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Monobloco @ the Creative Alliance
August 4, 2016 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
MONOBLOCO, Rio De Janiero’s most innovative and exciting carnaval parade band, makes an ultra-rare US appearance to light the night on fire.
Grammy-nominated percussion collective MONOBLOCO was created in 2000 by C.A. Ferrari, Celso Alvim, Mário Moura, Pedro Luís and Sidon Silva (members of the band Pedro Luís e A Parede). The group currently performs in the annual parade that closes the Rio de Janeiro’s carnival festivities, where they are followed through the streets of Rio de Janeiro by half a million people. Their street parade group is MASSIVE, and for the stage, they pare down to a nimble 16, creating a wall of danceable sound that combines elements of samba, funk & hip-hop.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 4TH, 8:30PM
8:30PM | $30, $25 mbrs advance | +$4 at the door
Doors open 8pm