The 14th annual Chicago SummerDance series presents free Samba dance lessons by Passistas Samba Dance Group and live music by Chicago Samba, performing Brazilian Street Samba music.
With their authentic Brazilian dance music, Chicago Samba has been performing energetic and creative music for over 20 years.
Though a young group, Passistas Samba dancers have transformed the Chicago Samba dance scene through their costuming, performance style, and trademark samba poses. Passistas has performed throughout the country, making several appearances for regionally and nationally televised programming, including a special guest feature on WGN, guest appearances on Telemundo, Univision, Escandalo T.V. and Control, dancing samba in costume.
6 pm – 7 pm: Samba dance lessons by Passistas Samba Dance Group
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm: live music and dancing featuring Chicago Samba (Brazilian Street Samba)