The pop star Mariah Carey is the newest guest from “Os Independentes”, group that organizes the “Festa do Peão de Barretos” to make the opening concert of the 55th edition of the Rodeo Festival, on August 21, Saturday.
The concert is the most expected attraction of the entire history of Barretos’ stadium. Mariah’s presence will fill all 50,000 seats available.
The singer won the most important music industry awards, including five Grammy’s and eight American Music Awards.
She has been part of the team of great artists who have performed at the stages of the Cowboy Festival such as Garth Brooks in 1998, Allan Jackson in 1999, Reba McEntire in 2000, A-ha and Gloria Gaynor in 2002.
Oldest and largest in Latin America, the Rodeo Barretos lasts 10 days and has cultural attractions, sports and dining attractions in a complex of two million square meters.
Part of its income is donated to the Barretos’ Cancer Hospital, in Portuguese know as “Hospital do Câncer de Barretos”, reference in oncology in Brazil, which has partnerships with the Mayo Clinic, MD Anderson and St. Judes Hospital.
Almost a million people from all over Brazil and also from foreign countries will visit the town in August to check the show closely.