Dates and times
Paraiso School of Samba
All the glitter & glitz of authentic Rio carnival, directed by musicians who grew up immersed in Rio's samba community.
Massed Band Extravaganza
Over 250 players perform Honktwister - an original composition by Jo Zanders (VelotroniX) and Marcus Britton (Oi Musica) for massed horns & drums.
Dodgy Carpet Carnival - International Youth Collaboration
Created, directed & performed by young people from SambaYaBamba Youth Street Band (Glasgow), Banda Alana (São Paulo), Jubacana (Manchester), Jack Drum Arts (Durham), Pulse of the Place (Edinburgh) plus guests! Funded by the British Council Scotland and Young Start.
The headline slot is reserved for Glasgow's very own be-kilted SambaYaBamba, who will delight audience with their uproarious blend of drums, brass and Glasgow sass!
George Square, Glasgow, G2 1DU