Popular Folk singer Carlos Varela will present in Cienfuegos on February 22nd as part of his national tour that will begin on the 3rd and 4th in Bayamo city and will en don March 2nd in .
The author of “Tan joven y tan viejo” (So young and so old) will present this time at Luisa Theater in his tour, sponsored by Graffiti Production and La Rueda and surely the audience will enjoy his anthological songs from the 80´s as well as some new creations.
Varela´s extensive record production is closely related to the New Folk Music Movement and the political song and has followers from all ages in Cuba.
During the national tour the singer will present in Las Tunas on February 5th, in Camaguey on the 8th, in Ciego de Avila on the 10th and 11th, in Santa Clara on the 19th and 20th, in Cienfuegos city on the 22nd, in Cárdenas on the 24th and he will end his trip on March 2nd at Milanés Theater in Pinar del Río.
In 2005, the awarded Mexican director Alejandro Gonzáles Iñarritu chose the song “Una Palabra” (One Word) for his clip “The Hire – Powder Keg”.
A year later this song was also selected by important American filmmaker Tony Scott for the final scene of the film “Man on fire”, starred by Denzel Washinton and Dakota Fanning, among others. This fact made this song the most versioned one among Carlos´ in terms of languages and musicians.
His songs have also been played by Joaquin Sabina, Ana Belén, Miguel Bosé, Ana Torroja, Luis Enrique, Pablo Milanés, among others
Carlos Varela´s performances often take place in countries such as Austria, Argentina, Canada, Colombia, Chile, Costa Rica, Spain, Denmark, The United States of America, Mexico, Sweden, The Dominican Republic, Panama, The Netherlands, England and Ireland; sharing the stage with well- known musicians from all over the world.
“No Es El Fin” (This is not the end) (2009) is Carlos Varela and his band´s most recent record production, under the seal of Grafitti Music Records.
The CD, recorded at Estudios El Bosque and Vieja Linda Records, has been considered by many, if not the best at least one of the best from Carlos Varela´s.
The artist himself has said on his latest record production that “… it is the best, so far; the most musical and coherent one…”