Batala SF is honored to participate in the Women's March in downtown Oakland this Saturday, January 21. 9th and Madison Streets.
BATALÁ SAN FRANCISCO IS GROWING!
WE ARE RECRUITING NOW!
NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!
Batalá San Francisco is a community band that plays samba reggae, an Afro-Brazilian genre of music. We are open to all regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or musical experience. Both beginning and experienced drummers are welcome! If you are interested in finding out more about Batalá San Francisco please fill out this FORM and our Membership Coordinator, Shannon Erby, will contact you via email. More information about the process of becoming a member can be found HERE.
Founded on October 5, 2012, Batalá San Francisco is comprised of approximately thirty drummers. Led by Musical Director Sonia Pina, Artistic Director Deborah Valoma, and Production Director Jennifer Martinez, Batalá San Francisco is the Bay Area contingent of Batalá Mundo—the international drumming organization founded by Giba Goncalves in 1997.
BOOK US FOR YOUR NEXT EVENT!
• community events, street festivals, and parades
• fundraisers and charity walks
• educational institutions and corporate venues
• concerts and sporting events
• night clubs and private parties
Please contact our Booking Director, Jennifer Martinez, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Download a Batalá San Francisco four-page brochure (PDF) HERE.
ENCONTRO SAN FRANCISCO 2016!
Encontro SF 2016 was a huge success! We thank all those who participated, organized, and sponsored! This year for Carnaval SF, Batala SF hosted more than 100 Batala drummers from sister bands from all over the United States and Europe drumming through the Mission District of San Francisco. More HERE.
Photograph by Mike Hendrickson
INTRODUCTION TO BATALÁ SAN FRANCISCO