43rd Annual Houston International Festival (iFest) "Brazil"

Houston International Festival

Currently celebrating its 43rd year, the downtown festival features continuous music, dance and cultural performances on 10 stages. Each year, iFest presents world music and dance to demonstrate how art can communicate across cultural and linguistic barriers. This year's lineup focuses on Brazil.

Performance and activity schedule includes:

April 20
Bootsy Collins, Diogo Nogueira (Brazil), Carnaval Brasileiro, Stooges Brass Band, Forro In the Dark (Brazil), David Grissom, Flow Tribe, Brazilian Arts Foundation Band and Dancers, Crying Monkeys/Paula Maya (Brazil), Luther and the Healers, Morena Flor Dancers (Brazil), Austin Samba School, carnival parades, international dancers, street performances, Capoiera Luanda, cooking demonstrations, Bombon Sound System and Samba lessons

April 21
The Wailers (Jamaica), Diogo Nogueira (Brazil), Carnaval Brasileiro, Leftover Salmon, Fatoumata Diawara (Mali), Forro In the Dark (Brazil), James Hunter, Jeffery Broussard & the Creole Cowboys, Brazilian Arts Foundation Band and Dancers, Morena Soul (Brazil), Alex Garibay & What Is Hip, Austin Samba School, carnival parades, international dancers, street theater, Capoeira Luanda, cooking demonstrations and Gospel brunch

April 27
Casa Samba Brazilian Extravaganza, Oliver Mtukudzi (Zimbabwe), SambaDa (Brazil), Rob Curto & Forro Matuto, Jovino Santos Neto (Brazil) with Kellye Gray, Texas Brass Band, Seu Jacinto (Brazil), Bombasta, Jose Miguel Yamal Latin Jazz Conjunto, Carnaval Parades, International Dancers, Mariachi & Ballet Folklorico, street theater, Capoeira Luanda, cooking demonstrations, Flutes of the Amazon, Samba lessons

April 28
Aaron Neville, Casa Samba Brazilian Extravaganza, Sergent Garcia (France), SambaDa (Brazil), Rob Curto & Forro Matuto,Grupo Fantasma, Andre Thierry & Zydeco Magic, Jovino Santos Neto (Brazil), Suns of Orpheus, Samba Soul (Brazil), Morena Flor Dancers (Brazil), Carnaval Parades, International Dancers, Mariachi & Ballet Folklorico, street performances, Capoeira Luanda, Gospel brunch, Bombon Sound System and Samba lessons

For a complete schedule, click here, and click here for pricing information. The festival is open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Event Details

When

4.28.13 | 11:00 am
4.27.13 | 11:00 am
4.21.13 | 11:00 am
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4.20.13 | 11:00 am

Where

1100 Bagby St.
Houston, TX 77002

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Ticket Info

$18 - $150