August 19th

Berkeley Choro Ensemble with Amilton Godoy/Lea Freire Duo

The Palms Playhouse, Winters, CA

August 20-25

Teaching at California Brazil Camp

August 25th

Danilo Brito, Alessandro Penezzi, Brian Rice and Jane Lenoir at St. Alban's Episcopal Church in Albany, CA

August 26th 

Jane Lenoir, Alessandro Penezzi and Brian Rice

at Cafe Pinkhouse, Saratoga, CA

September 1st

Danilo Brito, Alessandro Penezzi, Jane Lenoir and Brian Rice at house concert in San Jose

September 2nd 3pm

Brazil Camp All-stars at the Levagem Festival

1901 San Pablo Ave. Berkeley

Alessandro Penezzi, Danilo Brito, Alessandro Cardoso, Brian Rice

September 2nd 6pm

in house concert, Oakland

Danilo Brito, Alessandro Penezzi, Jane Lenoir and Brian Rice

October 6th

Fifth annual Berkeley Festival of Choro

Feat. Grupo Falso Baiano, Duo Violao Brasileiro, Ian Coury and Berkeley Choro Ensemble

St. Johns Episcopal, Berkeley

Past gigs

June 8th
Wake the Dead
Grizzly Peak Winery, Ashland, OR

June 9th
Wake the Dead
Arcata Playhouse, Arcata, CA

June 22nd
Speacial guest with Almir Cortes ensemble
UNIRIO, Rio De Janeiro

July 15-20
Teaching at California Coast Music Camp

August 5-12
Teaching at Cazadero Family Camp

May 19th


The Sound Room, Oakland

May 4th

Dann Zinn Band

Cafe Pink House, Saratoga

May 3rd

Lecture with Kevin Carr: Lesser Known Bagpipe Traditions of the World

Stanford University

March 18th

Wake the Dead

Club Fox, Redwood City

March 17th

Wake the Dead 

Miner's Foundry, Auburn

March 11th

Wake the Dead

Sweetwater, Mill Valley

February 24th

Wake the Dead

Castro Valley Theater

​January 10

Berkeley Choro Ensemble

​Throckmorton Theater, Mill Valley

January 18

​Almir Cortes, Harvey Wainapel Quartet

Kuumbwa, Santa Cruz

January 19

​Almir Cortes, Harvey Wainapel Quartet

​California Jazz Conservatory, Berkeley

​January 20

Almir Cortes, Harvey Wainapel Quartet

​Café Healdsburg, Healdsburg

​January 28, 3:00

Almir Cortes, Harvey Wainapel Quartet

​The Palms Playhouse, Winters, CA

​February 1, 4:30-6:30

Almir Cortes workshop with Nando Duarte and

Brian Rice

​UC Davis

​February 2

​Choro Trio featuring Almir Cortes, Nando Duarte

and Brian Rice

​The Soundroom, Oakland

​February 10

​Berkeley Choro Ensemble CD release concert

​St. Alban's Episcopal Church, Albany

November 17th, 7:00pm
Berkeley Choro Ensemble
​Presidio Sessions Concert Series
Officers Club (in the Presidio)

​November 15th, 12:00 noon
Berkeley Choro Ensemble
Throckmorton Theater, Mill Valley

November 4th, 8:00pm
Wake the Dead
Flynn's Cabaret (formerly Don Quixote's)

November 3rd, 8:00pm
Wake the Dead
Point Reyes Dance Palace, Point Reyes

October 28th, 8:00pm
Wake the Dead annual Day of the Dead show
Freight and Salvage Coffee House

October 25th, 8:00pm
The fourth edition of the Berkeley Festival
of Choro featuring Choro Das Tres, Amilton Godoy, Leia Freire Duo, and the Berkeley Choro Ensemble
Freight and Salvage Coffee House

October 1st, 4:30pm
Claudia Villela Group
Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society

September 15th, 8:00pm
Rebecca Kleinmann, Nando Duarte
Jessie Appelman, Brian Rice quartet
at the Sound Room in Oakland

September 8th, 8:00pm

Berkeley Choro Ensemble

with guests Rogerio Souza and

Edinho Gerber from Brazil

at the Hillside Club in Berkeley

Almir Cortes

Brian Rice

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