London Samba Gigs Performed by London School of Samba

London School of Samba - photo of the drummers and dancers at a London Samba Gig

London Samba Gigs – Book London School of Samba to Perform Live!

Here at the London School of Samba we love playing all kinds of London samba gigs.  We have performed at major events such as the Olympics, festivals, carnivals and so many private events all over London.  We are available to add fire and excitement to any party where you need to hire a London samba band! We offer flexible packages and have professional dancers and drummers to add excitement and fun times to any festival, carnival, wedding or corporate event in London.

Formed in 1984 and first Samba School to Parade at Notting Hill Carnival

London School of Samba at Notting Hill Carnival with Paul Marwood

The London School of Samba was formed in 1984 and are the oldest Samba School in the UK.  Since then we have been entertaining people with all our London samba gigs over the years. We were the first Samba School to play at the world famous Notting Hill Carnival and introduced Brazilian Carnival to the parade! It will soon be our 40th anniversary and our infectious wall of sound, colour and dance will bring the excitement of Rio Carnival to your party!

Reasons to book the London School of Samba for your gig

There are so many fantastic reasons to book the London School of Samba for your London Samba gig! We play real Rio Carnival Samba and you will get the pulsating, vibrant rhythms of the world famous Rio carnival to your gig in London.

  • Uk’s oldest and more prestigious Samba School – played over 1000 gigs
  • Previous clients include; Brazilian Embassy, Lord Major Show, Olympic 2012 Show, and many others
  • High-tempo, high-octane samba dance and drumming show
  • Corporate gigs and promotions are our specialty
  • Flexible packages to meet your budget
  • Performed in London, UK, Europe, and beyond!


London New Year Day Parade – Fantastic Street Carnival!

The London New Year Day Parade takes place every January 1st in the centre of London.  It is known as one of the world’s great street spectaculars, and is known as the biggest New Year’s Day street event of its kind!  The parade is used to raise funds for charities in London and for this reason the London School of Samba really love to support this amazing event!  It passes through some of London’s iconic landmarks and attracts over 500,000 people on to the streets of Westminster and a live TV audience around the World in excess of three hundred million.


Guanabara Nightclub – Voted best Brazilian night out in London

Guanabara was known as one of London’s most authentic and popular Brazilian bars over the years. London School of Samba have performed here hundreds of times and it was one of the best Brazilian London samba gigs over the years.  Every time London School of Samba have played they brought the house down!  We have people from Brazil in tears coming up to us after the gig saying this was like being back in Rio for Carnival!

London School of Samba performed 116 times at Guanabara

London School of Samba & Mocidade at Guanabara Samba Club in London 28th August 2009 Picture credit - Vitor Bard

The London School of Samba has performed over 116 times at the Guanabara Nightclub in London!  As Guanabara had an amazing reputation for being the best and most authentic Brazilian bar in London, must be an important part of the mix! It has been at the heart of all the best London samba gigs for years.  For this reason, the London School of Samba has been specially selected to play well over one hundred times!  Their legendary New Year Eve party had hundreds of people queuing up and around the streets to see the London School of Samba perform at midnight!  If you want energy, fun and the excitement of Rio Carnival for your event, then contact the bookings team by email: [email protected]

London School of Samba Gigs page

Here is a link to our London School of Samba gigs page.  We will be updating many of our pages, but it will give you an idea of the kinds of gigs the London School of Samba have performed over the years.