Fagner Karú is a singer, composer, and guitar player who was born in Araraquara-SP-Brazil, and currently lives in the city of São Paulo. Fagner’s lyrics speak of love and reflections on life, stories of his country, and the current situation of his nation and the world. His musical work is inspired by MPB with influences of samba, bossa nova, jazz, soul and afro-reggae. He performs shows in the western region of São Paulo, in bars in the neighborhoods of Pinheiros, Vila Madalena, and Butantã, in addition to playing in the north coast of the state.
Playing For Change Receives 2019 Polar Music Prize
On June 11th, Playing For Change co-founders Whitney Kroenke and Mark Johnson accepted Sweden’s Polar Music Prize alongside hip-hop pioneer Grandmaster Flash and German violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter at the Grand Hotel in Stockholm. Polar Music Prize Regarded as one of the foremost honors throughout the international music community, the Polar Music Prize is bestowed annually to influential individuals, artists, and organizations who break […]
2019 Byron Bay Bluesfest | Playing For Change Band
In April, the members of the Playing For Change Band made their 6th appearance at the Byron Bay Bluesfest in Australia. This was the festival’s 30th year anniversary, and it featured a lineup of renowned world musicians such as Iggy Pop, Norah Jones, George Clinton, Mavis Staples, and Gary Clark Jr., as well as some PFC favorites like Jack Johnson, […]