Vaca Frita By Steve Roitstein One of the best things about Cuban culture is Cuban Food. Vaca Frita is one of my favorite Cuban dishes. It translates literally as “Fried Cow”, which is always fun to joke about. Some people mistakenly call it “Shredded Beef” but that name typically refers to “Ropa Vieja” (old clothes) [...]
Afro-Cuban Funk band PALO! will release their third album, Yo Quiero Guarachar on Friday, June 24. Produced by the group’s leader Steve Roitstein (Celia Cruz, Willy Chirino, Tito Puente, Oscar d’ Leon, Cheo Feliciano, Ricardo Montaner), the album contains ten previously unreleased songs, and features standout guest performances by Descemer Bueno, Aymee Nuviola, Pedrito Martinez and Roman Diaz.
CONTACT: Jhonny Minaya [email protected] Haga clic aquí para la versión en español. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PALO! Hits the Dominican Republic for the First Time Miami, FL, April 24 2016.- (Minaya PR) The band PALO!, nominated for a GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY for their album PALO! Live, are arriving in the Dominican Republic for the first [...]
Steve’s Arroz con Pollo The Ultimate Cuban Comfort Food Serves 10 Comfort food! Sunday Dinner For many Cubans, arroz con pollo - Chicken with Yellow Rice - is the classic Sunday dinner. Some Cuban restaurants regularly feature arroz con pollo on their Sunday menu. For me, it's the ultimate Cuban comfort food. This [...]
Congas are the heartbeat that weaves a rhythm throughout my life, opening the pathway for many beautiful things. During a summer I spent in Michigan in 1978, I stayed with my high school buddy David Eli Harris. He had a pair of congas, and I loved to listen to Santana records and try to play [...]
Grammy-nominated Afro-Cuban Funk band PALO! will be performing at Boston's Scullers Jazz Club on Wednesday, October 7, 2015.
CONTACT: Steve Roitstein [email protected] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PALO! to Headline Brown University Latin Jazz and Pop Festival Grammy-Nominated band to perform along side renowned Latin musicians Miami, FL (September 21, 2015) – Miami Afro-Cuban Funk band PALO! has been selected to headline the Brown University Latin Jazz and Pop Festival in Providence, Rhode Island. This [...]
CONTACT: Steve Roitstein [email protected] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Grammy-Nominated PALO! to Headline Louisville’s WorldFest Miami Afro-Cuban Funk band makes their Kentucky debut Miami, FL (August 23, 2015) – PALO! has been chosen as a headliner for the 13th Annual WorldFest in Louisville, Kentucky. This will be the first time that PALO! performs in “The Bluegrass State”. [...]
CONTACT: Steve Roitstein steve @ gopalo.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Grammy-Nominated PALO! to Perform in Edmonton and Calgary, Canada Afro-Cuban Funk Band to Play Free Concert Miami, FL (July 8, 2015) – PALO! will be a featured act at the Fiestaval Latin Festival in Calgary, and at Cook County Saloon in Edmonton. This will be the [...]
CONTACT: Steve Roitstein steve @ gopalo.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Grammy-Nominated PALO! to Perform at Miami’s Camillus House Afro-Cuban Funk Band to Play Free Concert Miami, FL (June 4, 2015) – PALO! will be featured at “A Summer Solstice Event Celebrating Our Lives”, a free concert at Miami’s Camillus House. PALO! supports many community, non-profit and [...]