For his second tour in the U.S., lead singer Neguinho da Beija-Flor brings Rio’s 2018 champion samba school spirit from Brazil. Neguinho is considered one of the most iconic Carnival performers of Brazil. Since 1976, he has been affiliated with the winning parade, Beija-Flor de Nilópoles, one of the largest samba schools from Rio de Janeiro. Neguinho da Beija-Flor is sure to bring the true Carnival spirit to American audiences of all ages. Batalá Durham is honored to open the show.