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Samba Fest 10th Anniversary Celebration

  • Mortensen Riverfront Plaza 300 Columbus Boulevard Hartford, CT, 06103 United States (map)

2016 Schedule of Events

Here’s what’s happening on Saturday May 7 2016!!!!

2 MORNING OPTIONS!!!!

OPTION 1:

10:30-11:00 Bands play at the Parkville (Park Ave near “Parkville Railroad Bridge) and Flatbush (Corner of Flatbush and New Park)CT Fastrak Stations — FREE DAY PASSES FOR THE FIRST 50 PEOPLE AT EACH STATION!!!!

11:00Fastrak groups board busses to the Wadsworth Atheneum, and join Achievement First Drumming Group and the Trinity Samba Ensemble

12:00 Parade from Wadsworth Atheneum to Mortensen Riverfront Plaza

OPTION 2:

11:00 At Mortensen Riverfront PlazaActivities begin and music by Trinity Steel AND Sweet Noyze

WHEN PARADE ARRIVES AT RIVERFRONT:

12:15 WELCOMING REMARKS Plaza Stage with Fernando de Mello Barretto (Consulate General of Brazil in Hartford), Karla Spurlock-Evans (Trinity College), Angel Arce (Connecticut State Representative), and Eric Galm (Trinity College).  Other special guests may also appear.

12:30-1:15          Conjunto Antillano featuring Ray Gonzalez(Plaza Stage)

12:30-1:15          Sambeleza(River Stage)

1:25-1:55             Grupo Ghettos(Plaza Stage)

1:45-2:30             Sambusa Band  (River Stage)

2:00-2:45             Hartford Steel Symphony(Plaza Stage)

3:00-3:45             Banda Brother Camarada(River Stage)

3:00-3:45             Ginga Brasileira(Plaza Stage)

3:45-4:15             Darren Sheppard and the PHI Pan (Plaza Stage)

4:15-5:00             Gilvan Oliveira Trio(River Stage)

5:15-6:00             Trinity Samba Ensemble(River Stage)

Earlier Event: April 30
Simsbury Flea and Smorgasboard
Later Event: May 14
Eightsixty Clean Up Festival