Photo credit: Mario Ruben Carrion
“We need to exchange blood…I’m not the star, I’m not a god! I’m just a person! Cuba is a country of 11 million people! We have to be out! The people have to see us!” – Daymé Arocena to NPR Music at SXSW, listen to the full interview HERE.
Tonight is night 2 of 3 of Afro-Cuban soul songstress Daymé Arocena‘s NYC debut at Subrosa. Don’t miss these special nights brought to you by the Afro-Latino Festival of New York. She’s also on tour this month and into next in Los Angeles and Oakland!
[EDIT] Some more coverage:
[REVIEW] A Cosmopolitan Vibe With an Earthy Tone via NYTimes
[INTERVIEW] Why Music Can Mend US-Cuba Relations via Remezcla
[REVIEW] Dayme Arocena, Cuba’s Nueva Ola Afro-Caribbean via Afropop
[REVIEW] Dayme Arocena Leaves Stellar First Impression on NYC via Dubera
[REVIEW] Wows at Afrolatino Festival of NY Fundraiser via Sounds And Colours
Who feels them winds of change?