Los Van Van in the Somerville Theatre this May 20th

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Los Van Van

 

Los Van Van is one of the most important and influential bands in the history of 20th and 21st century of Cuban pop music. Los Van Van was Founded in Cuba in 1970 by Juan Formell and recently directed by Samuel Formell. The style that the pioneer band took its name from is a cross of son and go-go music. The style “songo” can now be found throughout the Latin jazz, pop & fusion world, and they are distinguished as a band that changed the course of popular music for an entire generation.