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Wednesday, July 8, 2009

7/9 -- Free Lura Concert

Posted By on 07.08.09 at 01:48 PM

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Portuguese singer Lura comes to Millennium Park's Pritzker Pavilion this Thursday at 6:30 PM. Peter Margasak writes: "On the elegant new Eclipse (Four Quarters), Portuguese singer Lura expands her survey of traditional music from Cape Verde, the land of her immigrant parents: in addition to upbeat genres like batuku and funana, where she already shines, she tackles morna, the sorrowful ballad style made famous by the legendary Cesaria Evora, and proves herself a match for it. More than ever her sound is ecumenical, contemporary, and accessible." Chiwoniso opens.

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