Backstage Music Tours


Enjoy a private jazz performance at the home of one of Cuba’s finest jazz musicians, and participate in an informal discussion about the history of American and Cuban music and the birth of Cuban Jazz.

Lectures and Q&A with renowned experts on Cuban music history.

Open artistic salon-type dinner party with local entrepreneurs and leaders of the creative class

Explore the unique geology and nature of the Viñales valley at the center of the tobacco growing region of Cuba and visit a local tobacco farmer on his plantation.

Enjoy a delicious organic lunch at a local farmer’s family house.

Visit an exceptional orchid farm at Soroa and observe many species unique to the Sierra del Rosario Biosphere Reserve.

Guided visit to the Afrocuban culture museum at Guanabacoa, a stronghold of Afro-Cuban culture and the birthplace of Cuban music legends Ernesto Lecuona, Rita Montaner and Bola de Nieve.

Discover the most important venues of Havana’s new booming live music scene.

Enjoy a walking tour of Old Havana with a local architect who will take us through the city’s history from an architectural, economic and infrastructural point of view.

Visit the Bellas Artes (fine arts) museum with a Cuban art historian – a great way to discover Cuban history through 300 years of painting and arts.

Visit to several contemporary artists’ studios (photo, painting, sculpture and installation) with a young Cuban art critic and curator

Visit EGREM, the fabled Havana studio where legendary Cuban and international artists have recorded since the 1940s. EGREM is home to the most extensive catalog of Cuban music in the world

Attend private concerts with some of the finest musicians in Cuba, dance studios, religious ceremonies, and much more!

10% of the proceeds from our travel programs support Musicabana Foundation cultural mission.


Backstage Music Tours – 7 Days, 6 Nights

(per person)
December 20, 2016
January 10, 2017
March 14, 2017
April 18, 2017
June 20, 2017
July 18, 2017
August 15, 2017