Friday, August 28th, 2009 @ 8pm & 10pm

S.O.B.'s Latin Concerts Presents:

 

Live In Concert!

 

Xiomara Laugart

 

Xiomara Laugart first came to fame here in the U.S. as the lead singer of the new-wave Grammy-nominated Latin funk band Yerba Buena and her star-turn in the Broadway premiere production of Celia: The Life & Music of Celia Cruz. 

 

Since these milestones Xiomara's solo performances are marked by her soulful singing and accomplished virtuosity.  She has the skill to perform either a cappella or with a full band; nostalgia and the contemporary sounds of today mix seamlessly when it comes to Xiomara's music.

 

Over the years Xiomara has performed at venues all over the world and with some of the biggest talents in the music industry.  at venues around the globe for years and along the biggest talents all over.

 

In her native Cuba she is a living-legend having recorded more than 15 albums. For many years, Xiomara Laugart “La Negra” as she is popularly known, was Muse to the Nueva Trova artists.  Xiomara is both the essence of the old Cuba, with its rhythmic folk songs, fused with a blend of today’s directness and clarity of voice, which is eventually matched with her deep laugh.  It is that distinctive laugh that has captivated audiences from all walks of life with her swing style in all of her Cuban splendor. 

 

Xiomara is gifted with an impressive vocal range with allows her a lot of freedom and an ability to straddle numerous genres simultaneously.  She has recorded and/or performed along names such as: Celia Cruz, Tito Puente, Albita, Isaac Delgado, Carlinhos Brown, MeShell Ndegeocello, Femi Kuti, D’Angelo,  Erykah Badu & many more.

 

 

S.O.B.’s

204 Varick St. @ W. Houston

New York, NY 10014

Phone: (212) 243-4940

 

Doors: 5pm

Shows: 8pm & 10pm 

Admission: $15.

Ladies Free/Men $10 Before 7pm

 

Happy Hour (5-7pm):

 

Free Dance Lesson at 7pm

Free admission w/ dinner reservation before 7pm

 

DJ Music by: TBA

 

For more info on S.O.B.’s go to: www.sobs.com

For more info on Xiomara Laugart go to: www.myspace.com/xiomaralaugartlanegra

To purchase Xiomara’s CD Qué Manera De Quererte go to: www.descarga.com

 

 

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