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Alex Cuba

By Outpost in the Burbs (other events)

Friday, June 10 2022 7:00 PM 8:30 PM EDT
 
ABOUT ABOUT

***NEW TIME AND LOCATION for this show:  Friday June 10th, 2022 7pm at Van Vleck House and Gardens. This will be an outdoor show weather permitting*** 

Please note that there are 2 distinct ticket types for this event:

Weather permitting, this show will be outdoors in the garden of the Van Vleck estate.  In the case of inclement weather the show will be held indoors (capacity 95).

Type 1:  Guaranteed ticket (individual) regardless of if the show is indoors or outdoors.  We will only sell 95 of these tickets and you are guaranteed admission regardless of weather.    

Type 2:  Outdoor only ticket (individual) will only be available after the first 95 guaranteed tickets have been sold.  If the weather is bad and show is indoors, your ticket purchase along with any fees will be automatically refunded within 7 days of the show.

Please check our Facebook page or other social media the day of the show to learn if the show will be held indoors or outside. 

*****IMPORTANT COVID-19 INFORMATION FOR THIS SHOW*****

Please note the following Covid-19 policies for entrance to our shows:

·    Upon entry, every patron (18 and older) must show photo ID that matches a completed vaccination record (dated at least 14 days before the show). Photocopy, a photo on your phone, or proof via the DOCKET app (covid19.nj.gov/pages/vaxrecords) will be acceptable. NY patrons can also show Excelsior Pass as proof.   A negative COVID test will not be accepted for entry. 

·    Face coverings will be OPTIONAL unless concert is held indoors.  If indoors masks will be required

·    Unvaccinated children of any age will not be permitted to attend.

Proof of vaccination will also be required of volunteers, artists, and any accompanying crew. 

Guidelines are subject to change at any time. Please refer to your pre-show email and the website (www.outpostintheburbs.org) for the latest policies applicable to your event.  If you are not able to comply with our entry policy please email us at [email protected] to request a refund. 

We look forward to seeing you soon.

With warm regards - Outpost Board of Trustees

About Alex Cuba 

His sugarcane-sweet melodies, pop-soul hooks and powerful guitar riffs, relinquish a conventional stereotype that exemplifies much of the Latin music landscape. 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.  Relocating to Canada in 1999, Alex went on to record his solo debut album Humo De Tobaco (produced by Martin Terefe), which earned him a Juno award for World Music Album of the Year in 2006, with tours in Canada, Japan and the US.

In 2007, Alex released Agua Del Pozo earning him another Juno award for World Music Album of the Year in 2008. From there, Alex released his third album, a self-titled project Alex Cuba in 2009, playing shows in the US, Canada and Spain. And features his first ever English track titled “If You Give Me Love”. The album gained recognition on an international level. In 2010, Alex took home the award for Best New Artist at the 2010 Latin Grammy Awards, where it was also nominated for Best Male Pop Vocal Album. It also followed a 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, Alex released his fourth album Ruido En El Sistema, which Alex received his second Socan Hagood Hardy Award for outstanding achievement in Jazz and World Music. He also won his second Latin Grammy Award – this time as a songwriter, alongside co-writer Yoel Henriquez received the 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, a video produced entirely in his hometown of Smithers.

Alex Cuba’s 5th studio album, Healer, was recorded using a live rhythm section, trading in horns for guitars and vocal harmonies. With five duets with singer songwriters, four being Canadian, Ron Sexsmith, David Myles, Alejandra Ribera and Kuba Oms as well as New Yorker Anya Marina. The album 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 released, Looking at the filin movement in Cuba of the forties that fused jazz and trova together with emotional lyrical content. Nominated for both a Latin Grammy in the singer songwriter category and Grammy for Best Latin Pop Album Alex continues his independent journey in music.

His latest album, Sublime, incorporates the feel of Lo Unico Constante with 6 duets alongside Latin American Singer-songwriters celebrating a contemporary or Neo folk expression of the Canción Latinamericana. Alex Will be on tour promoting Sublime fall 2019 and spring 2020 with dates in Canada, US and Mexico. 

 

Restrictions

Covid related refunds will be considered upon request up to 1 week prior to show date by writing to [email protected]  All tickets purchased day of show are subject to a higher charge.  Doors open by 6:15pm and show begins promptly at 7:00pm with no opening act

Mailing Address

40 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042-3357