March Cancellations

Hello!  There will be no classes until further notice.  Thank you and stay safe.

February/March Classes

Hello! Classes are still happening!  Invite your friends!  THIS IS LATE! SORRY!

February

Regular Class on Wednesdays: 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th. 7-8:30 pm

Beginner Class on Thursdays: 20th, 27th.  7-8 pm.

March

Regular Class on Wednesdays: 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th. 7-8:30 pm

Beginner Class on Thursdays: 12th and 26th. 7-8 pm.

 

2020 Schedule

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January Schedule:

Wednesdays 7-8:30 pm.  1/8, 1/15, 1/22, 1/29

Thursdays 7-8 pm. 1/9 and 1/23.

Contact Reed Flygt – evanstonsamba@gmail.com

February/March/April/May schedule TBA.  Most likely EVERY WEDNESDAY and EVERY OTHER THURSDAY.

EEDS calendar of events 2019-2020

Hello!  Here we go!

normal class “nc” = 7-8:30 pm, beginning class “bc” = 7-8 pm

July:

  • 7/24 nc, 7/25 bc

August:

  • 8/7 nc, 8/8 bc
  • 8/14 nc, 8/15 bc

September:

  • 9/4 nc, 9/5 bc
  • 9/11 nc
  • 9/18 nc, 9/19 bc
  • 9/25 nc

October:

  • 10/2 nc, 10/3 bc
  • 10/9 nc
  • 10/16 nc, 10/17 bc
  • 10/23 nc
  • 10/30 nc

November:

  • 11/6 nc, 11/7 bc
  • 11/13 nc, 11/14 bc

December:

  • NO CLASS

January:

  • 1/8 nc, 1/9 bc
  • 1/15 nc
  • 1/22 nc, 1/23 bc
  • 1/29

February:

  • 2/5 nc, 2/6 bc
  • 2/19 nc, 2/20 bc
  • 2/26 nc

March:

  • 3/4 nc, 3/5 bc
  • 3/11 nc
  • 3/18 nc, 3/19
  • 3/25 nc

April:

  • hold 4/6 and 4/13 more rehearsals and gig 4/19

May:

  • 5/6 nc
  • 5/8 – 5 pm GIG @ Lane Tech
  • 5/13 nc, 5/14 bc
  • 5/20 nc

June:

  • 6/3 nc
  • 6/6 SATURDAY REHEARSAL HOLD w/ dancers 1-3 pm
  • 6/10 nc
  • 6/17 nc
  • 6/20 SATURDAY REHEARSAL HOLD w/ dancers 1-3 pm
  • 6/24 nc
  • parade 6/28 HOLD

July:

  • stay posted about parade

 

 

 

#summerofsamba

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we do rehearse every wednesday and thursday.

special sessions!  price information to be announced shortly.

FRIDAY 6/21 MAKE MUSIC CHICAGO. 5:30-7:30 pm DOWNTOWN on the RIVERWALK.  near the confluence.  WEST of FRANKLIN

SATURDAY 6/29 1-3 pm at my house

SUNDAY JUNE 6/30 TBA

MONDAY 7/1 6:30-8:30 pm at my house

TUESDAY 7/2 6:30-8:30 pm at my house

WEDNESDAY  7/3 6:30-8:30 pm at my house

THURSDAY THE GIG! CALL 12 pm IN EVANSTON

#sambainchicago#chicagosamba#sambaschoolinchicago#chicago#summer2019

 

Evanston Escola de Samba Champions Only Celebration

EvSambaGroupEvanston Escola de Samba won the Evanston 4th of July parade, so now it’s time to really celebrate. Join us for the Brazilian samba event of the summer on Saturday 7/28! You better be there, this is EEDS’ last major event until October. Invite your friends! Get ready for Carnaval in July!

When: Saturday 7/28 from 8 PM – 11:45 PM
Where: The Irish American Heritage Center’s Erin Room (4626 N Knox Ave, Chicago, IL 60630).

The night will include samba dance lessons with Dill Costa, samba dancers, bateria (Brazilian percussion) performance, pagode and more!
$10 cash only at the door
Cash bar!

Performers: There will be two practices leading up to the event, you must attend at least one to perform at the event:
Wednesday 7/25 at Lane Tech Lawn (2501 W Addison St) 7-10 PM 
Friday 7/27 at Lane Tech Lawn (2501 W Addison St) 7-? PM

 

#summeroffun

hello world! here are some exciting announcements!!  MORE DETAILS FORTHCOMING

rehearsals and upcoming gigs:

  • 6/4 Bloco Maximo rehearsal 7-8:30 pm @ 2649 n. kildare.
  • 6/6 EEDS rehearsal 7-9 pm @ 2649 n. kildare
  • 6/9 EEDS, BM, Oloboom and more perform at Taste of Yates (1839 n. richmond) arrive at 6 pm.  play for 60 minutes.  may be 7-8 pm or earlier.
  • 6/11 BM rehearsal 7-9 pm @ 2649 n. kildare
  • 6/13 EEDS rehearsal 7-9 pm @ 2649 n. kildare
  • 6/18 BM rehearsal 7-9 pm @ 2649 n. kildare
  • 6/20 EEDS rehearsal 7-9 pm @ 2649 n. kildare
  • 6/21 Make Music Chicago on LT Lawn 6-7:30 (https://www.facebook.com/events/373481543140311/)
  • 6/23 606 parade w/ EEDS and Oloboom 3-5 pm.  meet at 1805 n. albany.  dancers will be joining us.
  • 6/24 Pride Parade with Moacyr.  Under the name Folia Brasil, Chicago Samba will be participating at the Pride Parade.  We are looking for drummers/percussionists and dancers for the event.  This will be a parade carnaval style presentation. (https://www.facebook.com/events/415179145614842/)
  • 6/27 EEDS rehearsal 7-9 pm @ 2649 n. kildare
  • tuesday 7/3 rehearsal 7-9 pm LANE TECH LAWN in preparation for 4th of july parade
  • WEDNESDAY 7/4 meet in Evanston 12:30 pm for parade.  unit #55 sector 8.  Hastings Ave, along bent park.  
  • thursday 7/5 ALL rehearsal 7-10 pm at SRBCC 4048 w. armitage with special guest. $20
  • friday 7/6 pagode maximo gig TBA 7 pm
  • tuesday 7/10 class with Dudu Fuentes 7-9 pm most likely outside on LT lawn
  • wednesday 7/11 class with Dudu Fuentes 7-9 pm most likely outside on LT lawn
  • thursday 7/12 class with Dudu Fuentes 7-9 pm @ 1757 n. kimball
  • friday 7/13 class with Dudu Fuentes 7-9 pm and noemi’s going away party 8:30 pm – 12 am at HER HOUSE.
  • saturday 7/15 parade with Dudu for Folk and Roots Festival
  • wednesday 7/18 EEDS rehearsal 7-9 pm at 2649 n. kildare
  • sunday 7/22 Evanston ethnic arts festival 5 pm.  30 minute parade.
  • wednesday 7/25 EEDS rehearsal 7-9 pm at Lane Tech Lawn
  • friday 7/27 EEDS rehearsal 7-9 pm at Lane Tech Lawn
  • saturday 7/28 SAMBA Champions-Only Event and Concert at the Irish-American Heritage Center
  • AUGUST BREAK
  • sunday 9/9 Evanston Streets Alive 1:30 – 2 pm Performance 

all normal EEDS classes are $10.  special guest rehearsals will be specified closer to event and exact locations will be specified closer to event.  the date and time frames will not change.  most rehearsals will take place at kildare studios, LT lawn, Quilombo, and maybe my church.  ALL details are tentative and subject to change.  time frames are suggestions.  happy practicing! call or text me if you have a question.  i am on summer break friday 6/22 at 6:00 am.

2018: change is coming!

hello! here is an updated glance at classes and events!  all classes 7-8:30 pm (2649 n. kildare) unless noted.  hit me up if you have a question. reed – 608.434.3173

march classes: 7th, 21st, 28th, SAT 31st @ quilombo 1-3

april classes: 4th, SAT 7th rehearsal 1-3 and gig @ quilombo 8pm, 11th, 18th, 25th,

may classes: 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd.

june classes: 6th, 13th, thursday 21st?, 27th

july classes: 3rd, parade on the 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, SHOW ON THE 28th

special events: april 7th 20th anniversary show at quilombo, june 21st make music, july 4th parade, july 28th show.