Music series

The musical series “Palma” arrives at the Brazilian court in Palm Beach

A series of free live music on The Brazilian Court will debut Thursday with an appearance by a Cuban folk group.

Cortaditowhich performs traditional Cuban music from the turn of the 20th century, will play from 10 p.m. to midnight in the hotel’s Café Boulud lounge as part of Palma, a specially curated series of live musical performances that will take place on select Thursday evenings and Sunday afternoons until March.

Palma is the first organized musical series presented by The Brazilian Court, although the hotel has hosted musicians in its lounge for many years.

“We are incredibly excited to introduce Palma to visitors and residents of Palm Beach,” said Brazil Court owner Bobby Schlesinger. The Floridian spirit that The Brazilian Court embodies. We hope Palma brings welcome excitement and entertainment to the island for the rest of the season and beyond.

In addition to Cortadito, other scheduled performances include:

• February 27, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Fountain Courtyard: Motown vinyl DJ set with Diego Ciaramella

• March 10, 10 p.m. to midnight, Café Boulud lounge: Motown DJ set with Luiza Solano

• March 20, from 3.30 to 5.30 p.m., Fountain Courtyard: Motown vinyl DJ set with Diego Ciaramella

Palma events are open to hotel guests as well as non-guests. Advance registration is not required. The Brazilian court is at 301 Australian Ave.

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Additional dates and performers are planned, Schlesinger said.

In addition to its Palma music series, the hotel also plans to host a series of Al Fresco movie nights.

Screenings will take place on Thursday evening in the north courtyard. The hotel will present a selection of old Hollywood classics featuring former hotel guests named after its largest suites, including Audrey Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart, Marlon Brando and Cary Grant.

Tickets will include popcorn, canapés and cocktails from Café Boulud. No opening date has been set.

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Jodie Wagner is a reporter for the USA TODAY Network of Florida. You can reach her at [email protected] Help support our journalism. Subscribe today.