Blind Reggae Musicians from Brazil Touring the United States

Tribo de Jah, a group of 6 blind musicians directly from Brazil will be performing the music of Bob Marley and celebrating the release of their latest CD “Love to the world, peace to the people.” the concert will take place at Temple Bar in Santa Mónica (California), which is located at 1026 Wilshire boulevard in Santa Mónica. The concert is on Sunday, September 16, 2007. Tickets are $15 and concert negins at 8:00pm. The event will include the  great spinning of Brazilian rhythms by DJ Manu Gil.

Tribo de Jah have been performing all around Brazil, from North to South, including the 2001 Rock in Rio III Festival, Canecão, and Metropolitan Halls in Rio and Palace and Olimpia in São Paulo. The group also performed in Buenos Aires (Argentina), Caiena (French Guyana), France, and Italy, having received a gold record for their fourth album, Reggae na Estrada (1998).

The reggae they play comes from the soul and is a perfect musical bridge between the Jamaica of the 70s and Maranhão, their home town.

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Author: World Music Central News Department

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