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Fado Music

Surround Sound Lisbon-Style in a Fado Restaurant

Rick Steves | Posted 06.23.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

Each time I visit Lisbon, one of my projects is to review the many fado opportunities so those with my Rick Steves Portugal guidebook get the best lat...

Lisbon: The Fado City

Jasmina Tesanovic | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Jasmina Tesanovic

Lisbon is the city of Fado music. It seems that at least one person in every family can sing fado, like a bird on a wire, like a blind poet.

In an Emotionless World, There Is Still Fado

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 08.13.2012 | Home
Elysabeth Alfano

I have just returned from two weeks in Portugal where I swooned my way through the country on the deep, visceral, longing songs of Fado.