Gigs in 2014

Samba Celtica play at a wide variety of events in Cornwall and the South West (and further afield): from carnivals, parades and festivals to parties, weddings and club nights. If you’d like to enquire about having our fabulous samba band at your event please see the hire us page for some more info - look forward to hearing from you!

  • Strictly Steppas Karnival

    Sat 8th Feb 2014

    We have been booked again to appear at this great club night in Falmouth.

    "I just wanted to say thank you for last night. It's one of the few nights that I look forward to each year and I know many others feel the same, each time has been absolutely fantastic. There's not much out there that can get a crowd bouncing around quite like the way you do! Cheers Samba Celtica x"  George on Facebook

  • St Piran's Day

    Sat 1st Mar 2014

    We will be part of the St Piran's Day celebrations in Redruth.  You will find us by the welly dogs in the Main Street at about 1:30pm.

  • Porthleven Food & Music Festival

    Sat 26th Apr 2014

    Now continuing over a whole weekend, the Food & Music Festival will this year be featuring a wide selection of world music including Samba Celtica on the Saturday at midday and 1:15pm.

  • The night before Flora Day

    Wed 7th May 2014

    We will be playing by the Guildhall again as Helston prepares for Flora Day.

  • Mounts Bay Inn Beer Festival, Mullion

    Sun 25th May 2014

    Come and see us at the Beer Festival in Mullion.  We will be playing from 3:30pm

  • Ruan Minor Carnival

    Mon 26th May 2014

    This is a new gig for us, and we are looking forward to playing in Ruan Minor.  We will be starting at 2:30pm.

  • Polperro Carnival

    Sat 21st Jun 2014

    Come and see Polperro Carnival, and us, from 11am onwards.

  • Coverack Barbecue

    Fri 27th Jun 2014

    We will be providing the rhythms for this evening barbecue in Coverack.

  • Mazey Day, Penzance

    Sat 28th Jun 2014

    We love playing in Penzance on Mazey Day.  Come and have a great day out.

  • Private Party

    Sat 28th Jun 2014

      Playing for a private party

  • Mevagissey Carnival

    Sat 5th Jul 2014

    The parade starts at 7pm and winds its way through the streets of Mevagissey.  Followed by a static show by the harbour, with plenty of opportunity for dancing along.

  • Party on the Pitch, Helston

    Sun 6th Jul 2014

    Fundraising event at Helston Football Club in aid of Help for Heroes

  • Truro Carnival

    Sat 12th Jul 2014

    We are one of several samba bands playing for Truro's carnival. Their theme is Carnival/Rio/Brazil so samba is particularly appropriate this year.  The parade starts at 6pm - more details of the route etc can be found here

  • Perranporth Carnival

    Sat 26th Jul 2014

    This will be afternoon or early evening - times to follow when confirmed.

  • Marazion Carnival

    Sun 27th Jul 2014

    This will be afternoon or early evening.  Times to follow when confirmed.

  • Padstow Carnival Parade

    Sat 2nd Aug 2014

    We will be playing again for the evening carnival parade in Padstow.  It is always a fun gig.

  • Trereife Summer Fair

    Sun 3rd Aug 2014

    Listen out for us during the afternoon at the Summer Fair in Trereife.

  • Wadebridge Carnival

    Sat 9th Aug 2014

    The popuar evening carnival in Wadebridge.

  • Tall Ships Parade, Falmouth

    Fri 29th Aug 2014

    We are thrilled to be playing for the parade of the crews at the Falmouth Tall Ships event.  We hope to get the sailors dancing.

  • Penzance Fireworks

    Wed 5th Nov 2014

    We will be entertaining the crowds before the annual Rotary fireworks display in Penzance.  6:30pm at the football club.

  • Truro City of Lights Parade

    Wed 19th Nov 2014

    We are again taking part in the beautiful Truro City of Lights Parade.  Get there early, as it is always crowded.

  • Helston Lights Switch On

    Fri 28th Nov 2014

    Our local lights switch on, and one of the busiest evenings in town.  Street market, entertainment and the lights switch on are followed by a firework display.  There are always plenty of food stalls - try the Rotary Club's mulled wine and mince pies :)

  • Padstow Christmas Festival

    Sun 7th Dec 2014

    Come and see us at this 4 day festive event, which has food demonstration stages, crafts, live music and fireworks.  We will be playing between 2 and 3:30pm on the Sunday.

  • Santa in Helston

    Fri 12th Dec 2014

    Santa Claus arrives in Helston this evening and we will be playing for him at 6:30pm.

  • Christmas Shopping in Helston

    Sat 20th Dec 2014

    Get your last minute Christmas shopping done with musical accompaniment.

  • New Year's Eve in St Ives

    Wed 31st Dec 2014

    Rated on websites as one of the best places to spend New Year's Eve, the whole of St Ives is one huge fancy dress party.  We will be playing around the streets from 9:30pm until about midnight, and the crowd loves to dance.  Come and join in for a great evening out.