Brazilian legend and Grammy-award-winning singer, songwriter and guitarist Gilberto Gil will be performing at Hogg Memorial Auditorium on Tuesday, March 23. Also an uncompromising social activist, Gil has forged a powerful musical voice over his celebrated four-decade career in his native Brazil and worldwide. Gil began his career as a bossa nova musician, eventually writing songs that reflected a new focus on political awareness and social activism. From 2003 to 2008 he served as his country’s Minister of Culture in the administration of President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. The seven-time Grammy winner will perform a solo acoustic set.
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For more information or to purchase advance tickets, visit http://www.texasperformingarts.org/event/gil