Conoce los grupos que se presentarán en el Lula World 2012

Toronto · Publicado el: 11 mayo, 2012


The LULAWORLD festival kicked off on Wednesday May 09, 2012 with a stunning concert by Autorickshaw and special guests Gordon Sheard, George Koller and Mark Duggan. Thank you to Autorickshaw, their guests and co-presenters Small World Music for making the festival opening night so memorable.


daniela-nardi.jpgDaniela Nardi Expresso Manifesto
May 15

CD Release with Gabriele Mirabassi (Italy),  Hosted By CBC Host Garvia Bailey
Award winning singer songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Daniela Nardi releases her new CD 'Espresso Manifesto - The Songs of Paolo Conte'. As the first recording by Nardi's new project Espresso Manifesto, the album sees Nardi's signature style interpreting the songs of the legendary Italian singer/songwriter Paolo Conte.

Due to the overwhelming response to Tuesdays Espresso Manifesto CD Launch concert, we have added a second show on Wednesday May 16th. Dinner reservations available through Open Table at

Alain Perez (Spain), Mario Allende and Robi Botos - May 17, 8 PM
Celebrated for his work with flamenco guitar icon Paco de Lucia and latin jazz giant Jerry Gonzalez, Cuban-born bassist and multi-instrumentalist Alain Pérez, is making waves in both the flamenco and jazz worlds. 

Ignacio Berroa (NYC), Hilario Duran, Roberto Occhipinti & Luis Deniz - May 17, 9 PM
Dizzy Gillespie called Berroa 'The only Latin drummer in the world, in the history of American music that intimately knows both worlds; his native Afro-Cuban music as well as Jazz...'. Cuban drum legend Ignacio Berroa joins us direct from New York City to perform with Hilario Durán, Luis Deniz & Roberto Occhipinti. Hosted by Laura Fernandez.

Donne Roberts - May 18, 8pm
Juno Award - winner Donné Roberts gained international recognition for his work with the African Guitar Summit as well as his first solo release "Rhythm Was Born" On his latest release INTERNATION, the Madagascar-born artist brings together musical influences from Egypt, Nigeria, Japan and First Nations. 

Claudio Rabeca (Brazil) + Aline Morales - May 18, 10pm
Composer, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Claudio plays rabeca (fiddle), viola, ten string guitar, guitar and popular percussion. Influenced deeply by the Pernambuco musical traditions of his native Rio Grande, Claudio's work is decidedly contemporary incorporating experimental pedals and effects. Claudio will perform with local Juno nominee Aline Morales.
Forro and Cavalo Marinho - A WORKSHOW by Claudio Rabeca
Saturday, 19 May 2012, 1pm 
Visiting Lulaworld artist and renown rabeca player Claudio Rabeca shares his weath of knowledge of the musical folk traditions of Northeastern Brazil, in particular, the Cavalo Marinho, and Forro, which represent a mix of Arab, African, European and Brazilian traditions. 

Pupy y Los Que Son Son - May 19 10pm at Phoenix Concert Theatre
Casineros Unidos and LULAWORLD present Pupy y Los Que Son Son direct from Havana, Cuba. Saturday May 19, 2012. One night only at PHOENIX CONCERT THEATRE with special guests Tania Pantoja and Mayito Rivera. 


May 9   Autorickshaw w/ special guests Mark Duggan, Gord Sheard & George Koller – @ 8 pm
May 11 La Marisoul (LA) w/ Café Con Pan CD Launch – @ 8 pm
May 11 Boogat (Montreal) + Lady Son y Articulo Viete: A hip hop son cubano mashup! – @10 pm
May 12 Ralph Irizarry (New York) w/ Luisito Orbegoso’s Moda Eterna – @10 pm
May 15 Daniela Nardi's Espresso Manifesto CD launch w/ special guest Gabriele Mirabassi (Italy) – @ 8:30 pm
May 17 Latin Jazz: From Cuba to Spain, New York & Toronto
                                    8pm - Alain Perez (Cuba, Spain)
                                    Robi Botos (Hungary/Canada)
                                    Mario Allende (Chile/Canada)
9pm - Ignacio Berroa (Cuba, New York)
                                    Hilario Durán (Cuba, Toronto)
Roberto Occhipinti (Toronto)
Luis Deniz (Cuba, Toronto)
May 18 Donné Roberts – @ 8pm
+ Claudio Rabeca (Brazil) + Aline Morales = The New Brazilian Forró, Tropicalia & MPB – @ 9pm
May 19 Pupy y Los Que Son Son (Cuba) (At Phoenix Concert Theatre) – @10 pm

LULAWORLD 2012 is presented in partnership with CBC and Small World Music with support from The Toronto Arts Council as well as, Telelatino, Mill Street Breweries, CIUT, Italian Chamber of Commerce of Ontario, Alitalia, Consolato Generale D'Italia a Toronto, Cuba in Toronto, Casineros Unidos and Remax2000


Publicado: 11 de mayo, 2012.




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