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Tony and Abel Lima, known as Lima brothers, were born in Capelas in the Island of Sao Miguel in the Azores. They came to the United States in 1968 and settled in Warwick, Rhode Island.

Tony Lima plays the Portuguese guitar and his brother, Abel Lima plays the violao.


In the 1970s Tony played for a group called Insiders and Abel played for Ecos.


In February 1982, Tony and Abel Lima started started playing fado music at local restaurants and clubs as a duo. Their first public performance as fado guitarristas was accompanying  fado singer Lubelia Santos at Tabacaria Acoreana in Fall River. Tony, Plays the Portuguese guitar and Abel plays the viola.


Over the past 30 plus years Tony and Abel have accompanied many fado singers.


Available to play in MA, RI, CT, NY, NJ, NH, VT and other states


Call 401-438-2363


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