Celebrate 60 years of Bossa Nova with multi-Grammy-winning producer, composer, keyboardist, and vocalist, Sergio Mendes, one of the most internationally successful Brazilian artists of all time.
Bossa Nova was born on July 10th, 1958 at the old Odeon studios in Rio de Janeiro when João Gilberto recorded “Chega de Saudade”—Bossa Nova’s very first song and the beginning of a musical and worldwide cultural phenomenon. Celebrate 60 years of Bossa Nova with multi-Grammy-winning producer, composer, keyboardist, and vocalist, Sergio Mendes, one of the most internationally successful Brazilian artists of all time. Joining Mendes is Bebel Gilberto, the thrilling Bossa Nova vocalist and daughter of João Gilberto who made her Carnegie Hall debut at age 9 on a Bossa Nova program with her mother, the singer Miúcha, and saxophonist Stan Getz.
For full parking information and directions, please visit www.strathmore.org/your-visit/directions-and-parking.
Parking is in the Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro Garage off Tuckerman Lane for public, ticketed Music Center performances (complimentary) and for other Music Center events, Education Center events, Free Summer Outdoor Concerts, and special events ($5.10, payable by SmarTrip or credit card). Parking is in the Mansion lot off Rockville Pike for ticket office purchases (free, 15-minutes) and events and exhibitions in the Mansion and Backyard Theater (free) on a space-available basis.
Limited short-term parking also is available at specially marked meters along Tuckerman Lane, which do not require payment after 7pm. Strathmore is Metro-accessible at Grosvenor-Strathmore Station on the Red Line.