Tita Lima is releasing her new EP Compacto˛ and will bring her band to the Art Garden Saturday June 10th, for a performance.  (See and listen here: titalimamusic.com)  Brief bio below.  Sandra Sandia (our host) will also be joining her and sing from her CD Algeria.   Opening will be Shannon Lee Hayden, extraordinaire cellist.  She performs her own compositions around the world and is just returning from a worldwide tour with Kirtan musician “Simrit”.  (shannonleehayden.com)   After Tita, DJ Salada will be returning to the Art Garden to infect your you with his unique rhythms. It's going to be a rockin' evening!

This is a BYOB and Potluck tapas style food.     (Not a dinner, but party delicacies.)
No children and no dogs.   This is a grownup's party!

Saturday June 10th
Noon - Setup starts (talk to Sandra about how you can help)

7:30 - Party officially starts 

8:00 - Shannon Lee Hayden starts

8:30 - Tita Lima Concert starts

9:30 - DJ Salada and dancing

11:00 - Clean up

Sunday June 11th 11:00 AM - Final clean up.

The Art Garden is a no commerce zone - however you can make donations to Tita Lima via paypal (titalimamusic@gmail.com).  All donations are appreciated, and goto her and the musicians who are performing with her.  Donate prior or after the event.   (No donations at the door.)

404 Linnie Canal, Venice     (Enter though alley Court C)
No Parking at the venue.   Carpool or using Lyft will make less stress.  Bike if you can.  T

The Art Garden is a Host-less space where everyone practices "radical self-reliance"!  Everyone pitches in however they can, when they can -- please visit vcart.garden/hostless

RSVP to Sandra: Sandrasandia@ca.rr.com or 310-463-5852 (txt)
Talk to Sandra, if you can help!
We are expecting a big crowd, and you must RSVP.

Tita Lima BIO: (for more see: titalimamusic.com/bio)
Tita Lima is a singer, composer and producer.  She makes a sophisticated mix of bossa nova/samba with soul, dub and afrobeat. Definetly, Tita is one of the best in new brazilian music scene.

“ The sophistication of the jazz, here acted by the outstanding bass, the suingue of the keyboard and of the battery and the voice softness, catch the listener in the first impression.” - Rolling Stone Brasil 

“Tita Lima has created a delightfully eclectic yet very palpable blend of musical compositions and performances with a smooth and soulful, yet rhythmic style that is already drawing comparisons to Sade and Norah Jones”. - Jazz News 

Tita has was born into music, and has been performing since age 14.  Starting with the House of Blues, and then on to tours of Brazil, Europe and the US, as well as performing in festivals and international music fairs, such as WOMEX and SXSW.

Tita knew and made jam sessions with Steve Wonder, Etta James, Chaka Khan, Bernard Purdie (drummer of James Brown), Meshell N’Dedge O’Cello, Larry Granham, Charlie Hunter, Bill Withers, Al Green, Bootsy Collins, and other personalities who had a big influence in her work.