Caetano Veloso

Devendra Banhart's idol - Caetano Veloso ("the 65-year-old Brazillian music dynamo famous for fusing together more traditional South American sounds with a newer Bossa Nova spin") is going on a tour of North America. Paste says, "Don't miss your chance to see this living legend."

A true heavyweight, Caetano Veloso is a pop musician/poet/filmmaker/political activist whose stature in the pantheon of international pop musicians is on a par with that of Bob Dylan, Bob Marley, and Lennon/McCartney. And even the most cursory listen to his recorded output over the last few decades proves that this is no exaggeration. [All Music]

David Byrne called his 2006 album "an immersion in the land of experimental indie rock". Tickets are on sale for two shows at Nokia Theatre in NYC. All tour dates below....

Caetano Veloso - November 2007 Tour Dates
2 - Boston, Mass. @ Orpheum Theatre
4 - Washington, D.C. @ Lisner Auditorium
7 - Chapel Hill, N.C. @ Memorial Hall
9 - Ann Arbor, Mich. @ Hill Auditorium
11 - Toronto, Ont. @ Massey Hall
14 - Pasadena, Calif. @ Pasadena Civic Auditorium
16 - Santa Cruz, Calif. @ Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
17 - San Francisco, Calif. @ Nob Hill Masonic Center
19 - New York, N.Y. @ Nokia Theater
20 - New York, N.Y. @ Nokia Theater
23 - Tampa Bay, Fla. @ Carol Morsani Hall, Tampa Bay Performing Arts
24 - Miami, Fla. @ Gusman Center for the Performing Arts