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Cátia Alhandra is a unique singer. She has in her voice the poetic sensitivity, colors and intense flavors of the Portuguese Soul. From Fado and traditional Portuguese music to the passion and influence of ancestral singing linked to Arab and Mediterranean music, her different musical roots make her interpretation unique and make Cátia a multifaceted singer with a vibrant presence and an intense performance, full of truth, grit and soul. In this new concert, she is accompanied by musicians from different artistic influences, which results in a communion and fusion of diverse sensibilities and languages, with unexpected formations, sound contrasts and a great diversity of environments. The program mainly consists of original themes by composers from the Algarve, themes inspired by the great poetesses, as well as recreations of fado and traditional Portuguese and Mediterranean music. The poetic and emotive density of the song and words combined with the intention and deep truth of the interpretation and delivery on stage. Musicians: Guitar – Zé Miguel Vieira/ arrangements Bass – Gabriel Costa Tiago Rêgo – Mediterranean Percussion and Hangdrum

Presentation of the new Plasticine album – “The Most Beautiful Skies”. Through a musical tapestry composed of progressive rock, funk, jazz and soul, the band takes us on a sound journey that travels through the skies of the Maghreb, continuing across Africa, passing through the Caribbean, stopping in Latin America, flying over the East and landing in Portugal. “Afrobeat, soul, funk, jazz and the wider world in one danceable package. This band seethes with a horn section, guitars and keyboards and a drum/percussion base to support it all. No gimmicks or gimmicks, just pulsating music from a band with an energy transmitted straight from the stage to the audience” – World Music Central on Plasticine’s concert at Festival Med 2022. “Perhaps the best funk orchestra in Portugal” – Nuno Rogeiro (SIC Notícias)

XVº ROCK NA RIBEIRA 2023 Next June 9th at the Pechão Sports Area – parish of Olhão

Cantaloupe Café, in Mercados de Olhão, is pleased to announce that it will present, on the 4th of June, Sunday, at 6.45 pm, a show with: Ze Eduardo Trio Formed over a year ago, this trio quickly rose to not only local but also national notoriety, having already performed at the Hot Club de Portugal as well as at the Loulé Jazz Festival, among others, including several performances at Cantaloupe. Various circumstances (which the pandemic is no stranger to) allowed for the unlikely coming together of these three musicians who were more than qualified for the difficult task of making a jazz trio sound. Pianist Simon Seidl and drummer Marcelo Araújo accepted the challenge proposed by veteran bassist Zé Eduardo and the result is in plain sight. In 2023, among other musical adventures, it will be the resident trio at Cantaloupe Jazz Café where it will present, at the beginning of each month, an original and diversified program. Reservations by tel.: 289 704 397 During live music shows, for the 1st consumption, an increase of €8.00 (eight euros) is applied for each consumer.

Biodanza, is a human integration and development system created by the Chilean Rolando Toro. These classes are an invitation to experiences that promote the joy of living, through movements, music and non-verbal encounters within a group. São Santos will be the facilitator. Tuesdyas between 6 pm and 7 pm.

The host of these poetry evenings is Rogério Cão, who will always bring a guest with him. Admission is free and the sessions start at 21:00 and end at 22:30 and will take place every second Thursday of the month. Free public participation. ———————————————- Rogério Cão was born in V. N. de Famalicão in Minho and settled in the Algarve, in Faro, in 2006, having started by reciting poetry in the city’s bars. His history of association with the spoken and written word and also his relationship with music goes back a long way, since 1996, when he joined the Progressive Rock project “Alma Negra” as lyricist and vocalist and later, in 2004, the pseudourbanosneurodepressive project. Rogério has voice and theater training and has participated as an actor in several theater shows with emphasis on the short film “Fragmentação” by Nuno Fernandes. He himself has developed projects that combine music, theater and poetry, such as “Teatro ao Sul”, a show in which two actors travel through a Portuguese poetic anthology and present original texts and more recently with the poetic quartet “Diz@sossego” and the poetic creation project “A Gaveta da Pedra”.

MBORAÍ is a concert that transits through soundscapes originating in Brazil, where musical references from the Tukano, Tariano and Guarani peoples merge with the universe of contemporary music and jazz. The KA’AYARI duo, a word of Guarani origin meaning “guardian of the yerba mate”, is inspired by the ceremony of infusion between the herb and the water to compose together with its two elements: maestro João José de Félix Pereira, Awaju Poty, composer and pianist, and Ricardo Sá, composer and saxophonist, a concert that features authorial songs in Guarani and Portuguese. João José de Félix Pereira – Pianist, composer and conductor. Degree in Piano and Composition (FAP-ARTE/SP 1985). He has a vast body of work for solo instruments, chamber groups and orchestra. Master in Communication and Semiotics (PUC/SP 1995). Doctor and Post Doctor in Religious Sciences (UMESP/SP 2010). Founding Professor of the Composition and Conducting Course and the Music Therapy Course at UNESPAR/PR. Ricardo Berwanger Franco de Sá – Saxophonist, composer, Master in Social Anthropology from the Federal University of Amazonas with a line of research in Tukano indigenous music. He performs in several musical groups in Amazonas and Paraná with a focus on experimental music. He produced the first […]

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