PATRON ALERT: All persons attending Arizona Musicfest events must show proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 PCR test result, taken within 72 hours, prior to entry. A matching government-issued ID will also be checked. Universal mask-wearing is required. This policy is in effect for all patrons, staff, artists, volunteers, crew, and facility personnel while in the venue. For full policy, see COVID Patron Policy.
Producer, composer, keyboardist, and vocalist, Sergio Mendes is one of the most internationally successful Brazilian artists of all time. His hit single, Mas Que Nada, was the first Portuguese language song to hit Billboard’s U.S. Pop chart and his signature sound mix of bossa nova and samba came to define Brazilian music. With a career spanning five decades, his enduring influence on the music industry continues to evolve. A three-time Grammy Award winner, Mendes has recorded more than 35 albums, with numerous gold and platinum discs among them.