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SambaYaBamba Youth Street Band is a carnival style, brass and drums project that was born in 2016, welcoming young folks aged 11-25 of different backgrounds from all over Glasgow and beyond.

In less than three years, the 40-strong collective of percussion and brass have gone from strength to strength, performing extensively in public, from street busks to showcasing at The Encontro Street Band Festival and collaborating with other youth groups from Edinburgh, Manchester, France and Brazil.

The group is fully inclusive, with no previous music experience being necessary, just a love of making fun music together. There is no charge to participate; costumes and instruments are provided along with leadership opportunities for those keen to further their skills.