour pricing available until 7 p.m.
Performance starts at 7:30 p.m.

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