Samba superstar Zeca Pagodinho heads to the capital this month
Zeca Pagodinho is one of Brazil’s biggest-selling sambistas and figureheads of the original 1980s samba-pagode movement, alongside other icons such as Jovelina Pérola Negra, Pedrinho da Flor, Elaine Machado, and Mauro Diniz. Pagodinho’s joyful carioca style has earned him millions of fans across his homeland, with four Latin Grammys to his name.
On November 29, the charismatic singer will head to London’s Apollo for a special one-off performance. Click here for tickets.
Here’s a musical introduction to Rio’s revered sambista.
UK & European dates:
November 19, Sartory Säle, Cologne
November 24, Coliseu dos Recreios, Lisbon
November 29, Apollo, London
December 2, The Box, Amsterdam