Batalá New York Drum
Batalá New York Samba Reggae

♥Batalá New York Drum

NYC Brazilian Samba Drumline Marching Band.


 Women drummers in New York City are now given the chance to join a group started by Stacy Kovacs, the founder and director of Batalá New York.

We are the rebranding of Batalá New York Drum!

Batala New York Drum

Batala New York Drum


Batalá New York Drum has 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:

We are a band of volunteers!
please email askus (at) for info!

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.