After being canceled due to Hurricane Irma in 2017, Brazilian Beat is back for its 7th year, celebrating Brazilian Independence Day in Downtown Boca Raton on Saturday, September 8th from 6-11 PM. You’ll hear the sounds of popular Brazilian artists and Samba drummers, see beautiful costumed dancers in a Samba Parade, zumba and capoeira performances, authentic Brazilian food vendors, and a live concert.
Headlining Brazilian Beat will be Diogo Nogueira, one of the biggest names in Brazilian music today. Son of the legendary João Nogueira, he sings samba, the pulsating, wildly popular and joyous music synonymous with Brazilian culture. A multifaceted artist, Nogueira is a singer, composer, instrumentalist and also a TV and radio personality. He was nominated for the Latin Grammy for all of his seven albums, and won the category “Best Samba Album” on two occasions. His discography has earned six Gold CDs, and three Gold, two Platinum and one Double Platinum DVD. Completing a decade long career with over 10 million in sales, he has just released his first album of all original compositions, “Munduê”(Universal Music). The album has been widely embraced by the public, fellow artists and critics alike, confirming his place as a major star in Brazilian music today. Opening act will be Forro Cravo & Canela.
This FREE event brings together the art of music and dance in one mesmerizing evening. Get your groove on and be a part of this dazzling official celebration of Brazilian Independence. Live music, street dancing, including costumed dancers from SambaLá Samba School in a Rio-style parade, a Capoeira circle, samba drummers a Zumba showcase and savory Brazilian cuisine and cocktails will make for a most memorable festival.
Free parking will be available at the Boca Raton City Hall, the Downtown Library and Building administration with free trolley-bus service to and from Mizner Park.
Many thanks to our Brazilian Beat partners:
The Consulate General of Brazil in Miami, American Airlines, Hyatt Place Boca Raton/Downtown, Mizner Park Amphitheater, Boca Raton Museum of Art, SambaLá Samba School, Rhythm Foundation, Acontece Magazine & Acontece.com and Gazeta News.
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Date(s) - 09/08/2018
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mizner Park Amphitheatre