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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.

Fun With Fado? Deolinda Plays Joe's Pub

Michal Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michal Shapiro

Lisbon-based Deolinda is not a Fado band. The influence of the music is very much there, but the tone is utterly different. It is whimsical and playful, but it never gets quite as brooding as Fado.