Category Archives: São João

crowd gathered under brightly-colored decor outside for a festival

São João in Salvador — dust off your cowboy hat

Most people don’t associate country music, plaid shirts, square dancing, and cowboys with Brazil. But, in this large country of over 200 million people, there is a lot of regional music for every musical taste. As winter arrives in Brazil, particularly in the northeast, thoughts turn to forró, the most popular country-style music, and the […]