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    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

    and

    "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

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    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 ****
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    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."

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    "the songs Sara Tavares has written here are bursting with warmth."
    The Scotsman - UK

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    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
     
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    Mixed Magazine:

    "Xinti is Tavares best album sofar.The songs are more exciting and fuller. A solid atmosphere to sink away in."

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    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 publiekkunststoftv@nps.nl  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 ineke.vanderveken@rijnmond.nl

    For more info click here.



    » News archive
  • reviews Sara Tavares in London April 24
  • coming up soon: Sara Tavares XINTI - Feel it - TOUR
  • coming up: Sara Tavares - Alive in Lisboa
  • tour Luxembourg, Belgium, Germany
  • concert news & beautiful review: Careful whispers by Sue Steward - The Guardian
  • Tour Netherlands a great succes!
  • lk kijk vanuit de wereld naar Kaapverdie - Volkskrant 2 nov. 2007
  • Mijn muziek gaat over mijn - Brabants Dagblad 30 okt. 2007
  • Sara Tavares en de kracht van de eenvoud - Mixed magazine nr.1 2007
  • Concerts Sara Tavares Belgium & Holland Okt-Nov 2007



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