Less than a month until Carnaval San Francisco and Encontro SF 2016! This year, we are excited to host more than 100 Batala drummers from all over the United States and Europe drumming through the Mission District of San Francisco. 

Batala drummers, please visit our special Encontro website for details and schedule HERE

If you would like to volunteer to be a part of our contingent in support of the drummers and dancers, we would love to have you join the fun. Please sign up HERE.

Graphics by Deborah Valoma


BATALA SAN FRANCISCO RELEASES ITS FIRST MUSIC VIDEO!


BATALÁ SAN FRANCISCO IS GROWING!

WE ARE RECRUITING NOW!

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!

Batalá San Francisco is a community band open to all regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or musical experience. Both beginning and experienced drummers are welcome! If you are interested in finding out more about Batalá San Francisco please fill out this FORM and our Membership Coordinator, Shannon Erby, will contact you via email. More information about the process of becoming a member can be found HERE.


Founded on October 5, 2012, Batalá San Francisco is comprised of approximately twenty-five drummers. Led by professional percussionist and musician Sonia Pina, Batalá San Francisco is the Bay Area contingent of Batalá Mundo—the international drumming organization founded by Giba Goncalves in 1997. 

BOOK US FOR YOUR NEXT EVENT!

  • private parties
  • corporate events
  • fundraisers
  • street festivals
  • parades
  • club shows

Please contact our Booking Director, Jennifer Martinez, at booking@batalasanfrancisco.com.

Download a Batalá San Francisco four-page brochure (PDF) HERE.

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