Posts Tagged 'Samba'


Azymuth live at Fabric in June

Fabric have announced that the legendary Azymuth will play their classic 1979 album Light As A Feather in its entirety in the club’s main room on the 20th of June.


Legendary Banda Black Rio to play two dates at Ronnie Scott’s

The groovy Cariocas are back in town to play the famous jazz venue. Expect razor tight jazz-funk, powerful samba and pulsing grooves.


Jandira Silva Album Launch @ 606 Club

Launch night for Jandira Silva’s first album under her own name. Born in Rio de Janeiro, grown up in Espirito Santo and hugely popular in Portugal before moving to London five years ago, Jandira is a Brazilian singer that we

The City of Samba

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.


Elza Soares @ Mau Mau

The first of two London shows for Rio samba star Elza Soares, a singer respected for over 50 years service to samba, during which she has had a number of hits including “Se Acaso Você Chegasse”, “Boato”, “Mulata Assanhada” and

Interview with Eliane Elias

Eliane Elias has been making music since the mid-80s. This year she released Light My Fire, an album of originals and covers, as well as collaborations with Gilberto Gil, that has been getting rave reviews all summer. Eduardo Pagnoncelli sat

Arthur Verocai – Na Boca do Sol


Elza Soares @ Favela Chic

This is the kind of news we like! Elza Soares has been confirmed to play Favela Chic on Saturday 15th October. Elza is one of the true stars of samba, famous for a string of hits in the 60s and 70s as well as her affiliation with Rio’s samba schools. This is one rare opportunity to see Elza in London so don’t miss it!