The Vedado Social Club is an initiative started five years ago by friends who used to gather to listen to alternative Cuban music because they didn't really like what was played on the radio. Today, many gather at various clubs in Miami.
The Vedado Social Club is an initiative started five years ago by friends who used to gather to listen to alternative Cuban music because they didn't really like what was played on the radio. Today, many gather at various clubs in Miami. Juan E. Shamizo Courtesy
The Vedado Social Club is an initiative started five years ago by friends who used to gather to listen to alternative Cuban music because they didn't really like what was played on the radio. Today, many gather at various clubs in Miami. Juan E. Shamizo Courtesy

Politics as usual? Not with Cuban music in Miami anymore

August 04, 2017 06:00 AM

UPDATED August 04, 2017 06:00 AM

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