Caique Vidal and Batuque is a unique band that brings infectious energy and riveting dance grooves to the stage. “Batuque” (pronounced ba-TOO-kee) means to drum. The band delivers an explosive performance integrating the sounds of Afro-Brazilian percussion with keyboards, bass, guitar and horns to produce an innovative version of samba, reggae, salsa, bachata, pop, rock and Bossa Nova. Vidal and Batuque just released their debut EP titled TYSM (Thank You So Much). TYSM exemplifies the diversity of rhythms and genres performed by the band during their live shows. Vidal and Batuque have performed in music festivals and universities across the nation providing an insight to Afro-Brazilian music and culture. Caique Vidal and Batuque’s live performance is pure passion and energy!