Happenings in DC, Maryland, and Virginia

***Please note: 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.***

April 2019

  • 4/12 to 14 (FRI-SUN): Baltimore Irish Trad Fest (multiple venues in Baltimore, MD) + more details
  • 4/15 (MON): CAETANO, MORENO, ZECA & TOM VELOSO at Strathmore (Bethesda, MD) + more details
  • 4/17 (WED): Dancing Outdoors: Forró do Ar Livre at Dupont Circle (DC) + more details
  • 4/18 (THU): Brazilian Thursdays: Samba, Forró & Bolero Classes! at Bossa Bistro (DC) + more details
  • 4/18 (THU): Conversational DC: Portuguese at Colony Club (DC) + more details
  • 4/19 (FRI): Symbology of Orixa Dances & Silvestre Technique at ECAC (DC) + more details
  • 4/20 (SAT) Open House Samba Class at Bellaesthetic (Kennsington, MD) + more details
  • 4/20 (SAT) Royalty Samba Class at ECAC (DC) + more details
  • 4/20 (SAT) Gigi’s Brazilian Jazz at Lake Anne Coffee House and Wine Bar (Reston, VA) + more details
  • 4/20 (SAT) Capoeira angola youth/kids class! at ECAC (DC) + more details
  • 4/20 (SAT) BaTiDa! Brazilian Vinyl Dance Party-Marcello & Neal-4/20 Edition at Songbyrd Music House (DC) + more details
  • 4/21 (SUN) Bolero, Gafieira & Forro! Let’s Dance! Brazilian Partner Dances at ECAC (DC) + more details
  • 4/21 (SUN) Bossa Nova and Jazz at La Villa (Gaithersburg, MD) + more details
  • 4/22 (MON) Learn how to drum samba! Carnival rhthyms & beats for beginners (DC) + more details
  • 4/24 (WED): Dancing Outdoors: Forró do Ar Livre at Dupont Circle Fountain (DC) + more details
  • 4/25 (THU): Brazilian Thursdays: Samba, Forró & Bolero Classes! at Bossa Bistro (DC) + more details
  • 4/26 (FRI): Pre-Batizado Fundraising PARTY at Blue Iguana (DC) + more details
  • 4/26 (FRI): Sexta Da Malandragem Brazilian Place (Wheaton, MD) + more details
  • 4/27 (SAT) Capoeira angola youth/kids class! at ECAC (DC) + more details
  • 4/27 (SAT) Royalty Samba Class at ECAC (DC) + more details
  • 4/27 (SAT) IX Feira Cultural Brasileira at Mclean Baptist Church (McLean, VA) + more details
  • 4/27 (SAT) Noite da Picanha & Live Music at Brazilian Place (Wheaton, MD) + more details
  • 4/27 (SAT) House concert birthday party 04.27 (McLean, VA) + more details
  • 4/27 (SAT) Bruno Lucini Trio at Don Berto’s (Silver Spring, MD) + more details
  • 4/28 (SUN) Bolero, Gafieira & Forro! Let’s Dance! Brazilian Partner Dances at ECAC (DC) + more details

May 2019

  • 5/1 (WED): Dancing Outdoors: Forró do Ar Livre at Dupont Circle Fountain (DC) + more details
  • 5/2 (THU): Brazilian Thursdays: Samba, Forró & Bolero Classes! at Bossa Bistro (DC) + more details
  • 5/2 (THU): Abada-Capoeira DC Batizado 2019 at Brazilian Arts Center (DC) + more details
  • 5/3 (FRI): Montpelier Hosts Brasilian Vibes Trio at Montpelier Arts Center (Laurel, MD) + more details
  • 5/3 (FRI): Deixa se Envolver – Brazilian Night at Saint Yves (DC) + more details
  • 5/4 (SAT) Passport DC at the Residence of the Ambassador of Brazil (DC) + more details
  • 5/4 (SAT) Capoeira angola youth/kids class! at ECAC (DC) + more details
  • 5/4 (SAT) Royalty Samba Class at ECAC (DC) + more details
  • 5/5 (SUN) Sunset for Dancers #2 Cinco de Sol at Georgetown Waterfront (DC) + more details
  • 5/5 (SUN) Bolero, Gafieira & Forro! Let’s Dance! Brazilian Partner Dances at ECAC (DC) + more details
  • 5/7 (TUE): Duduka Da Fonseca/Maucha Adnet Quintet at Keystone Korner Baltimore (MD) + more details
  • 5/8 (WED): Duduka Da Fonseca/Maucha Adnet Quintet at Keystone Korner Baltimore (MD) + more details
  • 5/8 (WED): Dancing Outdoors: Forró do Ar Livre at Dupont Circle Fountain (DC) + more details
  • 5/9 (THU): Brazilian Thursdays: Samba, Forró & Bolero Classes! at Bossa Bistro (DC) + more details
  • 5/10 (THU): Multiflora presents Quatro na Bossa at Bossa Bistro (DC) + more details
  • 5/11 (SAT) Capoeira angola youth/kids class! at ECAC (DC) + more details
  • 5/11 (SAT) Royalty Samba Class at ECAC (DC) + more details
  • 5/11 (SAT) United by Our Humanity: Thought and Movement at ECAC (DC) + more details
  • 5/11 (SAT) Brazilian Choro House Concert – Part 2! Violin and 7 String Guitar (Vienna, VA) + more details
  • 5/11 (SAT) Brazilian Jazz, Classic Bossa Nova by MINAS at Bossa Bistro (DC) + more details
  • 5/11 (SAT) Gauchão Sertanejo at Irene’s Pupusas (DC) + more details
  • 5/12 (SUN) Bolero, Gafieira & Forro! Let’s Dance! Brazilian Partner Dances at ECAC (DC) + more details
  • 5/14 (TUE): Karan Casey at the Institute of Musical Traditions (Takoma, MD)+ more details
  • 5/16 (THU): Brazilian Thursdays: Samba, Forró & Bolero Classes! at Bossa Bistro (DC) + more details
  • 5/17 (FRI): Rob Curto’s Forró For All- Brazilian Folk Jazz at the Sculpture Garden (DC) + more details
  • 5/17 (FRI): Pablo Regis & DJ Grace Brazil Night-FREE-at GOAT (Clarendon, VA) + more details
  • 5/18 (SAT) Capoeira angola youth/kids class! at ECAC (DC) + more details
  • 5/18 (SAT) Royalty Samba Class at ECAC (DC) + more details
  • 5/18 (SAT) Brazilian Maracatu Drumming Workshop at ECST (Hyattsville, MD) + more details
  • 5/19 (SUN) Bolero, Gafieira & Forro! Let’s Dance! Brazilian Partner Dances at ECAC (DC) + more details
  • 5/19 (SUN) Tio Chorinho – Part of Washington Jewish Music Festival (DC) + more details
  • 5/22 (WED): Brazilian Duo – Pocket Show at Bossa Bistro (DC) + more details
  • 5/23 (THU): Brazilian Thursdays: Samba, Forró & Bolero Classes! at Bossa Bistro (DC) + more details
  • 5/24 (FRI): Elin Sings Elis Memorial Day Weekend at Sotto (DC) + more details
  • 5/24 (FRI): Banda Flor de Maracujá at Bossa (DC) + more details
  • 5/25 (SAT) Capoeira angola youth/kids class! at ECAC (DC) + more details
  • 5/25 (SAT) Royalty Samba Class at ECAC (DC) + more details
  • 5/25 (SAT) Bahia Night with Batala DC and Rafael Pondé trio at Bossa (DC) + more details
  • 5/26 (SUN) Bolero, Gafieira & Forro! Let’s Dance! Brazilian Partner Dances at ECAC (DC) + more details
  • 5/29 (Wed): Black Gold | Past and Present at Smithsonian (DC) + more details
  • 5/30 (THU): Brazilian Thursdays: Samba, Forró & Bolero Classes! at Bossa Bistro (DC) + more details

June 2019

  • 6/1 (SAT) Capoeira angola youth/kids class! at ECAC (DC) + more details
  • 6/1 (SAT) Encontro dos Pequenos 1 de junho by ABRACE (McLean, VA) + more details
  • 6/1 (SAT) PRIDE after PARTY with Brazilian Jazz at Lake Anne Coffee House & Wine Bar (Reston, VA) + more details
  • 6/2 (SUN) Bolero, Gafieira & Forro! Let’s Dance! Brazilian Partner Dances at ECAC (DC) + more details
  • 6/6 (THU): Brazilian Thursdays: Samba, Forró & Bolero Classes! at Bossa Bistro (DC) + more details
  • 6/8 (SAT): Sunset do Pagode (Summer 2019) (DC) + more details
  • 6/8 (SAT): Arraial DMV Magazine (DC) + more details
  • 6/8 (SAT): Brazil in D.C. Mixer (DC) + more details
  • 6/8 (SAT): Brazilian Jazz with Gigi MacLaughlin at Lake Anne Coffee House & Wine Bar (Reston, VA) + more details
  • 6/8 (SAT): Festa com Nanny Assis! at Mr. Henry’s (DC) + more details
  • 6/9 (SUN) Bolero, Gafieira & Forro! Let’s Dance! Brazilian Partner Dances at ECAC (DC) + more details
  • 6/8 (SAT): Cissa at Bossa – New Schedule (DC) + more details
  • 6/9 (SUN) Irish dance workshop with Kate Spanos: An Súisin Bán-The White Blanket (MD) + more details
  • 6/13 (THU): Brazilian Thursdays: Samba, Forró & Bolero Classes! at Bossa Bistro (DC) + more details
  • 6/13 (THU): Records on the Rooftop (FREE rooftop happy hour) at John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts (DC) + more details
  • 6/13 to 16 (THU-SUN): Festival Afro Bahia 2019 at ECAC (DC) + more details
  • 6/14 (FRI): Festival Afro Bahia All You Can Eat & Drink Feijoada & Caipirinha Food… at FICA (DC) + more details
  • 6/16 (SUN) Bolero, Gafieira & Forro! Let’s Dance! Brazilian Partner Dances at ECAC (DC) + more details
  • 6/20 (THU): Brazilian Thursdays: Samba, Forró & Bolero Classes! at Bossa Bistro (DC) + more details
  • 6/22 (SAT): Bebel Gilberto at Birchmere (Alexandria, VA) + more details
  • 6/22 (SAT): Peru VS. Brasil (Copa America 2019) at Lou’s City Bar (DC) + more details
  • 6/22 (SAT): A Maior Festa Junina Ao Ar Livre do DMV, Arraia Do Della Nonna! (Severn, MD) + more details
  • 6/23 (SUN) Bolero, Gafieira & Forro! Let’s Dance! Brazilian Partner Dances at ECAC (DC) + more details
  • 6/23 (SUN) Sunset for Dancers 2019 9 at Georgetown Waterfront (DC) + more details
  • 6/27 (THU): Brazilian Thursdays: Samba, Forró & Bolero Classes! at Bossa Bistro (DC) + more details
  • 6/27 (THU): BaTiDa! Brazilian Vinyl Dance Party w/ Guest Allen Thayer -Free! at The Green Zone (DC) + more details
  • 6/27 (THU): Geovane Santos & Bruno Lucini Brazilian Jazz Duo at Bossa Bistro (DC) + more details
  • 6/28 (FRI): Brazilian Reggae Night at Tropicalia (DC) + more details
  • 6/29 (SAT): Sunset do Pagode (Summer 2019) (DC) + more details
  • 6/30 (SUN) Bolero, Gafieira & Forro! Let’s Dance! Brazilian Partner Dances at ECAC (DC) + more details

July 2019

  • 7/20 (SAT) Carlinhos Maia com “Fiquei famoso” em Washington (DC) + more details
  • 7/20 (SAT) PAP World Music Series Presents : Cissa Paz at PAP (Silver Spring, MD) + more details
  • 7/27 (SAT) 5th Annual Be A Drummer For A Day at Hancock Park (DC) + more details
  • 7/27 (SAT) Caique Vidal & Batuque – Dance till you can’t! at Tropicalia (DC) + more details
  • 7/27 (SAT) SÃO JOÃO NA AMÉRICA! at Dirty Martini (DC) + more details

Aug 2019

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