Zeca Afonso (1929-1987) was a Portuguese folk and political musician. Zeca lived in Angola and Mosambik in his youth and later studied in Coimbra, Portugal. In 1974, his politicaly banned song “Grândola, Vila Morena” was played by the radio after midnight and became a symbol in the fight against the dictatorship and started the Carnation Revolution.
Really an amazing musician so have a listen to “Canção de Embalar” too:
Tiago Bettencourt is a Portuguese singer who was born in Coimbra, and now lives in Lisbon. Listen to his fantastic piece “Canção de Engate”:
Tiago Bettencourt is a Portuguese singer who was born in Coimbra, and now lives in Lisbon. Working together with Mantha they are a great duo! Listen to their awesome song “Eu Esperei”:
A Jigsaw is a portuguese blues-folk, indie and pop band formed in Coimbra by John Rui, Jorri and Susana Ribeiro.
You can also listen here
“Birds Are Indie is a duo, a boy anda girl that fell in love 14 years ago. None of them knows particularly well how to sing and play. However singing and playing seems to do them well.”, they say …
I particularly like this song and hope to see them shortly!!
Tiago Bettencourt is a Portuguese singer who was born in Coimbra, and now lives in Lisbon. Here’s his song “Se Cuidas de Mim“ together with Mantha. Enjoy it:
Listen to Tens que largar a
The Legendary Tigerman is a stage name of Paulo Furtado, an artist, singer and musician Portuguese blues, a style of man-orchestra (One-man-band). With a singular style, Furtado plays guitar, harmonica and drums alone on stage. He has released five albums to date.
I chose, to show you, he with Rita Redshoes singing “Hey, Sister Ray”