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Samba Society

Samba Society

World / Brazilian / Samba Los Angeles, CA  US
ladainha / Camafeu / ijexá (Live at the World Festival of Sacred Music)
Saudades da Guanabara (with MOACYR LUZ live at the World Festival of Sacred Music)
samba de caboclo (WFSM soundcheck)


  • Fri

    Sep 2

    Pasadena, CA, US | 8:00pm
  • Sat

    Aug 20

    Long Beach, CA, US | 7:00pm

    EN LA NOCHE (AUGUST) NUEVA TROPICÁLIA MEETS SAMBA MOLAA IS THE PLACE TO BE THIS SUMMER TO EXPERIENCE THE VIBRANCY OF LATIN AMERICAN MUSIC! Our popular music series, En la Noche presents El-Haru Kuroi & Samba Society - two performances not to be missed. Samba Society, is a collective of musicians from the Brazilian community of Southern California who play deep ‘roots’ samba, which are renditions of vintage and new sambas reminiscent of classic recording from the 1970s. El Haru-Kuroi are natives to Los Angeles’ Eastside whose music is not only is a representation of their cultural upbringing in the city, but also a reminiscence of Mexican, South American, African, and American Jazz elements. The trio has performed throughout the LA area at various cultural and musical festivals as well as appearances throughout the southwest and east coast. Enjoy vendors, cash bar, photo booth, Me So Hungry Food Truck and by sure to visit our galleries to view MOLAA At Twenty: 1996-2016. To purchase tickets by phone call 562-483-1689.

  • Fri

    Jun 17

    Los Angeles, CA, US | 6:00pm

    Friday Night Music at The Original Farmers Market. Enjoy free evening concert performances spanning all musical genres including Latin jazz, world beat soul, swing, Brazilian and more! Music takes place on the Market's West Patio from 7-9 pm.

  • 2015

    Sep 7

    Los Angeles, CA, US | 2:00pm

    Trópico de Nopal and Samba Society are thrilled to announce our 5th annual "Samba do Trabalhador" event! This annual tradition, held in the traditional circular format blurring the lines between the audience and the musicians, has become the L.A. staple of old-school, roots samba. This year the event coincides with Brazilian Independence Day! To celebrate this monumental occasion, we will be featuring several bands for a full day of festivities. FORRÓ / SAMBA SOUL / SAMBA If you have not been to an event at Trópico, where have you been??? This gallery/art space is a perfect family-friendly venue with a lovely, eclectic mix of L.A. artists, music lovers, movers and shakers. With Samba Society at the helm, this will be THE place to get a full dose of deep samba, batuque, partido alto, and samba de terreiro. Samba Society features some of L.A.'s finest musicians, frequently hosts very special guests, and always breaks out an eclectic and unpredictable set of vintage and new sambas by legendary (though sometimes obscure) composers, and "B" sides of the samba canon. The band is a collective of 10+ multi-faceted musicians led by Beto González. MUSICIANS: Simon Carroll / drums / percussion / vocals Bobby Easton / percussion / vocals Beto González / vocals / percussion Mitchell Long / cavaco / vocals Dana Maman / percussion / vocals Katia Moraes / vocals Fabio Santana De Souza / vocals / percussion / trombone Emina Shimanuki / vocals / percussion Kana Shimanuki / vocals / percussion Colin Walker / 7-string guitar REYES spinning between sets! food . caipirinhas . cold beer . vino $15 - please support live music and the arts!

  • 2015

    Aug 15

    Los Angeles, CA, US | 4:00pm




Sounds Like: Candeia, Velha Guarda da Portela, Conjunto Nosso Samba, Batuque na Cozinha, Moacyr Luz E Samba Do Trabalhador

Manager: Beto González

Bio: Samba Society plays deep "roots" samba in the tradition popularized by Rio’s “Old Guard” of urban samba. The group’s repertoire features renditions of vintage and new sambas reminiscent of classic recordings from the 1970s. Under the artistic direction of Beto González, the 10-member group formed...See Full Bio

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