2018 IPMAs




TICKETS: $39 / $69 / $85 / $160* / $190*
*$160 & $190 tickets include a VIP package. Limited quantity available.

VIP Packages

  • One (1) Premium Reserved ticket
  • Official VIP laminate
  • Pre-show access to VIP lounge, including private bar and one (1) complimentary beverage
  • Early entrance into theater
  • One (1) ticket for entry to IPMA After-Party at Cotali Mar Restaurante, 1178 Acushnet Ave, New Bedford, MA

2018 International Portuguese Music Awards

The International Portuguese Music Awards (IPMA) is an annual awards show recognizing outstanding achievement in the music industry by artists of Portuguese ancestry. The award show also features performances by prominent artists and is televised online and on various media outlets. Awards are handed out in multiple categories and the two New Talent finalists perform live.

The 2018 IPMA Show will feature the following performers:

  • From the United States, David DeMelo: a well-known Luso-American singer with four albums to his credit and performances spanning Portuguese communities in several countries
  • From Portugal, Carlão: former frontman of Portuguese hip-hop pioneers Da Weasel
  • From Portugal, Tiago Ribeiro: a semi-finalist of Portugal’s 2011 edition of Got Talent
  • From the United States, Manhattan Camerata: a chamber ensemble started in 2009 and known for blending together world and classical music elements
  • From Portugal, Miguel Angelo: a singer, songwriter, and television host who spent 25 years as lead singer of the legendary pop-rock band Delfins that in 90’s released one of the best selling Portuguese albums of all time

The recipients of the 2018 IPMA Lifetime Achievement Award, from Portugal, will be Xutos e Pontapés, widely considered the country’s top rock band with a career spanning almost 40 years. Their songs have become some of the biggest anthems in Portuguese rock history.

For more information, please visit http://ipmaawards.com and http://www.facebook.com/InternationalPortugueseMusicAwards. The official social media hashtag for this event is #2018IPMA

This production is a rental of The Zeiterion Performing Arts Center. If you are interested in renting the theater, lobby or Member Lounge for a performance, event, meeting or conference, please contact Justin LaCroix at jtlacroix@zeiterion.org.