Two Appearances on the BBC in one week!

They say that lighting doesn’t strike twice, but Favela Brass has just appeared on the BBC two times within the space of three days! The first was playing own samba version of “Chariots of Fire right at the end of BBC One’s primetime program “Countdown to Rio”, which ran from 8:30pm to 10pm, before theContinue reading “Two Appearances on the BBC in one week!”

An Olympic Dream Come True?

This time last year we had absolutely no links with the Olympics. No contacts, no shows, no nothing. Then our French percussion teacher Yann Vathelet had an idea: “No, but wait, maybe the fact that you guys don’t have anything IS your Olympic story, maybe it’s all about the struggle of the kids and theContinue reading “An Olympic Dream Come True?”

Sandhouse Stompers Coast to Coast Mardi Gras 2016 – Thank You!!!

Great news! The The Sandhouse Stompers Coast to Coast Mardi Gras 2016 has raised £4385, smashing last year’s total and making a HUGE contribution to our ability to sustain Favela Brass. This is an ABSOLUTELY MASSIVE boost to the project! Not only that, the Stompers also managed to secure a donation of 3 plastic trumpetsContinue reading “Sandhouse Stompers Coast to Coast Mardi Gras 2016 – Thank You!!!”