2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

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Far From Alaska

Saturday, March 19
9:00PM - 9:40PM

BD Riley's
204 E 6th St


Listen to THIEVERY


Far From Alaska is a rock band from Natal, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil) founded in the beginning of 2012 made up of known and experienced names in the music scene in Natal: Emmily Barreto (vocals), Cris Botarelli (synth, lap steel and vocals), Edu Filgueira (bass), Rafael Brasil (guitar), and Lauro Kirsch (drums). Maybe it’s because of the team of veterans, who have played in bands such as Talma&Gadelha, Planant, Calistoga and Venice, that the news of launching FFA was received with great expectations by the local public, which eventually led to good exposure for their first single, “Thievery”, release in September of 2012, and to being booked to play at the Festival do Dosol (Brazil) in November that same year. The big surprise was the victory in the contest Som Pra Todos, organized by Portal Terra, Banco do Brasil and Deckdisc. The prize was a concert at the 2012 edition of the renowned Planeta Terra Festival, in São Paul...

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