WILLY STREET FAIR – LUISA MAITA – Sat., September 17, 2011 – Willy Street

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Saturday, September 17, 2011
2:00pm - FREE - All Ages Buy Tickets
Willy Street (map)
Willy Street Fair, Williamson Street
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Sultry, seductive and infused with that inimitable samba swing, the music of Luísa Maita embodies the modern spirit of Brazil. Inspired by the bustling urban life found in her native city of São Paulo, Lero-Lero has a contemporary vibe with influences from alternative pop and downtempo electronic music melded with an acoustic foundation deeply rooted in samba, bossa nova and MPB. Fans of Bebel Gilberto, Céu and Seu Jorge will find much to love in Luísa Maita’s tropical, forward-looking sound, and her sensual yet soulful voice begs comparisons with everyone from Billie Holiday and Sade to Feist, St. Vincent and Cat Power. Hailing from a country overflowing with musical talent, Luísa Maita rises above the fray as one of the most promising young singers of her generation. Cumbancha Discovery will release Lero-Lero on May 18th in the Americas and May 31st to the rest of the world.

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