Moore Theatre - WA | Seattle, Washington
One of the most renowned Cuban "soneros" of all time is coming to the oldest active theaters in Seattle this winter. "The Cuban Johnny Cash" AKA Eliades Ochoa is coming to the Moore Theatre on Tuesday 13th February 2024.
Not only is Eliades Ochoa celebrated as a legendary singer in traditional Cuban music, but he is also known as the finest guitarist of his generation!! With numerous Grammys lining his trophy shelf and a talent that is timeless, you can expect an unforgettable night that promises classic, new, and original content.
This performance comes hot on the heels of Eliades Ochoa’s highly anticipated new album, ‘Guajiro‘ which was released on vinyl this summer and boasted an impressive line-up of guest artists, including the likes of Rubén Blades, Joan As Police Woman and Charlie Musselwhite.
Secure your tickets now and get ready to be transported to the soul of Cuban music!
Hailing from Santiago de Cuba, the vibrant capital of Cuba's southeastern Santiago de Cuba Province, Eliades Ochoa stands tall as one of the most renowned Cuban "soneros" of all time. Not only is he celebrated as a legendary singer in traditional Cuban music, but he is also known as the finest guitarist of his generation!! His timeless talent, coupled with his trademark rugged looks, cowboy hat, and boots, has earned him the endearing nickname of "The Cuban Johnny Cash."
Picture yourself in the crowd grooving to Eliades Ochoa’s greatest and latest hits. BLISS! Expect elements of traditional Cuban son, flamenco, and even Mexican elements.
Born in the 40s, Eliades Ochoa grew up alongside the Cuban folk movement. He began playing the guitar when he was just six years old, and in 1978, he was invited to join Cuarteto Patria, a traditional trova group founded in 1939, as its leader. His involvement with the Buena Vista Social Club has led him to international fame with numerous prestigious awards lining his trophy shelf! Eliades Ochoa won a Grammy for Best Tropical Latin Performance in 1997, but that’s not his first Grammy!! Eliades Ochoa has been nominated for a string of awards during his career. He’s even won as many as four Latin Grammy Awards with the legendary “Un Bolero Para Ti (Remasterizado)” smash hit.
Eliades Ochoa has been active in the music scene for over five decades, and he’s showing no signs of slowing down!! He’s continued to collaborate with industry legends and appear on numerous albums including El Madrileño in 2021. And now, he’s taking his incredible skills and new album to none other than the historic Moore Theatre.
Established in 1907, the Moore Theatre is Seattle's oldest active theater. Having hosted some of the finest musical and theatrical acts in the world, the Moore Theatre is the perfect backdrop for Eliades Ochoa’s unforgettable performance.
Immerse yourself in a night of passion, rhythm, and soul! Circle your calendars for the concert of a lifetime! Secure your tickets now and ensure your place among the lucky few who will witness Eliades Ochoa’s timeless talent unfold.