Happenings in DC, Maryland, and Virginia

***Please note: Many of these are not Samba Jig events and we are re-listing them as a courtesy. We do not take responsibility for these events. Please click the button for more details to check for updates or contact the organizers.***

Feb 2020

  • 2/1 (SAT) Mr. Henry’s DC Saturday Showcase (DC) + more details
  • 2/1 (SAT) Baile de Favela (DC) + more details
  • 2/2 (SUN) Juan Megna Group with special guest Raphael Ferreira at Bossa Bistro (DC) + more details
  • 2/7 (FRI) Ana Souza Canta Sucessos da MPB – Fundraiser Concert at Bossa Bistro (DC) + more details
  • 2/8 (SAT) Brazilian Rhythms Workshop with Rafael Pondé at the Brazilian-American Cultural Center (DC) + more details
  • 2/15 (SAT) PAP World Music Series with SAHEL (MD) + more details
  • 2/19 (WED) João Fênix at Bossa Bistro (DC) + more details
  • 2/20 (THU) Groove Thursdays with Pablo Regis Trio (DC) more details
  • 2/22 (SAT) Brazilian Carnaval At SAX (After Party) (DC) + more details
  • 2/22 (SAT) Carnaval Celebration at Rodizio Grill (MD) + more details
  • 2/22 (SAT) Brazilian Carnival 2020 Day Party (DC) + more details
  • 2/22 (SAT) Washington DC-Carnaval 2020 at the Grill from Ipanema (DC) + more details
  • 2/22 (SAT) Christylez Bacon + Wytold with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (MD) + more details
  • 2/22 (SAT) Ritmos Raros BRAZILeiros Carnaval Edition-5th Anniversary Series at Songbird Music (DC) + more details
  • 2/23 (SUN) Bossa Nova 4-Class Rhythm Workshop at 7DrumCity (DC) + more details
  • 2/27 (THU) Pablo’s Baile at Bossa Bistro (DC) more details
  • 2/28 (FRI) Maracatu Workshop with Scott Kettner (DC) + more details
  • 2/28 (FRI) Samba Night with Rafael Pondé at Bossa Bistro (DC) + more details
  • 2/29 (SAT) Viva Brasil! Carnival Dance Party w/ Nation Beat, JP Silva at Creative Alliance (MD) + more details
  • 2/29 (SAT) Bossa Nova and Beyond (DC) + more details
  • 2/29 (SAT) BaTiDa! Leap Year Edition! Brazilian vinyl party with Marcello & Neal at The Green Zone (DC) more details
  • 2/29 (SAT) Carnaval na America at Public Bar Live (DC) more details
  • 2/29 (SAT) Bossa Nova and Beyond at the Kennedy Center (DC) more details
  • 2/29 (SAT) Shannon Dunne Dance (DC) more details

Mar 2020

  • 3/1 (SUN) Shannon Dunne Dance (DC) more details
  • 3/1 (SUN) Juan Megna and Friends at Bossa Bistro (DC) + more details
  • 3/6 (FRI) Post Carnival with Cissa and JP Silva at Bossa Bistro (DC) + more details
  • 3/11 (WED) Bossa Nova & Samba Jazz Night at Bossa Bistro (DC) + more details
  • 3/15 (SUN) St. Patrick’s Day Jamboree at Waverly Brewing Company in Baltimore (MD) + more details
  • 3/18 (WED) José André Trío at Blues Alley (DC) + more details
  • 3/26 (THU) Pablo’s Baile at Bossa Bistro (DC) more details soon
  • 3/28 (SAT) Rose Moraes at Mr. Henry’s (DC) more details
  • 3/29 (SUN) Juan Megna Trio at the Raven House (VA) more details

Apr 2020

May 2020

  • 5/7 (THU) Djavan at Strathmore Music Center (MD) + more details
  • 5/8 (FRI) Performing Otherness: Ainihi e Alteridade, a music and dance exploration of the shared rhythms of Nigeria and Brazil, at Joe’s Movement Emporium (MD) + more details
  • 5/15 (FRI) Natiruts with 4th & Orange (Late Show) at 9:30 Club (DC) + more details
  • 5/28 (THU) Pablo’s Baile at Bossa Bistro (DC) more details soon

June 2020

  • 6/13 (SAT) Capoeira Barro Vermelho Batizado & 10th Anniversary Celebration (DC) more details
  • 6/24-6/28 & 7/1-7/5 Smithsonian Folklife Festival featuring Northeastern Brazil (DC) more details

July 2020

  • 6/24-6/28 & 7/1-7/5 Smithsonian Folklife Festival featuring Northeastern Brazil (DC) more details

August 2020

September 2020

October 2020

  • 10/2 (FRI) The Bumper Jacksons at The Hamilton Live (DC) + more details