Looking for Batala? Batala NYC has disbanded.
Batala NYC is now FogoAzul NYC!!!
We are NYC’s only High Energy,
Brazilian Percussion Band
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You can find the transformed Batala NYC by clicking ♥HERE ♥.  

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The music of Batala originates in Salvador de Bahia, in North Eastern Brazil.

Gotham’s Heartbeat

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We’ve had the honor of sharing the bill with such well known artists as: Reggie Watts, Cyndi Lauper, and we opened for The Rolling Stones 50th Anniversary Tour. We’ve performed at festivals & parades around the city and made television appearances at places like:

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We are a band of volunteers!
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All money we earn goes to keeping the band running and is used to pay operational fees. All donations are greatly appreciated – if you feel so inclined, you can donate through Fractured Atlas.