Chuchito Valdes

CSC January Thaw Music Festival

Saturday, January 23 at 8 pm

Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center

Chuchito Valdés, following in the footsteps of his famed father Chucho Valdés and grandfather Bebo Valdés, continues the legacy of great piano players from Cuba. 

With influences of Caribbean rhythms and jazz, Chuchito creates an exciting and energetic blend of spicy music that drives audiences wild.   This piano master captivates with his sensitivity and drives excitement with his dynamic band.

Chuchito has recorded and performed piano with the world renown Cuban band, Irakere, which he led for 2 years. He has also performed at festivals, clubs and concerts throughout the world: from Cuba and the Caribbean to North America, South America, and Europe.

Chuchito is recognized as a master of Cuban music including Son, Danzon, Cuban Timba and Guaguanco. He has also extensively studied classical music including harmony and composition.  His original compositions and arrangements draw on classical harmonic and  structural techniques. In his performances, Chuchito’s music draws on many styles including Afro-Cuban Latin Jazz, Bebop, Danzon, Cha-Cha-Cha, Son Montuno and much  more.  Chuchito Valdés currently resides in Cancun, Mexico and is a frequent performer in the United State and Canada.


$10.00 per access link to stream.

How CSC LIVE STREAMING works.  CSC's Live Stream events utilize a multi-camera set up delivering a unique viewing experience of a live performance.  Once you reserve your live stream link with CSC via over-the-phone, online with our secure ticketing system, or in person we will e-mail you the corresponding link for your live stream. 


CSC uses YouTube as the platform to live stream.


Upon completing your purchase of your LIVE STREAM tickets, you will receive a confirmation e-mail with printable PDF tickets attached.  PLEASE IGNORE THE PDF ATTACHMENT.  Instead, click on the hyperlink in your confirmation email titled, "My Future Tickets".  This will bring you to a webpage that shows you a receipt of your purchase, information regarding the event, and a blue "Watch" button (example below) at the top left of the page just above the event image.

Click the button on that webpage to be taken to the Live Stream. Note: the above image is NOT a functional link.

You will also receive a reminder email 2 hours prior to showtime, to remind you to log into the page to view your live stream.


IMPORTANT: Links are distributed via e-mail. Please ensure you are providing an accurate e-mail address for our file. Live Stream is hosted via YouTube and will not be made available on this page.

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Ticket Prices (in advance)*
Child (under 12) / Student
Saturday, Jan. 23 at 8 PM
  • *Ticket prices increase $5.00 day of the performance.
  • All ticket sales are final.

Additional Fees & Service Charges:

Convenience Fee: $1.00 per ticket fee applied to all on-line ticket sales.

Service Fee: $3.50 per order fee applied for all over-the-phone sales.

LIVE STREAM: Ticket Prices
Per Access Link
Saturday, Jan. 23 at 8 PM

There are several options for viewing the live stream all of which require the purchase of the access link before your able to stream. 


Below are some instructions pending your preferred viewing device.

  1. Via WEB BROWSER on Desktop, Laptop, mobile, tablet or Smart TV. The easiest method to stream. Simply follow the instructions provided in your confirmation e-mail to view.

  2. YouTube APP via mobile, tablet or Smart TV device.  Like everything else, “there’s an app for that”. YouTube offers an app across Android, IOS and most Smart TV devices. This method of viewing is a little more complex and requires additional steps in order to stream.  This method does require you to have and be signed in to a YouTube account.  Steps are as follows:

    1. On your desktop or laptop computer follow the instructions provided in the confirmation e-mail. Once you arrive at the page generated for the live stream locate and click on the YouTube logo. This will re-direct you to the YouTube page for the stream.

    2. On the YouTube page for the Live Stream click the SIGN IN button at the top right corner of your page.

    3. Sign in to YouTube using your account credentials or create an account.

    4. Once you’ve gone through the sign in or creation process you should be redirected right back to the page for the live stream.

    5. From there LIKE the video by clicking the grey ‘thumbs up’ icon directly underneath the video frame. The button will turn blue to indicate that you’ve liked the video.

    6. Once liked, open your YouTube App on your preferred device (i.e. mobile, tablet or smart TV). NOTE: Make sure that you are signed in to the YouTube App using same account you used to like the video on your desktop.

    7. In your YouTube App navigate to library and select (the location of this option will vary based upon your device).

    8. In your library you’ll see history, your videos, etc. etc. locate the folder titled Liked Videos. Select Liked Videos and you’ll be directed to a listing of all your liked videos including now Chuchito Valdes.

    9. Click on the Chuchito Valdes video and enjoy!

      1. NOTE: YouTube requires an account to utilize some of its features, such as live chat, liking videos and video libraries. Please be sure to be signed in to the YouTube App with the same account used to “like” the video via your web browser.

No matter how you choose to stream the performance we highly recommend reserving you access link in advance.


Lackland Performing Arts Center

715 Grand Ave. Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Tel: 908-979-0900 / Fax: 908-979-4297

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