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  • Thu
    10
    Apr
    2014

    Kids' Film Festival

    5:30-7PM

    TIFF:  350 King St.W. (corner of King St. and John St.)

     

    Samba Squad will delight the crowds of gleeful kids attending the  Kids' Film Festival at TIFF.

  • Sat
    26
    Apr
    2014

    Book Bash, Canadian Children's Literature Festival

    3:30-4:15 Northern District Library, Yonge St. just north of Eglinton Ave. Samba Squad will play an inter-active show for children, with movement and chants, to celebrate the Canadian Children's Literature Festival.
  • Sun
    04
    May
    2014

    Flash Dance: National Ballet

    2-4PM Dundas Square (Yonge St. at Dundas St.) The National Ballet joins with Patrick Parsons (choreographer) and students from the TDSB to present Flash Dance entitled "Sharing Dance." Samba Squad will play live from our new CD "One Love," an original tune.
  • Sun
    11
    May
    2014

    Samba Squad at Lula Lounge

    8PM Lula Lounge 1585 Dundas St. W. (west of Dufferin) Samba Squad kicks off the summer season, bringing their steaming street vibe and calling on all dancers to burn up the floor. Digging deep into the vault for old favourites and introducing some spanking new rhythms, this party will remind you what it’s like to dance in the streets!
  • Sat
    07
    Jun
    2014
    Sun
    08
    Jun
    2014

    Muhtadi's International Drumming Festival

    Afternoons

    Woodbine Park at Lakeshore

    Samba Squad will play 30 minute shows; Saturday on the the small stage, Sunday on the main stage. Count on dancing along with our parade of dancers and drummers!

    Click here for more information

  • Sat
    21
    Jun
    2014

    Blue Mountain Salsa

    3, 5, 7PM shows

    Collingwood, Ontario

    Come dance along with Samba Squad and celebrate summer

    Click here for more information

  • Thu
    03
    Jul
    2014
    Fri
    04
    Jul
    2014

    London Sun Fest

    Afternoons and Evenings

    Victoria Park, London, Ontario

    Samba Squad will thrill their London fans with evening shows on the stage at 6PM, as well as afternoon shows on the grass.

    Click here for more information

  • Sat
    12
    Jul
    2014

    Nuit Blanche

    8PM

    Huntsville

    Samba Squad will play on the street in Huntsville for Nuit Blanche.

  • Sun
    13
    Jul
    2014

    World Cup Mississauga

    5PM

    Celebration Square, Mississauga

    Come out and cheer for World Cup, then enjoy the drumming of Samba Squad.

    Click here for more information

  • Sat
    19
    Jul
    2014
    Sun
    20
    Jul
    2014

    Salsa on St. Clair

    Saturday:12:30-9PM, Sunday: 12:30-5PM

    St. Clair West of Bathurst

    Samba Squad returns to the street crowds of the Latin community and its fans at SALSA ON ST.CLAIR, a great event for dancing, meeting and eating! Shows and parades all day and into the night. Come out and shake it!

    Click here for more information

  • Thu
    24
    Jul
    2014
    Sat
    26
    Jul
    2014

    Beaches Jazz Festival, Bands on the Street

    7-11PM

    Queen Street East, Toronto

    Dance your feet off at Toronto's favourite Street Festival! Thursday through Saturday, July 24-26.

    Click here for more information

  • Thu
    07
    Aug
    2014

    Taoist International Tai Chi Parade

    11AM Yonge-Dundas Square Enjoy the marvelous dragon dancers, Tai Chi players from around the world with Samba Squad.
  • Sat
    09
    Aug
    2014

    Barrie Rhythm Fest

    1-4PM

    Barrie, Ontario

    Popular World Rhythm Festival in Barrie

    Click here for more information

  • Sat
    16
    Aug
    2014
    Sun
    17
    Aug
    2014

    Summerfest in Owen sound

    Afternoons and Evenings

    Owen Sound, Ontario

    Beautiful 2-day festival to celebrate summer life!

    Click here for more information

  • Sat
    06
    Sep
    2014
    Sun
    07
    Sep
    2014

    Cabbagetown Festival

    Saturday: 5-10PM, Sunday: 12-5PM: 12:30-5PM

    Parliament Street at Carlton, Toronto

    Street Festival for the Arts in East Toronto

    Click here for more information

  • Sun
    14
    Sep
    2014

    City Cider

    Noon-1PM Spadina Museum, 285 Spadina Road in the beautiful orchard and historic house.

    Samba Squad will play at the event City Cider from noon -1PM. The event is sponsored by the organization "Not Far From The Tree", which picks city fruit and shares it with the needy. This event goes from noon until 5PM. Admission is $10, ages 12 and under free, $8 in advance. 

    For more information

  • Sun
    21
    Sep
    2014

    Word on the Street

    11:30AM-12:30

    On University Ave. in front of the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM)
    Just south of Bloor Street

    Come enjoy a beautiful stroll, meet authors, buy books and dance to Samba Squad's beats.

    For more information

    For video of SSQ and kids on TVO

  • Sat
    27
    Sep
    2014

    International Student Festival

    4PM

    David Pecaut Square, 55 John Street, near the corner of King Street

    Samba Squad leads a raucous back-to-school group of students through its best dance moves.

    For more information

    For promo video

  • Sun
    05
    Oct
    2014

    A David Suzuki Foundation Park Crawl

    1-3PM

    Meet at Fred Hamilton Park, parade to Trinity Bellwoods Park. See map link below and join Samba Squad at C on the map.

    David Suzuki and his Foundation will lead a parade from Christie Pits to Trinity Bellwoods Park. Samba Squad will join in at Fred Hamilton Park and lead hundreds of revellers south to Trinity Bellwoods Park. This is the second annual Homegrown Park Crawl and part of the Homegrown National Park Project.
    This Community event combines food, art and musical parades in celebration of nature in the city.

    For map of the route

    For trailer

  • Thu
    16
    Oct
    2014

    Samba Squad at Lula Lounge

    9PM

    Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. West

    ssq_poster_oct_17Samba Squad returns to the Lula with new songs, new moves, and new grooves, featuring an innovative blend of Afro-Cuban meets Afro-Brazil. We're stepping it up. We want you there to step to the beats. Soaring vocals and our trademark heavy grooves. Keeping it real: only $10 at the door. Be part of this high-energy performance and party. Doors open 9PM. Showtime: 10PM.

    For more information