"Joel Verdecia known as DJ Flecha, is a professional DJ with more than 25 years of experience, a great defender of Cuban music, internationally.
In the mid-90s he joined the youth recreation group (Disco Mobil Provincia Habana) where he had the opportunity to support the boom of La Timba , participating in multiple concerts at the Palacio De La Salsa, Le Select, La Cecilia, Los Jardines De La Tropical, among other places that were witnesses of the golden age of the Timba in Cuba.
At the end of the 90s he began to work in the heart of the nightlife of Havana, El Vedado, playing in clubs such as El Karachi, Scherezada, La Red, Amanecer, El Ticoa, until in 2001 he became resident DJ in Casa de la Música Habana, where for more than 7 years he devoted himself entirely to the promotion of Cuban Music, where he had the opportunity to support the orchestras of Cuba:
Los Van Van, Charanga Habanera, Adalberto Álvarez, Manolito Simonet Y Su Trabuco, Paulo F.G, Pupi Y Los Que Son Son, Isaac Delgado, Maikel Blanco Y Su Salsa Mayor, Dan Den, Bamboleo, Michel Maza, Yumury Y Sus Hermanos, Pachito Alonso, Klimax, Gardi, Pedrito Calvo Y La Justicia, Charanga Forever, Charanga Latina, Alain Daniel, El Clan, Haila, Elito Revé, Oderquis Revé, Azúcar Negra, Carlos Manuel, Tirso Duarte, Afro-Cuban All Stars, Jóvenes Clásicos Del Son, Eliades Ochoa, Los Papines, así como también ser parte del auge del movimiento urbano apoyando a Gente De Zona , Eddy K, Clan 537, Elvis Manuel, Cubanito 2002, Acento Latino , Eminencia Clásica, Pandilla X, Techno Caribe, Triángulo Oscuro y muchísimos más.
In 2008 he moved to London, United Kingdom and since then he has played Cuban Music in more than 54 European cities, participating in the most prestigious festivals in Europe such as Glastonbury, Zurich Salsa Festival, Croatian Summer Salsa Festival and many more.
He is one of the founders of DJ Team Cuba Group, leaders in the promotion of Cuban Music around the world, with more than 100 thousand followers on Facebook.
DJ Flecha has been nominated 3 times as Best Tropical Latin DJ in the United Kingdom for his popularity and for his originality when it comes to mixing, being considered one of the most technical DJs of the Latin scene in Europe. "
Main clubs where DJ Flecha has performed, as well as events and congresses in which he has participated:
Casa De La Musica Habana, Cuba
Astra Club, Mykonos
Floridita's London, Madrid, Dublin, Vienna
Ministry Of Sound, London
Area Club, London
Ronnie Scott's, London
Charlie Wrights International, London
Club Mambo, Copenhagen
Cuba Salsa Club, Lund
Lavka Club, Prague
Europia, Aix En Provence
Glastonbury 40th Anniversary
International Cuban Salsa Congress, Wales
London Cuban Salsa Congress, London
Zurich Salsa Festival
Croatia Summer Salsa Festival
Warsaw Salsa Festival
A Lo Cubano Salsa Festival
Festival De La Salsa En Cuba
Runner Up Macumba Habana DJ Festival 2004
Finalist of The Cuban Salsa Competition Egrem 2005
Runner Up UK Salsa DJ of The Year 2008
Runner Up UK Tropical DJ of The Year 2012
LUKAS The Latin UK Awards Winner "Tropical DJ of The Year 2019"