Brazilian Day Party with Caique Vidal

Brazilian Day Party with Caique Vidal

Sat Sep 10

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm


This event is all ages

Batala Durham
Batala Durham is the newest branch of Batala, an international samba reggae music project based in Salvador de Bahia in northeastern Brazil. The name Batala is a combination of the phrase "bateu lá" meaning "hit there" in Portuguese and Obatalá (Oxalá), the Candomblé deity who is the father of the Orixas and of all humanity.

Batala was founded in Paris in 1997 by Giba Gonçalves, a Bahian percussionist with links to Ilê Aiyê, Olodum, Muzenza, Male Debale, Jimmy Cliff, Tupi Nago, and Kaoma. Batala currently has over 30 groups in 15 countries and a worldwide membership of over 1,000 percussionists.

Led by another Bahia native- Caique Vidal- Batala Durham consists of roughly 20 percussionist from around the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill area.
Caique Vidal and Batuque
Caique Vidal is an accomplished performer, percussionist, and songwriter from Salvador da Bahia—the center of historic African culture in Brazil. Vidal has toured many countries with different bands and performance groups to share his native culture and traditions.
Caique Vidal and Batuque is a unique band that brings infectious energy, riveting dance grooves, and provides an insight to Afro-Brazilian culture which is greatly needed in the music world of today. “Batuque” (pronounced ba-TOO-kee) means to drum and the band delivers an explosive performance that integrates the sounds of percussion with a modern style in entertaining way that engages and rocks the entire audience!
Originally from New York City, Princess La Tremenda began her professional career in Atlanta, Georgia, writing and recording background vocals for various artists in various genres from R&B to Latin Jazz.
Princess La Tremenda gained incredible experience performing live with top 40 bands around Atlanta. Although she loved the Jazz and Soul music of her upbringing, she really found her calling while performing in Latin music.
In 2013 she released her cd Odara in the U.S. Written and co-produced by Princess and Carlos “Boca” Silva, former guitarist for Grammy nominated artist Djavan. Odara fuses Afro-Brazilian rhythms with Reggae and Soul music to create a unique sound.
Unafraid to explore new avenues of music La Tremenda, combines her world-class sonoric experience with energetic and interactive live shows that are her mark. She has graced international stages between North and South Americas well as Europe, with world known and respected artists such as Carlinhos Brown, Derek Trucks Victor Manuelle, and Geronimo Santana.
In 2014 the Singer/Songwriter gained international exposure in Brazil when she amazed the judges on season 3 of the Rede GLOBO show THE VOICE BRASIL, earning a top spot in the semifinals on Team Carlinhos Brown who invited her in 2015 to sing for over 500,000 people during carnaval in Salvador.