ALL-WOMEN AFROBRAZILIAN SAMBA REGGAE PERCUSSION BAND
The music of Batala originates in Salvador de Bahia, in North Eastern Brazil. Batala is an international co-ed organization with a giant Batalá family, and owes its existence to Giba Gonçalves, a drummer and composer from Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. Batala has spread to over 30 international cities.
Batalá New York City has performed at festivals & parades around the city and made television appearances at places like:
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.