Ventura Music Festival
Performances

Sergio Mendes,
A Celebration of 50 years of Brasil 66

Sergio Mendes

Friday, July 22, 2016 at 8:00 pm
Oxnard Performing Arts Center, Oxnard, CA

Producer, composer, keyboardist, vocalist and three-time Grammy winner, Sergio Mendesí influence on music has spanned fifty years and continues to evolve. In the past decade heís collaborated with a whoís who of contemporary pop, rock, urban and hip-hop artists, including Justin Timberlake, John Legend and the Black Eyed Peas. 2012 saw him win an Oscar nomination for the hugely popular music of the animated hit, Rio. It was, of course, the album Herb Alpert Presents Sergio Mendes and Brasil 66 that sparked global stardom and landed Mendes and the album in the Grammy Hall of Fame. Itís been a long run for this iconic artist, and his cool factor continues to be ever present. Heís playing the Olympics this summer, touring worldwide with a large company of musicians and singers, and heís bringing the celebration to Ventura on July 22nd!

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