Once a year, tens of thousands of participants gather in Nevada’s the Black Rock Desert to create Black Rock City, dedicated to community, art, self-expression, and self-reliance. The unique city called Burning Man started with Larry Harvey and his friend Jerry James at the beach in San Francisco on June 21, 1986. The gathering has moved to Nevada since 1997, last for a week, in the end, leaves no traces behind. BayoPhoto/2009
Cartagena, Colombia, 31.01.16:
The 10th International Music Festival in Cartagena had an impressive schedule throughout the week. High-quality Brazilian music was performed by talented Banda Mantiqueira, their repertoire, and classy performance delighted the Colombian and international crowd alike, in two memorable concerts.
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Taquile is an island of Lake Titicaca, located between Bolivia and Peru. The inhabitants, known as Taquileños, are Southern Quechua speakers. It’s called Fiesta de San Santiago, when The Taquileños celebrates their roots with music and dance, every year from July 25th to August 5th.
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Once a year, tens of thousands of participants gather in Nevada’s the Black Rock Desert to create Black Rock City, dedicated to community, art, self-expression, and self-reliance. The unique expression city called Burning Man started with Larry Harvey and his friend Jerry James at the beach in San Francisco on June 21, 1986. The gathering has moved to Nevada since 1997, last for a week, in the end, leaves no traces behind.
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San Francisco, California – Saturday, December 5, 2015: Dweezil Zappa’s music project – Zappa Plays Zappa – celebrates the music of American legend Frank Zappa at The Warfield in San Francisco.
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The band Weezer performed with Brian Bell, Rivers Cuomo, Patrick Wilson, Scott Shrineron on July 25th at America’s Cup Pavilion in San Francisco, California.
A Frank Zappa Tribute Band from Brazil has all the ingredients to make you feel like legend Frank Zappa still alive and Rock’n’Roll will never die.
The Central Scrutinizer Band was created in 1990 by talented musicians in São Paulo during a period of political turmoil in Brazil.
December of 2006 at Café Piu Piu, São Paulo, Brazil.
Oscar-nominated Brazilian musician Carlinhos Brown produces in Salvador during the summer an exciting concert called “Sarau do Brown”.
The performance includes guests, theather, fashion show, dancers, and intense crowd participation. 01/29/12 Celso Bayo/BayoPhoto
Ivete Sangalo is by far the most popular singer in Bahia for probably the last decade. Her performances have all ingredients of a top pop star, very talented musicians and dancers, popular guests, but the main ingredient is her relationship with the crowd, pure energy and satisfaction. Festival de Verão 01/28/12. Celso Bayo/BayoPhoto
The Tony Award-winning SF Mime Troupe presents 2012-The Musical!, written by Michael Gene Sullivan and directed by Wilma Boneta.
This creative and funny comedy will make you laugh at the absurdities of politics and contemporary life.
Their free tour comes to Washington Square at North Beach in San Francisco every August.
Brazilian Rock Band “Os Mutantes” at The Independent in San Francisco on Sunday August 30, in their North American tour in 2009.
David Matthew’s Band was one of the main attractions at Outside Lands 2009, a music festival at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, California. A Grammy Award winner band, it was formed in Charlottesville, Virginia in 1991. David Matthew’s Band rocked the crowd with violinist Boyd Tinsley, left, singer- songwriter David Matthews, center, and bassist Stefan Lessard, right. BayoPhoto/ 2009
Larry Hunt, left, has drummed and entertained many tourists and locals in Downtown San Francisco for years. Better known as Bucketman his unique drum set performance is full of joy and fire playing drums with his friend Gabriel who has recently arrived in California from New York.
He started playing drums by the time he was 3, he played with jazz greats Jimmy Smith, Brother Jack McDuff and Louie Bellson when he was 9, formed a band with legendary jazz keyboardist Rusty Thomas at age 15, and even played with some of the 70’s bands like the Oreos and the Drifters. BayoPhoto/2009
The two most traditional school of samba in Rio de Janeiro, Portela and Mangueira, together on the stage to celebrate their friendship and tradition in samba music at Portela’s headquarters in Madureira (center). The visitor school Mangueira had a popular singer Erivá, left, singing the classic samba songs of both school. (2007)
In a city famous for all kinds of music, the streets of the French Quarter offers many different talented musicians. Grandpa Elliott, center-left, and Stony B, center-right, have been well known street musicians at the French Quarter in New Orleans for many years.
Grandpa Elliott has been singing in New Orleans since he was 6 years old, and in 2009 he became an instant online icon with a successful worldwide project called Playing for Change. Maison Bourbon Jazz Club at the French Quarter is considered one of the finest places for Jazz in Louisiana, left and right. (2003)