Island Rhythm Innovator
Singer, percussionist, drummer, guitarist
English – Português – Español – Français – Pусски – Nederlands
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17 January Exclusive Homecoming concert in Lisbon!
After being on tour with MADONNA for 6 months in the USA, the singer returns home this Christmas!
Lisbon is where the Queen of Pop’s tour will kick-off for Europe. A perfect opportunity for a special homecoming concert of Miroca, with his own band plus specials guest.
Join him to celebrate returning home, to celebrate Morna, the beautiful Lusophone culture in one of Lisbon’s finest halls: Capitolio!
17 Janeiro 2020, 20:30 @ Capitolo, Lisboa
New shows added USA East Coast!
While on tour with Madonna, Miroca is performing in the USA on his rare days off. Don’t miss these 2 upcoming opportunities:
27 Nov – Restaurante Cesaria, Boston
9 Dec – Maas Building presented by Afrotaino Productions, Philadelphia
Miroca on tour with Madonna
MadameX USA & Europe
Miroca is currently performing in Madonna’s acclaimed theater tour of MadameX, inspired by his hometown of Lisbon.
From Barefoot Diva to the Queen of Pop, Miroca Paris implements his skill and rhythm rooted in deep culture.
-> Watch him perform Live at MadameX pop-up store in New York
-> Catch him playing and singing in her latest documentary shot in Lisbon Portugal.
“I’m excited to share the fantastic news that I’ll be performing with MADONNA during her MadameX tour in the USA and Europe!
It’s an honor to work with the Queen of Pop and her excellent team, incorporating sounds from Portugal, Cabo Verde and much more.”
Premier Brooklyn Academy of Music 17 Sept 2019.
Unique solo shows! Get in touch for last available dates!
This fall the multi-instrumentalist and singer will be treating audiences to unique solo shows, sharing music from his acclaimed debut album D’Alma, during intimate house concerts and special events!
While Miroca’s in the US, we’re looking forward to connecting with local presenters, diaspora and press, and build for his return with full band in 2020!
Check if he’s coming to your city and when, get in touch to set up a show!
New York: 17 Nov – 10 Oct
Chicago: 14 – 24 Oct
Las Vegas: 7 – 10 Nov
Los Angeles: 26-29 Nov
Boston: 3-6 Dec
Philadelphia: 7-11 Dec, 9 Dec Live at Maas Building presented by Afrotaino Productions
Miami: 14 – 19 Dec 2019
Tour continues in Europe in 2020! For complete MadameX tour schedule click here.
For bookings and interviews contact manager Miriam Brenner.
Prefer a live chat?
She’ll be in the US: New York: 17-30 Sep, Los Angeles: 21-27 Nov, Boston: 29 Nov – 5 Dec.
Miroca is thrilled to be supported by Latin Percussion and Remo.
Thank you Berlin!
Marvellous night with Miroca Paris and GILBERTO GIL last Sunday!
Not bad for a debut in Germany: performing at Berlin’s most respected cultural theater Haus Der Kulturen Der Welt, being invited to be part of their festival theme ‘Black Atlantic Revisited’ and opening for the great Gilberto Gil!
A perfect summer setting, outdoor on a terrace overlooking the water, sunny, for a sold out concert of 2500 audience ready to indulge in Lusophone music!
The energy was high as the sun set. Thank you to the HKW team and audience for this warm welcome. More photo’s and video soon, for now, check this press review:
Berliner Morgenpost 15 July 2019 by Sebastian Blottner:
“Those who go to the “Water Music Festival” in the House of World Cultures, get two things sure things. On the one hand a unique roof garden atmosphere in Berlin’s open air, including sunset. On the other hand, a selected program that provides blissful moments for both experts and laypeople. Legends such as Gil are regularly presented, and at affordable prices. Often, however, they might be still unknown in Germany, while in their own countries the are well-known, if not acclaimed artists, who thankfully are brought to Germany by the festival – where otherwise hardly any organizer could pay them.
The concert on Sunday had both. As opening act for Gil Miroca Paris from the Cape Verde appeared. He’s proud to be a highly audible representative of a great music culture, which began with stars like Bonga and Cesária Évora, triumphant worldwide. Paris’ stylistic proximity to them is unmistakable and not accidental. He accompanied Évora on many tours and finished his set with her song “Sodade”.
The name of this percussionist and guitarist should be remembered. A solo album is already available, a second is in the planning.“
Miroca Paris and GILBERTO GIL
play Berlin 14 July!
We couldn’t be more thrilled about the invitation Miroca received to share a bill with the fabulous GILBERTO GIL from Brazil this summer!
The Cabo Verdean ‘Island Rhythm Innovator’ is no a stranger to Brazilian music and rhythms and loves to work with fellow Lusophone artists.
Both will perform in the framework of the outdoor festival’s theme ‘Black Atlantic Revisited’ after Paul Gilroy’s famous book.
14 July – Wassermusik Festival, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
Click here to RSVP for the concert in Berlin!
Miroca Paris and Ana Moura play Russia
After so many request from Russia, we’re happy to announce Miroca has been invited to the International Platonov Festival in Voronezh, Russia!
This June he’ll close the beautiful Green Theater outdoor stage, performing after Portuguese fadista Ana Moura.
Get ready for a wonderful night of Cabo Verde and Portuguese sounds!
9 June – Platonov Arts Festival, Voronezh, Russia
Click here for more information about Miroca Paris and press materials in Russian.
TONIGHT – 1 May
Miroca Paris performs LIVE on stage
at the 20th Billboard Music Awards
in Las Vegas
M A D O N N A
Returning home for a tour in CABO VERDE!
This April Miroca returns home to Cabo Verde for 2 special shows, on 2 islands.
“After playing in 3 continents it feels good to finally share my music and joy with the people in Praia and Mindelo!”
As official selection of Atlantic Music Expo (AME) conference & festival Miroca will play a free show in the capital:
11 April 21:10 – AME showcase, Rua Pedonal – Praia, Santiago island
12 April 21:00 – Hotel Porto Grande ‘Oasis Atlantico’ – Mindelo, Sao Vicente island | tickets $1000 available at hotel reception
National coverage & announcements
4 April – Expresso das Ilhas | 5 April – SAPO Cabo Verde
Lisbon get ready for 2 shows in March!
If you’re in Lisbon, you’re lucky! Miroca will be playing at 2 different occasions, so much fun, groove and energy!
One is a full night with some of Cape Verde’s finest. A week later Miroca will kick off the Friday night as official selection of the Musica International Lisboa (MIL) conference & festival.
See you there!
22 March 21:30 – ‘Vozes de Cabo Verde‘ ft Miroca’s uncle Tito Paris, Grace Evora and himsels, TimeOut Lisboa
29 March 20:00 – MIL at Titanic Sur Mer, Lisbon
Debut album D’ALMA out now!
Voted #36 Top 150
Best albums of 2018
by World Music Charts Europe
Highest ranking release from
Cabo Verde of the year!
Introducing Miroca Paris: Compilation video by Camoes TV in Toronto.