NY Fado Festival, the past, present, and future of Portuguese Fado

The NY Fado Festival brings classic and contemporary Portuguese Fado to New York City.

NY Fado Festival 2017

The first annual NY Fado Festival is February 24-26, 2017

The Past of Fado

Film: Fado, Story of a Singer
Perdigão Queiroga’s 1947 Portuguese film stars Amália Rodrigues, the Queen of Fado, as a Fado singer who falls in love with a guitar player. In Portuguese with English subtitles.

Friday, February 24 at 6:15pm

Sport Club Portugues
55 Prospect Street
Newark, NJ 07003

Sport Club Portugues is a major Portuguese cultural center. For more information and to RSVP, visit www.scpnewark.com

The Present of Fado

New Fado star Gisela João makes her New York debut at Schimmel Center in the Financial District, Saturday February 25, 2017 at 7:30pm. The event starts with a discussion about Fado at 6pm.

The Future of Fado

Two-time world champion DJ duo, DJ Ride & Stereossauro scratch Portuguese roots at Joe’s Pub in the East Village, Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 9:30pm.

The NY Fado Festival is produced by Isabel Soffer/Live Sounds. Image courtesy of the NY Fado Festival. For more information, visit www.fadofestival.net

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