z'Bumba

Brazilian Band from Portland, OR - Will travel up to 10 miles
MEMBER SINCE 2011

$500 - $4000 per event
About
z'Bumba brings Forró (fo-HOh,) the raucous, rebellious roots music of Brazil's northeast, to the American Northwest.

What if Zydeco met Salsa on a hot rainforest night?

As if love child of such a meeting, this irrepressibly danceable music is a fresh, tropical aural fruit salad, a gorgeous mixture of impossibly delicious sounds like juicy mango accordions, peppery percussion, and the passion-fruit Portuguese poetry as sung by scintillating São Paulo songstress Gabriella. It's hard to believe it was once the theme music of the Cangaçeiros, the infamous desert 'pirates' of Brazil's hinterlands.

Forró dancing is easy but fun, a little like a two-step; it's as if English country dancing had run off and gone wild in the colonies, especially the squaredance known as "Quadrilha." It's accessible to even the most sober, solemnly avowed non-dancers.
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2011
Dec
10
Mississippi PIzza Pub
Portland, OR
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2011
Nov
12
Mississippi PIzza Pub
Portland, OR
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2011
Oct
8
Mississippi PIzza Pub
Portland, OR
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2011
Sep
9
Mississippi PIzza Pub
Portland, OR
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2011
Sep
5
Art in the Pearl
Portland, OR
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
2011
Aug
21
Silverton Fine Arts Festival
Silverton, OR
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
2011
Aug
12
Mississippi PIzza Pub
Portland, OR
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2011
Aug
6
Wedding (private)
Lake Oswego, OR
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2011
Jul
9
Mississippi PIzza Pub
Portland, OR
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2011
Jun
24
the Blue Monk
Portland, OR
10:00 PM - 1:00 AM
2011
Jun
18
Governor Hotel (Private event)
Portland, OR
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2011
Jun
11
Mississippi PIzza Pub
Portland, OR
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Bandeira Flor
Daniela Mercury
Cumiamoura
Carlinhos Brown
Cantiga de Sapo
Jackson do Pandeiro
Cirandeiro
Luiz Gonzaga
Cumbia en Azul
Jaime Llano Gonzales
Enxuga o Rato
Traditional
Estrela Miuda
João do Vale
Expresso 2222
Gilberto Gil
Feira de Mangaio
Sivuca
Forró No. 1
Luiz Gonzaga
Forró no Escuro
Luiz Gonzaga
Gaiola da Saudade
Maciel Salú
Magalenha
Carlinhos Brown
Numa Sala de Reboco
Luiz Gonzaga
Oiá Eu Aqui de Novo
Gilberto Gil
Paraíba
Luiz Gonzaga
Procurando Tú
Olivan
Proibibido Cochilar
Camarão
Fim da Festa
Traditional
Quadrilha pernambucana
Traditional
Querer Bem
z'Bumba
Qui Nem Jiló
Luiz Gonzaga
Sabiá lá na Gaiola
Oswaldinho do Acordeon
Sebastiana
Jackson do Pandeiro
Tenha Dó
Camarão
Tive Razão
Seu Jorge
Xodo Beleza
Elba Ramalho
Xote das Meninas
Luiz Gonzaga
Brazilian Band
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Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
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Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Christmas Parties
Quinceañeras
Grand Openings
Graduation Parties
Please note z'Bumba will also travel to Beaverton, Vancouver, Lake Oswego, Tigard, Marylhurst, Clackamas, Aloha, Fairview, Gladstone, Gresham, West Linn, Camas, Troutdale, Tualatin, Hillsboro, Oregon City, Brush Prairie, Boring, Sherwood, Saint John, Wilsonville, Heisson, North Plains, Ridgefield, Washougal, Battle Ground, Corbett, Canby, Cornelius, Scappoose.
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