From Havana to Leeds

Having spent the summer in Cuba unearthing the freshest crop of talent, world music maestro Gilles Peterson has collaborated with Havana Club rum to put on two special live gigs in Leeds and Manchester.

As well as the live music and Cuban theme, the Havana Cultura Collective nights will also culminate in a live DJ set from Peterson himself. www.havana-cultura.com

13 November – Gilles Peterson, DJ Lubi, Havana Cultura Band and Simbad at the Wardrobe Bar, 6 St Peters Sq, Leeds, LS9 8AH

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19 November – Gilles Peterson, Vince Vella, Havana Cultura Band and Simbad at the Mint Lounge, 46-50 Oldham Street, Manchester M4 1CE