to Maria and The Band Website!

A Canadian and Brazilian traditional Forró Pé de Serra group which is based in Toronto, Canada! Here you can find some information about the group, such as bio, video, pictures, music and contact! You can also reach us for bookings and more information.

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Tradicional Forró from Brazil

Maria and the Band have been active since 2011. The group has performed in several local Toronto venues such as the Dakota Tavern, the Gladstone Hotel and the Great Hall. We have regularly performed as part of festivals and events put on by the Fedora Upside Down collective and the Uma Nota festival. Other performances have included a workshop at Massey Hall for the Share the Music Foundation, the Small World Music Festival at Lula Lounge, Expressions of Brazil Festival at the harbourfront Centre and Toronto’s Brazilfest. Maria and The Band has their own compositions such as Roda de Coco, Morena, Rota de Infância, Gina Cigana, etc, and they also interpret great classical of Luiz Gonzaga, Marines, Trio Nordestino, Luiz Paixão, Gerson Filho, Jackson do Pandeiro and so on.

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Email: mariabandca@gmail.com

Toronto, Canada 🇨🇦