Category Archives: “Boys Are Back in Town” Pageant

These Blogs relate to our pageant dedicated to the life and work of Phil Lynott and Thin Lizzy. The Boys Are Back in Town is due to take place on Saturday, August 20th, 2011, on Grafton Street, Dublin 2.

MaSamba in 2011

As the year draws to its conclusion, it’s a good time to look over what MaSamba Samba School did in 2011, what music we played, who we worked with, and who we partied with! This ‘round-up’ blog is not written … Continue reading

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‘Boys Are Back In Town’ is being put to bed (for now)

This week, saw the last few bits of administration taking place in the huge tidy-up operation after a highly-successful ‘Boys Are Back In Town’ pageant. All that remains for now, is to say a sincere, heartfelt THANK YOU to everyone … Continue reading

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‘The Boys Are Back In Town’ proves a huge success!

Finally, the big day had arrived – the fundraising was over, the costumes ready, the drummers rehearsed, the dance pieces choreographed – it was time to Rock the centre of Dublin! At 6pm at the Gaiety Theatre it was time … Continue reading

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‘The Boys Are Back In Town’ – only one week ago…

It has been a surreal week in MaSamba with that anti-climactic feeling that always follows big events. ‘The Boys Are Back In Town’ went extremely well, and the feedback from the public and professionals alike has been very positive. With … Continue reading

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Photos from The Boys are Back in Town Pageant

These are just some shots of our fantastic Boys are Back in Town pageant held recently in Dublin.

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New Media Reports of ‘The Boys Are Back In Town’

It’s a lovely bright morning in Dublin, and hopefully it will remain that way until after our street pageant ‘The Boys Are Back In Town’ hits South King Street at 6pm this evening, We really hope that we get a … Continue reading

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18 Hours to Go to ‘The Boys Are Back In Town’!!

We had another great rehearsal tonight ahead of our big pageant tomorrow. The last few days have been truly hectic, with all sorts of media activity, rehearsals, meetings, millions of ‘phone calls, and all the fun of the fair, but … Continue reading

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Universal to the Rescue

We received some excellent news today, in that Universal Music (Ireland) are giving us €5,000 towards our pageant ‘The Boys Are Back In Town’. This is fantastic news, and on top of the great results of our Fund:It campaign, we … Continue reading

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More Good News!

OK, so there is lots of really hard work going on, to make ‘The Boys Are Back In Town’  the best-ever Rock Pageant (which should be easy, as it is the first-ever ‘Rock Pageant’). BUT, there are more and more, … Continue reading

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Right, Down To Business!

With less than a week to go to ‘The Boys Are Back In Town’, things are really happening on the creative front! We will have drumming rehearsal three evenings this week, now that the MaSamba massive have flown back from … Continue reading

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