Rubén Blades is a 9-time Grammy award winning artist, salsa singer, songwriter, lawyer, actor, politician, icon in his native Panama and much admired throughout Latin America. He returns to London for the first time in 7 years plus special guest Jimmy Bosch "El Trombon Criollo" . BUY TICKETS HERE ONLINE * Handy tickets in our behalf you can contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org or Facebook.
Ruben Blades brought lyrical sophistication to salsa, with experimental tempos, social and political lyrics, creating thinking persons salsa dance music, composing dozens of hits, his most famous ‘Pedro Navajas’.
After a 5 year hiatus, in 2010 he went on a sold-out comeback tour with his old band Seis del Solar, the tour called Todos Vuelven was seen by over a million people in over 20 cities accross Latin America and the USA.
Ruben Blades will be accompained by the mighty Roberto Delgado Orchestra from Panama and special guest Jimmy Bosch (aka "El Trombon Criollo", is an Afro-Cuban jazz and Cuban Music trombonist and bandleader born in Jersey City, New Jersey. Having performed since age eleven, by age thirteen he was playing in several local Latin music bands.
Venue: O2 Shepherd's Bush EmpireThu 28 Jul 11
Door time: 7.00pm
Show time: TBC
Under 21s require ID to purchase alcohol
Under 14s to be accompanied by an adult over 18
On sale from Mon 04 Apr 11 - 09.00AM