Evanston 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
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
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
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.