Posts Tagged 'Brazilian music'

Is Michel Teló a good thing for Brazilian music?

Back in my little Brazilian ghetto in London, whenever we played Brazilian music at parties, everyone loved it. It didn’t really matter if it was funk, country, rock or samba. Everyone would sing along and even dance – because doing so gave us a sense of belonging, it brought us back home for a few moments.

DEC
19

Tulipa Returns to London

Tulipa Ruiz charmed the audience at her last London appearance thanks to her mix of playfulness, an effortlessly great voice and a selection of fine tunes from her debut album Efêmera that seem impossible to grow tired of.

DEC
16

Mojo

World premiere of Mojo, a new show blending world music, puppetry and dance, and featuring Brazilian percussionist and composer Adriano Adewale and singer and trumpeter Leo Altarelli. This is the perfect show for families this Christmas, full of magic and

NOV
30

Alua Nascimento & The Collective feat Kit Downes

Brazilian vibraphone and percussion master Alua Nascimento joins up with pianist Kit Downes for a show at the Brixton. Nascimento – son of renowned Brazilian percussionist Dinho Nascimento – now lives in London and offers up regular shows like this

2manyDJs Brazilian Mix

Batuta Discos is a brand new mix from 2manyDJs – part of their Radio Soulwax project – featuring an hour of Brazilian vinyl collected from their various trips to Brazil over the years. As you would expect from 2manyDJs it

NOV
9

Lameck @ Favela Chic

Lameck will be bringing his Sao Paulo influenced sounds to Favela Chic on Wednesday 9th November. Lameck was born in Sao Paulo but studied in Paris and is currently a firm fixture in the music scene over there in the

NOV
1

Lucas Santtana @ Favela Chic

Lucas Santtana celebrates the release of his album Sem Nostalgia in England with this show at Favela Chic. Santtana is a critic’s favourite, no more so the case than on his latest release, which flirts between the manic energy of

OCT
31

Ana Moura + Lucas Santtana @ Barbican

Ana Moura is fast becoming a real star of Fado, the slowburning style of music from Portugal. Many claimed her set at this summer’s WOMAD to be the highlight of the festival. She will be joined by Lucas Santtana, a