Boulder Samba School and Bateria Alegria

Join us at Brazil Carnaval 2018 for samba, dance, and alegria!

Bateria Alegria and Ginga return to the Mercury Cafe Ballroom to host Brazil Carnaval 2018.

Featuring guest vocalist Michele Castro and dance from Luciana da Silva, Bella Diva Dance, Kebrina Josefina De Jesus, and Samba Colorado.

Brazil Carnaval 2018 poster

Brazil Carnaval 2018, with Ginga, Bateria Alegria, Michele Castro, and more

Boulder Samba School and Bateria Alegria

The Boulder Samba School is a non-profit organization that promotes the rich heritage of Brazilian music, dance, and culture in Boulder, Colorado. Founded in 2009, it is the only organization of its kind in the state. The school offers Brazilian music classes, workshops, and performances.

Bateria Alegria is the primary performing ensemble of the Boulder Samba School.  The 20-30 member ensemble plays percussion-based styles of music from the samba schools and blocos of Rio de Janeiro and Salvador, Brazil.