BAY BLOCO
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BARRY on the beach

Thanks for coming along. We're really excited to have you on board.

BAY BLOCO was created to celebrate Bay Batucada's 10-year anniversary.

This is where we will be sharing all the information about the BAY BLOCO event.

 

PARTICIPANTS

We're so happy to be joined by:

  • Nelson Sambassadors
  • Sambatron
  • Elegancia Samba Carnival dancers
  • Samba ao Vento
  • Wellington Batucada
Confirmed Oct 2023 (1)

SCHEDULE

Saturday 24 February 2024

12:00pmBay Batucada
Hawke's Bay
Parade & Musical Performance
12:50pmSambatron
Hamilton
Musical Performance
1:30pmElegancia Samba Carnival Dancers
Wellington
Dance Performance
2:00pmSamba ao Vento
Palmerston North
Musical Performance
2:45pmWellington Batucada
Wellington
Music & Dance Performance
3:30pmBay Batucada
Encore Musical Performance
4:00pmMass Performance
All Performers

LOCATIONS

The location for Bay Bloco is the Napier Soundshell on Marine Parade. (map icon: music note)

You can temporarily store instruments and belongings during the day at Pacific Surf Lifesaving Club between 10am and 6pm.
(map icon: star)

Napier i-Site information centre is available if you want to check out anything while you are here. There are public toilets located there.
(map icon: the letter i)

The birthday party will be held at Cabana Bar on Saturday night.
(map icon: cake and candle)

MASS PERFORMANCE

For the mass performance, we will be playing a Bay Batucada piece called Olodum, which is inspired by the music of the group.

To see the main patterns for each instrument, follow these links:

Filter by: Tamborim | Bells | Shaker | Caixa | Surdo 3

MUSIC NOTATION (PDF)

Main Pattern 1 (Reggae, approx 100bpm)

Main Pattern 2 (Swing, approx 120-130bpm)

BIRTHDAY PARTY

We will be hosting a 10th birthday party, thanks to our partner Cabana Bar

Location: Cabana Bar, 11 Shakespeare Road, Napier
(see map above)

7pm: Doors open
8pm: Speeches
9pm: Live music thanks to Rinie's band Groove Foundation

This will be a private party, you must have registered to attend.

 

ten years