The most important Brazilian celebration of the year – Carnival – takes over one of New York City’s most acclaimed nightclubs. And at the helm, Dj Mario Calegari provides the soundtrack with flavorful Brazilian beats and elegant Portuguese melodies. Ralph Berr opens the night.
Come see a real Carnival Block Party (i.e. Bloco de Carnaval) at The Sullivan Room.
Brazilian musician Cidinho Teixeira is set for a series of three night performances, every Sunday night, at New York’s Zinc Bar. The performances are scheduled for 10PM, 11:30PM and 1AM, and each week, Cidinho’s show will feature a changing roster of top local Brazilian vocalists and performers, such as the great Valtinho Anastacio (on Feb 7).
Acclaimed Brazilian singer Marianni is scheduled for a series of three Saturday night performances (10pm, 11:30pm and 1am) at New York’s Zinc Bar, through February 6 to March 6. With a repertoire ranging from Brazilian Bossa nova, Samba and MPB (Brazilian popular music), to American favorites and some of her own compositions, Marianni returns to the New Your house that helped build her East Coast fan base. Marianni has performed live at Zinc several times since her debut album Swimming to the Moon came out in 2005.
Samba New York is proud to sponsor a new Beginner Samba Dance course (both women and men are welcomed) with instructor Danielle Lima.