Tag: Music in Rio

By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Next to the main stages with performances of Bruce Springsteen and Beyoncé, a further highlight of this year’s Rock in Rio is the "Rock Street" area. An entire strip...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Achieving initial success with an English language version of a popular Rio football (soccer) team anthem and with traditional samba marchas covered in English for foreigners, Brazilian...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Cidade Maravilhosa is a place known for the cultural and ethnic diversity of its people, and the music varies and blends as much as the inhabitants themselves. Leo Justi,...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With her remake of Dione Warwick’s “I’ll Never Love This Way Again” playing almost nightly in the Globo novela (prime-time soap opera) "Salve Jorge” and a recent confirmation to perform...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Currently touring South America in support of her most recent album, What We Saw from the Cheap Sets, singer-songwriter Regina Spektor will debut at Barra da Tijuca’s Citibank Hall...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Official ticket sales in Brazil for the seven day 2013 Rock in Rio music festival opened on the morning of Thursday, April 4th, and sold out before the afternoon had...
By Bhamika Bhudia, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As Carnival nears, there is plenty of Samba in the Cidade Maravilhosa, from amazing samba school rehearsals to street blocos. But while Rio may not be a city of...
By Sibel Tinar, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – The iconic pop-rock and new wave band of the 80's Simple Minds returns to Brazil this week after a fifteen-year absence. The Scottish band will take to the stage at Vivo...
By Felicity Clarke, Contributing Senior Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The legendary U.S. rock band Guns N' Roses will play five shows in Brazil next month as part of the current leg of their Chinese Democracy world tour. Starting in Brasilia on...

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