Boca do Rio, or mouth of the river, is a fountainhead of creativity and soulfulness that compels listeners to dance. No one can sit still at a Boca do Rio performance!
Brazil is a country where music is a part of daily life and people live by its rhythms. Ever since he spent time living on the banks of the Amazon River, Gogó the singer/guitarist/ songwriter of the group explored the fertile grounds that lie within the mixing of world cultures. The seed was planted for a cross-cultural creative endeavor that drew on the support of fans both abroad and at home.
Gogó is the founder/leader/songwriter of Vivendo de Pao, a regionally celebrated group that performed in a wide range of shows and festivals over the past decade. He has shared the bill with such giants as Sergio Mendez, Macy Gray, Los Van Van, Spearhead and Brazilian diva Gal Costa, among many others.
Gogó has performed his original music in venues such as Loustock Festival, France; World Music Festival, Chicago; Sierra Nevada World Music Festival, California; San Francisco Jazz Festival; San Jose Jazz Festival; North Beach Jazz Festival, San Francisco; The Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco; Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco; and The Greek Theater, Berkeley.