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Cambridge’s Community Samba Band

Bem Vindo! Welcome to Arco Iris, Cambridge's Community Samba Band.

Following recent advice from the government to avoid non-essential travel and social contact, Wednesday practices are suspended until further notice. For more information, please contact We wish good health to all our band members and friends, and look forward to banging drums together again soon.

We play the hottest (and loudest!) of Brazilian carnival rhythms. As a community samba band, all are welcome to join. We practise at the Bath House on Mill Road, Cambridge at 19:30 every Wednesday. The first session is free, so come along! More details.

Looking to book us? Our performances range from glittering carnival parades and storming club appearances to local charity events, private parties and music festivals. Our repertoire includes a range of different pieces, from traditional Brazilian and Cuban rhythms to original pieces written by our members. You'll hear everything from funk to reggae and everything in between. Book us

For more information about how you can protect your hearing while playing, please read our information about hearing protection here.

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