Havana Beat

from£1,045

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At the forefront of the UK Latin music scene for well over a decade, you could say Havana Beat are pioneers. They've worked with the likes of William Vivanco, Eliades Ochoa from The Buena Vista Social Club and NG La Banda.

Not only do they have a UK presence, they’ve played much further afield in Colombia, Spain and back in their native Cuba.

An absolutely fantastic band, very talented musicians and wonderful singer. All age groups brought together on the dance floor! Ruth, Wedding at Knepp Castle Estate, West Sussex,

Ever popular, Havana Beat have years of experience performing at weddings, events and fiestas in the UK and beyond, and at venues as diverse as Caldecote Hall, Exeter College Oxford, Knepp Castle and the William Morris Gallery.

Whether they're playing for a wedding or corporate event, a public concert or festival, or at a salsa class or a private party, Havana Beat's wealth of experience, charismatic stage performance and exciting repertoire of Son, salsa, Cumbia and Afro-Cuban music never fails to draw audiences to the dancefloor!

Performance info

Line-up Female lead vocals; Cuatro guitar/vocals; bass/vocals; drums/vocals; percussion/vocals
Performance duration 2 x 60 minute or 3 x 40 minute sets
Interval music Yes (included in price)

Booking options

Add saxophone
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Add trumpet
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Add trombone
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Full song list

20 Dias
A La Pelota Con Carlota
Amor de Loca Juventud
Baile Mi Mambo
Bésame Mucho
Bilongo
Buena Vista Social Club
Camaleón
Camina y Prende el Fogon
Candela
Cantaloupe Island
Chan Chan
Chanchullo
Corazon
Cuenta Con Los Santos
De camino a la Vereda
Delirio
Descarga Total
Donde Estabas Tu
Dos Gardenias
El carretero
El Cuarto de Tula
El Gato Que Tiene Hambre
El Manisero
El Progreso
Etnia
Happy Birthday
Hay Que Entrarle A Palo
Homenaje al Cha-cha-chá
La Abandona
La Angoa
La Banda
La Bayamesa
La Engañadora
La Esencia del Guaguanco
La Lengua
La Pelea
La Receta
La Travesia
Lagrimas Negras
Linda Chicana
Mamborama
Manteca
Marieta
Mata Suguraya
Mil Congojas
Mil Horas
Murmullo
Orgullecida
Oye Como Va
Oye Guajira Mi Son
Pa' Gozar Pilón
Pa' lo' Latino
Pio Mentiroso
Polera Colora
Pueblo Nuevo
Que Nadie Sepa Mi Sufrir
Que Palo
Sabor
Solo Me Quedé
Son Al Son
Soy Antillano
Tibiri Tabara
Tres Dias de Carnaval
Tumba La Cana Jibarito
Tumbao pa mi Timbal
Veinte Años
Watermelon Man
Y tú qué has Hecho

Book with confidence! After events, we ask our clients what they thought of our acts. We publish what they say here, so you can read genuine, unbiased feedback before booking.

10

“Havana Beat performed brilliantly! Our guests loved dancing to their set and me and my husband had a wonderful time!!”

10

“Awesome night - very original sound. Great breaks, tight, hard-hitting rhythm section, excellent vocals and mesmerising cuatro (Puerto Rican guitar). You guys rock!”

10

“An absolutely fantastic band, very talented musicians and wonderful singer. Definitely would recommend to anyone for a wedding, all age groups brought together on the dance floor. Function central were also brilliant and very organised to book through!”

10

“Thanks so much for the fantastic performance! You were one of the highlights of the day and we have had so many people ask us how we found you! We wanted a band that would get everyone from the age of 2 to 82 up on the dancefloor. We had a full dancefloor throughout and the band coped very well, despite hyperactive toddlers stealing their maracas! Our venue was in a rural setting which was hard to find and had sound restrictions, however the band were right on time and had no problems working with the venue. We really can't praise these guys enough. Tremendous!”

10

“We were so pleased with the band! They arrived as agreed, set up and tested in good time, and adapted to the condition and event with great flexibility. They played a set as background music during part of dinner then came back after for the main set. They got many people up dancing and the longer the set went on the better it got. They ended up playing longer than planned in the last session and were loudly applauded by a tired and happy audience!!”

10

“Havana Beat - fantastic. Great band. Everybody has raved about them since. They have such a good sound. It really made the evening reception exciting. They look so cool too and are very charming. Just fantastic!”


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