Whats On In Liverpool

Liverpool Set To Vibrate To The Sound Of Brazilicas Beat

By  | 

MUSIC PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED FOR SATURDAY FESTIVAL DAY

Brazilica today reveals the first names in a magnificent musical line-up which will have Liverpool carnival goers Samba-ing on the city street this summer.

Some of the most exciting and talented musicians from home and abroad are set to bring the pulsating sounds of the Latin American beat to the banks of the Mersey thanks to Liverpool’s International Samba Festival.

 

The historic Pier Head on the city’s world heritage waterfront will be transformed by colourful carnival action on Saturday 15 July, and it’s all down to Liverpool Carnival Company, which is celebrating the 10th consecutive year of the festival in 2017.

The waterfront will be awash with the sights, tastes and especially the sounds of Brazil as part of The Pier Head Village – a family focused festival coming to Liverpool’s Waterfront this summer.

São Paulo 10-piece Bixiga 70, which has added Brazilica to its European tour dates, will be performing at the Pier Head Village stage. The band, formed in 2010, mixes elements of Latin, African and Jazz music with Afrobeat and Brazilian rhythms, and the musicians, from diverse backgrounds, operate as a collective, sharing composer credits and running their own recording studio.

Afrosamba is a UK-based band paying homage to the great names of Afro-Brazilian Jazz, Samba and Bossa Nova. Fronted by Brazilian-born Pilo Adami, the band is made up of seasoned musicians from Brazil, Mozambique and the UK, and mixes traditional and original songs with its own unique blend of Brazilian funk and samba.

Meanwhile Papa JACA is an Afro-Brazilian power fusion band which plays a variety of Brazilian rhythms along with its own compositions. Led by the Bahian percussionist Claudio kron do BRAZIL, Papa JACA brings audiences a flavour of music heard on the streets of Bahia, Rio or Sao Paulo.

Saxophonist and songwriter Sam Qureshi heads for Brazilica with his seven-piece band Sam Q’s Nightpatrol and his unique brand of Bossa Nova. The band’s album Samba of Love was first showcased in West End jazz venues and signed by Grooveland Music in Brazil, which compiled a series of remixes by cutting edge DJs which are currently charting in the Afro Latin charts. Sam Q’s latest album Love Spring Fountains features an array of international artists including Sergio Mendes’ percussionist Gibi Dossantos.

And Suéli Gil and her band stamp their own mark on Brazilian Bossa Nova and Latin Jazz, bringing contemporary arrangements to classic songs. The UK-based vocalist and performer originally comes from Portimao in the south of Portugal.

Finally, singer/songwriter Aleh Ferreira brings his own brand of Brazilian Soul to the festival. Ferreira is well-known for his soundtracks for films, Brazilian TV shows and national and international serials. For Brazilica, he will play with his band formed of Brazilian, Italian and English musicians.

This year’s Brazilica takes place from Friday 14 July to Sunday 16 July.

 

Organisers have already revealed that the Brazilian Film Festival will also return for a third year running, along with a Fringe Festival packed with exhibitions and workshops, with many artists and bands already confirmed from around the world to take part. Events will take place in venues across the city.

The spectacular night-time Carnival Parade which features Samba bands from across the UK and overseas will remain the main festival highlight on the Saturday night. Thousands of people always line the route, which makes its way from Abercromby Square through the city centre streets before coming to a colourful conclusion in Williamson Square.

 

Maeve Morris, Artistic Director of Liverpool Carnival Company, said“Music and life intertwine in Brazil, and you can’t have Brazilica without a soundtrack of Latin American and Afro-Brazilian grooves. So I’m excited to be able to announce the line-up of talented bands and performers from here in the UK and much further afield who we have invited to help make this 10th anniversary Brazilica the most memorable yet.”

 

To get involved in Brazilica Festival 2017 as a media partner, sponsor or volunteer please visit the website.

 

Keep up to date with all Brazilica Festival activity at:

www.brazilicafestival.com

www.facebook.com/brazilicafestival

Twitter – @BrazilicaFest

209 Comments

  1. Cheap Jerseys China Online

    July 26, 2017 at 7:22 pm

    Purchases are important in every vending machine service business ever.When we don’t recognize it we don’t accept it as our own and we are not grateful for it. It’s also a fantastic tool to have on your website since if they wanted to, buyers could simply print it out..At some point the snow turned into snow storm as well as I could barely see the road ahead.
    Cheap Jerseys China Online

  2. falso cartier anelli cartier

    July 26, 2017 at 11:58 am

    cartierlovejesduas First off, let me say you’ve done some amazing things and inspired many people – me included.
    falso cartier anelli cartier

  3. Air max pas cher

    July 26, 2017 at 11:05 am

    I discovered your blog site on google and check a few of your early posts. Continue to keep up the very good operate. I just additional up your RSS feed to my MSN News Reader. Seeking forward to reading more from you later on!?

  4. Wholesale NFL Jerseys

    July 26, 2017 at 9:43 am

    Are you also opting for making contracts. It might take several dozen to a hundred repetitions of the word that you’re trying to learn before you know it or it comes to your mind naturally but if you repeat the word in all of these forms you will learn much quicker and your vocabulary will grow by leaps and bounds. Listening to recordings and practicing speaking are a great way to pass the time and improve your pronunciation. Disaster warning and management systems are then integrated into the drilling systems.

  5. Cheap Jerseys China Free Shipping

    July 26, 2017 at 1:17 am

    ?How do we become aware of this basic truth? You develop an attitude of gratitude. It really is a winwin situation.If you adhere to the advice given to you in this writeup, you ought to have no difficulties preserving your sanity all through the sales process. Ppc is nothing but a marketing model in line with the internet. Try to constantly get as many sales as possible in order to maximize the amount of money coming in.
    Cheap Jerseys China Free Shipping

  6. Cheap Jerseys Online

    July 26, 2017 at 1:10 am

    It’s a tough situation. When you become frustrated or feel that you’re stuck with your progress in learning a new language, I want you to think of these simple steps to learning any language that you desire. One bad move can lead to a longterm bad habit, so preventing laziness before it starts is really just saving you foreseeable future work. On the other hand i most certainly will guaranteed you that is definitely not, my fun life is a legit business, don’t assume not even for one second that you’ll get scammed because you’re not.Purchases are important in every vending machine service business ever.
    Cheap Jerseys Online

  7. 进口报关代理

    July 25, 2017 at 4:02 pm

    围绕城市快速消费品、医药、农产品领域共同配送的“一块板”“一个筐”,÷????¨?记者采访了解到2783000799 酒鬼酒 4 就在2012年夏天”到这儿他们公司2003年就在瑞丽做以红木为主的家具“哪个价位都敢买进据国家统计局中国经济景气监测中心联合卓创资讯对24个省(区、市)流通领域9大类50种重要生产资料市场价格的监测显示,

  8. qnmyvlidb

    July 25, 2017 at 4:01 pm

    Liverpool Set To Vibrate To The Sound Of Brazilicas Beat – Jade Ainsworth Gossip
    qnmyvlidb http://www.g57cmh84o3ng11q54d7y66tboe684i0us.org/
    [url=http://www.g57cmh84o3ng11q54d7y66tboe684i0us.org/]uqnmyvlidb[/url]
    aqnmyvlidb

  9. Tijuana

    July 25, 2017 at 3:55 pm

    There are some interesting time limits in this article but I don’t know if I see all of them center to heart. There may be some validity but I’ll take hold opinion till I look into it further. Good article , thanks and we would like extra! Added to FeedBurner as nicely

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.