Miamibloco will host its 4th year of the Saideira Social on Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday 5/25 at the Miami Beach Bandshell.
The show is a curated pulsating journey led by Bateria Saideira, Miamibloco’s massive 57 community-made percussion ensemble. In this energetic show, the Bateria uses Samba instruments to rhythmically explore dynamic confluence and heritage of African, Brazilian, and the Global Afro Diasporic cultures that give Miami its authentic global sound, this year spotlight: Cuba 🇨🇺, with spectacular surprise guests on Piano, percussion and Yoruba vocals.
Miamibloco’s intergenerational performance ensemble seamlessly blends top local and touring musicians with people of all walks of life to perform with accomplished musicians on stage.

Through the upcoming Saideira Social, Miamibloco uncovers yet a new layer of Miami’s musical excellence through iconoclastic, genre-bending collaborations featuring music projects from players of Bateria Saideira spanning from classic rock, to experimental jazz. These unpublished collaborations serve to highlight the rich local music scene, along with the diversity and uniqueness that community-made ensembles like Miamibloco’s Bateria Saideira add to Miami’s diasporic cultural legacy.

The 4th Saideira Social will feature a full night of original arrangements on Brazilian percussion and horns, and new music with local projects and Internationally acclaimed musicians including: A surprise guest Cuban pianist, Brazilian multi-instrumentalist Munir Hossn, Latin Grammy-nominated duo Rose Max & Ramatis (Samba), Anemoia (experimental jazz), The Lab (rock), Jason Matthews (synthesizer) playing original compositions or arrangements for this specific show once per year.

The annual Saideira Social is the culmination of months of weekly Bateria Saideira public rehearsals, where locals, tourists, percussion aficionados, and dancers gather to get their batucada fix and peek behind the scenes of the making of the show.


Date and time: Saturday May 25th, 2024 7:00-11:00 PM (Doors 6PM)

Location: Miami Beach Bandshell, 7275 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33141

G.A Tickets For sale on ZEFFY. $40
For 30% off discount code at check out: SAIDEIRA

Children under 12, FREE admission

CONFIRMED LINE UP: Miamibloco’s Bateria Saideira, guests: Rose Max and Ramatis, Munir Hossn,
Anemoia , The Lab, Jason Matthews, Aymé Canto , DJ sets by DJ KUMI ( Rum & Coke) + surprise guest cuban pianist presenting unpublished collaborations from his latest release, and a surprise percussionist from Rio de Janeiro.

Opening set: Pagode De Mesa (Traditional 8 piece Roda de Samba band) 7:00pm