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Brazilian Music Festival August 15 – 19th 2012

Cornelia Street Cafe Brazilian Music Fest

“Cornelia Street Cafe presents Brazilian Music Fest, featuring Brazilian Jazz, Choro, Valsa, Baiao & Samba sounds from Aug 15th to 17th.
The festival kicks off with a performance on the 15th by Rob Curto, renowned accordionist, pianist and composer and a founding member of the band Matuto which was chosen to represent the US State Department overseas as part of the American Music Abroad program in 2012.
On the 16th, catch Billy Newman Sextet, an American jazz/Brazilian instrumental fusion group. And finally, on the 17th, pianist Helio Alves will perform, joined by saxophonist Jorge Continentinho & guitarrist Guillermo Monteiro. (from remezcla.com)

28th Annual Brazilian Day NYC: September 1 – 2, 2012

Get ready for Brazilian Day 2012! It’s the largest street fair in New York City, attracting over a million people. In addition to 25 blocks of food, arts and craft vendors, there are live performances by some of Brazil’s biggest recording artists. Find out morehttp://www.brazilianday.com/


  • September 1st – Lavagem da Rua 46 – Brazilian Cultural Parade and Festival. Day-long music, dance, parade & festival. Free shows, arts & crafts, exotic food, samba capoeira & cultural performance. Where: “Little Brazil”, 46th Street and 6th Ave, Manhattan NYC.
  • September 2st – Brazilian Day 2012 – 25-block street fair and live performances by major Brazilian recording artists.

For those who want to keep partying after, there are the After Parties:

| Beleza Presents: Brazilian Day Celebration | Saturday September 1, 2012 | 10:00 pm | Le Poisson Rouge 158 Bleecker Street New York NY 10012 | Tickets $20 in advance, $25 At the Door, Discount with Lavagem Flyer | 3 artists, DJ spinning variety of dance music

| DEPOIS | Sunday September 2, 2012 | 8 pm | S.O.B.’s 200 Varick Street at corner of Houston New
York, NY 10014
| Tickets at depois.net | live bands, CD release show, DJ

Brazilian Day NYC 2012 After Party

| BRAZILIAN DAY AFTER PARTY | Sunday September 2, 2012 | 7 pm | XVI Lounge NYC Rooftop 251 W. 48th Street (8th Ave.) New York, NY 10036 | live band, open capirinha bar, Brazilian dancers, body painting art show

It’s Carnaval

March 3, 2012 at Le Poisson Rouge


-Live Samba Performance by Leticia

-Johnson do Cavaco & 2Guedinho Band, grooving mix of samba-de-roda, pagode from Bahia, Rio style samba and rhythms of Candomblé

-DJ David Medina & DJ Alex Carioca spinning Samba, Broken beat, Salsa, Soulful House, Forró, Funk, Hip Hop, Reggae, Axé & Brazilian House Music, etc…

-Live Percussion

Doors open 11pm
Drink Specials 11pm-12am (mojitos & caipirinhas)

Please RSVP for Leticia’s List | $15 until Midnight, $20 after Midnight

Le Poisson Rouge
158 Bleecker Street
between Sullivan and Thompson Streets
NYC 10012


Brazilian Day NYC 2010

The big day is coming….Brazilian Day NYC 2010!
Catch me in the official opening procession for Brazilian Day, the Lavagem da Rua 46 this Saturday September 4th. Hint: I’ll be in the Rio de Janeiro section wearing a Carmen Miranda outfit…

LAVAGEM DA RUA 46 (official Brazilian Day opening parade & cultural festival)
Saturday 9/4
10am to 12pm
from 44th St & 6th Ave to 46th St and Madison Ave
Rain or shine
Free & open to public

Sunday 9/5
11am to 7pm
43rd St to 57th St
between Madison & 8th Aves
Main stage at 43th Street and 6th Avenue
Second stage 46th Street between 5th and Madison
Rain or shine
Free & open to public