Win Tickets ($30): Maga Bo, Gulls, E3 @ Holocene | Afro-Brazilian Rhythms, Soulful Vocals

We are giving away tickets for you a four friends to see Maga Bo with Gulls and E3 at Holocene on Thursday, August 30, 2012. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Thursday, August 30.

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From our sponsors at Holocene:
Maga Bo @ HoloceneMaga Bo, Gulls, E3
Thursday, August 30, 2012
9 p.m. | $6 | 21+

1001 Southeast Morrison Street Portland, OR 97214
(503) 239-7639 | More Info:

Maga Bo’s new album Quilombo do Futuro dives deep into afro-Brazilian rhythms and sound system culture. It’s the roots of the terreiro growing and overtaking the asfalto. Crumbling it bit by bit. Life that springs from urban decay. Coco, maculelê, samba, jongo and capoeira meet ragga and dub, hip hop and kuduro, grime and dubstep. Organic elements combined with electronic production to bring the punch and power for big sound systems, this is serious batucada and bass, mids, treble. TUDO.

Maga Bo has performed and worked in over 40 different countries — from Delhi to Sydney, Berlin to Addis Ababa, New York City to Brasília, all the while keeping his feet (and ears) firmly planted in the sonic axis RJ/SP/BA — Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Salvador. Inspired as much by his experiences touring internationally in the global beats and bass world as his time spent in the traditional Afro-Brazilian roots scene in Rio de Janeiro, Quilombo do Futuro offers a careful juxtaposition of raw, heavy bass with organic, instrumental and vocal subtlety. Far from relying on pre-made loops of “Brazilian” drums or other shallow cultural signifi ers, this album was recorded with some of the most original and brightest musicians in Brazil today.

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11 Responses to Win Tickets ($30): Maga Bo, Gulls, E3 @ Holocene | Afro-Brazilian Rhythms, Soulful Vocals

  1. Blake August 28, 2012 at 11:47 am #

    Having just been dumped after a very long relationship (hours ago) and seeing how Thursday is my only day off (other than Monday, the most boring day of the week) I can’t think of a better way to get mah swagga back than getting lost in a smorgasbord of Brazilian chunes with some good company. A flawless, dynamic set from an artist abroad? I’m down. Give me booze, give me bass, give me bongos. #sgoducks

  2. Talia August 28, 2012 at 6:20 pm #

    Sounds Amazing!

  3. greer martin August 29, 2012 at 12:52 am #

    Pick me. I’m ripe.

  4. James August 29, 2012 at 2:28 pm #

    What an awesome way to kick off a long weekend

  5. Jill August 30, 2012 at 9:24 am #

    I’m here w 2 generations of family enjoying our transported Portland youngest generations new home here!
    I love Maga Bo & the Gulls! What a way for us to enjoy my cousins new home together on our last night together in this great city she calls home!
    We’d love free tix!

  6. Brittany August 30, 2012 at 2:40 pm #

    Who wants to listen to some awesome music and dance their butt off on a Thursday night? I do, I do!

  7. carrie August 30, 2012 at 3:31 pm #

    Perfection! Yes please..

  8. Frank Byers August 30, 2012 at 3:37 pm #

    My friend Dave is the Afrobeat King.

  9. diego August 30, 2012 at 3:55 pm #

    maga bo mega bomb!

  10. Jacob August 31, 2012 at 7:00 pm #

    Need to get my groove on!

  11. karin August 5, 2014 at 7:35 pm #

    Hi – One of my best friends will be in town and would love to show off in grand style just how cool this town is, so please pick me!!!

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