Califorrozeiros – The California Forró Community

since the beginning Forró in Los Angeles has had great support and has collaborated with many folks, the Forrozeiros who love Forró like we do!
Check them out!


first and only Forró Band in Los Angeles…
they’ve been growing, traveling and part of Forró in LA big time since the beginning.


Quetzal Guerrero “aka QVLN”

independent musician extraordinaire with his “blue violin” taking us through his roots from the Northeast of Brazil to the Southwest of the United States and beyond.





Daniel Ribeiro and Clarisse Ricci from São Paulo, Brazil

known for “the embrace” move in the Forró lingo, Daniel and Clarisse pursue dancing and teaching Forró classes and workshops in Brazil and California with a particular floor step form and nuance, giving (literally) a new spin in the Forró couples’ dance.



“Pé de Forró”
forroinla-Pé de Forró

a recently formed group that is all about Forró headed by Marcus and Allyson – both musicians from San Diego and known in the Southern California Brazilian music circles. With a repertoire from Luiz Gonzaga to Bicho do Pé, they play hits from the classics to the most contemporary Forró bands in Brazil featuring the various styles of Forró including pé de serra, xote, xaxado and baião.