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 StationsFREE DAY PASSES FOR THE FIRST 50 PEOPLE AT EACH STATION!!!!

11:00  Fastrak 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 Plaza, Activities 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)

Scenes from 2014 Samba Fest!

2016 Sponsors

The Center for Urban and Global Studies Arts Initative, Music Department, and Office of Community Relations at Trinity College

The Center for Urban and Global Studies Arts Initative, Music Department, and Office of Community Relations at Trinity College

Música Minas

Música Minas

City of Hartford

City of Hartford

Greater Hartford Arts Council

Greater Hartford Arts Council

Riverfront Recapture

Riverfront Recapture

Hartford Public Library

Hartford Public Library

Consulate General of Brazil in Hartford

Consulate General of Brazil in Hartford