Past song of the week / March 2024

Marco Castillo
"Um Forró"

From the album Um Forró

Featured track, available from March 7 to March 14

Brazilian-born multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, guitarist, and producer Marco Castillo has some new music to heat up your winter playlists. The Western Canadian Music Award-winning bandleader for the eight-piece Brazilian Beats has just released his fifth single, "Um Forró", about the inspiration of writing a song and the joy of keeping the cold away by dancing to the beat. He'll bring that energy and his signature Afro-Brazilian and Latin Samba-jazz funk to Folklorama's Winter Concert Series on March 12 at Cityplace Centre Court, performing 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM. We've got "Um Forró" for you as this week's featured song... press play and don't miss Marco Castillo live!


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