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Plaza Swing Series: Forroteria
Jul 23, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm| Free
Led by guitarist and producer Marcos Vigio, the group combines the traditional forró instrumentation of the zabumba, accordion and triangle with electric guitar, percussion and rabeca (Brazilian fiddle). Forro has been compared to both folk and Cajun music and has been influenced by European and African sounds alike. Part of the Brasil Summerfest Series Dance lessons are at 6:30, band starts at 7 pm. In case of rain, the event will be held on Thursday, July 24, at 6:30.