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BIMA: En Canto in Concert (Online)

Presented by Bainbridge Island Museum of Art at Facebook & YouTube, Bainbridge Island WA

Oct 16 2020
BIMA: En Canto in Concert (Online)

Anchored in Brazilian classics and contemporaries of their genre, En Canto brings the Pacific Northwest a rare link to Brazil. A multi-ethnic female-led group, En Canto is Seattle’s only Forró band, and showcases the talents and expertise of musicians from Brazil and Seattle in the funnest possible fashion: through fun, danceable music!

This event will be free and streamed on YouTube and Facebook. RSVP to let us know you’ll be watching!

A multi-ethnic female-led sextet, En Canto is Seattle’s only Forró band. Forró music is a combination of multiple Brazilian rhythms including baião, xote and arrasta–pé. The word refers to both the musical genre and the accompanying partner dance party events where it is heard.

En Canto shows are exuberant sonic journeys, the band driving the dance floor with swirling Brazilian rhythms and irresistible melodies. The sound is fueled primarily by twin accordions and tinged with the jazz backgrounds of several of the

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