Fado was officially recognized by UNESCO in 2011.
The national song continues to resonate the passionate, happy or sad emotions, veiled or unveiled, the Portuguese.
In classical terms Fado is played with two instruments, Portuguese Guitar and Viola, accompanying other especially delicate and unique, the human voice.
In the female or male, there are voices that are distinguished by their unique timbre, of greater or lesser effect on the diction and vocal range.
Two of the greatest figures of fado, Amalia Rodrigues and Alfredo Joiner, whose voices and images acquired immense strength and respect are just honored and revered in the walls and galleries of renewed Adega Machado.
Destiny wanted to continue singing fado at Adega Machado for many years. The poster artists, and predominantly young, perpetuates the love for this genre.
– Fadistas: Marco Rodrigues (singer / art director), Isabel Noronha, Bárbara Santos and Pedro Moutinho (+ weekly guests)
– Instrumentalists: João Silva (guitar), Antonio Dias (Portuguese guitar), Fred (erico) Cat, Vasco Sousa (bass) and André Moreira (bass).
If you want to know contemporary interpretations of Fado Lisbon Diving deep into the roots of urban song, Adega Machado is the right place. If you want to feel and share very strong emotions, pine by a fado night here.
It is very difficult to understand what is Portugal, being Portuguese. It was noticed long ago that it is easier to sing the common underground and feelings that dominate us; speak, not so much.
The Adega Machado is the living proof that the new generations are committed to adapt the old fado houses to modern times.