Bristol Samba Gig Listings



Bristol Samba has been playing gigs in Bristol and around the South West of England for over twenty-five years.

The drummers and dancers have performed at a huge variety of carnivals, festivals and promotional events.

Come and watch us at one of our public performances, look out for us at festivals, and book us for your own events!

Click on the gallery button to see some photos of our gigs!


Future gigs include ...


22nd July - Harbour Festival (Louisiana)
24th-27th August - Shambala
7th October - SWHOOP


Past gigs


2017
Jun - Rainbow Run
Jun - Volksfest
Jun - Chipping Sodbury Big Lunch
Jun - St Werburghs Farm Fair
May - Bristol 10k
May - Redland May Fair
Mar - St Patrick's Day Parade
Mar - Benefit for the Joe Strummer Foundation
Jan - Bedminster Winter Lantern Parade

2016
Sep - Bristol Half Marathon
Aug - Shambala Festival
Aug - Rio Fan Zone, Millennium Square
Jul - Harbour Festival, SS Great Britain and the Louisiana
Jul - Midnight Walk for St Peter's Hospice
Jun - Horfield Primary School Summer Fair
Jun - St Werburgh's Farm Fair
May - Trinity Garden Party
May - Redland Green Fair
Mar - St Patrick's Day Parade

2015
Dec - Bedminster Lantern Parade
Dec - Horfield Primary School Christmas Fair
Oct - Nov Sanctum
Oct - SWHoop
Sep - Dismaland (as Anarcho Samba)
Sep - Becky Watts Memorial
Aug - Shambala Festival
Aug - Stapleton Road Street Party
Aug - London Afrobeat Collective @The Exchange
Jul - Harbour Festival
Jun - St Werburgh's Farm Fair
Jun - The Big Lunch, Chipping Sodbury
May - PBA Shirehampton Fun Day
May - Love Saves the Day Festival
May - Redland Green Fair
Mar - St Patrick's Day Celebrations
Feb - VooDance Afro Tropic Discotheque, Exchange, Bristol

2014
Dec - Brisfest's Rave on Avon Winter Edition, Stokes Croft
Dec - Bedminster Winter Lantern Procession
Nov - City Centre, Cardiff for Gulliver's Travels
Nov - Bristol Rugby v Doncaster Knights, Ashton Gate
Oct - March on Cancer
Sep - Frome Carnival
Sep - Party for Pete, The Fleece
Aug - Shambala Festival
Aug - Make Sundays Special
Jul - @Bristol Festival
Jul - Frampton Fair
Jul - Backwell Music Festival
Jul - St Pauls Carnival
Jul - Private event: Rockleaze Rangers Celebration
Jun - Pucklechurch Revel
Jun - St Werburghs Summer Fair
Jun - Chipping Sodbury Big Lunch Street Party
May - Vegfest
May - Bristol Rugby
May - Redland Green Fair
Apr - Yes Sir Boss, The Fleece
Mar - Foster Children's event, Town Hall, Cheltenham
Mar - Trinity Centre Opening Party
Jan - The Fleece

2013
Dec - Bedminster Lantern Parade
Nov - Beat the Cold
Nov - Deaf School Conference
Nov - SWHoop International Hula Hoop Festival
Oct - Rugby League World Cup
Oct - Goths of Pong
Oct - Bristol Rugby
Sep - Sambamassive
Sep - Brisfest
Sep - Cromhall Flower Show and Village Fayre
Aug - Shambala Festival
Aug - Campfest
Aug - Cloud Cuckoo Land
Jul - Bristol Harbour Festival
Jul - Bristol Pride
Jul - St Paul's Carnival
Jun - Your Street Gift Cards launch
Jun - St Werburghs Fair
Jun - Pill Rag Procession
Jun - Chipping Sodbury Street Party
May - Trinity Garden Party
May - Redland Fair
Apr - One Billion Rising

2012
Nov - SWhoop International Hula Hoop Festival
Nov - St Werburghs Winter Fayre
Oct - Day of the Dead Festival
Oct - Dulverton Carnival
Sep - Brisfest
Sep - Association of Sign Language Interpreters' Conference
Aug - Shambala Festival
Aug - Campfest
Aug - Alfresco Disco
Aug - Cloud Cuckoo Land
Jul - Glassonbury Festival, Butcombe
Jun - St Werburghs Fair
Jun - Dance workshop at Trinity led by Mariana Rabello Pinho
Jun - Ashley Down School Fete
Jun - VW Festival
May - St Agnes' Street Party
May - Boiling Wells, St Werburghs
May - Clovelly Folk Festival
Apr - Pensford 10k Run

2011
Oct - Dulverton Carnival
Aug - Shambala Festival
Jul - Joefest, Bristol
Jul - Bristol Pride
Jul - Park Arts, St Andrews Park, Bristol
Jul - St Pauls Carnival
Jun - St Werburghs Fair
May - Stokes Croft Street Fest, Bristol

2010
Oct - Brazilian Charity, Teignmouth
Sep - Alzheimer's Society Memory Walk, Blaise Castle
Sep - Devizes Carnival
Aug - Shambala Festival
Jul - Sefton Park Road Street Party
Jul - Soccer Camp, Queen's Square, Bristol
Jul - Mr Wolf's, Bristol
Jul - Sun Walk, Bristol
Jul - St Paul's Carnival
Jun - St Werburghs Fair
Mar - Bristol Samba party, the Attic Bar
Mar - Sports Relief

2009
Nov - Drumming workshop
Sep - Brazilian charity, Teignmouth
Aug - Shambala Festival
Jul - Easton Primary School
Jul - Winterbourne festival
Jul - Sun Walk, Bristol
Jul - St Pauls Carnival
Jun - St Werburghs Fair
Mar - Drumming workshop
Mar - Brazilian charity, Exeter
Feb - Reclaim the Night procession

2008
Totterdown Arts Trail, Bristol
Brazilian charity, Teignmouth
Seu Jorge publicity event, Bristol
The Bristol Festival
Egerton Road Street Party
Shambala Festival
Harbour Festival, Bristol
Swanage Regatta and Carnival, Dorset
Sun Walk, Bristol
St Paul's Carnival
Pucklechurch Revel, South Gloucestershire
St Werburghs Fair
Bath Music Festival
Trinity Mayfest, Bristol
Beach Gig, Woolacombe, Devon
Bristol v Bath Rugby Match, Ashton Gate Stadium

2007
Violence Against Women Charity Gig, Fiddlers, Bristol
Bristol Samba's 21st Birthday Party, Attic Bar, Bristol
Totterdown Art Trail, Bristol
Love Easton Street Party, Bristol
St Paul's Carnival
St George's Community Festival, Bristol
Shambala Festival, Secret Location
7th Sun Festival, Gloucestershire
Ashton Court Festival, Bristol
Sun Walk, Bristol
Sustrans Birthday Celebrations, Castle Park, Bristol
St Christopher's School, Bristol
St Werburghs Fair
Portishead Carnival, North Somerset
Brazilian Football Club
Pensford 10k Race
Beach Gig, Woolacombe, Devon
Famous Grouse Whiskey Promotional Gig, Five Nations Rugby Tournament, Twickenham
Attic Gig, Bristol

2006
Elvis Night, The Cube, Bristol
Mulambo Benefit Gig (Charity for Malawi), Trinity Centre, Bristol Croft Gig, Bristol
Totterdown Art Trail, Bristol
Tao Bar Opening Night, Bristol
Casablanca Gig, Bristol
St George's Community Festival, Bristol
Poppets Chocolates Promotional Gig, Broadmead Shopping Centre, Bristol
Shambala Festival
Ashton Court Festival, Bristol
7th Sun Festival, Gloucestershire
International Students' Society Halls of Residence Gig, Bristol University Sun Walk, Bristol
St Werburghs Fair, Bristol
Portishead Carnival, North Somerset
Easter Compton Carnival, South Gloucestershire
Pill Carnival, North Somerset
Repercussion Drumming Festival, Colston Hall, Bristol



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