Brazilian music and Funk are based on the drums and rhythms from West Africa… Tonight we bring together two major stars that explore both genres…

Sergio Mendes
GRAMMY winner and undisputed master of Pop Brazilian Jazz, brings his music to The Smith Center… Sergio grew up in Brazil, but it was in the US were he fused his Brazilian roots with American jazz to create a new sound, and Brazil ’66 was born… He immediately went to the top of the charts with hit after hit!... Sergio now has added the Funk and Hip Hop vibe to formulate Brazil ’12

Candy Dulfer
Dutch-born and largely self-taught, this platinum-selling Artist made her name in the pop music world, as a soloist for major stars Prince, Pink Floyd, Van Morrison and Dave Stewart… Candy is ready to blow Vegas audiences away!!!!