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Cycles and Connections

Masamba is now in it’s 23rd year of continuous operation. Over that time, a lot of people have come and gone from the band, as is the nature of community music and life in general. Some people disappear for ever, … Continue reading

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Storm Emma and Masamba

For the last week, the media, and popular discussion has centred around one topic: Storm Emma and the mayhem that came with it. For Masamba, it was ‘kind of’ business as usual, though the storm made it’s presence felt in … Continue reading

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New Rehearsal Location

In recent weeks, and largely behind the scenes, Masamba has moved. To say that it has been a difficult process would be an understatement. We all know that rental rates in Dublin have shot up again in recent months, and … Continue reading

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Breaking the Silence

Those of you who know Masamba will knows that when we go quiet on social media, it’s usually because we are super-busy behind the scenes. That’s why we aren’t posted anything here in several weeks, as there has been lots … Continue reading

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Mural Project 2017

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More Collabs, Y’all!

We mentioned earlier in the week, our excellent collaboration with artist Will St. Leger, on a mural that will decorate the front of our building. That’s not all. A couple of weeks back, we were contacted by a dancer called … Continue reading

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Variety is the Spice of Life!

It’s all go in the Masamba camp at the moment. As well as all our usual gigs and workshops, we are involved in a couple of really interesting collaborations, which are a little bit out of our comfort zone, but … Continue reading

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We’re Hiring!

Music Tutor Required Masamba Samba School is a busy music collective based in the historic Liberties area of Dublin. We are seeking applications for the post of Music Tutor, a position funded through the Community Services Programme of the Department … Continue reading

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Extension of Funding under Community Services Programme

We were delighted to learn that our Business Plan has been approved, and that our funding under the Community Services Programme has been extended for another 3 years, bringing us up to the end of 2019. The Community Services Fund … Continue reading

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Community Capers

Several months back, we were approached to get involved in an exciting new Hallowe’en celebration for the North East Inner City of Dublin. This area often gets negative publicity, and while it is not without its problems, the area is … Continue reading

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