Mariana Aydar Live

Happy Birthday Bob!

Mariana Aydar gifted Rio with a gorgeous open-air sunset show in Arpoador, the surf section of Ipanema Beach, on Bob Marley’s birthday.

(Sponsored by Matte Leão, the Coca-Cola owned unofficial iced tea of Rio de Janeiro. Sorry for the juxtaposition).

Mariana Aydar is an MPB artist – that’s shorthand for Musica Popular Brasileira, a bossa nova twist genre birthed by music divinity Elis Regina in 1965.

A quick clip of Os Passionais, off her 2011 album Cavaleiro Selvagem Aqui Te Sigo, live from Arpoador:


Aydar tried to close out the night with this jam session but wound up singing a wave of encores:


Want more Mariana? Me too. Watch her desert dreamscape music video, Palavras não falam (Words Don’t Speak).

More Mariana:

Listen to Os Passionais on YouTube or buy the album on Amazon.

Watch Mariana Aydar’s music video Deixa o Verao off her first album, Kativa 1. (via VEVO)