Pomegranate Arts launched the first North American tour of Brazilian vocalist Virginia Rodrigues. Virginia Rodrigues is from Salvador de Bahia, Brazil, where African culture blends with Portuguese influences. In the fall of 1999 Ms. Rodrigues toured the west coast of the United States, including a date at the San Francisco Jazz Festival. Following the release of her second album, Nos, released in February 2000, Ms. Rodrigues performed in many North American cities in the spring of 2000, including Toronto and Montreal.
Tour: October–November 1999 and March–April 2000