Welcome to SambAfriq

We are a community band based in Chorley, Lancashire and play a mix of Samba and African drums and percussion.

We are a voluntary organisation run by our members. We welcome new people of any age or background, with or without previous percussion or musical experience. If you would like to join us, or book SambAfriq to perform at your event please use the Contact Page.

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What is Samba?

Samba is a type of music and dance developed from the musical traditions of African slaves in Brasil. Samba is played by the Baterias, these are the groups of percussionists of the Samba Schools in Rio and São Paulo. Samba originated in the north of Brasil and was developed in Rio at the turn of the last century.

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Blog Spot

Chorley Carnival 2013

June 15, 2013

Grupo SambAfriq were joined by Sambahia Dance & Danny for an amazing performance at Chorley Carnival.

 
 
 
 

Our Latest Past Event:
Chorley Carnival 2013

Grupo SambAfriq were joined by Sambahia Dance & Danny for an amazing performance at Chorley Carnival.

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