SAMBA Fest this Saturday 5-6-17

Samba Fest will return to the Trinity College campus on Saturday, May 6, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., at 240 New Britain Avenue in Hartford. Samba Fest is a free, rain-or-shine event that is open to the public.

Samba Fest will feature Latin Grammy-award-winning artists Gilvan de Oliveira (guitar), Ivan Correa da Costa (bass), and Sergio Antonio Silva (percussion), all professors of music at the Universidade de Música Bituca, a free school founded in Minas Gerais, Brazil, by internationally famous singer-composer Milton Nascimento.

Other performers include the Trinity Samba Ensemble with special guest José Paulo, directed by Eric Galm; Trinity Steel, directed by Curtis Greenidge; Ginga Brasileira, directed by Efraim Silva; The Hartford Hot Several; The Bossa Nova Project; Honduran vocalist Karlibeth Ortega; West Hartford’s Hall High School choirs, directed by Lorri Cetto, and more.

All performances will be aired live by WRTC 89.3 FM Radio (

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