Rethinking popular music’s tradition – A keynote talk with Puta da Silva and Rodrigo Cuevas

Friday, 30 September12h00 - 13h00Main Hall - Factory Lisbon KeynoteMusic Industry

Rodrigo Cuevas is a ‘folklore agitator’ and member of the sexyfolk movement. Always pushing the barrier of folk music, Rodrigo understands this practice as one that can accomodate change while being a space for freedom. Puta da Silva is an afro/travesty and immigrant multi-artist. Through dashing baile funk compositions and dance, Puta da Silva is a symbol for liberation. In this keynote conversation, Rodrigo Cuevas and Puta da Silva reflect on tradition, belonging and identity in popular music.