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Ramana Vieira – Fado Singer


“No one in the United States is doing more to breathe new life into Fado” (San Francisco Chronicle). Rediscover Portuguese Fado music as you’ve never heard it before. While still maintaining the integrity of traditional Fado, Ramana Vieira of San Leandro, CA is opening new doors for the genre with progressive layers and nuances for the 21st century.


Ramana Vieira Highlights:

  • A New York Times feature on Fado mentions Vieira making her mark in the music world: “conservatory-trained singer Ramana Vieira adds a New Age sensibility and instrumentation to [Fado] with cello and drums.”

  • Vieira has shared the stage with Grammy-nominated Fadista Mariza.

  • In 2010, Vieira received the honor of being invited to Macau, China to headline the huge “Encontro Festival,” where she wowed the audience during closing ceremonies and was chosen to appear on the front cover of the Macau Journal.

  • Vieira’s original song “Unido Para Amar” was included in the video montage for the 2006 Winter Olympics

  • Made an international debut on RPT TV Portuguese network

  • Chosen to sing for the Grammy’s 50th Awards special MusiCares Benefit to honor Aretha Franklin

  • Toured the East Coast including performances at New Bedford, MA’s Feast of The Blessed Sacrament – the largest Portuguese Festival in the world, plus a show at New York’s prestigious City Winery

  • Nominated for the International Portuguese Music Awards in Two Categories, Best Fado and Best World Music song both featured on the site "Nem As Paredes Confesso and Cabo Verde.


Oct. 9th, Red Poppy Art House
Sept. 20th, Moon Festival San leandro Marina
Sept. 22nd, Portuguese Heritage Night with the Oakland A's 5:30 to 7:00 PM
Nov. 7th Walnut Creek Library at 2 PM
Nov. 27th thru Nov. 29th (oregon tour)
Nov. 27th Jazz Station in Eugene, OR.
Nov. 28th, Wineup Williams Portland, OR.
Nov. 29th at Vie de Boheme Portland, OR.


Ramana Vieira's third release "Fado Da Vida" out Oct. 16Th

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CD release party Oct 17th!

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CaboVerde.mp3 Jan 09, 2015 4:37 AM

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NemAsParedesConfesso.mp3 Jan 09, 2015 4:39 AM


Performance for the President of the Azores Dr. Vasco Cordeiro Oct. 2015


Ramana Vieira has been nominated for two categories by the International Portuguese Music Awards 2015

CD release party Oct 17th!