A Portuguese music genre steeped in tradition the songs follow a particularly wistful, downbeat sounding structure that perfectly fit the Portuguese saying ‘saudade’, symbolising a feeling of loss and regret and its everlasting effect. Lisbon fado music features the classic and Portuguese guitar, a similar sound to the Spanish instrument, which plays an important role as the alluring, absorbing vocals further express the powerful emotions of the song.
A Lisbon fado live music show is the way to experience the rich culture and history of such a stunning place. A number of incredibly talented musicians will perform for the audience for 1 hour accompanied by gorgeous images of the key places to visit in Lisbon. So not only will you get a real feel of what Portugal and Lisbon are really about but you will get to see some beautiful images of this vibrant capital city – a musical and visual journey in one.
Experience Lisbon fado music from its birth place in Lisbon and discover why it has rightly found a place in the Intangible Cultural heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. It’s powerful, unique sound is bound to move you.
The show is right in the centre of Lisbon, perfectly placed to stroll the streets after this one of a kind musical adventure soaking up the atmosphere, tasting some Portuguese wine, sampling some more caipirinhas, necking some Superbocks and feasting on some local cuisine (custard tarts optional).
Read more about this musical art form and its world famous exponent Amalia Rodrigues.