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Ramana Vieira – Fado Singer

“No one in the United States is doing more to breathe new life into Fado” (San Francisco Chronicle).

Rediscover Portuguese Fado music as you’ve never heard it before. While still maintaining the integrity of traditional Fado, Ramana Vieira of San Leandro, CA is opening new doors for the genre with progressive layers and nuances for the 21st century.


Ramana Vieira Highlights:

  • A New York Times feature on Fado mentions Vieira making her mark in the music world: “conservatory-trained singer Ramana Vieira adds a New Age sensibility and instrumentation to [Fado] with cello and drums.”

  • Vieira has shared the stage with Grammy-nominated Fadista Mariza.

  • In 2010, Vieira received the honor of being invited to Macau, China to headline the huge “Encontro Festival,” where she wowed the audience during closing ceremonies and was chosen to appear on the front cover of the Macau Journal.

  • Vieira’s original song “Unido Para Amar” was included in the video montage for the 2006 Winter Olympics

  • Made an international debut on RPT TV Portuguese network

  • Chosen to sing for the Grammy’s 50th Awards special MusiCares Benefit to honor Aretha Franklin

  • Toured the East Coast including performances at New Bedford, MA’s Feast of The Blessed Sacrament – the largest Portuguese Festival in the world, plus a show at New York’s prestigious City Winery

  • Nominated for the International Portuguese Music Awards in Two Categories, Best Fado and Best World Music song both featured on the site "Nem As Paredes Confesso and Cabo Verde.


Dec. 30th at Bacalhau Grill in San Jose
Jan 2, 2016 at Red Poppy Art House in San Francisco, CA.

Feb. 20th Dinner party for the Lusitanos Group Dressage Symposium

Dry Creek Valley in Healdsburg

Phone: 707-696-2828 7PM to 8:30PM

March 5th at The Sound Room is the home of Bay Area Jazz and Arts, Inc.

2147 Broadway, Oakland CA

Contact us at:

t: 510-496-4180

Nov. 4th San Leandro Library

San Leandro Public Library

300 Estudillo Ave.

San Leandro, CA 94577

Phone: 510-577-3986

Nov. 20th at theMaybeck Studio for the Performing Arts at 3:00 Berkeley Hills

Ramana Vieira is joining forces with east coast Fadista and IPMA winner in 2014 and her guitarrista Jose Luis Igleisia.

Ramana Vieira


Exciting News Ramana and her band are are on a thanksgiving tour to Oregon to celebrate her new cd fado da vida.

Nov. 27th thru Nov. 29th (oregon tour)
Nov. 27th Jazz Station in Eugene, OR.
Nov. 28th, Wineup Williams Portland, OR.
Nov. 29th at Vie de Boheme Portland, OR.



Сame out Oct. 16th

My CD is available digitally

Here is a preview of our song "Bailinho Da Madeira":
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Here is a link of my most recent news, containing, videos, show information and free download from Fado da Vida.

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CaboVerde.mp3 Jan 09, 2015 4:37 AM

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NemAsParedesConfesso.mp3 Jan 09, 2015 4:39 AM


Performance for the President of the Azores Dr. Vasco Cordeiro Oct. 2015


Ramana Vieira has been nominated for two categories by the International Portuguese Music Awards 2015

CD release party Oct 17th!