Festivals & Fairs Palm Beach County Performing Arts

7th Annual Downtown Boca’s Brazilian Beat

7th Annual Brazilian BeatSaturday, September 8, 6pm-11pm – Mizner Park Amphitheater, 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton

Celebrate Brazilian Independence Day with the 7th Annual Brazilian Beat on Saturday, September 8 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Mizner Park Amphitheater. Headlining Brazilian Beat will be Diogo Nogueira, one of the biggest names in Brazilian music today. Son of the legendary João Nogueira, he sings samba, the pulsating, wildly popular and joyous music synonymous with Brazilian culture. A multifaceted artist, Nogueira is a singer, composer, instrumentalist and also a TV and radio personality. He was nominated for the Latin Grammy for all of his seven albums, and won the category “Best Samba Album” on two occasions. His discography has earned six Gold CDs, and three Gold, two Platinum and one Double Platinum DVD. Completing a decade long career with over 10 million in sales, he has just released his first album of all original compositions, “Munduê” (Universal Music). The album has been widely embraced by the public, fellow artists and critics alike, confirming his place as a major star in Brazilian music today. Opening act will be Forro Cravo & Canela. This FREE event brings together the art of music and dance in one mesmerizing evening. Get your groove on and be a part of this dazzling official celebration of Brazilian Independence. Live music, street dancing, including costumed dancers from SambaLá Samba School in a Rio-style parade, a Capoeira circle, samba drummers a Zumba showcase and savory Brazilian cuisine and cocktails will make for a most memorable festival.