Samba is an Afro-Brazilian rhythm from Bahia (northeastern Brazil) that was urbanized in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro. Pagode is a more rhythmic form of samba for Carnival.
Thursday, January 16, 2020 The Town Hall MIDTOWN, NYC The Brazilian samba star and actor visits with a friend. Anat Cohen & Choro Aventuroso open.
FLATIRON, UNION SQUARE, EAST VILLAGE, NYC | Sat, May 18, 2019 | Dance parade & festival | African, Bolivian, Brazilian, Cuban, Dominican, Ecuadorian, Mexican, Panamanian, Puerto Rican & Spanish dances
Saturday, March 23, 2019 HARLEM, NYC ~ The Curtis Brothers map the rhythms of the slave trade. Circa ’95 raps in Spanglish about what happened once we landed in El Barrio. For the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) and Carnegie Hall’s Migrations: the Making of America festival. At Harlem Stage
A few legends and a new crop of the year’s best Brazilian music. Multiple Venues in Manhattan & Brooklyn July 29 – August 12, 2018
Previous Samba in NYC
FLATIRON, UNION SQUARE, VILLAGE, EAST VILLAGE | Sat, May 19, 2018 | African, Argentine, Bolivian, Brazilian, Cuban, Dominican, French, Haitian, Italian, Puerto Rican dances and more
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 PIONEER WORKS Red Hook, Brooklyn
Saturday, August 5, 2017 CENTRAL PARK SUMMERSTAGE – Sponsored by Red Bull Music Academy
Central Park Summerstage, Nublu, NaturaBrasil, Brooklyn Public Library, The Archway, David Rubenstein Atrium, Joe’s Pub, Museum of the Moving Image, The Django, Hester St Manhattan & Brooklyn August 5 – 13, 2017
Saturday, May 20, 2017 EAST VILLAGE, NYC: Flatiron District to Tompkins Square Park