Past Gigs

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Sat 30th September – The Faversham, Leeds

Sat 30th September – Bolton Pride

Fri 29th September – Maggie’s Culture Crawl

Sun 3rd September – Heywood Charities Fete

Sat 26th August – Manchester Pride

Sat 29th July – Liverpool Pride

21st – 23rd July – Glasgow Street Band Encontro

14th – 16th July – Coburg Samba Festival

Sat 25th June – Handmade Parade 2017

Sun 18th June – Manchester Day Parade 2017

Sat 27th May – Festival Oldham



Thurs 3rd November – ‘Big Bang’ bonfire and fireworks display, Oldham

Sat 29th October – Hallow’s Eve Ball at The Wonder Inn, Manchester

Sat 22nd October – ‘On The Shoulders of Giants’, Oldham Town Centre

Mon 17th October – Heroes Parade for Team GB, Manchester City Centre

Sat 24th September – ‘Memory Walk’ for the Alzheimer’s Society, Delamere Forest, Cheshire

Sat 17th September – ‘Memory Walk’ for the Alzheimer’s Society, Heaton Park, Manchester

Sat 10th September – Oldham Theatre Workshop event, Clarksfield, Oldham

Sun 28th August – Moovin Festival, Stockport

Sat 27th August – Pride, Manchester

Sat 23rd July – Summer of Lev, Klondyke Club, Levenshulme

Sun 26th June – Handmade Parade, Hebden Bridge

Sun 19th June – Manchester Day, Manchester

Sat 18th June – Creature Carnival, Holmfirth

Thurs 2nd – Sun 5th June – Workshops with Pitoco and performances in Brighton and Manchester

Sat 28th May – Our very own Becky’s wedding! Stockport, Manchester

Sat 16th March – Tanante birthday party, Islington Mill, Salford

Fri 4th March – Christie’s fundraiser, Manchester


Sun 20th December – La Timbala Christmas Party, Islington Mill, Salford

Thurs 5th November – The Big Bang! Oldham Edge (bonfire)

Sat 24th October – Event for Stockport Homes, Manchester

Sat 10th October – JDL’s 10th Birthday party, Islington Mill, Salford

Sun 4th October – Skipton Puppet Festival, Skipton

Sat 26th September – ‘Memory Walk’ for the Alzheimer’s Society, Heaton Park, Manchester

Sun 6th September – Heywood Charities Fete, Rochdale

Sat 29th August – Manchester Pride (29:00), City Centre

Sat 8th August – Summer of Lev (Coffee4Craig), Klondyke Club, Manchester

Fri 24th & Sun 26th July – RHS Tatton Flower Show, Tatton Park, Cheshire

Sun 7th JuneHandmade Parade (4:00), Hebden Bridge

Sat 23rd May – Winnie Mabaso fundraiser, Bach Wen Farm, Caenarfon

Thurs 21st May – HOME warming weekend, Manchester

Sat 2nd & Sun 3rd MayWelsh Encontro, Cardiff



Fri 28th November – Lantern parade, ‘Bolton At Home’, Manchester

Weds 5th November – ‘The Big Bang’, Bonfire Night, Oldham

Sun 2nd Novemeber – ‘CARE Awards’, Cheshire East Council, Cheshire

Sat 27th September – ‘Memory Walk’ for Alzheimer’s Society, Heaton Park, Manchester

Sun 21st SeptemberManchester Food & Drink Festival, Albert Square, Manchester

Sun 7th September – Heywood Charities Fete, Oldham

Sun 27th July – ‘The Great Garden Carnival‘ at RHS Tatton Flower Show (with Jubacana and Cabasa Carnival Arts)

Sat 26th July – ‘The Great Garden Carnival’ at RHS Tatton Flower Show (with Jubacana and Cabasa Carnival Arts)

Fri 25th July – ‘The Great Garden Carnival’ at RHS Tatton Flower Show (with Jubacana and Cabasa Carnival Arts)

Weds 16th July – Private event for Gary Player, Wirral

Sat 28th June – Westhoughton Village Fayre, Bolton

Sun 22nd JuneManchester Day (with Jubacana)

Sat 21st June – Newsham Park Festival Sports & Arts, Liverpool

Sat 14th June – Klondyke Club, Manchester, ‘Summer of Lev’ fundraiser for coffee4craig

Sat 14th June – New Pines Holiday Park, Rhyl!

Sun 8th June – Glasgow West End Festival Parade 2014, Kelvingrove Park

Sat 7th June – Glasgow West End Festival 2014, Samba Showcase at QMU



16th-18th August – Green Man Festival, Glanusk Park, Wales

4th August – Big Drum Day, Astley Hall Walled Gardens, Chorley

27th July – Ainsworth Village Day, Bolton

29th June – Washacre Primary School, Westhoughton, Bolton

6th June Jackalope, Chorlton, Manchester

22nd January – Stretford High School Hootenanny Concert, Manchester



7th December – Hyde Lantern Parade, New Charter, Hyde

20th October – Luton Encontro, UK Centre for Carnival Arts Luton

23rd September – Musicians without Borders / Manchester Food and Drink Festival, Albert Square (Town Hall) Manchester

25th August – Solfest, Tarnside Farm Cumbria

5th August – Big Drum Day!, Astley Hall Gardens, Astley Park Chorley

28th July – Oldham Pride, Oldham Town Centre, Oldham Gallery

22nd July – Bolton Iron Man, Queen’s Park, Park Rd, Bolton, BL1 4TB

20th July – England vs Brazil match screening, Summerhouse, Exchange Square Manchester

3rd July – Lymm Festival, Lymm

23rd June – Olympic Torch Relay, Exchange Square Manchester

20th April – Lantern Parade, tbc Bolton

25th February – Workshop at Chads Theare, Cheadle Hulme


17th December – POSTCARDS FROM PERNAMBUCO album launch, Carlton Club Whalley Range, MCR

15th December – New Charter – lantern parade, Central Estate Dukinfield, 19:00

14th December – New Charter – lantern parade, Micklehurst Mossley, 19:00

13th December – New Charter – lantern parade, Waterton Lane Mossley, 19:00

12th December – New Charter – lantern parade, Crowswood Stalybridge, 19:00

9th December – New Charter – lantern parade, Oakfield School Hyde, 19:00

1st December – New Charter – lantern parade, Audenshaw Community Centre Audenshaw, 19:00

30th November – Collaboration with Musicians Without Borders, The Zion Centre Manchester

23rd September – Musician’s Without Borders fundraising night, Quaker’s Meeting House, Mount Street Manchester

30th July – Ahu and Ian’s wedding!, Cambridge Cambridge

19th June – Manchester Day Parade 2011, City Centre Manchester

11th June – Wedding, secret !

4th June – Glasgow West End Festival, Botanic Gardens, University Union, Kelvingrove Park Glasgow

28th May – Festival Oldham, Oldham Town Centre Oldham

29th April – Street Party!, Hale Manchester

23rd April – Audenshaw Easter Parade, Audenshaw Audenshaw

31st March – Easter Eggstravaganza!, Stretford High School, Great Stone Road, M32 OXA Stretford

16th March – Kirkholt Lantern Parade, The Strand, Rochdale, OL11 2JG Rochdale


16th December – Lantern Parade, Micklehurst Greater Manchester

15th December – ‘Hootenanny!’, Stretford High School Manchester

13th December – Lantern Parade, Dukinfield Greater Manchester

10th December – Lantern Parade, Newton Greater Manchester

7th December – Lantern Parade, Waterton Lane Greater Manchester

27th November – The Bacchae, Salford College Salford

26th November – The Bacchae, Salford College Salford

25th November – The Bacchae, Salford College Salford

24th November – The Bacchae, Salford College Salford

18th September – Alchemy Festival, Tattershall Lincoln

7th August – Ainsworth Village Day, Ainsworth Village Bolton

1st August – Big Drum Day 2, Astley Hall Chorley

31st July – Oldham Pride, Oldham Town Centre Oldham

20th June – Manchester Day ParadeCity Centre Manchester

29th May – Oldham Festival, Oldham Town Centre Oldham

2nd May – Welsh EncontroPlas Roald Dahl Cardiff

15th April – Christian AidRoyal Northern College of Music Manchester


16th December – Lantern Parade for New Charter Housing, Town centre Dukinfield

11th December – Lantern Parade for New Charter Housing , Community Centre Hyde

8th December – Lantern Parade for New Charter Housing , Community Centre Crowswood

30th October – Nurses Graduation event, Midland Hotel Manchester

20th September – X-TRAX Platform 4 PiccadillyPiccadilly gardens Manchester

19th September – Kim’s 50th!, George Carnell Leisure Centre Urmston

23rd August – Big Drum Day, Astley Hall Chorley

22nd August – Sambangra’s Farewell Bash , Jabez Clegg Manchester

7th August – Eastlands Homes ‘Fun and Feedback Day’ , Belle Vue Leisure Centre Manchester

11th July – Not Part Of (Manchester International Fringe festival)Great Northern, DeansgateManchester

2nd July – Springhill High School Open Evening, Springhill High School Rochdale

14th June – Fun day, Littlemoor Primary School Oldham

23rd May – Oldham Festival, Town Centre Oldham

14th March – PegadaIslington Mill Salford
Pulp magazine review


19th December – Arts Council Christmas Do, Mint Lounge Manchester

5th December – The Angel’s 9th Birthday event, The Angel Healthy Living Centre Salford

16th November – Global Grooves 4, The Zion Centre Manchester

14th November – Children In Need – 24 hour fundraiser, The Museum, Greaves Street Oldham

9th August – Picnic In The Park, Royton Park Royton

2nd August – Kim and Simon’s Wedding, Lovely big stately home Wrexham

15th July – New Charter event, Town Centre Ashton

15th June – Global Grooves 1, The Zion Arts Centre Manchester

24th May – Oldham Festival, Town Centre Oldham

16th May – IDAHO Day, Town Centre Oldham

11th May – Christ Church Whitsun Parade, Chadderton Oldham

19th April – Ann’s 50th!, Swinton Masonic Hall Manchester

24th February – Hull Kingston Rovers match, Hull Kingston Rovers ground Hull

9th February – Lantern Parade, Town Centre Wigan


17th December – Meninos Christmas Party, The Gallery Oldham

8th December – Lantern Parade, Chadderton Oldham

3rd November – Lantern Parade, Mossley Tameside

4th October – The Gallery Oldham

29th September – Burnley Football Club Burnley

1st September – Brazilian Soundclash – Lee Speed, The Attic Manchester

18th August – TRIBFEST, East Driffield Showground Hull

26th July – M.O.N.O.B.L.O.C.O., The Contact Theatre Manchester

7th July – Festival of Diversity, Town Centre Oldham

9th June – Saddleworth GigArt, The Church Inn Saddleworth

3rd June – EXODUS Festival, City Centre Manchester

27th May – Oldham Festival, Town Centre Oldham


10th December – Tony’s Birthday, Space Manchester

5th November – MSS/Alyss’ Birthday, Ponana Manchester

24th September – Ali’s leaving do!, Zumeba Manchester

26th August – 1st Encontro of European Maracatu, The Synergy Centre Notting Hill, London