ROOTS MUSIC FROM THE NORTHEAST OF BRAZIL Rob Curto's Forró for All is a band dedicated to Forró, the accordion-driven party music of Brazil, and the legacy of its primary innovator, the great Luiz Gonzaga.
Forró for All is led by accordionist Rob Curto, originally from New York City, and widely considered Forró's main ambassador in the United States. Rob is one of the principal musicians responsible for introducing North American audiences to Northeastern Brazilian Music, and was an original member of the band Forró in the Dark along with Mauro Refosco (David Byrne, Red Hot Chili Peppers) and Smokey Hormel (Beck).
"America's finest purveyors of the Forró sound"- San Francisco Bay Guardian
Rob Curto's Forró For All will be performing on June 9 at 3pm on the Riverview Stage