• For decades, their songs were banned and even called the ” music of the enemy,” but Cuba’s rockers have finally found their place in a nation where salsa, rumba and reggaeton usually reign.
  • Each day, 13 groups are to take the stage at Maxim Rock, the club that also serves as the home of the government-sanctioned Cuban Rock Agency, for a 10-hour marathon.
  • It will be a far cry from the many years when the classic rocker look – long hair, tight jeans and leather bracelets – was at odds with the ” new man” image: hard-working and serious, vaunted by the authorities during former Cuban president Fidel Castro’s revolution.

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