About the Concert

PEDRO LUÍS PRESENTS HIS FIRST SOLO WORK, “TEMPO DE MENINO” AT BRAZIL FILM FEST, IN TORONTO.

The singer and songwriter Pedro Luis presents songs from his debut solo album, “Tempo de Menino” on October 21st at the 6th Brazil Film Fest in Toronto, Canada. The concert brings the sounds of various genres and rhythms that make up his solo album as well as hits from his successful career. One of the founders of the band Pedro Luís e A Parede e Monobloco, Pedro Luís will be joined by Marcelo Vig (drums and programming), Guila (bass) and Leo Saad (guitar and keyboard).

The repertoire of the concert features songs written by Pedro Luís with various partners: “Nas Estrelas” (with Sergio Paes), “Crise” (with Ivan Santos), “A Medida do Meu Coração” (Ricardo Silveira), and “Tá?” (with Roberta Sá and Carlos Rennó). In the title track “Tempo de Menino,” the artist honors the neighborhood of Tijuca, in Rio de Janeiro, where he was born and raised. The song “Menina do Salão de Beleza” (written with Beto and Rodrigo Valente Cabelo), which debuted in June on the soundtrack of the hit Brazilian primetime soap opera “Avenida Brasil” is also in the repertory of Pedro Luís in Toronto. The song “Bela Fera,” composed by Pedro Luís, which is the opening theme of the miniseries “The Brazilian” (Globo TV), is also part of the show.

Besides the songs of the album “Tempo de Menino,” the concert also features hits of the artist’s career with the band Pedro Luís e a Parede, like “Soul” and “Caio no Suingue” (from the 1997 album “Astronauta Tupy”). In addition, the songs “Noite Severina,” recorded with Brazilian icon Ney Matogrosso, and “Miséria S.A.” (a hit song recorded by the band O Rappa) will also be presented. Plus, Luís will bring back “Incêndio,” a track from the 80s when he used to a member of the band Urge.

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