Friday, March 22, 2013 'Around the Town: Brazilian musician performs Saturday at Coconino Center for the Arts'

Celso Machado (b. 1953) is an Afro-Brazilian classical guitarist and composer who makes his home in Canada. His website is: He is also featured at

Arizona Daily Sun
March 22, 2013

Virtuoso Brazilian guitarist, percussionist, multi-instrumentalist and composer Celso Machado will perform Saturday at 7 p.m., at the Coconino Center for the Arts. It will be the sixth concert of the season presented by Grand Canyon Guitar Society and Flagstaff Cultural Partners.

Machado has been performing on concert stages throughout Brazil, Western Europe, Scandinavia, Canada and the United States for 40 years.

According to a press release, Celso's music is rooted in Brazilian rhythmic and melodic styles, but it also reflects his fascination with other world music traditions.

Tickets for the show are available at the Coconino Center for the Arts' box office during business hours, at the door, online at, or by phoning 213-0752.

Tickets are $18 in advance, $20 day of show for each of the concerts. Present a current student ID at the door for a half-priced ticket.

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