I honestly never thought this would happen. This gig is huge. I mean, the Buena Vista Social Club playing at the White House!? In Washington, DC? For so long, Cuban musicians have been unable to do things like this.
And a US President would never have invited them. After all, there was an embargo that’s been in place since 1960.
But since last December’s thawing between the two countries, cultural events like this are happening more frequently.
It also helps that Buena Vista Social Club is a global brand.
That’s what guitarist Eliades Ochoa told …