What you'll do
An immersive Havana nightlife experience including at least three different venues over the course of at least five hours. In keeping with local fashion and flavor, we'll go with the flow. Havana's cultural calendar is "evergreen" making you wish that there were two you. I build the experience for each specific night depending on actual programming in the city, festivals, one-off events, gallery openings etc. We will surely meet some of my Cuban friends - musicians, young professionals, creative people along the way. 1. GETTING TO KNOW. Typically, we start at a cool bar, getting to know each other, sharing our own stories. 2. WARM-UP. Lets enjoy some jazz / fusion / afro-cuban live music. I always choose the best option from what's available in the city on a particular day. 3. PARTY TIME! I'm a DJ and music producer, my Cuban folks are musicians, DJs and promoters. Depending on day of the week, we might get to another live music event or there will be an extraordinary / secret party.
I'm Mike Polarny aka Sound Traveler. I'm a world traveler (55 countries), music producer, DJ, promoter, tour guide. I create music with instrumentalists and singers in Cuba. I run the Sound Traveler record label. My song "Trip To Cuba" won the Dubspot New York and Ninja Tune Records contest in 2015. I've been living part-time in Cuba for the last 6 years. I'm an expert on Havana cultural scene, being a part of the local music & art community. Here's a little insight: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qv7KJFF3IQw
transportation to venues on "colectivo" taxis
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Where you'll be
It's a 5-hour experience with at least three different venues: 1. Restaurant / bar: inexpensive drinks & snacks while getting to know with each other. 2. Live music venue: A place or one-off event will be chosen upon actual programming in the city. 3. Live music / DJ venue: I'll make sure we enjoy a diversity of music, giving you more insight into the local scene.
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Things to keep in mind
For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 8 guests ages 21 and up can attend.
This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.
Bring cash to pay your tickets to venues and beverages Your national ID (age restrictions at venues). Ladies - avoid big bags Leave credit cards / passports at your apartment.
Havana live music & nightlife!