Brazilian superstar Lenine will perform on January 18, 2013

Now celebrating its seventh season, the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County is proud to present Latin Grammy Award-winning Brazilian superstar LENINE in his Arsht Center debut. As part of the inaugural 2012-2013 Live at Knight series, LENINE will perform an electrifying concert complete with hits and new songs from his latest album Chãoon January 18, 2013 at 8:30 p.m. in the John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall.


Tickets to LENINE range from $45 to $75*, and may be purchased through the Adrienne Arsht Center box office by calling (305) 949-6722, or online at


Previously announced Live at Knight performances include: Talib Kweli: Idle Warship with Res (October 19, 2012); Diego El Cigala (November 10, 2012); Calypso Rose (February 9, 2013); Kodo (March 9, 2013); and Esperanza Spalding (April 19, 2013).


With a stellar international career spanning three decades, LENINE is making his way to the Arsht Center with a fusion of cultural influences and a unique song roster.


For his Arsht Center debut, LENINE will perform hits from his highly-acclaimed career, including award-winning favorites “Ninguém Faz Idéia” and “Martelo Bigorna,” as well as new songs from his tenth album, Chão (Ground in English), which was released in October 2011 and produced by Bruno Giorgi, JR.Tostoi and LENINE himself. Chão consists of ten songs marked by intriguing, unconventional sounds like a canary’s chirp, a kettle’s whistle, a child’s heartbeat, waterfalls and a hypnotic digital ping-pong noise courtesy of a Facebook chat.


LENINE is a songwriter, record producer and arranger who has won five Latin Grammy Awards and a slew of Brazilian Music Awards. His music ranges from alternative rock to sounds from everyday life. In addition, LENINE has written songs for prominent Brazilian artists such as Elba Ramalho, Maria Bethania, Milton Nascimento, Gilberto Gil, Maria Rita, O Rappa, among others. He has also produced albums for Maria Rita, Chico César, Pedro Luis e a Parede, Cheka, and soundtracks for soap operas, sitcoms, movies, dance musicals and theater.

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