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By Doug Gray, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - As a somewhat incongruous addition to the pre-Carnival festivities in the city, the timing of last year’s inaugural Rio Music Conference at first seemed questionable. Now for the second year the event is overlapping, from Wednesday, February 10th through Tuesday, February 16th, 2010.

Bringing some of the world’s biggest DJs into town just as the traditional sounds of samba take hold of Rio’s streets may have irked some traditionalists, but the results were undeniable. Rio can now . . .

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