upcoming shows

    • 05/16/14 sambadende in Boulder, CO at St. Julien Hotel
    • 06/20/14 sambadende in Boulder, CO at St. Julien Hotel
    • 06/26/14 sambadende in Denver, CO at T|ACO Taco and Marg Festival
    • 07/11/14 sambadende in Boulder, CO at St Julien Hotel
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    Sambadende Headlining the Heritage Stage at Taste of Colorado, Sept 3

    A great festival, free entrance, great food and music. We’ll be going on at 6pm.
    taste of colorado
    Check out all of the music here

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    Sambadende will be performing at Colorado Brazil Fest 2013.

    Brazil Fest 2013
    Sambadende will be performing at the Boulder Theater on Saturday, August 3. The Brazil Fest will once again offer classes in percussion, dance and capoeira, and will present shows from Aug 1 – Aug 4.
    An important step in making

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    New Year’s Eve 2012!

    This New Year’s Eve Sambadende is playing a Carnaval party at the Isle Casino in Black Hawk. CO. Sambadende will be be playing on a stage over the casino floor and the casino floor is open and free to anyone

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    Colorado Brazil Fest 2012!

    This August Sambadende will be taking part in the inaugural Colorado Brazil Fest, held from Aug 2-4 here in Boulder, CO!

    The event is being produced by the Boulder Samba School and will feature classes and performances in various styles

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    Sambadende plays Tucano’s Grand Opening in Colorado Springs, Thursday April 26!

    Tucanos Brazilian Grill Celebrates Three Local Non-Profits At Grand Opening Charity Event, April 26
    Kids On Bikes, LifeQuest Transitions and UpaDowna are competing for the majority of that night’s proceeds

    COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. – (April 24, 2012) — Tucanos Brazilian

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    Sambadende at Tour de Fat Sept 3 & 10

    Sambadende will be performing at New Belgium’s Tour de Fat events the next two weekends.
    Sept 3 in Fort Collins 1:40-2:30pm
    Sept 10 in Denver 1:40-2:30pm
    Come down and take part in a great event….
    “Yes folks, the Tour de

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    about sambadende

    Sambadende has been sharing the energy of Brazilian music with its loyal fans since 2001. Each show in their hometown of Boulder, CO draws a packed house and the powerful combination of drums and vocals never ceases to bring new fans off the street. Focusing on the street ensemble rhythms and authentic sambas of Brazil, Sambadende adds to its loyal following each time they perform.

    The group was created with the intention of sharing not only the soulful music of Brazil, but also the inherent community feeling that is so evident in all Brazilian music. Sambadende was created in 2001 by Ty Hammes, who having lived in Salvador and having performed with Olodum and other blocos in Bahia wished to recreate that sound in the local music scene in Boulder. With the addition of Chico Meira, from Rio de Janeiro, Sambadende expanded its repertoire to include samba do quintal, coco, jongo, MPB, afoxe, maracatu, forro, and other rhythms.

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    brazilian influences

    A blog of videos and songs from the wide array of Brazilian music.


    Oh! chuva
    Eu peço que caia devagar
    Só molhe esse povo de alegria
    Para nunca mais chorar.

    Margareth Menezes – Cordeiro de Nanã

    With Mateus Aleluia of Grupo Tincoãs. Live at the Concha Acustica, in Salvador.

    Se Você Jurar

    Se você jurar que me tem amor
    Eu posso me regenerar
    Mas se é para fingir, mulher
    A orgia assim não vou deixar

    Trio Forrozao

    Um forro gostoso

    Nossa Gente

    Timbalada, from 1993, with a 1:00 intro by Carlinhos Brown

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