Sara Tavares tours the States, Canada & France
Sara Tavares is as busy as a bee with crossing & touring the USA's big distances, hopping from venue to venue and bringing her calming music. Don't miss out on her soothing and uplifting show and listen to some live footage on RFI radio here.
13 November 2009 Judy and Arthur Zankel Hall, NEW YORK, NY - USA
14 November 2009 Lisner Auditorium, WASHINGTON, DC - USA
15 November 2009 The American Theatre, HAMPTON, VA - USA
17 November 2009 Le Festival International de Jazz de Montreal, MONTREAL , QC - CANADA
19 November 2009 Koerner Concert Hall, TORONTO, ON - CANADA
20 November 2009 Perelman Theater, PHILADELPHIA, PA - USA
21 November 2009 Berklee Performance Center, BOSTON, MA - USA
22 November 2009 Kelley Theatre Fairfield University, FAIRFIELD, CT - USA
5 February 2010 Alhambra - Festival au fil des Voix - Paris - FR
27 February 2010 l'Epicerie Moderne, Feyzin - France
10 April 2010 Theatre de Vanves, Vanves - France
Fantastic show Sara Tavares in London Jazz Cafe
Last night (20 Nov), Sara Tavares played at the London Jazz Cafe for a 'great crowd' according to one of the people in the audience.
Howard Male (the Independent / www.theartdesk.com) wrote a steaming review:
"Portuguese singer-songwriter Sara Tavares trades in understatement. She strokes rather than strums guitar chords, her two percussionists are more likely to brush a drum than whack it hard, and her soft close-to-the-mike voice specialises in gentle yearning rather than soul-girl histrionics. So the intimate space of the Jazz Cafť seems much better suited to her than, say, the Barbican where she had the unenviable task earlier this year of being a viable support act to the larger-than-life Malian diva, Oumou Sangare. As it turned out, Sara did a perfectly good job of warming up Oumouís crowd, but she was definitely much more at home last night in front of an audience who were there only for her."
"Artists like Sara Tavares should be treasured because itís so rare for them to get their music, in its purist most uncompromised form, out there for public consumption. Tavares may produce the gentlest music and have the sweetest of smiles, but she must have had to be one tough cookie to have made it this far completely on her own terms, as her music suggests that she has."
Read whole article here
Sara Tavares in France
check out the Sara Tavares shows in France! See tour dates on this site.
Sara Tavares on Link TV
Sara Tavares on tour this summer and fall
Sara Tavares is touring the world with the music of her new album 'Xinti' that was called Lusaphone lushness FINANCIAL TIMES - UK ****
Check out the tour:
24 Sept Gewandhaus, Leipzig - GER
25 Sept Helsingborg - SE
26 Sept Stockholm - SE
28 Sept Helsinki - FI
17 Oct Cafe de la Danse, Paris - FR
22 Oct Theatre, Fouesnant - FR
5 Nov Skirball Cultural Center, LOS ANGELES, CA - USA
6 Nov San Francisco Jazz Festival, SAN FRANCISCO, CA - USA
7 Nov The Turlock Community Theatre, TURLOCK, CA - USA
10 Nov Jack Singer Concert Hall, CALGARY, AB - CANADA
13 Nov Judy and Arthur Zankel Hall, NEW YORK, NY - USA
14 Nov Lisner Auditorium, WASHINGTON, DC - USA
15 Nov The American Theatre, HAMPTON, VA - USA
17 Nov Le Festival International de Jazz de Montreal, MONTREAL , QC - CANADA
19 Nov Koerner Concert Hall, TORONTO, ON - CANADA
20 Nov Perelman Theater, PHILADELPHIA, PA - USA
21 Nov Berklee Performance Center, BOSTON, MA - USA
22 Nov Kelley Theatre Fairfield University, FAIRFIELD, CT - USA
Sara Tavares enters European World Music Charts
The album Xinti (feel it) has entered the charts of the European world music panel that keeps an eye on everything that goes round in the field of world music. The album is on place 8. Congratulations Sara!
See full charts here
The new album Xinti in the press
The new album Xinti in the press:
Sara Tavares - Musical citizen of the world
"Tavares' new album Xinti is a sensual record full of well woven rhythms, rich melodies and sensible singing. A jewel to fall in love with." DE PERS - NL
Sara Tavares live at the Barbican, London:
Lusaphone lushness of SaraTavares, who played instantly memorable songs from her new album Xinti, bright with ukulele and her own acoustic guitar. - FINANCIAL TIMES - UK ****
World music 'goth father' Charlie Gillet said after her live gig in London for BBC 3 radio:
"I was bowled over by Sara Tavares' live performance, having already been bedazzled by her guitar playing during a session recorded for World on BBC 3 two days earlier."
"the songs Sara Tavares has written here are bursting with warmth."
The Scotsman - UK
review of the album Xinti:
The title of the new album is 'Xinti' which means as much as 'Feel it'. It is no trouble at all to actualy do that. (...) We hear wonderful backing vocals, delicious light dialogues between percussion and drums, a camel walk on bass, moving guitar riffs, a flute or ukelele in teh distance and that o so clear, heavenish voice of Tavares. If you put on this record you'll be whisteling though your day before you know it.
- PAROOL - NL
"Xinti is Tavares best album sofar.The songs are more exciting and fuller. A solid atmosphere to sink away in."
Jazz Magazine *****:
"Sara Tavares has refined her profession of singer songwriter. You have to listen several times to Xinti in order to discover the introspective beauty behind the soft pulsating melodies and rhythms."
Sara Tavares at a live radio session (RTV Rijnmond, Rotterdam)
Photos by Joke Schot
Sara Tavares in NL + a guest on Kunststof TV (NPS)
Sara Tavares will be playing in Amsterdam tonight (May 6). There are still some tickets left so be quick! www.muziekgebouw.nl
On May 12 she plays in Rotterdam. Find tickets here: www.luxortheater.nl
Also, Sara is a guest at the cultural TV program Kunststof TV next Sunday the 10th of May. She will play live from her new album Xinti.
If you want to be present at the broadcasting, you're welcome!
The program starts at 18:35.
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or dial 035-6773524.
See you Sunday!
Sara Tavares live on RTV Rijnmond
Sara Tavares will be live on RTV Rijnmond radio program "Branie voor 2" on Thursday 7 May.
The live broadcasting on radio will take place between 13:30- 14:00 pm in the Rijnmond studions in Rotterdam.
If you want to attend to this exclusive semi acoustic live performance, send an email to email@example.com
For more info click here.
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