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Marta Periera Da Costa Fado Guitar

April 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Marta Pereira da Costa is the world’s first and only female professional Portuguese Guitar player of fado music, the soulful sound of Portugal; recently acknowledged by UNESCO as part of the World’s Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Marta started playing the piano at the age of 4, learned the classical guitar at the age of 8, and at 18 began to study the Portuguese Guitar under the tutelage of Carlos Gonçalves, one of the most influential modern Portuguese guitar players and accompanists of legendary fado singer Amália Rodrigues.

She has collaborated and performed with some of the brightest stars of contemporary Portuguese music, including Camané, Carlos do Carmo, and Mariza. Marta was also member of fado great Mário Pacheco’s group, and recorded on his album Clube de Fado – a música e a guitarra, which Songlines Magazine named The Best of World Music in 2005.

Doors open at 7:00, music begins around 7:30


Tickets $30 in advance, $35 at the door

General admission is a mix of seating and standing room.


April 28
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The Art Boutiki Music Hall
44 Race St
San Jose, CA 95126
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