Arcomusical, the nonprofit music organization dedicated to reimagining the Afro-Brazilian berimbau, puts on a performance at Illinois’ Sycamore Public Library.
21CM Takeaway: If you haven’t listened to anything by Projeto Arcomusical, go do it! Now! The berimbau is a musical bow that can be found throughout southern and sub-Saharan Africa; during the slave trade it made its way to Brazil. It’s an instrument with a simple concept, but a mesmerizing sound. Projeto Arcomusical puts on unforgettable performances as an innovative ensemble of berimbau players.