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2011 Back2Black Festival in Rio in August

By Patricia Maresch, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - While Rio is preparing itself for the Rock in Rio Festival in late September and early October, another music festival with big international guests is already on its way: Back2Black. The African roots, music and cultural heritage festival takes place the last weekend of August at the old train station Leopoldina and is a celebration of African rhythms, sounds, colors, styles and social and economic consciousness.

Undoubtedly, the festival . . .

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