Paulinho da Viola

Photograph: Marcos Hermes
Paulinho da Viola
Carnegie Hall , Midtown West Wednesday November 28 2012 20:00

Born in 1942 to a musical family in Rio de Janeiro, Brazilian singer and strummer Paulinho da Viola has earned his status as one of his nation's greatest sambistas. Making his Carnegie Hall debut as part of the Voices from Latin America series, he presents traditional sambas and choros with an eight-piece backing band that'll have your hips swiveling.

Venue name: Carnegie Hall
Address: 881 Seventh Ave
New York
Cross street: at 57th St
Transport: Subway: B, D, E to Seventh Ave; F, N, Q, R to 57th St
Price: $15–$75