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By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Jazz lovers in Rio have just gained a new reason to celebrate. Tonight, August 31st, the iconic Blue Note jazz club from New York officially opens its Carioca branch in...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This weekend, July 29th and 30th, Arco do Teles presents the In Rock Festival, where nine independent Brazilian rock bands will perform. Besides the live music, the second edition of...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Best known for his acting work in the hit American television series, House, Hugh Laurie is also a talented blues musician and he is bringing his live concert tour...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Now in its fourth month, The American Roots Project is giving Rio music fans a taste of American-style tunes through monthly live performances of blues, gospel, early country music, bluegrass,...
By Nathan M. Walters, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – B.B. King, the iconic blues legend, returns to Rio for a highly-anticipated performance at Vivo Rio this Saturday, September 29th.  Wielding his custom-made Gibson guitar, Lucille, the tireless...
By Nathan M. Walters, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Buddy Guy, the legendary blues guitarist responsible for popularizing “Sweet Home Chicago” and one of the backing musicians for the President Barack Obama's recent and brief ode to...
By Tony Maiella, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – From June 22nd to the 26th, the 2011 Rio das Ostras Jazz & Blues Festival returns for its ninth consecutive year with 29 free concerts and over sixty hours of...
By Felicity Clarke, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The streets that samba are set to be taken over by swinging beats from the other side of the equator this weekend with the start of the eighth Bourbon Street...
By Felicity Clarke, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - With a characteristic zeal for life and moving to a samba beat, it's a wonder why Rio has never spawned a burgeoning blues scene. As a contemporary cosmopolitan melting pot,...
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