Hailing from Lisbon, Catarina dos Santos plays a mixture of African, Southern European and Brazilian music drawing from her life eperiences, with stories of migration, women's issues, life in the city and the African Disapora. Her debut CD is called “No Balanço do Mar” (“In the Swing of the Ocean”). 

Dos Santos plays percussions and sings, and is backed by two bassists and a percussionist.

Catarina dos Santos is playing live at Terraza 7 Cafe in Elmhurst at 9:30 p.m., off the 82nd Street 7 train stop at 40-19 Gleane St.

Admission is free, with a $5 cover charge to sit upstairs in the mezzanine.