Brazilians & Brits’ that Rock!

A project aimed to show the diversity of Brazilian music in the London scene Samba do Chapéu, with the project Samba e Movimento, embarks on a journey through the most diverse genres of Brazilian music playing a selection of biggest hits. The band has put together an extensive music selection, ranging from sambas enredo, samba rock and bossa nova to forró, baião, frevo and marchinhas, so the audience can hear a little of everything, enjoying Brazil in a journey from north to south of the country. With also a Brazilian DJ, the atmosphere becomes even better. The event takes place…

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Saturday 7th September is the Brazilian Independence Day both in Brazil and here, at The Jazz Cafe We’re excited to once again celebrate Brazilian Independence Day in Camden with a standout São Paulo-based group who embody the Afro-Brazilian cultural double-bond. Metá Metá, whose breakout album featured the divine drumming of Tony Allen, mix the spiritual and rhythmic foundations of this bond with influences ranging from Afrobeat to Afrosambas and punk rock to be-bop. The trio create chaotic, life-affirming music that explodes with the rage of The Stooges and Sonic Youth, the spirituality of John Coltrane and Sun Ra and the wild,…

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ROBERTO CARLOS Roberto Carlos, or the “King” as he is affectionately known throughout Brazil, will perform in London in May. He’s unquestionably one of Brazil’s most famous international stars, and his show in the UK is part of the Amor Sin Límite tour, which will also visit Portugal, France, Spain, Belgium and Switzerland. His albums have sold more than 120 million copies and smashed record sales—in 1994 he sold 70 million records—in Spanish, English, Italian and French. Roberto has one of the largest fan clubs in the world. The show’s playlist promises to have romantics emotionally charged and swaying with…

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Armandinho, Brazil’s biggest reggae star, is coming to London on Friday 2 August 2019 Brazil’s biggest reggae star joins us for his UK debut this summer Armandinho has become known the world round thanks to hits like ‘Lua Cheia’ and ‘Semente’. For his first ever show in London he will be performing a very special stripped back show, with him and his guitar front and centre. To buy the show tickets, all you have to do is access The Jazz Cafe website. When: Friday, 2 August 2019 Where: The Jazz Café, 5 Parkway, Camden, London, NW1 7PG

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Brazilian psychedelic band Boogarins is coming back to London on Wednesday 17th July Boogarins bring their psychedelic blues-based guitar lines and dazzling supernova synths bumping rhythms back to the capital for their biggest show to date after selling out Corsica Studios last year. Opening the show will be Clémentine March; musically trained in Brazil, she writes songs and instrumentals that cross language and genre borders, mashing raw rock sounds, pastoral pop compositions and Brazilian influences. To buy the show tickets, just go to The Jazz Cafe website. When: Monday 8th July Where: The Jazz Café, 5 Parkway,Camden, London, NW1 7PG

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Mart’nália is coming to The Jazz Cafe stage this summer, on Friday 28th June Daughter of iconic Brazilian samba and MPB singer Martinho da Vila, Mart’nália has forged her own musical path over the last 30 years, which culimated in a prestigious Latin Grammy award for her 2017 album Misturado. A lesser artist may have remained in her father’s shadow, but Mart’nália has become a global star in her own right, working with legends like Caetano Veloso and Maria Bethânia in the process. We can’t wait to welcome this icon of Brazilian samba and percussion to The Jazz Cafe stage this summer as…

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A young and talented brazilian musician, Guido Sant’Anna, is coming to London on June 18th The Brazilian musician Guido began playing the violin aged five with the help of his family. He performed with an orchestra as soloist for the first time at the age of seven, and since then has performed numerous times as a soloist, most of them with the Filarmonica Bachiana Orchestra, under the direction of João Carlos Martins. He has also performed with Maestro Julio Medaglia, Erika Hindrikson, and Edson Beltrami. He is currently a student of Elisa Fukuda, sponsored by the Cultura Artística Institute. Since being invited…

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Marking almost five decades of musical success in Brazil, one of the country’s most famous albums comes to Europe Forty-seven years after the original release of the double album Clube da Esquina, Milton Nascimento’s musical masterful collaboration with Lô Borges, lands on European sands to celebrate one of MPB’s most ambitious projects. “The tour marks a special moment for Brazilians living in Europe,” according to Backstage Production director Cristiane Guimarães. “The album is one of the classics from the 70s. The lyrics and melodies translate the history of Brazil through music”, she added. Milton’s tour, under the same name as…

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One of the greatest MC’s of recent times in South America, Flora Matos is coming to London on 21st June Flora Matos is the Brazilian lyrical master whose tectonic rhymes and piercing flow has seen her become one of South America’s best MCs. She’s one of the most original artists to come up in the country in recent times, going way beyond niche styles, and she captivates with her live performances thanks to her wide-ranging, multifaceted persona. Following singles Preta de Quebrada and Bora dançar and her album Eletrocardiograma, The Jazz Cafe was eager to bring Brazil’s best MC to their…

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The festival that happens on 13 and 14 June 2019 will celebrate Brazilian playwright Nelson Rodrigues The festival will celebrate playwright Nelson Rodrigues (1912-1980), one of the most prominent names in the history of Brazilian theatre. As we launch the volume Nelson Rodrigues – Selected Plays, published by Oberon Books, we will be presenting a dramatic reading and a film screening of The Wedding Dress, a landmark in Brazilian dramaturgy, and promoting roundtable discussions on the importance of Nelson Rodrigues as a playwright and his presence on British stages. The festival is the brainchild of Sacha Rodrigues, the playwright’s grandson, and Ramiro Silveira,…

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Marcelo D2 is back with a bang at The Jazz Cafe on Monday 8th July Since his early mixing of punk rock with rap and samba with MPB, Marcelo has been revolutionising the Brazilian hip-hop scene in his own unique way. After becoming a breakout star thanks to 2004’s À Procura Da Batida Perfeita (released in the UK as Looking For The Perfect Beat) and its follow-up Meu Samba É Assim in 2006, Marcelo is back to show international audiences that he never really went away. Nada Pode Me Parar marked his first full-length of original songs since 2008’s A Arte do Barulho and sees the rapper at the top…

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Three-time Grammy award winner and iconic 60’s Brazilian Legend, Sergio Mendes comes to London to perform at the Royal Festival Hall on Sunday 5 May 2019 Sergio Mendes rose to fame with his iconic band Brasil ’66 and the unforgettable timeless single “Mas Que Nada” presenting to the word his distinct style of music fused with Bossa nova & jazz which debuted in onto the Billboards top ten 10 charts and Int stardom. Across the years Mendes has recorded an incredible 35 albums and has continuously explored his creativity identity with include collaborations with some of the biggest names and Int music…

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Bebel Gilberto to perform at Union Chapel in London on 15 April 2019 Having first been introduced to the tranquil and serene bossa nova, electronica fusion sounds of Brazilian/American singer Bebel Gilberto over two decades now with the release of her phenomenal international album Tanto Tempo (2000), the world truly has embraced this phenomenal artist’s music which presents its own unique distinctive style and positioned Bebel Gilberto as one of the best-selling Brazilian artists in the U.S. Since that time a number of studio albums and international live tours have followed supporting the releases of these recordings with Bebel Gilberto (2004)…

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Tribalistas Tribalistas is a musical trio made up of three critically acclaimed artists—Marisa Monte, Arnaldo Antunes and Carlinhos Brown. This concert will be the first time that the group has performed together on stage in their 16-year history! Not to be missed! Turn to page 56 for BBMag’s exclusive interview with the trio. When: 4 November, 2018 Where: Eventim Apollo – 45 Queen Caroline Street, London W6 9QH Seu Jorge’s tribute to David Bowie Seu Jorge is one of Brazil’s most celebrated musical talents. The Brazilian singer-songwriter is set to take his UK fans on an emotional journey…

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Zeca Pagodinho takes the samba back with him to Europe, and the British capital is no exception After the success of concerts carried out in the 2016 tour, Zeca Pagodinho returns to Europe with a new series of performances starting late September. The tour starts out in Paris, where the singer will perform a debut concert. Following that, he’ll put on shows in Lisbon, Geneva, Zurich, Porto and he’ll end the run in London on Sunday, 14 October. The set list will include samba hits that made him one of the country’s most respected artists, both nationally and internationally. From…

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