Liniker e os Caramelows with Bruno Capinan
A Polyphonic Ground Concert co-presented by Lula Music and Arts and Uma Nota Culture in association with Sarau Brasil.
For the first time ever in Canada, ground-breaking and award-winning Liniker e os Caramelows direct from São Paulo, Brazil!
LINIKER E OS CARAMELOWS
Fronted by captivating transgender vocalist Liniker Barros, Liniker e os Caramelows create a contemporary sound dubbed 'Brazilian Soul', which combines soul with the tropical heritage of MPB, resulting in a beautiful, emotional and energetic show. Looking deep into the eyes of the audience – you don’t have to speak Portuguese to be completely entranced, it’s universal!
The band rose to prominence in October 2015 with the YouTube release CRU, followed by their award-winning and lauded September 2016 studio album, REMONTA. After wowing crowds in Austin at SXSW in both 2017 and 2018, this summer marks Liniker's first performance in Canada!
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Bruno Capinan (Brazil/Canada) is a Toronto based singer-songwriter. He has recently released Divina Graça, his third album, receiving international recognition from The Guardian in the UK, Libération in France and Brazil’s biggest publications Folha and O Globo. He has toured over six countries, with highlight performances including the Rio Olympic Games in 2016, and the Montreux Jazz Festival in Tokyo, Japan alongside legendary composer Jun Miyake.
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UMA NOTA CULTURE
A cultural production house focusing on Brazilian, Latin, Caribbean, Funk and Soul music provided by both live acts and DJs. Unpretentious, open-minded, lively and fun, Uma Nota presents an experience through where artists and public come together and move to the tropical vibe.
LULA MUSIC AND ARTS CENTRE
Lula Music and Arts Centre (LMAC) aspires to nourish a thriving Canadian world music scene. With a focus on local world artists performing music of the Americas, LMAC fosters all expressions of Canadian world music. Through concerts, festivals, cultural exchanges, education and outreach as well as audience and professional development, LMAC supports musicians from diverse cultural backgrounds, encouraging artistic cross-pollinations and cross-cultural understanding. LMAC values collaboration, mutual respect in all partnerships, community development, inclusiveness, diversity, accessibility and artistic integrity.
Polyphonic Ground is a collaborative working model that unites 11 small and medium-sized live music presenters committed to building and sustaining Toronto as a global music city. The organizations include Ashkenaz Foundation, Batuki Music Society, Good Kind Productions, Link Music Lab, Lula Music & Arts Centre, MonstrARTity Creative Community, Music Africa, Revolutions Per Minute, Small World Music Society, Uma Nota Culture and World Fiddle Day Toronto.