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Samba-delphia

Philly-based samba group Alo Brasil performs Saturday night.

Samba-delphia

Seeing Alô Brasil perform is always an amazing experience. The 12 member Philly-based samba band seems unassuming when they step into the room, but once they start playing they transform any space into the middle of a carnival parade in Rio . Their high energy percussion heavy music is can get the most hesitant wallflower up on their feet and dancing. Their live performances usually include costumed samba dancers, capoeira masters, and a large portion of Philly's Brazilian population in the audience.  Watch the video clip to get an idea of the Alô Brasil experience.
 
If this sounds like a great way to enjoy your weekend, then make your way to World Cafe Live this Saturday April 19th because Alô Brasil will be perform live. With the warmth of spring time starting to show its face, it's only right to celebrate with some sunny samba rhythms. 
 
Alô Brasil @ World Cafe Live (3025 Walnut St.). Saturday, April 19th.  Doors 8 pm. Show 9 pm. Tickets $23 +.
About this blog
Dave Adams is a local deejay, radio host, promoter, and music fanatic. He has been playing in some of the best nightclubs and lounges in the city for the past 10 years. He hosts a weekly radio program called Eavesdrop every Friday night on WKDU 91.7 FM and worldwide on www.wkdu.org.

Highlife is your place to find out about the best kept secrets of Philly's nightlife scene. Please send him all your event listings at nightlife@phillynews.com. Reach Dave at nightlife@phillynews.com.

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