After wrapping up in France and Spain, Cimafunk, Cuba’s Afro-funk breakout star, is hitting the road to tour in the Northeast United States this month. He’s bringing his one-of-a-kind Afro-Cuban Funk show to New York, Massachusetts, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Pittsburgh before stopping in Chicago and swinging down to NOLA and other locations in the United States. We’ve included the tour schedule below and linked to ticket information.
If you haven’t been to a Cimafunk show, get vaccinated, put a mask on and do whatever you need to do. They’re quite literally a funk-a-awesome party that you’ll never want to leave. Plus, I’d imagine you’ll dance so much at the band’s combination of jazz, timba and Cuban funk that any COVID-19 would shake right out of you. (Note: I’m not a doctor and have no idea what I’m talking about.)
The best part about Cimafunk is that his sound transcends boundaries. Everywhere he goes he sells out. And, as someone who believes that stories and culture help bring us together, I’m super excited about this. The more music that we can share, the closer we can become.
Many have labelled Cimafunk a modern day James Brown. I get it but I also think he’s got a style all his own. It’s his fusion of Cuban rhythms with the funk that makes his sound and personality unique. But, let’s not kid ourselves, if you’re reading this you know all that already. You want what I want; Let’s get right to the concert schedule…
Here are his upcoming concerts in the Northeast, plus his NOLA event. For Cimafunk tour tickets visit this site.
- Thursday, August 26th – New York City – Blue Note Jazz Club
- Friday, August 27th – Westhampton, NY – Cimafunk in Westhampton, NY
- Saturday, August 28th – Greenfield, MA – The Green River Festival
- Wednesday, September 1st – Philadelphia, PA – Cimafunk in Philly
- Thursday, September 2nd – New York City – Blue Note Jazz Club
- Friday, September 3rd – Washington DC – Cimafunk in Washington DC
- Saturday, September 4th – Pittsburgh, PA – Cimafunk in Pittsburgh
- Tuesday, September 14th – New York City – Blue Note Jazz Club
- Wednesday, September 15th – New York City – Blue Note Jazz Club
- Friday, October 1st – Chicago, IL – Thalia Hall
- Saturday, October 2nd – Madison, WI – High Noon Saloon
- Friday, October 8th – New Orleans, LA – The Broadside
- Monday, October 11th – New Orleans, LA – SHORTY FEST 2021
- Friday, October 15 – Sarasota, FL – Circus Museum at The Ringling
- Saturday, October 16 – Miami Beach, FL – Miami Beach Bandshell
- Sunday, October 17 – Richmond, VA – University of Richmond
- Thursday, October 21 – Durham, NC – Duke University
- Thursday, November 11 – Barcelona, Spain – Voll-Damm Barcelona Jazz Festival 2021