The “Adiós Tour” was the last world tour of the Cuban orchestra Buena Vista Social Club®. Carlos Pericás was chosen to document the day to day of the band during the two and a half years in which they toured the stages of several continents saying goodbye. His camera testifies to the love that the iconic orchestra feels for their music and the love they receive from the crowd wherever they may be. Flights, buses, large halls and auditoriums, dressing rooms, hotels…

Everything that is not usually seen and the fans want to know.
That’s “El Adiós de Buena Vista”.

A small selection of 68 photos from more than 45.000 photos during 11 tours, 17 countries and more than 40 shows.



Omara Portuondo – Lead Vocal
Eliades Ochoa – Guitar
Guajiro Mirabal – Trumpet
Jesús “Aguaje” Ramos – Trombone & Vocal
Barbarito Torres – Laud
Pedro Pablo – Double Bass
Alberto La Noche – Bongos

Idania Valdés – Vocal & Minor Percussion
Rolando Luna – Piano
Filiberto Sanchez –  Timbales
Andrés Coayo – Congas
Carlos Calunga – Vocal
Luis Alemany – Trumpet
Guajirito Mirabal – Trumpet

Dr. Heredia – Doctor
Orestes Aguila – Front Engineer
Román Sin Barrera – Monitors
Kyra Carbonell – Tour Manager
Pierre Bechet – Road Manager

Montuno Eventos y Producciones SL

Buena Vista Social ClubTM is a World Circuit Trade Mark

A big thanks to all people who have helped me in this unique project. 
Some day I will publish the book.

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