NIGHTFALL CHATTANOOGA

We’ll be kicking off the 2014 Nightfall Concert Series in Chattanooga, TN on Friday, May 2nd.

SOUTH FLORIDA & BRAZILIAN INDEPENCE DAY

We’ll be headlining the 2nd Annual Brazilian Beat in Boca Raton, FL on Friday, September 6th.  This is a FREE community event, so no excuses not to be there!  See you soon…

MANA FEST

Houston was a blast! Thanks to everyone in the Space City for showing us such a good time.  We hope to be back in Texas soon.

This Saturday, May 4th we’ll be playing in Jersey City, NJ as part of Mana Fest at the Mana Contemporary.  Our showtime is 5pm and other acts include Slavic Soul Party, Cucu Diamantes and Los Hanky Pankys.

TEXAS HERE WE COME

Yeeeeee Hawwwwww! We are happy to make a return trip to Texas in 2013, this time to the Houston International Festival who’s focus this year is BRAZIL!  Our dates there are April 20th & 21st and look out for other regional shows around that time.  We’ll keep you posted.

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ROYCE HALL

We’ll be sharing the stage with Bebel Gilberto in Los Angeles at Royce Hall - Friday, September 28th.  More information and advance tickets are available HERE.

And heads up that we’ll be in Arlington, VA at Artisphere on Saturday, October 6th.

A happy fall to you all!

JOSHUA LIGHT SHOW

We are excited to be working in conjunction with globalFEST and NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, September 16th for the JOSHUA LIGHT SHOW series…this one is going to be far out.  We’ll be joined by Boston’s super funky Ethiopian orchestra DEBO BAND.

NY TIMES ARTICLE

Thanks to Larry Rohter for his great article on the growing popularity of Forro music and the centennial of its biggest star, Mr. Luiz Gonzaga.  You can read it HERE and make sure to check out one of our tunes which is streaming from the site.

PACHANGA LATINO MUSIC FESTIVAL

We are excited to perform at this year’s edition of the Pachanga Latino Music Festival taking place in Austin, TX on May 11 & 12th.  We’ll be playing on Saturday, May 12th in the late afternoon, exact time TBA.  This year’s line-up is incredible!  Calle 13 from Puerto Rico, Ana Tijoux & Chico Trujillo from Chile and much, much more.  Tickets go on sale Tuesday, March 6th at 10am CST.

CARNAVAL IN BAHIA!

We’ve been invited to play at Gilberto Gil’s incredible Camarote Expresso 2222 in Salvador, Bahia, Brasil on Sunday, February 19th.  Party time…

NEW WEBSITE

Welcome to the new online home of Forro in the Dark, who has been described as “the best band ever” by an unknown source.  Happy Holidays and new year and keep checking back for updates and more show announcements.