It’s a party as FUNDarte’s Global Cuba Fest 2015 opens at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Miami-Dade County auditorium. Highlighting the excitement of contemporary Cuban music, the performance features three segments. In Piano Marathon Cubano, top Cuban jazz pianists Harold López-Nussa, Aldo López-Gavilán and Jorge Luis Pacheco will perform an hour-long marathon concert. Volcán, an all-star group featuring Grammy winners Jose Armando Gola, Horacio “El Negro” Hernández, Giovanni Hidalgo and Gonzalo Rubalcaba, will also perform, as will the Switzerland-based international fusion group Lariba.
Tickets are $35 in advance ($30 students and seniors), $40 day of show, with $50 VIP tickets also available. Food trucks and a full bar are also available. The auditorium is at 2901 W. Flagler St., Miami. Call Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or visit www.ticketmaster.com. More more information, call FUNDarte at 305-547-5414 or visit www.fundarte.us.