Carnival 2020 Note: International artists/DJ's usually aren't announced until shortly before carnival. Artists listed below performed last Carnival 2019.
Electronic music, Dj’s, and international stars are a relatively recent Carnival phenomenon. The “Electronica” sound was first introduced to Carnival by Daniela Mercury and her Trio Techno in 1999. While the experiment wasn’t well-received at first, it has since caught on and found it’s niche. The first international DJ to play Salvador’s Carnival was Fatboy Slim who, in 2006, led a Trio for Bloco Skol. Since then, each year, the phenomena has grown and Carnival in Salvador has become the carnival destination for the world's top international DJ's. Carnival Salvador 2019 will feature internationally renowned Dj's such as stars Alan Walker, DJ Snake, Bob Sinclar, Steve Aoki as well as many, many others.
Norweigan DJ, Alan Walker, is most known for his 2015 hit "Faded"
Brazilian singer, Anitta, is quickly becoming the nation's biggest pop sensation.
Bob Sinclar is a French Dj and producer who's integrated elements from a variety of musical styles into his House music blend. Since the year 2000, his hits have climbed the European Billboard charts, but big time success arrived...
Claptone is a German DJ and Production duo known by the iconic golden mask...
Dennis DJ, is a Brazilian DJ and Producer known for his pop inflected variety of Rio Funk.
DJ Snake is a French DJ and Hip Hop music producer who has written for and performed with the super-est of pop stars in the musical galaxy including Lady Gaga, Justin Beiber, Selena Gomez, Cardi B.
Goldfish are a South African duo, who combined live instrumental performance with electronic music.
Brazilian pop artists, Iza, is a newcomer on Brazil's musical landscape. Influenced by American R&B divas like Beyonce and Rhianna, her sound is a blend of R&B, Hip-Hop, Rio Funk, and Reggae.
American DJ, Steve Aoki, has been one of the hottest names in EDM in recent years. A tireless performer, he has consisently ranked amongst DJ Mag's list of top 100 Djs.