Festa Julina with Forró da Gabi & DJ Kumi

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Festa Julina with Forró da Gabi & DJ Kumi

July 10, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at the Miami Beach Botanical Garden for a traditional Brazilian festival like you’ve never experienced. Dance, Eat & Drink Brazil!
Yes, Brazil is the land of samba and the largest carnival on the planet, but they also have other musical genres, including the irresistible dance rhythm known as forró (pronounced FO-HOH). This accordion and percussion-based dance music is central to the Festa Junina, also known as festas de São João, for their part in celebrating the nativity of St. John the Baptist. These annual Brazilian celebrations take place in June and July and were introduced by the Portuguese during the colonial period. Celebrated throughout Brazil, the festival features the music, food, clothing and culture of the Northeast of the country.

Forró da Gabi is a special project led by singer Gabi Lacombe that showcases forró music, both the traditional classics and popular hits of today. Gabi will fire up the Garden with a live band featuring Jeimes Teixeira (bass), Ricardo Alves (accordion) and Katraka (zabumba).

We are happy to welcome DJ Kumi back to the Garden, co-host of the popular radio show Brainville on 88.9FM WDNA, where he’ll spin a special set of roots Brazilian forró.

Delicious traditional festa food and drinks will be available for purchase. Children 12 and under are free. Members call for special pricing code.


Saturday • July 10 • 6pm doors


July 10, 2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm