Boston’s Local Cape Verdean Singing Sensation “Lutchinha” Comes to Johnny D’s – July 31st, Saturday @ 7:00 p.m.

July 17, 2010 at 2:13 am Leave a comment

Listen to Lutchinha. 

Maria “Lutchinha” Neves comes to the Boston area from her native Cape Verde where she grew up and initiated what has become a very successful singing/composing career. Before coming to the US she recorded with many of that nation’s biggest stars for over 2 decades. Her music is a fusion of  Afro-beat, Latin, Jazz, and, of course, Cape Verdian genres. She showcases this unique sound with a distinctly vibrant vocal style that draws the audience in and onto the dance floor. A big part of this very successful music picture is her five member backup band, Cruzamente, consisting of cavaguinho, flute, guitar, bass, accordion, saxophone, keyboards, and percussion.

 

At the start of her career Lutchinha gained notoriety as Cape Verde’s entry in the Russia International Students Festival. Since then, she has gone on to tour internationally, be invited to share her talent’s nationally at Cape Verde’s top music festivals, perform for high government officials, and share the same stage with the likes of the legendary Cesaria Evora herself. Her cd entitled Castanhinha was proclaimed Best Album of the Year, in its category, for the state of Rhode Island and you can find her music for sale on National Geographic’s prestigious world music web site. But … fortunately you can hear her and her band live at Johnny D’s coming up soon. 

 

 


Event Details:

When: July 31st, Saturday @ 7:00 p.m.

Where: Johnny D’s Uptown (across from the Davis Square T stop) 

Admission: $8.00 cover charge (Table reservations optional) (Dinner/Appetizer menus available)

More Info: 617 – 776 – 2004 

       

 

   

       

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