Gilberto Gil’s ‘Refavela 40’ Plays 3-Nights at Rio’s Theatro Net

The Brazilian musical legend’s residency will run from Monday, May 21st, until Wednesday, May 23rd.

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Marking forty years since the release of the album, ‘Refavela,’ Bem and Gilberto Gil are taking up a three-night residency (Monday, May 21st - Wednesday, May 23rd) at Rio’s Theatro Net to celebrate the album’s spirit, along with help from Anelis Assumpção and Mestrinho.

The album was originally conceived when Gilberto Gil travelled to Nigeria to participate in the Festac ‘77 in Lagos, otherwise known as the ‘Second World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture,’ which included other international luminaries such as Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?