Marisa Monte Searches for Verdade Uma Ilusão at the Fillmore Miami Beach

Keep New Times Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Miami and help keep the future of New Times free.

There's something about Brazil that exudes sexiness. Maybe it's the way the tongue rolls when speaking the language. Or the beautiful, modelesque women who live there. Or samba. Whatever it is, we can all agree the place is an exotic wonderland.

Luckily, you don't have to understand Portuguese to fall in love with the lyrical, smooth Brazilian o brega sound of Marisa Monte.

The three-time Latin Grammy-winning artist has been in the biz since she was a little menina. She has sold millions of albums worldwide. She was even named Rolling Stone Brasil's most important living Brazilian singer.

But since her 2006 release of both Universo Ao Meu Redor, a fusion of old and new samba songs, and Infinto Particular, a compilation of unrecorded tracks from the past 15 years of her career, the sultry songstress has taken a hiatus from the public eye.

See also:

-Cherub Will Slap You in the Face and/or Smack Your Butt Cheeks and Call You "Daddy"

The singer broke the silence in 2012 with her latest album, O Que Você Quer Saber de Verdade. And when an internationally renowned artist makes a comeback, she does more than just sell millions of records -- she schedules a world tour.

Monte will be celebrating this latest musical endeavor with her seventh international tour, Verdade Uma Ilusão ("Truth Is an Illusion"). And for the first time in seven years, o cantante will be visiting the Magic City with a two-night stand at the Fillmore Miami Beach.

So if you have yet to hear the lyrical vibrations of the keyboard, string quartet, percussion, guitar, and ukelele (which the singer plays herself), it will be amor at first listen.

Marisa Monte. Sunday and Monday, June 23 and 24. Fillmore Miami Beach, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. The show starts at 8 p.m., and tickets cost $48.50 to $98.50 plus fees via livenation.com. Call 305-673-7300, or visit fillmoremb.com.

Follow Crossfade on Facebook and Twitter @Crossfade_SFL.

Keep Miami New Times Free... Since we started Miami New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Miami, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Miami with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Miami.


Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Miami.