OCT 17th SAMBADA & AFROLICIOUS SOUND SYSTEM
Sun, Oct 5th 2014

SAMBADA will perform at the legendary Sweetwater once again! Get on your dancing shoes!
With Special Guests: AFROLICIOUS SOUND SYSTEM!!




SLO BREW SAT. OCT 11th!
Thu, Sep 18th 2014

Sat, Oct 11th, 2014
Doors: 7:30PM
Show: 8pm

Tickets: $10 In Advance | $13 At Door

SAMBADA is Back to SLO BREW!!
BRAZILIAN CARNAVAL CELEBRATION WITH GUEST SAMBA DANCERS!!
**Early show at 7:30pm




AUG 22nd SAMBADA & CANDELARIA at NEW PARISH Oakland, Ca
Tue, Aug 12th 2014

SambaDá & Candelaria team up for a night of Brazilian Latin dance music! First 100 people will receive a FREE copy of the new Candelaria single!




JUN 28th SAMBADA & THE NIBBLERS DOUBLE BILL DANCE PARTY!
Wed, Jun 4th 2014

SAMBADA and THE NIBBLERS team up to deliver up a dance party of Brazilian and Funky Soul flavors!!FACEBOOK EVENT >... read more




MOE'S ALLEY MAY 10th - CELEBRATING 15yrs OF BRAZILIAN CULTURE
Fri, Apr 18th 2014

CELEBRATING 15 YEARS OF BRAZILIAN CULTURESAMBADA CELEBRATES AT MOE'S ALLEY WITH SPECIAL GUESTS:Yabas Afro Brazilian Dance Co Samba Dancers, Capoeira, Maculęlę DJ ELLEN spinning Samba Reggae + Forró!!OFFICIAL Raizes do Brasil CAPOEIRA 2014... read more




SF CARNAVAL WITH SAMBADA & LA GENTE!
Wed, Apr 16th 2014

ALL AGES! SAN FRANCISCO CARNAVAL 2014 with SAMBADA and LA GENTE!DON'T MISS THIS YEARLY ELECTRIFYING CELEBRATION!!10th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Party with SambaDá and La Gente!!! Saturday night only!!!Featuring very special SF Carnaval... read more




BRAZILIAN CARNAVAL COMES TO SANTA CRUZ! MAR 15th
Wed, Feb 26th 2014

Don't miss the party when Braziian Carnaval makes a stop in Santa Cruz featuring Unidos Da Bahia w/ members of Olodum & Ile Aiye, SambaDá, Batukaxe, Rio Samba School, Electrifying Feathered Samba Dancers & more. Moe's Alley Santa Cruz. Tickets are just $22 advance,... read more




VALENTINE'S PARTY THIS FRIDAY AT ASHKENAZ!
Tue, Feb 11th 2014

VALENTINE'S DAY PARTY! @ ASHKENAZBERKELEY, CA Fri, Feb 14th, 2014Show: 9:00PMTickets: $15, $12 StudentValentine's Day Brazilian Dance Party!Plus: Danilo Portugal y Namorados da LuaALL AGES!!... read more




FEB 27th SANTA BARBARA CARNAVAL DANCE PARTY!
Tue, Feb 11th 2014

SambaDa is back to Santa Barbara!with Special Guest: Mestre Mariano Brazilian Percussion & Capoeira! DON'T MISS IT!!... read more




The 418 Project is 20 years old! Celebrate with us at the Gala Event Dec 7th
Tue, Nov 19th 2013

“INCANDESCENCE” Black Tie-Black Light 20th Anniversary Gala.The 418 Project is growing up, and we are throwing our biggest party EVER! Mark your calendar for INCANDESCENCE–our 20th Anniversary Celebration!Incandescence, “The visible light emitted from a hot... read more




Fri Sept 27 & Sun Sept 29 Afro-Brazilian Dance Workshops with Dandha da Hora NYC!
Tue, Sep 17th 2013

Afro-Brazilian Workshops with Dandha da Hora Center for African and Diaspora Dance NYC558 Fulton Street, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11217 Friday, September 27 from 6-7:30pm... read more




SILA ALBUM RELEASE with SAMBADA this SAT!
Tue, Aug 20th 2013

SILA - SuperAfrican: CD And Comicbook Release Extravaganza with SAMBADA! and MPENZI!At the Chapel in SF!Sat, Aug 24th, 2013Door: 8:00PM | Show: 9:00PMTickets: $16 adv / $18 door ALL AGES!... read more




THIS WEEKEND DANCE WORKSHOPS with DANDHA from SAMBADA!
Fri, May 31st 2013

June Dance Workshopswith Dandha da Hora from SambaDáSaturday, June 8, 2013 ANDSaturday, June 22, 20133:30-5:00pm$20 Each OR $35 For BothAt: BrasArte: World Dance CenterCasa de Cultura... read more




SF CARNAVAL WEEKEND 2013 at BRICK & MORTAR!
Wed, May 22nd 2013

Come celebrate SF Carnaval weekend with SambaDa at the Brick & Mortar!With Special Guests:2013 SF Carnaval Queen Veronica & King Jean! - FridayCAFOFO - Samba & Pagode band! - SaturdayPlus & MAISA DUKE Samba Queen - Saturday... read more




IMAGINING NON-VIOLENCE at ASHKENAZ this Friday Apr 19th
Mon, Apr 15th 2013

Fri, Apr 19th, 2013 - Door: 6:30PM Tickets: Sliding $10-20"Imagining Nonviolence" with SambaDá, Cosmos Percussion Orchestra, and more...In response not only to a recent incidence of violence at Ashkenaz, but also to the violence... read more




SANTA CRUZ CARNAVAL 2013!
Tue, Feb 19th 2013

Door: 8:00PM | Show: 9:00PMTickets: $15/20SAMBADA celebrates another Carnaval / Mardi Gras Season at our favorite home venue!Featuring: Yabas Brazilian Dance Company directed by Dandha Da Hora from SambaDa.Plus: Special Guest DJ Ellen Spinning the... read more




DEC 31st BRAZILIAN NYE WHITE PARTY LOS ANGELES!
Tue, Dec 11th 2012

BRAZILIAN NYE WHITE PARTY!Dress in all white! (encouraged, not required)10pm-3am FREE plate of food before 11pm #1 Brazilian band in the USA, Samba dancers, DJs, 2 areas of music, Midnight white balloon drop!... read more




SAMBADA HALLOWEEN OCT 26-27 MOE'S ALLEY!
Mon, Oct 22nd 2012

SAMBADA is back for another all-out HALLOWEEN WEEKEND!!FRI & OCT 26 - 27th 2012Friday special Guests FORRO BRAZUCA from SF!COSTUME CONTEST CA$H PRIZES on Saturday PLUS DAY KIKKOMAN!BUY... read more




SEPT. 29TH NEW YORK CITY!!
Thu, Sep 6th 2012

SAMBADA is back to NYC at the infamous S.O.B.'s restaurant night club!

Doors 6:30pm- Shows 8:30PM & 10:30PM. Admission: Free w/ Dinner Reservation before
7pm $7 w/ a Dinner Reservation & $15 without one.$10 on reduced guest list RSVP to RSVP@SOBS.COM




THIS FRIDAY SAMBADA & FORRO BRAZUCA!
Tue, Aug 14th 2012

SAMBADA returns to The New Parish!!Plus Special Guests: Forró Brazuca! The Bay area's primere Forro band!... read more




SAMBADA NW TOUR!
Wed, Jun 27th 2012

SAMBADA will head up to the North West for a 3-date run to play:June 28th Thursday at The Someday Lounge with Bloca Alegria in Portland, OR Facebook Event >... read more




SF CARNAVAL THIS WEEKEND!
Wed, May 23rd 2012

Don't Miss SAMBADA this weekend FRI & SAT at the ELBO ROOM Celebrating San Francisco Carnaval!Featuring LA SANTA CECILIA on Friday plus DJ ABEL on Saturday!!BUY TICKETS FOR... read more




SAMBADA at MOE'S This Sat 12th!
Mon, May 7th 2012

Sat, May 12th, 2012Door: 8:00PM | Show: 9:00PMTickets: $15/20GET UM' BEFORE IT SELLS OUT!!BUY TICKETS >... read more




ARCATA show & workshops!
Wed, Apr 11th 2012

SAMBADA & AFROMASSIVEFRIDAY APRIL 13th at JAMBALAYA915 H St. Arcata, CABUY TICKETS >... read more




LOS ANGELES CARNAVAL 2012! SAT. FEB. 25TH
Fri, Feb 17th 2012

LOS ANGELES - The magic formula of true Latin party spirit, sensuality and flavors seduces Los Angelenos when the 12thannual L.A. tradition of Brazilian Carnaval: Exotica beckons revelers on Saturday, February 25, 2012 at Club Nokia/LA Live. Carnaval, the euphoric, annual celebration... read more




SAMBADA & AFROLICIOUS FRIDAY DEC. 16th
Tue, Dec 13th 2011

Don't Miss SAMBADA & AFROLICIOUS this Friday Dec 16th for a serious get down dance party at the INDEPENDENT in San Francisco!!!Doors: 8:30 pm / Show: 9:00 pm / $15.00<... read more




HALLOWEEN WEEKEND 2011
Wed, Oct 26th 2011

SAMBADA HALLOWEEEN WEEKEND 2011! COSTUME PARTY! FRI & SAT OCT. 28-29th

  • Costume contest with CA$H PRIZES on SATURDAY!
  • FRIDAY SPECIAL GUESTS: VIBRANT EYEris
  • SATURDAY SPECIAL GUESTS: MAKUETO GROOVE Live Brazilian Drummers!!




Raizes do Brasil Capoeira Grand Opening - Santa Cruz
Thu, Sep 29th 2011

Roots of Brazil Capoeira Santa Cruz is celebrating the opening of their new center!This Sunday, October 2 · 2:00pm - 6:00pmspecial performance by members of SambaDá!!Come see demos and try free sample... read more




SAMBADA & ENGLISH BEAT!!!
Wed, Aug 3rd 2011

SAMBADA OPENS FOR THE ENGLISH BEAT! Thursday, Aug 11th, 2011, Door: 7:30PM | Show: 8:00PMSAMBADA is honored to support one of the greatest Ska bnads of all time!! Don't miss this HOT mix up!... read more




SAN FRANCISCO CARNAVAL WEEKEND 2011
Tue, May 24th 2011

SAMBADA returns for our yearly celebration of San Francisco Carnaval This Weekend at the Elbo Room!!!! Friday & Saturday May 27 & 28th. Special guests: Friday: Remelexo, Saturday: Banda Abalua **ALSO DON'T MISS "SAMBA... read more




MAY 13-14th - MOE'S ALLEY, SANTA CRUZ, CA
Tue, Apr 12th 2011

SAMBADA invites you to another weekend long dance party May 13 &14th in our hometown! Special Guests: KOUMBEMBA and more to be announced!

TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE ONLINE SOON! CHECK BACK...




SAMBADA in Eugene and Ashland, OR this weekend
Mon, Feb 7th 2011

SAMBADA will perform this week in Eugene and Ashland, Oregon:THURSDAY FEB 10th at The WOW Hall in Eugene, ORBUY... read more




RENO BRAZILIAN CARNAVAL 2011!
Thu, Jan 20th 2011

BRAZILIAN CARNAVAL 2011 in RENO, NV!!WIth Special Guests: Mojo Green plus The Whitney Myer BandBrazilian Caipirinha Drinks all night!... read more




SAMBADA NEW YEARS EVE 12.31.10 in SANTA CRUZ!
Tue, Nov 9th 2010

COME CELEBRATE THE NEW YEAR WITH SAMBADA in SANTA CRUZ!! Special Guests: FLOR DE CANA, YABAS DANCE CO., MARCIO PEETER & ABALUAR BAND and RAIZES DO BRAZIL CAPOEIRA!




SambaDás new album GENTE!
Mon, Feb 1st 2010

We are proud to announce the release date for our new album "Gente!". This project has been over 2 years of hard work, love, laughter and tears. This is what we have all been waiting for. The album is the best work by far that the band has done to date. We are starting a huge publicity... read more




SambaDá returns to SXSW MUSIC FEST 2010!
Sat, Jan 30th 2010

SambaDá returns to SXSW MUSIC & ART FESTIVAL 2010! SambaDá will perform at the Copa Bar & Grill for an official showcase set at 10pm Sat. Mar 20th in Austin, TX!Now in its 24th year, the SXSW® Music and Media Conference has grown into the must-attend networking event... read more




Santa Cruz Skateboards Supports SambaDá!
Fri, Jan 15th 2010

SambaDá has been representing the town of Santa Cruz, where the band was formed, for the past 12 years. It seems fitting that the people over at Santa Cruz Skateboards would support the band. We can be seen rocking fresh SC tee shirts, and skateboards thanks to Jordan and the rest... read more




NYE DEC 31st 2009 at THE FOX THEATER in OAKLAND with BRETT DENNEN!
Fri, Jan 1st 2010

SambaDá was overjoyed to share the stage with Brett Dennen & ALO for NYE at The FOX THEATER in OAKLAND! Thanks again ANOTHER PLANET ENTERTAINMENT for including SambaDá on another great event!! Congratulations to the new FOX THEATER. It is an AMAZING venue!!... read more




SambaDá going to Brazil for the first time!!! July 2009!!!
Tue, Jun 16th 2009

SambaDá will play a festival in Sao Paulo and at the House of Ile Aile in Salvador Bahia this July, 2009!!!! We consider this to be the highest honor for our band. We will be presenting our music at two occasions, both with the focus on racial equality in the world, and the celebration... read more




SAMBADA HEADS TO SOUTH BY SOUTH WEST FESTIVAL IN AUSTIN TX!!!!
Wed, Mar 4th 2009

SambaDá is proud to announce a showcase set at the Copa Club, Thursday March 19, at 10 pm, as part of the South By South West festival in Austin Texas. There are bands from all over the world participating in this years festival, with booking agents, record companies, producers, engineers,... read more




SAMBADA CELEBRATES OBAMA: A NEW FACE FOR AMERICA
Mon, Jan 26th 2009

We are overjoyed with the peaceful transition of power that introduced Barack H. Obama as the new American leader. As a multi-cultural/multi-racial group, we feel that Presdent Obama is a true representative for us, and the country in which we all live. What we try to do with our... read more




SambaDá heads to the Studio for 3rd Studio Album
Fri, Dec 12th 2008

The band has been working hard towards our 3rd studio effort. It is so wonderful to really dive into our music and create another album! We have been working closely with Greg Landau, our producer, and are going into the studio next week. We are all excited, and exhausted. The album... read more




SambaDá comes home to play Stern Grove Festival Sunday July 27, San Francisco
Mon, Jul 21st 2008

SambaDá will play the Stern Grove Music Festival this Sunday, 2pm in San Francisco, to finish off a tour of the West Coast. Legends of Latin Rock will play a set at 3:00, SambaDá will go on at 2:00 for 30 minutes. SambaDá would like to thank all the people who came to see us on our... read more




SF CARNAVAL PARADE 2008 - SUN MAY 25 - PARTICIPATE!!
Wed, May 14th 2008

Theme of San Francisco Carnaval 2008 Is Many Cultures, One Spirit Samba do Mar/SambaDa/Energia do Samba/Bloco Firmeza All together this year!!! OUR theme is ONE OCEAN ONE SPIRIT. COSTUMES: design pictures coming soon; colors = white, silver, blue, green & yello DONATION: $15 donation... read more




10 YR ANNIVERSARY at MOE'S ALLEY in SANTA CRUZ MAY 30-31!
Wed, May 14th 2008

We will be celebrating a very special weekend with SambaDá and our Santa Cruz community May 30 and 31. We are celebrating the 10 year mark as a band and we would love to celebrate with you! We will be playing songs from different stages in our career, and will be giving away vintage... read more




SambaDá and B-Side Players SELL OUT INDEPENDENT IN SF!
Mon, Mar 17th 2008

Thanks to all who came out to support us all at the independent! Maisha Productions brought another sold out show to SF, it seems that everything they touch turns to gold. SambaDá and the B-sides are now getting to know one an other better and better, and keep an eye out for the two... read more




OZOMATLI TOUR NOTES
Wed, Dec 5th 2007

SambaDá had an AMAZING time on the road with some of our biggest heroes... OZOMATLI. For anyone who hasn't seen and fallen in love with these guys, check them out this very moment at www.ozomatli.com. We played from San Louis Obispo to Bellingam, Washington, 8 shows in 9 days. We... read more




SAMBADA JOINS OZOMATLI'S WINTER TOUR 2007!
Thu, Oct 25th 2007

SUN, NOV 11th - SAN LUIS OBISPO VETS HALL - SLO, CA MON, NOV 12th - LOBERO THEATRE - SANTA BARBARA, CA WED, NOV 14th - McNEER'S MYSTIC THEATRE - PETALUMA, CA THU, NOV 15th - SACRAMENTO STATE UNIV - SACRAMENTO, CA FRI, NOV 16th - ROSELAND THEATRE - PORTLAND, OR SAT, NOV 17th - THE... read more




SambaDá ROCKS Hawaii and NYC!!!
Wed, Oct 17th 2007

SambaDá returns home with two successful first time tours, to NYC and to Hawaii. Hawaii was most magical. We played on Maui (Paia and Makawao) and Oahu (Waimea and Honolulu). We were thrilled to have good turnouts at each show, what a blessing! The success of the tour ensured that... read more




WIN TICKETS/CD TO SAMBADA IN NYC!
Sat, Oct 6th 2007

Contest Details: One winner will be chosen to win a pair of tickets to SOB's record release party for SambaDá. One runner-up will be choosen to win a copy of their CD Salve A Bahia. Good luck! SHOW DETAILS SATURDAY OCTOBER 13 S.O.B.'s Brazilian Saturdays Presents: SambaDá Music... read more




SAMBADA HAWAII TOUR 2007!!
Thu, Aug 30th 2007

ALOHAGROOVE.COM PRESENTS: SAMBADA in their first Hawaiian Tour!! With SPECIAL GUEST: RADIO ACTIVE from SPEARHEAD. STARTING OUT ON MAUI, WED, SEPT. 26th 2007 CHARLEY'S - PAIA, MAUI, 9pm THU, SEPT 27th 2007 CASANOVAS - MAKAWAO, MAUI 9pm, www.casanovamaui.com




SOL FEST WE LOVE YOU!!!!
Mon, Aug 20th 2007

What a pleasure to play for such concious people!!!!! Held at the Solar Living Institue in Hopland California, we played a full electric dance set off the grid powered by the sun. It was incredibly inspiring for us to play to such radiant people who were all there to creat a better... read more




First Oregon Tour a Total Success!!!!
Mon, Jul 2nd 2007

We had a blast on our first real tour to Oregon. The 10th annual Salem World Beat Festival was one of the best festival slots we have ever had! People also came out and danced very hard on both our Portland and Eugene shows. It was a great time for our first real venture into Oregon... read more




SNWMF... Carlinhos Brown Te Adoramos!!!
Mon, Jun 25th 2007

What an honor to share the stage with so many LEGENDARY acts! We were BLESSED to watch and meet some of our favorite artists in the world! Special thanks to all the crew from the festival, who made us all feel like family. This festival is really unbelievable. World music at its finest!... read more




Harmony Festival:
Tue, Jun 12th 2007

We were honored to play at the Harmony Festival in Santa Rosa, another Festival going in the books for SambaDá. This is one of the best fests in Nor Cal without a doubt. We shared the stage with Taj Mahal, and Erykah Badu, two artists so deep, it is hard to find the words to describe...... read more




VIVA SF CARNAVAL!!!! LOVE HAPPENS!!!
Sun, Jun 10th 2007

We had another tremendous year playing SF Canaval again this year. We played on a float as a contingent for the 2nd year in a row, and in true Carnval spirit, we played FIVE SHOWS IN 24 HOURS. This yearly event if one of our favorite events to be a part of. For those of you who don't... read more




HUMBOLDT... we LOVE you!!!
Mon, May 7th 2007

Thanks to all our new friends in Humboldt! We had a great show at the 6 Rivers Brewery in Mckinleyville, and we can't wait to come back. Special thanks to Ginga Mais for their awesome dance performance!!!! The windows were litterally dripping with sweat, as things got HOT. Special... read more




SAMBADA Won Second Place @ Battle of the Bands SF
Wed, Apr 18th 2007

BATTLE OF THE BANDS at THE INDEPENDENT - SAN FRANCISCO, CA Congratulations to our new friends, Felonious, who rocked the house and took home the grand prize. ONE LOVE HIP HOP!!!!! And we can't forget the AMAZING Forrest Day, who totally rocked the house as well. We look... read more




SambaDá wins BEST LOCAL BAND 2007!!!
Thu, Mar 29th 2007

After nearly 10 years of rocking the local scene, we have taken home our first Metro Santa Cruz Goldies award for Best Local Band. We also won the bronze for "Best Local Roots Act". We are honored to say the least. This has already been a huge year for SambaDá, and we expect to continue... read more




SambaDa added to Sierra Nevada World Music Festival!!!
Tue, Mar 13th 2007

We are proud to annouce for the first time that SambaDa will be featured at the Sierra Nevada World Music Festival! Check out www.snwmf.com for more info... we will be playing before Carlinhos Brown on friday night! This is considered the best world music festival in California by... read more




2007 Carnival a Total Success!!!
Tue, Feb 27th 2007

Thanks to EVERYONE who came out for a great time for all of our carnival shows. We had a blast. Special thanks to Marcio and Wagner from Ile Aiye for helping us bring it up and down the coast. We will be back down south in april, so keep your eyes peeled for us. Thanks to all the... read more




CARNIVAL Kick Off @ Moes Alley SOLD OUT!!!
Wed, Feb 7th 2007

Thanks to all who came out! We sold out and had one of our best shows in town! We truly love all of you who have supported us for many years, as well as those who saw us for the first time. SANTA CRUZ, WE LOVE YOU!!! We will be back at Moes APRIL 7. Get your tickets early!... read more




Benefit Show for the Coup MOES ALLEY JAN. 21 8pm!!!!!
Thu, Jan 11th 2007

Thanks to all who came!!! In the true spirit of Hip Hop, we raised almost $1700 for the Coup, and had a collaboration of everyone involved. MCs Kanetic Source, Mr Free and Dem One all were put on the spot by the band we put together, with 3 members of Sambada, Dee Jay Kikkoman, David... read more




CARNIVAL 2007 with Sambada and members of Ile Aiye!!!!
Tue, Dec 26th 2006

Sambada has been selected to play the 3 main California Carnival parties for 2007!!! On Feb. 10. we will be in San Francisco, at the Gift Center Pavilion, then on the 17th in San Diego at 4th and B, and finally on the 24th will be at the Queen Mary Carnival in Long Beach. We are... read more




HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!
Sat, Dec 23rd 2006

Wishing everyone the best this Holiday Season! and a Happy New Year! You are visiting our brand new website!!! Don't forget to sign our mailing list. SambaDa has had a great December so far. We started out the month opening for Ozomatli at the Fillmore in San Francisco! Thanks... read more





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