Barrio Cubano

Barrio Cubano

We are happy to introduce the Latin part of our lineup. This year, the Italian Fusion Festival presents Barrio Cubano.

Barrio Cubano is an acoustic trio that embarks on a journey through the timeless classics of Cuban son from legends like Buena Vista Social Club, Compay Segundo, Arsenio Rodriguez,  Faustino Oramas.

Led by Fabio Pitino on the Cuban trés guitar and vocals, the trio includes Claudio Mercante on the classical guitar and backing vocals and Nicolas Severin on the percussion and backing vocals—all the founders of Havana Roots band. Barrio Cubano’s performances will make you travel through Havana’s quarters and the streets of Santiago de Cuba.

  • Fabio Pitino – Trés guitar and vocals
  • Claudio Mercante – Classical guitar and backing vocal
  • Nicolas Severin – Percussionist, backing vocals