Daniela Mercury at Brazil on the Beach, Hollywood 3/20-22/09

Brazil on the Beach Brings Brazilian Beach Sports and Music to Hollywood
Daniela Mercury – Footvolley – much more, and it’s all free!
March 20 – 22, Hollywood Beach Broadwalk
The complete schedule is online at www.brazilonthebeach.com

Brazilian superstar Daniela Mercury will bring the rhythms of Bahia Carnival to Hollywood when she headlines the inaugural Brazil on the Beach, a three-day celebration of Brazilian music and sports March 20-22, free and open to the public, held along Hollywood Beach’s popular Broadwalk. The concert will climax an exciting weekend of the 2nd Annual Pro Footvolley Tour Hollywood Beach Open. This exciting sport began on the beaches of Rio de Janeiro and has spread worldwide, and combines elements of beach volleyball and soccer. Last year’s event was won by Brazilian soccer legend Romario and his partner João Luis.

Friday March 20
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM: Pro Footvolley Group Matches
6:00 PM Cezar Santana Band (Bandshell Stage)
8:00 PM Film Screening “Samba on Your Feet” (Main Stage)
9:00 PM Cris Delanno (Bandshell Stage)
9:00 PM Capoeira Bonfire with MMBAI (Indiana Street)

Saturday March 21:
11 AM – 6 PM: Pro Footvolley Elimination Matches
11:00 AM Capoeira Demo with MMBAI (Bandshell)
11;30 AM Maguinha Trio (Bandshell)
1:30 PM Capoeira demo with MMBAI (Bandshell)
2:00 PM Grupo Embalo (Bandshell)
2:00 PM Brazilian Drumming Circle for Kids (Charnow Park)
4:00 PM Diogo Brown Quintet (Bandshell)
5:00 PM Clube do Choro (Charnow Park)
6:30 PM Roge (Bandshell)
7:00 PM Parade: Bateria Unidos da Florida by Paulo Gualano (Broadwalk)
7:30 PM Brazilian Voices Kids (Main Stage)
8:00 PM Daniela Mercury (Main Stage)
8:00 PM Clube do Choro (Bandshell)
9:30 pm Beatriz Malnik & Jeannette Romeu (Bandshell)

Sunday March 22:
11:00 AM Bossa Brunch w/ Antonio Adolfo School of Music (Bandshell)
12:00 PM Pro Footvolley Quarter Finals
1:00 PM Cezar & Larissa (Bandshell)
2:00 PM Roda de Samba & Bossa w/ Antonio Adolfo School (Charnow Park)
2:30 PM Samba RJ w/ Toco do Pandeiro (Bandshell)
3:00 PM Pro Footvolley: Semi Finals
4:00 PM Martha Luizza Bahian Band (Bandshell)
5:00 PM Pro Footvolley Championship Match and Awards Ceremony
5:30 PM Jair Oliveira (Bandshell)
6:00 PM Parade: Bateria Unidos da Florida by Paulo Gualano (Broadwalk)
6:30 PM: Pro Footvolley Awards (Bandshell)
7:00 PM Rose Max Band (Bandshell)

All weekend long, visit the special Bahian Pavilion cross from Charnow Park, plus food, crafts, and specialty vendors

Daniela Mercury: Saturday March 21, 8 pm
(Produced by The Rhythm Foundation)
Daniela Mercury’s concert is a chance for South Florida audiences to enjoy the kind of open air performance that the queen of Bahia carnival usually reserves for concerts at home in Brazil. “Instead of rhythm and blues, I make rhythm and happy,” says Daniela.

A limited number of VIP tickets are on sale: click here for details.