At the Festival Stage, David Pecaut Square, 55 John Street…
Genius rapper from Havana Telmary is at the hub of the Luminato Festival, with Jovanotti from Italy. Telmary is on at 8 PM. She’s got the voice, the musical talent, the hip poet, the musical friends, the family history, the pulse of Havana… don’t miss her. If you don’t speak Spanish, you can still tune in to the songs… and feel its truth and righteousness .
FRIDAY JUNE 15 2012 at the OPERA HOUSE 735 QUEEN ST EAST.
Gente de Zona is coming as a 12 piece PLUS EL MICHA – YULIEN OVIEDO and the best DJ backing them from Cuba called ADRIANO … 16 piece band on the stage … and Toronto’s best timba and reggaeton with DJ Bernal… Toronto’s Codigo 24
Havana’s foremost female rapper and jazz poet, actress-musician Telmary Diaz began her career with the band Free Hole Negro before joining the collective Interactivo, featuring the biggest names on Cuba’s alternative music scene. Now based in Toronto, Telmary has deeply enriched the local music scene with her intoxicating blend of theatre, rap and poetry. An international headliner, she also contributed to Grammy-nominated saxophonist, flutist and bandleader Jane Bunnett’s acclaimed Global Divas and EmbracingVoices projects.
David Pecault Square 55 John St.
A diario… The woman is a giant of street poetry and music… still underground, due to the language barrier for the natives of Toronto !