Beco do Samba – Free Entry
9pm – Live Music
Lu Carvalho&Marcelo Garcia + guests
Samba trio & guests shows vibrant music for a vibrant city. Samba is the main type of Brazilian music known worldwide and it is very well represented in Melbourne by the warm voice of the lead singer Lu Carvalho and the spicy sound of her crew:
Marcelo Garcia – strings & backing vocals
Walla C is an Dj/Producer from Rio de Janeiro, now resident in Melbourne. Producing beats since 2013, he draws from diverse influences such as jazz, funk, blaxploitation, afrofuturism, glitch, lo-fi beats, afrobeat, brazilian folk, amongst others
When Max arrived in Australia from Sao Paulo, Brazil and now he has already became one of the main Brazilians DJ’s in town after his remarkable performances in most events of its genre. Playing from popular Brazilian music such as Tim Maia, Jorge Ben and many more, Maxx covers from the classic, old school, underground and funk to the hip hop.
Karen Silva – Dance Performance
Karen Silva is a brazilian professional Samba dancer. She was at the 2014-1015 São Paulo’s carnival parade for the tradicional Samba school Nenê de Vila Matildes as one of their main dancer and has recently won a contest as the best samba dancer in Melbourne. In August this year Karen will run against Australia’s beat Samba dancers for the Tittle of Australian Queen of Samba.