March 20, 2020
7:30 p.m. - Tickets $25
Alex Cuba is a Latin Grammy/Juno Winner, singer-songwriter with vast musical vision. His melodies, pop-soul hooks, and powerful guitar riffs relinquish a conventional stereotype that exemplifies much of the Latin music landscape.
Alex has received several awards for his music. His album Humo De Tobaco received a Juno award for World Music Album of the Year in 2006. Agua Del Pozo earned him another Juno award for World Music Album of the Year in 2008. He received Best New Artist at the 2010 Latin Grammy Awards. Nominated for Best Latin Pop Album at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards and in 2011 Alex took home a BMI Latin Award for his songwriting on Nelly Furtado’s #1 Spanish hit “Manos Al Aire”. In 2012, Ruido En El Sistema received his second Socan Hagood Hardy Award for outstanding achievement in Jazz and World Music. He also won his second Latin Grammy Award for Best Tropical Song for the Milly Quezada’s single, “Toma Mi Vida”. In 2013, he brought home a Latin Grammy for the video “Eres Tu“ from Ruido En El Sistema. Alex Cuba’s 5th album, Healer, won a Latin Grammy for best Singer-songwriter and nominated for a Grammy as Best Latin Pop in 2016. In 2017, his 6th album Lo Unico Constante was nominated for both a Latin Grammy in the singer-songwriter category and Grammy for Best Latin Pop Album.
His latest album, Sublime, incorporates the feel of Lo Unico Constante with 6 duets alongside Latin American Singer-songwriters celebrating a contemporary or Neofolk expression of the Canción Latinamericana.
About Alex Cuba
Born Alexis Puentes in Artemisa, Cuba, was immersed in music at a very young age, joining his father’s group of 24 guitarists. Alex then went on to study electric and upright bass and touring and recording nationally and internationally.
Alex Will be on tour promoting Sublime fall 2019 and spring 2020 with dates in Canada, US, and Mexico.
“Staying true to his Spanish language Folk-Funk-Rock hybrid has paid off.”