Brazil’s icon of black music, Di Mello performs in Espirito Santo for the first time on 20 November. “Imoriwell” is one of the guests at the second edition of XA Invites, a project by Espírito Santo band Za da India with producer gzz.art, who also brought Marcelinho da Lua and other local and Rio de Janeiro attractions to the event. Used to be. On the Praia da Costa in Vila Velha, on the Sky. Tickets are now on sale.
Xá da ndia and Di Melo will revisit the legendary track from the Recife composer’s eponymous album from 1975, a masterpiece that blends musical styles and contributed to the definition of Brazilian black music, funk and soul. The track features the songs “Kilari”, “Life in its Methods Says Calm” and “If O Mundo Ended in Honey”.
The record returned to success in the 2000s at the hands of European DJs, a fact which restarted Di Mello’s career, with new albums being released and a documentary provided at the Gramado Film Festival in 2012.
“It’s going to be great to be with Di Mello! And he was very receptive to having this show. He’s a musician we admire so much, who has an avant-garde, cult record, a milestone It’s not easy to make a record that’s a milestone and he did it”, says singer Alessandro Rodrigues of Za Da India.
Other big guests at the event are Marcelinho da Lua, a member of Bosacukanova, DJ and musician from Rio de Janeiro with names such as Seu Jorge (“Daily”), Simoninha (“This Moca Tadifferent”), Black Alien is partnership. “Tranquillo”) and Marcelo D2 (“When I Contra Iya”).
The line-up of XA Invites Di Mello and Marcelinho da Lua also features jazz reggae music by Jahaz by Rio de Janeiro (RJ) musicians Jaffa and Gabriel Ruy, and a vinyl party by DJ’s Gustavo Ortega, performed by Espírito Santo Pindorama. Renato Vervolet.
Shah invites Di Mello and Marcelinho da Lua
Attractions: Di Mello, Marcelinho da Lua, Shah of India, Jahaz (Jahfa and Gabriel Ruy) and Pindorama (DJs Gustavo Ortega and Renato Vervalloet)
When: November 20
Hours: 4 pm onwards
Where: Sky, Rua Alain Munir Helal, 100, Praia da Costa, Villa Velha-ES
Tickets: at simplela, with BRL 10 discount for BRL 60 (first lot) using BIGSTEP coupon