HAVANA TIMES — The popular Cuban singer and member of the “Buena Vista Social Club,” Eliades Ochoa, said on Wednesday at a news conference that his upcoming European tour will include Spain, Belgium and the Netherlands, reported the Prensa Latina news agency.
During the tour he will perform songs from his most recent CD, Un bolero para ti, which has been nominated for a Latin Grammy award in the category of Best Traditional Tropical Album. The CD contains 15 songs from the early 20th century in addition to four works by the Cuban musician himself.
Ochoa noted that he will not be able to attend the Latin Grammy awards ceremony because of his European performances, which will run from this Sunday until December 12.
A guitarist, singer and songwriter, Eliades Ochoa is considered one of the most relevant soneros of all time and is a major proponent of traditional Cuban music.