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Music

Omar Sosa

Quarteto AfroCubano

Presented by Brisbane Powerhouse

Omar Sosa returns to Brisbane Powerhouse with his singular fusion of AfroCuban Latin jazz and cutting edge effects and samples, creating a brilliantly joyous and thoroughly contemporary urban sound.

Sosa’s career embodies the expansive outlook of a visionary artist, working ceaselessly to craft a unique, cosmopolitan voice, earning seven GRAMMY nominations along the way, as well as a lifetime achievement award from the Smithsonian for his contributions to the development of Latin jazz in the United States.

Sosa’s performance in Brisbane will include a mix of material from his recent CD, ILE, and a number of his signature compositions, including My Three Notes, and Muevete en D.  Throughout the show, Sosa features his trademark mix of Fender Rhodes electric piano and acoustic grand piano.

 Join us for this celebrated composer and pianist as he takes the stage with his Quarteto AfroCubano, and treats us to forward-leaning interpretations of some of the classic Cuban styles the world has come to admire.

About the Venue

Common Questions

How do I get to Brisbane Powerhouse?
See our Getting Here page.

Is parking available?
There is limited free-of-charge, all-day, on-site car parking at Brisbane Powerhouse. If you are travelling by car, please arrive early to secure a park. Additional free parking is available in New Farm Park accessible via our link road, which is opened after 5pm every day.

What time should I arrive?
It's best to arrive at least 30-40 minutes before the show start time to find a car park, pick up your tickets at box office and make your way to the venue. The doors of the venue will open approximately 10-15 minutes prior to show time.

Where do I pick up my tickets?
Tickets will be available for pick up from Box Office 90 minutes prior to show time.

Is there food and drink available

Brisbane Powerhouse has two on-site restaurants; Bar Alto and Watt Restaurant + Bar. More information can be found on our Eat + Drink page.

See more common questions and learn everything you need to know about your visit to Brisbane Powerhouse on our FAQ page.

Get the most out of your visit

See an exhibition
See the world for free with awe-inspiring visual art from just about everywhere. Make sure you don’t miss anything – explore all of the foyers on the main and bottom floors. See what's on.

Explore New Farm Park
Brisbane Powerhouse is located next to the beautiful New Farm Park, one of Brisbane’s most popular and much loved recreational facilities. Pack a picnic, smell the roses in the garden, play a game of tennis, let the kids loose in the playground, enjoy a coffee, or just sit back and take in the sunshine.

Accommodation
There is a wide array of accommodation close to our venue that caters to every budget. Brisbane Powerhouse recommends The JohnsonTryp HotelSofitel BrisbaneKirribilli Riverfront ApartmentsEdward Lodge and Heal House for both short term and longer visits.