The Municipality of Albufeira started a cycle of concerts entitled “Proximidades”, with artists from Albufeira and also using services and technical means from the municipality. The broadcast will be live via YouTube.
On June 20, starting at 9:30 pm, it will be possible to attend the concert of the group José Praia & Áqua Viva, for that, just sit comfortably at home and access the Youtube Channel albufeira.pt. This concert is free to view. The artists will be within the recommended distance from each other and will perform for various capture and live broadcast cameras.
Founded in 1986 in Albufeira by José Praia and his sons Alberto, Gonçalo and Miguel Praia, the group conquered with the joyful and captivating music, the whole region of the Algarve and beyond. These days, they are one of the greatest references of Traditional Portuguese Music and undoubtedly the best that the Algarve has to offer musically.
His performances, report to us “a musical tour of Alto Minho in the north of Portugal, to the Algarve, in the South, not excluding Azores and Madeira”. During this trip, the public receives a presentation of the best that traditional music has to offer, using a wide variety of musical instruments from Portugal, such as cavaquinho, braguesa, banjo, accordion, concertina, viola, guitar, bass drum, tambourine, adufe, ferrinhos, castanets and reco.
His songs talk about the habits and customs of the Portuguese people and the public is invited to participate and sing the melodies that soon become known to everyone’s ears.
From his repertoire, songs such as “Malvada Pandemia, Quadras de Aleixo, Ceifeira, O mar enrola n`areia; Baleeira Beach; Albufeira a Cantar, among others.